John and Sandra Nowlan are award-winning travel writers and photographers based in the port city of Halifax, Nova Scotia. John is a retired public television producer and director (winner of an International Emmy) and Sandra is a food scientist (MSc., Cornell) and author of three cookbooks. Together they have traveled to and written about all seven continents. They share a passion for good food, fine wine and grand adventure. They have three adult children spread across the world and five grandchildren. Their website is "NowTravel.ca/index.html"