Mimi Slawoff

Mimi Slawoff is a former Los Angeles Daily News reporter who swapped news for travel after becoming a mom. While writing for L.A. Parent magazine, her editor sent her on a press trip to Puerto Rico with one of her three kids, which solidified her obsession with globetrotting. Mimi has been writing for L.A. Parent for three decades, mostly about parenting and travel. Her work has also appeared in Travel + Leisure, FamilyFun magazine, AAA, Westways magazine, Colorado Parent, TravelingMom.com, and MiniTime.com. Recently, she wrote her first book, “Oldest Los Angeles,” which explores the history and culture of the city she calls home.

• 30+ years of experience as a travel and parenting writer
• Author of “Oldest Los Angeles” (Reedy Press, 2022)
• Former Los Angeles Daily News reporter
• Member of the Society of American Travel Writers (SATW)
• Member of the North American Snowsports Journalists Association (NASJA)
• Received a bachelor’s degree in photography and journalism from California State University, Northridge

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