1005 W. Burnside
Portland, Oregon

Travel writer, editor, and photographer Chuck Thompson offers a hilarious, behind-the-brochures tour of picture-perfect locales, dangerous destinations, and overrated hellholes. Smile When You're Lying: Confessions of a Rogue Travel Writer (Holt, Rinehart & Winston) takes readers on an irresistible series of adventures in Europe, Asia, the Caribbean, Latin America, and beyond; details the effects of globalization on the casual traveler and ponders the future of travel as we know it; and offers up a treasure trove of travel-industry secrets collected throughout a decidedly speckled career.

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