James O'Reilly, publisher of Travelers’ Tales, and Larry Habegger, executive editor, have worked as series editors on more than 125 Travelers’ Tales/Solas House titles, winning many awards for excellence. Larry also writes a syndicated newspaper column, "World Travel Watch," which has appeared nationwide since 1985. James and Larry live with their families in the San Francisco Bay Area. Sean O’Reilly is coeditor of many Travelers' Tales books and the author of How to Manage Your DICK: Redirect Sexual Energy and Discover Your More Enlightened, Evolved Self.
Introduction author Tim Cahill is one of America's foremost travel and adventure writers. He is the author of many books, among them Jaguars Ripped My Flesh; A Wolverine Is Eating My Leg; Road Fever; Pecked To Death By Ducks; Pass The Butterworms; Hold The Enlightenment; Lost in my own Backyard: a Walk in Yellowstone National Park; and the editor of Not So Funny When It Happened: the Best of Travel Humor and Misadventure (Travelers' Tales).