Lon Torman began his writing career directing public relations for an airline before transitioning into travel writing and editing for a group of travel magazines. A former publisher of Holiday magazine, Lon has written travel pieces for GQ magazine and others during a travel writing career that took him on assignments to over fifty countries. Over the past thirty years, he has lived in Brazil, the Bahamas, the Philippines, Holland and England soaking up the unique cultures in each locale. Together with his wife, Carmen, Lon has also developed an action/thriller set in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest. Lon and Carmen’s idea of a great day starts with a cup of coffee and their laptops anywhere near the ocean. Most of their time is spent in Central Florida enjoying time with their three daughters, and a Persian cat named Elle.