About the Author
David Lansing, Author and Writer, was born in the
County of Orange 46 years ago and is an MFA graduate of UCI's prestigious
creative writing program. Contributing travel writer to Sunset magazine
since 1990 he co-authored National Geographic's The American Road, 1998.
His book, Scenic Backroads of California, published by Sunset Books in
1999. He has also written numerous essays and travel stories for such
publications as National Geographic Traveler, Westways, Los Angeles, Parenting,
Los Angeles Times Magazine, House Beautiful, and Snow Country. His on-line
travel guides have appeared on Microsoft's "Expedia" and Pacific Bell's
"At Hand." He also writes a monthly travel column for Orange Coast magazine,
a monthly restaurant review for Parenting, and a weekly column for the
Times Orange County.