(Freelance Writer and Photographer, Nerd’s Eye View)
Blogging since 1997, Pam Mandel is a regular contributor to Conde Nast Traveler Online and Gadling. She’s written travel stories for Afar, World Hum, WGBH (Boston’s Public Radio Station), Lonely Planet, written guidebooks for Thomas Cook, traveled to Antarctica and the Serengeti for blogging partnerships, and loves the craft of writing. She’s a cofounder of Passports with Purpose, the travelblogger’s fundraiser now in its fifth year. Her personal blog where she documents her travels and her obsession with the ukulele is at www.nerdseyeview.com.