Laura Bly - PilotVeteran travel reporter, editor and photographer Laura Bly has visited seven continents and more than 85 countries during stints at USA TODAY, the Los Angeles Times, the Orange County Register and Paddock Publications.

A winner of multiple Lowell Thomas travel journalism awards and a recent fellow at Knight Digital Media Center’s Multimedia Reporting and Convergence Workshop at UC-Berkeley, her  favorite place is a window seat (or, in this case, the cockpit of a high-performance Pitts S-2C), headed somewhere she’s never been.

24 Responses to About

  1. Ronny Stoddart says:

    Bon voyage, Laura! I’m looking forward to your great adventures ahead with shameless voyeurism. Happy trails!

  2. Marianne says:

    You’re on your way to stardom!

  3. Dorothy Menaker says:

    Fantastic! Can’t wait to find out where you’re going next.

  4. Susan Farlow says:

    I love this photo of you, Laura! It captures your adventurous spirit. I’ve been enjoying your work for three decades, and I’m certainly looking forward to reading about your next adventures!

  5. Gary Warner says:

    Got you bookmarked. Have a damn good time.

  6. Love the about me shot Laura–blog looking great!

  7. Ellen Creager says:

    The world is a big place. Find your bliss. I vote for Ecuador. Or Sorrento. Or Mackinac Island. Or maybe try all 3. I will miss you.

  8. Mary Ann Hemphill says:

    This photo is so “you!” It makes me grin. Best of luck with your new adventure!

  9. Kitty Yancey says:

    What a gorgeous website. Cheers to my former colleague and always inspiration. Many more happy trails to blaze.

  10. Tom Adkinson says:

    Go, go, go!!! And visit friends all along the way!

  11. Hi Laura and welcome to the Boomer Travel Bloggers group!

    I really love the pics on your site. Wow.

    Will look forward to reading some of your stories.

  12. Rusha Sams says:

    Great posts and pics. So lucky to have stumbled upon your blog after finding you on Twitter. Best wishes for safe, happy, invigorating travels. It’s a big world out there, and somebody has to see it all! http://ohtheplaceswesee.com

  13. Marilyn Marx says:

    Laura, you’re a superb writer, photographer — and traveler. Keep ’em coming!

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