Luke Barr

Luke Barr was the features editor at Travel + Leisure for over a decade. He is the author of the New York Times best-selling "Provence, 1970" and "Ritz & Escoffier." Luke began his editorial career as an editor at Gear, a men's lifestyle magazine. A grandnephew of M.F.K. Fisher, he grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and Switzerland. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife, architect Yumi Moriwaki, and their two daughters.

• Former features editor at Travel + Leisure (2003 - 2014)
• Received his bachelor's degree in English and American literature and language from Harvard University

About Travel + Leisure

Travel + Leisure, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is a top travel media brand with a mission to inform and inspire passionate travelers. Our expert team includes a network of hundreds of writers and photographers across the globe, all providing a local eye on the best places to stay, eat, and explore. We reach an audience that takes 76 million round trips annually, offering valuable travel tips, ideas and inspiration, and products you need to get you to your destination — whether it’s a small town or big city, beach or lake, national park or theme park, road trip, cruise, or long-haul flight, and everything in between. Learn more about us and our editorial process

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