Travel writer Francisca Mattéoli was born in Santiago, has lived in Brazil and now resides in Paris. Mattéoli got her breakthrough writing assignment with National Geographic France, covering Rwanda with a Magnum Agency photographer. She has written seven travel books, including American Hotel Stories, 100 Hôtels de Légende, Adventures: Hotel Series, and the most recent being Escape Hotel Stories for publishing house Assouline in February 2012.
The inspirations from the Global Explorers and the Travel Stories from the world’s foremost cultural voices are united by a fluency in world cultures. Whether taking photographs, journaling their thoughts or sharing their favorite travel memories, The Global Explorers describe what makes each destination and vacation unique. The Travel Stories, each told from a unique creative perspective, showcase quintessential travel experiences. Together, they convey a passion for memorable travel experiences.