About the Author
George McDonald has lived and worked in both Amsterdam and Brussels as deputy editor of the KLM in-flight magazine and as editor-in-chief of the Sabena in-flight magazine. Now a freelance journalist and travel writer, he has written extensively on both the Netherlands and Belgium for magazines and guidebooks. He's the author of "Frommer's Amsterdam, Frommer's Belgium, Holland & Luxembourg," and a co-author of "Frommer's Europe by Rail."
Hana Mastrini is a native of the western Czech spa town of Karlovy Vary who became a veteran of the "Velvet Revolution" as a student in Prague in 1989. She is a co-author of "Frommer's Europe" and "Frommer's Europe by Rail,"
Sherry Marker's love of Greece began when she majored in classical Greek at Harvard. She has studied at the American School of Classical Studies in Athens and studied ancient history at the University of California at Berkeley. Author or co-author of a number of Frommer's guides to Greece, she has published articles in the "New York Times, Travel ] Leisure,"and "Hampshire Life."
Andrew Princz is a freelance culture and travel journalist/consultant who has visited over 40 countries. He has also worked for various governments, consulting on country tourism and awareness projects. Andrew was the founding editor of "DT - Diplomacy & Trade" magazine in Budapest, and he currently edits and publishes the travel and culture website OnTheGlobe.com. He is a regular contributor to "Wall Street Journal Europe" and various dance and film publications.
Carolyn Banfalvy is a Budapest-based freelance journalist who is currently writing a book about Budapest's food and wine.
Anna Kutor is a freelance journalist based in Warsaw.
Nora Lakos is a travel and culture journalist currently completing film studies at the Hungarian Film Academy.
Suzanne Rowan Kelleher is the former Europe Editor for "Travel Holiday" magazine and has contributed to numerous magazines, including "Arthur Frommer's Budget Travel, Parents," and "Newsweek." She lived in Ireland for 5 years and recently repatriated back to the United States. She is the Editor-in-Chief of an online magazine about family travel called WeJustGotBack.com.
JAMES PETTIFER is Visiting Professor at the Institute of Balkan Studies at the University of Thessaloniki, and author of The Greeks: Land and People since the War and other books.