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Savor bourbon's sweet side much that he has found ways to enjoy the barrel-aged spirit at every meal.At breakfast, the Alabama-based travel writer and food critic dapples his oatmeal with extract made by infusing bourbon with vanilla beans. At lunch he spikes sandwiches...
Rogue travel writer to sign books, talk on Feb. 21

...St. In his book, Thompson dishes all the wild-but-true scenarios he's seen in his tenure as a professional travel writer. He describes everything from running afoul of customs inspectors in Belarus, to getting swindled in Thailand, to...
JDHS grad goes to Hell and back

Acclaimed travel writer Chuck Thompson wanted to find the biggest hellholes in the world for...cracked the cover of, which is one of the great things about being a travel writer. There is just no end to subjects." Thompson writes in a blunt...
Table tennis masters to hold exhibition at DZ

...said. "I think that's part of what I'm looking forward to the most."At a table tennis club in New York, a travel writer from AOL said they'd pay if Shortz if he came to Alaska to play and blog about it. He'd never been and saw the...
Empire Editorial: Keeping the Alaskan Alaskan

...through town. After all, the Alaskan did make Esquire Magazine's list of "Best Bars in America" back in 2008. Travel writer and former Juneau resident Chuck Thompson declared it "one haunt that's remained an unadulterated touchstone of...
Travel writer signs book, shows slides about Asia trip

JUNEAU - Erica Warmbrunn, an adventure traveler who wrote a book about riding her bike across Mongolia, China and Vietnam, will show slides at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, at the downtown library.
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N.Y. Times spotlights 36 hours in Juneau

JUNEAU - If you had only 36 hours to spend in Juneau, what would you do? New York Times travel writer Cornelia Dean experienced many of the capital city's popular offerings in a day and a half of nonstop fun. The article, published...
Carefree, freeskiing Lee

...Eaglecrest, Alaska, on the tour's Web site. "I'd like to try an make a living at what I love doing." An aspiring travel writer and video editor (a short video Lee worked on about the Canadian event will be posted with this story later this week...
A fake town

...Alternatives," written by (get this) an anonymous travel writer. About mid-way through the article the writer highlights...such things about my town. However, this anonymous travel writer has pretty much hit the nail on the head. Since I don't...
Character building, a crash course

...big-people story book set in Alaska." Along with co-founder Andromeda Romano-Lax (herself a novelist and travel writer), Vanasse co-directs 49 Alaska Writing Center. Its mission: to support creative writers throughout the state...


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