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Brad A Johnson
Editor, Writer, Photographer, Global Travel Collection
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About me

Brad A. Johnson is the editorial director and magazine editor at the Global Travel Collection, the world's largest collection of luxury travel agencies.

Brad has won more than two dozen awards from the North American Travel Journalists Association and the Society of American Travel Writers. He is the only food critic in America to win both the James Beard Award and the Cordon Bleu World Food Media Award for restaurant criticism.

He is a former longtime contributing reporter at Food & Wine, a frequent contributor to Robb Report, columnist at Mexico Today and critic at the Orange County Register. He previously helped pioneer Modern Luxury Media, the largest publisher of luxury lifestyle magazines in the U.S., where he served as national food and travel editor. His writing and photography have appeared in New York Post, Toronto Star, Travel & Leisure, The Hollywood Reporter, The Star Malaysia, Time Out LA, Sunset, St. Regis Bespoke, and Mandarin Oriental MO.

Why did you join the community?

Networking, community

What is your favorite travel destination?

Anywhere with fantastic food and a luxurious bed.

Where do you dream of traveling to?

Atlas Mountains by motorcycle.

What was your first travel job?

Hotel restaurant waiter.

What do you want to learn more about?

Good food, all around the world.

Three words that describe why we should travel?

Travel expands the mind.