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

BATW Executive Director, Ginny Prior, gives you a sneak peak of autumn events you won’t want to miss.
Enjoy lunch, tastings and a tour with ‘Instagramable’ views of the wine country
Kevin O’Hara is a master storyteller and frequent guest of honor at Irish heritage celebrations.
BATW Executive Director, Ginny Prior, gives you a sneak peak of autumn events you won’t want to miss.
Enjoy lunch, tastings and a tour with ‘Instagramable’ views of the wine country
Kevin O’Hara is a master storyteller and frequent guest of honor at Irish heritage celebrations.
BATW President Judith Horstman’s conversation with National Geographic travel Writer Don George is now online.
Join us for an evening of tales, conversation and Irish trivia with a master storyteller.
BATW Travel Magazine engages 5,724 readers in the first three months of publication.
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.
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MEMBER NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

Just a smattering of recent BATW member achievements.
The competition will be held every other year in honor of Foster, who died last July.
Boyd is the Media Relations Manager for Visit Phoenix.
Just a smattering of recent BATW member achievements.
The competition will be held every other year in honor of Foster, who died last July.
Boyd is the Media Relations Manager for Visit Phoenix.
Renowned National Geographic Travel Writer is newest member of BATW.
A smattering of member news as we enter August.
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.
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