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.

Lynn Ferrin


A doyenne of travel, Lynn Ferrin served 37 years at Motorland and Via, including seven years as the magazine's editor-in-chief. After her retirement from Via, Lynn worked as a freelance writer based in San Francisco. Lynn passed away in 2011, leaving behind fellow travelers, editors, and friends whose lives were richer for having known her.