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Noirguides.com is currently featuring a Brazil story by Elaine Lee

Noirguides.com, a leading African American travel website, is currently featuring a story I wrote entitled: Candomblé – The Dance of the Orixás – A Glimpse at Traditional African-Brazilian Religion in Modern Day Bahia. While on assignment in Brazil for Beyond Borders travel magazine, I had the golden opportunity to visit several traditional African-Brazilian religious ceremonies (Condomble) in Rio …

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1000traveltips.com showcases two stories by Elaine Lee

1000TravelTips.com is currently featuring two of my stories on their website. 1000traveltips.com is the website for The Travel & Adventure Show, which is the largest series of travel expos in the U.S. The first story is my primer on how to create and sustain a trip around the world http://www.ugogurl.com/blog/elaines-primer-o…00traveltips-com/ and the second is about  my current …

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Elaine Lee selected to be one of the judges for Sunset Magazine’s travel awards program.

Good news,  for the second year in a row,  I was invited by the editor of Sunset Magazine to serve on the judges panel for their travel awards program. The Sunset Travel Awards honors excellence and innovation in the tourism industry across the 13 Western states, British Columbia, and Alberta. The awards recognize achievement in …

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Lee was the keynote speaker at 2016 annual “Travel Professionals of Color” National Conference, a speaker at WIT 2016 and at Nomadness Travel Tribe Conference

Good news!  It was an honor, privilege and delight to serve as the keynote speaker at the 2016  “Travel Professionals of Color” National Conference and serve as a speaker at the annual WITS- 2016 Women in Travel National Summit. Both events were held near Los Angeles, CA in the spring. I was thrilled to have been …

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Elaine Lee makes a guest appearance on “Check Please” restaurant review show

Good news, I recently made a guest appearance  on San Francisco Bay Area television restaurant review show “Check Please”. The episode features my review of Oakland’s Kingston 11 restaurant. “Check Please” is an Emmy award winning and James Beard Foundation award winning  show on PBS station KQED. It is celebrating its 10th anniversary season. You …

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Prevention Magazine’s June edition features Elaine Lee in a story about adventure travelers!

Good news, I am featured in the 2015 June edition of Prevention Magazine, in a story entitled “Outside Chance”. The article highlights the journeys of seven women adventure travelers. What a thrill to have my travel lifestyle showcased in this publication. Prevention is the nation’s leading healthy lifestyle magazine with an audience of 13 million …

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