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Heather Stimmler
Editor & Journalist, Secrets of Paris
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About me

Franco-American travel journalist living in Paris since 1995; founder of the Secrets of Paris newsletter and website in 1999; travel author, indie publisher, and private travel consultant since 2006.

Why did you join the community?

I have been in the Paris travel writing world since 1999. :-)

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What was your first travel job?

Travel Editor at (1999)

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Three words that describe why we should travel?

Open your mind.


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