Fisherman
Photo: Laurie McAndish King
Eiffel Tower

Paris
Photo: Matthew Eley
Foggy Day

San Francisco Bay
Photo: David Sanger
Arches

Utah
Photo: Michael Bernhardt
Hocking Hills

Stargazing
Photo: Valerie Stimac
Treasure Island

San Francisco
Photo: Morton Beebe
Tidal Marsh

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

Discover Siskiyou
Photo: John Williamson
Hot air ballooning

Visit Santa Rosa
Photo: John Williamson
Golden Gate

San Francisco Bay
Photo: David Sanger
Geisha

Japan
Photo: John Williamson
Sunset

Visit Pacifica
Photo: Molly Blaisdell
Geese

Gray Lodge
Photo: Lee Foster
Beach Beauty

Ruakaka, New Zealand
Photo: Effin Older
Tana Toraja, Funeral Ceremony

Sulawesi
Photo: Diane LeBow
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BAY AREA TRAVEL WRITERS

We are a non-profit association of professional travel journalists. We tell our often award-winning stories through many media, old and new — in newspapers, magazines, broadcasts, blogs, videos, books, and online publications.

BATW NEWS & EVENTS

Learn the best query practices for these popular publications, along with trends in travel and travel coverage.
BATW Travel Magazine offers everything from emotional tales to travel tips.
Editors panels, event venues, new member socials and more are slated for the second half of 2022.
Learn the best query practices for these popular publications, along with trends in travel and travel coverage.
BATW Travel Magazine offers everything from emotional tales to travel tips.
Editors panels, event venues, new member socials and more are slated for the second half of 2022.
Free admission, tours and hiking are part of the day’s activities.
Our monthly BATW meeting included a private tour of the impressive tall ship and its high tech engine room.
BATW’s popular May meeting on book writing and publishing is ready for viewing.
Look for your invitation in your email. Reservations are limited to members only.
MJ Pramik recounts the tale of BATW’s intrepid travelers in the ‘wilds’ of Angel Island.
BATW’s May 19 meeting features a panel of experts on how to successfully publish and market your own travel book.
Patricia helped found BATW in the 1980s and lived, loved and traveled until she passed away at age 97.
Armchair travelers can visit a British castle, find pozole in Mexico and head into the most distant oddball reaches of Nevada.
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MEMBER NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

From Santa Cruz to the Monterey Bay Aquarium, Krista has represented several California destinations.
Nora is an active freelancer and the travel editor of San Joaquin Magazine.
A smattering of recent member news.
From Santa Cruz to the Monterey Bay Aquarium, Krista has represented several California destinations.
Nora is an active freelancer and the travel editor of San Joaquin Magazine.
A smattering of recent member news.
Visit Morgan Hill will continue its influencer marketing program throughout the year.
BATW member Hillary Kaiser details her journey from travel journalist to playwright.
Articles, awards, speaking engagements, book tours and more made up a busy May for BATW members.
BATW’s online Travel Magazine is close to a milestone with 96 articles.
BATW corporate partner, RAD Strategies Inc., is offering press trips to one of the west’s most beautiful destinations.
A smattering of fresh BATW member news, including published articles, honors, talks and book debuts.
Yosemite Mariposa County Tourism Bureau has insider tips to help navigate the reservation system.
Zimmerman’s articles have appeared in about 900 newspapers, magazines, and websites.
OWAC is holding its spring conference in one of the state’s premiere outdoor recreation areas.
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CORPORATE MEMBERS

AFFILIATIONS & AWARDS

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