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San Francisco, California
Lifestyle Editor, Sierra Magazine
Covers:  travel, science, environment, green living, human interest, pop culture, food, film, health, celebrities, academia, technology

Editor (@sierra_magazine), writer (@latimes, @pacificstand, @smartertravel, etc.), Army wife, mother of a daughter, environmentalist, traveler.

Avital Andrews's Biography

Avital Andrews writes for a range of magazines and newspapers, including the Los Angeles Times (where she was previously an editor), about travel, the environment, and most anything humans do. She is a regular guest on radio shows and is the lifestyle editor of Sierra, where she spearheads the magazine's annual "Coolest Schools" issue, which ranks and reports on America's greenest colleges. An avid roamer, Avital is the ...

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Disney Announces New Parks, Cruises, More Coming Soon

smartertravel.com — The D23 Expo, billed as "the ultimate Disney fan event," is a three-day convention sprawling over a million square feet in the Anaheim Convention Center. It happens every other August, and last weekend, I attended its fourth iteration, along with more than 60,000 people hailing from all 50 states, and from 28 countries.

The Okee Dokee Brothers, Up a Creek

sierraclub.org — Joe Mailander, 29, and Justin Lansing, 30, best friends since they were toddlers, are the Grammy-winning Okee Dokee Brothers. They write children's folk songs while on adventures like paddling the Mississippi, hiking the Appalachian Trail, and riding the Continental Divide on horseback.

THE TOP 10 | Sierra Club

sierraclub.org — Sierra magazine's annual coverage of America's greenest colleges is out! Click to see which schools made the top 10, and to learn what universities around the country are doing to help save the planet.
Aug 11, 2015

RT @Sierra_Magazine: Announcing our ninth annual ranking of America's greenest colleges! Did your school make the list? sierraclub.org/interactive/si… #coolschools

Aug 11, 2015

RT @Sierra_Magazine: Announcing our ninth annual ranking of America's greenest colleges! Did your school make the list? sierraclub.org/interactive/si… #coolschools

Aug 11, 2015

Hey, our 9th annual "Cool School" ranking is out! Did your alma mater make the cut? bit.ly/1Wfzbov #CoolSchools Helps if it's a U.C.

Aug 12, 2015

RT @edwardhumes: UC Irvine tops @Sierra_Magazine green schools list 2nd straight year. School to be carbon neutral by 2025! @UCIrvine sierraclub.org/node/20619

Aug 17, 2015

THE TOP 10 | Sierra Club ranks top 10 green colleges sierraclub.org/interactive/si… - @sierraclub ~ yeah UC Davis!

From stuff I wrote

The 10 best ways to use your frequent-flier miles

usatoday.com — Frequent travelers come in many forms. The frugal guy who's always looking for a couch to crash on. The wealthy lady who cheerfully pulls out her plastic anytime she wants to go anywhere. And then there are the travel fanatics -- the "mileage geeks."

How Having a Daughter Made Me More of a Feminist

momsrising.org — We want better for our children than we had for ourselves. I want my daughter to grow up seeing female thought leaders as part of the dialogue, so that she knows to aspire. We need her generation to be seeing women in the public sphere - as lawmakers, professors, scientists, and writers - so that they know the possibilities.

Hello Kitty airplane - Business Insider

smartertravel.com — EVA Air's Hello Kitty plane, a Boeing 777-300ER, is the brainchild of K.W. Chang, the airline's chairman. Chang, who started his career as an airport check-in agent, captained the jet during its inaugural flight into Houston on June 19, 2015.

The 10 Best Ways to Use Your Miles and Points

smartertravel.com — Frequent travelers come in many forms. The frugal guy who's always looking for a couch to crash on. The wealthy lady who cheerfully pulls out her plastic anytime she wants to go anywhere. And then there are the travel fanatics-the "mileage geeks." This type is neither rich nor cheap, but man do they know how to redeem.
Jul 12, 2015

RT @PRNtravel: If you're always racking up #frequentflyer miles but can't decide how best to use them, check this out ow.ly/PsL0R ^bm

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What It's Like to Fly on EVA's Hello Kitty Airplane

smartertravel.com — EVA Air's Hello Kitty plane, a Boeing 777-300ER, is the brainchild of K.W. Chang, the airline's chairman. Chang, who started his career as an airport check-in agent, captained the jet during its inaugural flight into Houston on June 19, 2015.

10 Ways You're Sabotaging Your Ability to Sleep on a PlaneTripAdvisor Blog

blog.tripadvisor.com — When boarding a plane, you have the purest of intentions: You're going to use this rare empty stretch of time to catch up on much-needed sleep. You'll land at your destination bright-eyed, bushy-tailed, and ready to take on the world! But things aren't ... read more
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Sep 04, 2015

RT @WilliamsJon: It really is that simple! #Syria boy to Hungary police: "Just stop war & we don't want to go to Europe." #refugee https:/…

Sep 04, 2015

RT @BinaShah: If you wrote an article about the drowned Syrian child, donate your fee to @karamfoundation in his memory.

Sep 03, 2015

Food at SF's @santabarbara event wildly creative. @Bacararesortsb chef made puffs you squeeze cheese sauce into. pic.twitter.com/bcuyo7XaCR

Sep 03, 2015

@RL_Miller Thank you very much! Two of the topics dearest to my heart and mind. I'll look forward to hearing from them.


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