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.

Susan Freinkel

Susan Freinkel is a San Francisco-based writer who writes about science, medicine, botany and anything else that captures her interest. Her work has appeared in Discover, Smithsonian, Health, Reader's Digest, Real Simple, and other publications.