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.
Sarah Bowen Shea
Sarah Bowen Shea kicked off the millennium by moving to Portland, Ore. to serve as editorial director for lucy.com, a retail Web site dedicated to women's athletic apparel. Her new hometown has offered Sarah plenty to indulge in—from hip shops in the Pearl District to awe-inspiring running trails. When the dot com bubble burst, Sarah returned to freelance writing. In addition to VIA, Sarah's words have graced the pages of such as publications Outside, Glamour, Shape, Men's Health, and Sports Illustrated for Women.