Tim Bewer gave up a career as a legislative assistant to become a freelance writer, photographer, and editor. He has covered topics ranging from autism to punk rock, but focuses on his first love: travel.
He has written or co-written over two dozen guidebooks for Lonely Planet, Moon Handbooks, and other publishers covering destinations as diverse as Sierra Leone, Sudan, Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, Minnesota, Mexico, Ecuador, and Thailand. His work has also appeared in newspapers and magazines in the US, Canada, the UK, and Asia. Someday, if he can ever find the time, he will finish his novel.
As a photographer, he has built up a collection from around the world and is represented by Getty Images and Stock Connection photo agencies.
The half of the year he isn't shouldering a backpack somewhere around the globe he lives in Khon Kaen, Thailand where he runs the Isan Explorer tour company.