VIA Contributors

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.

Kathleen Wheaton

Washington, D.C.-based Kathleen Wheaton has written guidebooks on Spain and Buenos Aires as well as articles for The New York Times, The Paris Review, and Smithsonian magazine. VIA sent Kathleen to Oaxaca, Mexico, where she enjoyed the cuisine and culture.