25 Oct Burma story wins a Lowell Thomas, the most prestigious award in travel writing
Last fall, Private Clubs magazine asked me to go to Burma (aka Myanmar) to report a story on the rise of tourism there. This week that story won a Lowell Thomas award for travel writing from the Society of American Travel Writers. It’s a fascinating place, and many sources — including a family of Burmese refugees living in Chicago — helped me understand its complexity and its grace. Click HERE to link to the story on line.