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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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A Selection of Published Articles


Travel :::

A Mushroom Cave in France That'll Make You Feel Like You're Shrooming
Condé Nast Traveler

Making Argan Oil in Morocco
Condé Nast Traveler

Another Templar Mystery Revealed: Those Knights Make Amazing Wine
Condé Nast Traveler

The Mob is in Queens
Condé Nast Traveler

How to Find Authentic Souvenirs
Condé Nast Traveler

Any Bears Around Today?
World Hum

A Whale of a Time in the Canadian Subarctic
Travel + Leisure

3 Elements of a Perfect Aruban Vacation
Huffington Post Travel

A Road Trip for Music Lovers
Marie Claire

A Paris Icon: The Queen of Chocolate
Marie Claire

Visiting the Real Rome
The Huffington Post

5 Ways to Go Green When Traveling
Marie Claire

A Budget New York City Weekend
The Huffington Post 

How to Save Money While Traveling
Marie Claire

Does Travel Really Matter Anyway?
The Huffington Post

10 Tips for Packing Light
Marie Claire

Great U.S. Destinations for a Romantic Weekend
The Huffington Post 

We've Come a Long Way Ladies, But There Are More Places to Go
The Huffington Post

Discovering Stavanger, Norway


Parenting/Family :::

Free Ride: He Had Cancer. How Could I Punish Him?

Reform School: How "No Child Left Behind" Ruined American Education


Politics / Society :::

Teacher's Pop-Up Porn Nightmare Ends, Sort Of
The Huffington Post 

McCain & Veterans...So Just What Has He Done About Walter Reed?
The Huffington Post

Health Care Primer

Cold, Calculating Hillary
The Huffington Post

Can a Woman Really Be President? Just Ask the Women Leaders of the World
Women's Voices for Change

Jesus Was a Liberal, and God is a Progressive
The Huffington Post

Healthcare Means More Than a Private Doctor