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Chris Erskine

About the Writers

Chris Erskine Chris Erskine has been a deputy Travel editor of the Los Angeles Times since 2007, responsible for helping to assign and edit stories. He also contributes stories, blog posts and photos to the section. His columns, "Man of the House" and "Fan of the House," appear in the Los Angeles Times' Home and Sports sections. Mary Forgione Los Angeles Times Daily Travel & Deal blogger Mary Forgione likes to hit the dirt when she’s on vacation. An avid hiker and runner, Mary likes speed-touring cities on foot, sightseeing by running marathons and half-marathons in places she’s never been and leaving behind her car in favor of just about any other...