Long before she could read, Beth Reiber
hours pouring over her grandparents' latest National
magazines. After living several years in Germany as
a university student and freelance travel writer writing for major
U.S. newspapers and in Tokyo as editor of Far East
she authored several Frommer''s guides, including
and Frommer''s Hong Kong.
also contributes to Frommer''s Europe by Rail, Frommer's
and Frommer's USA.
When not on the road, she
resides in Lawrence, Kansas, with her two sons, a dog, and a cat.
Janie Spencer spent 10 years in Japan working
for Kyodo News Service and Tokyo Journal, as well
as freelancing for Asian-based and other newspapers and magazines.
Her love of travel has led her to more than 40 countries, and she
and her family live near Paris and in Hollywood.