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Mark Orwoll
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Joined October 2021
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About me

Freelance writer (Conde Nast Traveler, the Points Guy, the Travel Channel, Frommer's Travel, Hemispheres, Departures, Matador Network, Sydney Morning Herald, et al), former International Editor and Managing Editor of Travel + Leisure for 30 years, author of "John Wayne Speaks" (St. Martin's Griffin, November 2021).

Why did you join the community?

Drunk at the time.

What is your favorite travel destination?

England. France. Myanmar. Nicaragua. And England. Did I mention England? Tahiti. Antarctica. Norway's North Cape. St. Petersburg. Sri Lanka. Namibia. England. Really love England. The Amazon (Rio Negro). Slovenia. Georgia (Europe). Morocco. Madeira. Aqaba, Jordan. England. Did I mention England?

Where do you dream of traveling to?

The next place...

What was your first travel job?

Associate editor at Travel + Leisure magazine in 1987. Yes, they actually had magazines back then....

What do you want to learn more about?

Why more people don't travel.

Three words that describe why we should travel?

Life. Happiness. Learning.