An award-winning journalist,                            photographer and communications pro,


Liz Beatty has been sharing the revelations of slow, live-local travel for at least a couple of decades .  Her work has received both a Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Award from the Society of American Travel Writers and a North American Travel Journalists Association Award. She's a regular contributor to National Geographic Traveler magazine, blogs and books. Her work has also appeared in The Walrus, AARP, Experience, Zoomer, Toronto Life and many others.   In a previous life, she headed up communications for enviable travel brands like Butterfield & Robinson and villa travel pioneers HomesAway, among others.