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.
Over the last 20 years, Seattle-based writer Nick Gallo has contributed articles to People, the New York Times, Alaska Airlines Magazine, and the popular Travelers' Tales anthology series. Gallo's story "Magnetic Attraction" was named Best Mexico Travel Article of the Year in 2003 by the Mexican Tourism Board and was awarded with the Pluma de Plata (Silver Quill). Gallo is currently a contributing editor at Virtuoso Life, a consumer deluxe-travel magazine.