GOT Contributors

Meet our talented contributors!

We (Irene and Janice) are thrilled to work with such a great team of travel writers, bloggers and photographers…

Irene S. Levine

Irene S. Levine

Irene S. Levine, co-publisher of GettingOnTravel, is an award-winning journalist, author and blogger. After a career as a psychologist, she transitioned into full-time travel writing.…

Janice Mucalov

Janice Mucalov

Janice Mucalov is co-publisher of GettingOnTravel and an award-winning journalist. A lawyer, she discovered her true passion in travel writing. She's written hundreds of travel…

Alison Abbott

Alison Abbott

Alison Abbott is a travel and lifestyle writer with a focus on sustainable shades of green luxury. As the Boston Local Expert for AFAR Media,…

Bonnie Carroll

Bonnie Carroll

Bonnie Carroll is publisher and editor-in-chief of "Bonnie Carroll's Life Bites News." She is a PR professional-turned-writer, mother, grandmother and lover of fine food, lifestyle…

Debbra Dunning Brouillette

Debbra Dunning Brouillette

Debbra Dunning Brouillette is a native Midwesterner who fell in love with sun, sand and sea at a young age. A scuba diver and avid…

Debra Smith

Debra Smith is a travel writer and photographer from Calgary, Alberta. A true blue Canadian, she visits Hawai'i in the winter as often as possible…

Doreen Pendgracs

Doreen Pendgracs

Doreen Pendgracs is an expert in the niche of chocolate travel at "Chocolatour." She has been dedicated to experiencing the most amazing chocolate experiences around…

Elizabeth R. Rose

Elizabeth R. Rose

Based in the Portland, Oregon, area, Elizabeth Rose travels throughout the West and beyond writing about destinations, services, accommodations, events and cuisine. She has been…

James McAfee

James McAfee

James McAfee is a veteran travel writer who specializes in reviews of golf resorts. He is currently the editor of The Knox County News-Courier, a…

Janice Chung

Janice Chung

Janice Chung is a retired school administrator who has travelled to France more than 26 times. She created the blog "France Travel Tips" to share…

John & Sandra Nowlan

John & Sandra Nowlan

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…

Judy Freedman

Judy Freedman

Judy Freedman is pursuing her passion for writing and travel during her second act after retiring from her 30+ year corporate career. Her award-winning lifestyle…

Judy Kirkwood

Judy Kirkwood

After shoveling snow in Madison, Wisconsin, for 35 years, Judy Kirkwood moved to Florida, living on both the Atlantic and now the Gulf coasts. Her…

Laura E. Kelly

Laura E. Kelly

Laura E. Kelly’s job as the Global Editor-in-Chief of Reader’s Digest Books took her to many interesting places around the world, but she much prefers…

Laura Paquet

Laura Paquet

Laura Byrne Paquet's first encounter with the written word was not auspicious: her birth announcement appeared in the local newspaper classifieds under the heading “Livestock…

Lori Tripoli

Lori Tripoli

Lori Tripoli is an accomplished freelance writer and editor focusing on law and the legal business, environmental policy and sustainability, higher education and travel. Lori…

Melinda Crow

Melinda Crow

Melinda Crow and photographer husband Gary spend half of their year operating a lakeside cabin and RV resort and the other half traveling. All twelve…

Michele Peterson

Michele Peterson

Michele Peterson is an award-winning travel writer specializing in food, drink and sun destinations such as Mexico and the Caribbean. Born in the northern Canadian…

Penny Sadler

Penny Sadler

Penny Sadler is a professional makeup artist by day, who began a quest to find beauty and adventure through travel and wine in 2010. She’s…

Richard Nahem

Richard Nahem

Richard Nahem is an ex-New Yorker living in Paris since 2005. A travel writer and photographer, he’s been publishing his blog "Eye Prefer Paris" since…

Sheila Berrios-Nazario

Sheila Berrios-Nazario

Sheila Berrios-Nazario is a small business owner and Master’s student based in Lakewood Ranch, Florida (originally from Puerto Rico). A biology major and quality assurance…

Sheryl Kraft

Sheryl Kraft

Sheryl Kraft is a freelance journalist and blogger who specializes in health, nutrition, wellness, fitness and spa travel for major publications and websites. Her work…

Sue Reddel & Diana Laskaris

Sue Reddel & Diana Laskaris

Sue Reddel and Diana Laskaris created "Food Travelist" to connect food travelers around the world with relevant brands, destinations and experiences. As Certified Culinary Travel…

Sue Campbell

Sue Campbell

Though based in Montreal, Quebec, Susan abhors the cold, so has made it her business to become a Caribbean specialist to escape the frigid temps…

Susan Manlin Katzman

Susan Manlin Katzman

Susan Manlin Katzman has a multi-faceted background. Her food and travel writing credits include: syndicating columns to over 125 major metropolitan newspapers; authoring five books;…

Suzanne Stavert

Since creating "Adventures of Empty Nesters" just over three years ago, Suzanne has successfully built an engaged multi-generational audience. Through her writing and photography, she…