Don George is the author of The Way of Wanderlust: The Best Travel Writing of Don George, How to Be a Travel Writer, and Wanderlust in the Time of Coronavirus: Dispatches from a Year of Traveling Close to Home, as well as the editor of ten literary anthologies. Currently editor-at-large for National Geographic Traveler, he has served as travel editor at the San Francisco Examiner-Chronicle, Salon, and Lonely Planet. Don has been honored 17 times by the Society of American Travel Writers and has taught travel writing at UC Berkeley and San Jose State. He has given presentations at Google and The New York Times and been featured as travel expert on NBS, CBS, ABC, and NPR. Don leads tours around the world for National Geographic and Geographic Expeditions.