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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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

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.
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.
Jack London’s love of travel and gift for writing make this a natural location for BATW’s meeting.
BATW members are invited to submit articles, essays and memoirs with photos.
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.
Our expert panel will offer ideas and insight to help you reach a wider audience with your blog.
Famed author/chef Linda Carucci shows us how to make a meal from our pantry and freezer.
A time to celebrate the accomplishments of 2020 and plan for an invigorating new year.
BATW meetings employed technology and imagination in a challenging year. 
BATW’s sixth anthology celebrates travel stories from five continents and more than a few islands, on land and at sea.
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MEMBER NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

A sampling of BATW members’ latest published work.
BATW members are invited to submit articles, essays and memoirs with photos.
Travelers can explore new hikes, immersive lodging, delicious bites and awe-inspiring scenery.
A sampling of BATW members’ latest published work.
BATW members are invited to submit articles, essays and memoirs with photos.
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.
BATW’s newest PR partner is based out of Sacramento.
A sampling of some of BATW members’ latest published work.
BATW’s newest member has roots in the Italian-speaking region of Switzerland.
Neither pandemic nor fire keep the popular museum closed long.
BATW’s newest member focuses on short travel tales.
Rachel Dinbokowitz is one of the travel industry’s biggest champions.
Iconic sites, lodging, restaurants and outdoor adventure are still accessible despite southern road closure.
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AFFILIATIONS & AWARDS

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