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Kim Mance is a journalist, writer and blogger for publications like Condé Nast Traveler, and Marie Claire. She co-hosted Travel Channel’s Destination Showdown, and hosts Dream it. Book it. Do it! for Comcast on-demand.

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I'm editor-in-chief of Galavanting, an online women's travel magazine. I'm also a freelance writer on topics from politics, to parenting, to freethought. 

Oh, and I've got five great kids; three of my own, and two who came with the love of my life.


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Kim hosts Dream It. Book It. Do It! on Comcast On-Demand.Kim Mance is an experienced multimedia journalist based in New York. She recently co-hosted Travel Channel's Destination Showdown as an expert judge, and also hosts NCC Media's Comcast cable on-demand show, Dream It. Book It. Do It! She is also co-host, producer and editor of the web series. In addition, Kim is a contributing blogger for Condé Nast Traveler, and has written for outlets like Marie Claire, WorldHum, and Huffington Post.

Kim also regularly appears as a travel news and lifestyle expert on national and major market television outlets like CNN, ABC News, FOX News, NPR, CBS New York, Sundance Channel, Anderson Live, Good Day Street Talk on Fox NYC, Better TV, and has been a panelist on PBS' The Mclaughlin Group.

Kim as a panelist on Soledad O'Brien's CNN morning show, Starting Point, to discuss breaking news about passengers stranded on an immobilized cruise ship off the southern US coast.Magazines like Cosmopolitan, Woman's Day, Parents, and Self also frequently chat with Kim about various lifestyle and travel topics.

In 2008, Kim founded the TBEX community of travel bloggers, journalists and travel professionals, which became a definitive online hub. Its popular annual conferences in North America and Europe were recently acquired by New Media Expo, and she remains an advisor.

One of Kim's essays is included in Leave the Lipstick, Take the Iguana, a collection of humorous travel stories (Solas House, 2012). Some of her other writing has been featured in publications that include AlterNet, Babble, and the Women's Policy Journal of Harvard (pdf).

She's active in social media and can be found as @kimmance on Twitter.

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Kim was recently featured in Sundance Channel's Tastemakers series: