Andrew Collins

Andrew Collins
Andrew Collins is based in Portland, Ore. and writes about travel and food for a wide range of both mainstream and GLBT publications. He's served as editor or writer/updater on part or all of more than 180 guidebooks for Fodor’s Travel Publications, and he developed and wrote the Fodor's Gay Guide to the USA series in the 1990s. He’s a contributing writer to New Mexico Magazine as well as Four Seasons Magazine, and he produces all content for the website on GLBT travel, Additionally, he's the editor-in-chief of The Pearl, a quarterly magazine about Portland’s hip Pearl District; he's contributed to Travel + Leisure, The Advocate, and various AAA publications; and he teaches classes on travel writing, food writing, and “how to pitch” for New York City's acclaimed Gotham Writers' Workshop.


By Andrew Collins Gary Krist’s absorbing history of New Orleans’ seedy early-20th-century underbelly, Empire of Sin, opens with a great quote from a local minister...


By Andrew Collins As one of the world’s trendsetting meccas for everything from high-tech gadgetry to club fashion to skyscraper architecture, Tokyo commands a visitor’s...


By Andrew Collins The cultural and social, not to mention LGBT, hub of the Rocky Mountain region, Denver has the ruddy complexion and friendly, relaxed...


By Andrew Collins Fashionable, friendly and forward-thinking Montreal is the sort of city that ardently embraces sensory experiences, from flavorful, globally inspired cuisine to late-night...


By Andrew Collins Eco-conscious, progressive, and famously earnest (as satirized in Portlandia), Portland looks and feels as though it drifted away in the night from...

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