Behind every VIA article there's an intrepid reporter risking sunburn on an exotic Tahitian cruise, indigestion on San Francisco's best food tours, and over-exfoliation in the West Coast's most relaxing spas. These are the men and women who lived to tell the tale.
Bonnie Tsui is a frequent contributor for The New York Times. Her latest book is A Leaky Tent Is a Piece of Paradise: 20 Young Writers on Finding a Place in the Natural World. She is currently writing a book on American Chinatowns for Simon & Schuster's Free Press.