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Mark Orwoll

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New York, NY
Freelance Writer — Freelance
Covers:  Travel, hotels, food and drink, trains, international destinations, adventure, cruising, travel gear, outdoors, cities
Doesn't Cover: Interviews (except in context of a travelogue), cosmetics, fashion, reprinting a slideshow you wrote for your client. I'm an individual journalist, so don't have a set group of readers.

Writer of travel. Person of Interest.

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Mark Orwoll is one of the most respected and recognizable faces, voices, and bylines in travel journalism, thanks to more than 30 years as a writer and editor, and 600-plus broadcast appearances as a travel expert on national and international media outlets, including more than 75 times on NBC's ...

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On the Shinkansen train en route to Kyoto, I asked the conductor what the sign means. He said, “Woman, Man, President Man-child.” https://t.co/MgqMDRl1gQ
A brilliant sunrise this morning, seen from my room on the 39th floor of the @KeioPlazaTokyo, after a gloomy rainy day yesterday. This afternoon, after a lunch at Sushi, I’ll take the Shinkansen for #Kyoto. https://t.co/0SLzjULqMw
Good luck using Google’s gmail calendar when you’re overseas. “Is my appointment next week REALLY at 4:30 a.m.?! And if not, how many hours do I add or subtract to figure it out?”
Apparently I personally have not been purified. Just watched....
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