Viia Beaumanis

Toronto-based writer Viia Beaumanis likes to throw fashion parties. She’s been a creative consultant for well-groomed hotspots, a style and beauty reporter for Elle Canada and Fashion magazines, a newspaper columnist for The National Post, and a globetrotting travel writer for ForbesLife, Condé Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure, and numerous Canadian publications. For almost 30 years, Viia has been writing about luxury travel, unveiling trendy spots to dine, drink, shop, and sleep. She's traveled from Botswana to Buenos Aires, Lamu to London, and Los Roques to Los Angeles. She owns a rescue dog found on the roadside in Montenegro, and she’s never complained of a headache or jet lag.

• 29+ years of experience writing in the travel and fashion space
• Held the role of features editor for Fashion magazine
• Has attended seven safaris and traveled to more countries than you can count on both hands, five times over

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