Tidal Marsh

San Francisco Bay
Photo: David Sanger
Hot air ballooning

Visit Santa Rosa
Photo: John Williamson
Foggy Day

San Francisco Bay
Photo: David Sanger
Lower Falls,McCloud River

Discover Siskiyou
Photo: John Williamson
Golden Gate

San Francisco Bay
Photo: David Sanger
Geisha

Japan
Photo: John Williamson
Sunset

Visit Pacifica
Photo: Molly Blaisdell
Treasure Island

San Francisco
Photo: Morton Beebe
Hocking Hills

Stargazing
Photo: Valerie Stimac
Geese

Gray Lodge
Photo: Lee Foster
Eiffel Tower

Paris
Photo: Matthew Eley
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BATW NEWS & EVENTS

The competition will be held every other year in honor of Foster, who died last July.
Wilmer is the winner of six SATW Lowell Thomas Awards and a pioneer in podcasting.
Co-sponsored by Book Passage, Don will share stories of his travels to some 90 countries and six continents.
The competition will be held every other year in honor of Foster, who died last July.
Wilmer is the winner of six SATW Lowell Thomas Awards and a pioneer in podcasting.
Co-sponsored by Book Passage, Don will share stories of his travels to some 90 countries and six continents.
First in-person meeting since Covid draws over 50 members and guests.
Deadline is June 30 for August issue.
George talked about the editing process, what editors are looking for, and what could cause a piece to be rejected.
Jack London’s love of travel and gift for writing make this a natural location for BATW’s meeting.
BATW President Judith Horstman discusses travel insurance and other precautions as the world re-opens.
Celebrated travel writer offers insider tips on what editors want and don’t want.
Upcoming meetings include three major zoom events and an in-person meeting June 13 in Jack London State Park.
MJ Pramik has a tasty take on our February cooking class with Chef Linda Carucci.
March zoom event featured plenty of tips for travel bloggers.
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MEMBER NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

An update of member accomplishments as we head into summer.
BATW writers and destination partners are invited to submit stories for the newly-launched magazine.
An update of member accomplishments as we head into summer.
BATW writers and destination partners are invited to submit stories for the newly-launched magazine.
Testa also heads the Sacramento Sports Commission.
Just a few of the recent member accomplishments.
Debut novel is a coming of age historical tale of an orphan train child.
From romantic encounters to a man-eating lake on a Caribbean island – these books celebrate life to its fullest.
BATW members are invited to submit articles, essays and memoirs with photos.
A sampling of BATW members’ latest published work.
Travelers can explore new hikes, immersive lodging, delicious bites and awe-inspiring scenery.
The world’s largest international floral expo is slated for 2022.
From wildflowers to wine grapes; a cornucopia of pleasures in the Sonoma Valley this spring.
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