Authors and Travelers: Staff Picks

This week’s Staff Picks are united by their love of travel and appreciation for sharing their experiences with other people.

Photography, risk and social media are a few of the many specialties represented in this group. Mukul, Crystal, Milan and Mary are based around the world and share their expertise through public speaking, writing

Mukul Pal whose photo heads off the post is an author and inventor specializing in understanding time. Mukul is fascinated by patterns and analyzing trends, specifically measuring global investment risks.


Author and international speaker, Crystal Washington is a technology and social media expert. Crystal speaks at conferences and has appeared on ABC, NBC and CBS.


Milan Kostro is based in Zagreb, Croatia and works as a journalist and communication consultant. Milan loves helping others convey their messages through social media, PR, political campaigns and video production.


Based in London, England but a lover of traveling the world, Mary Jones is on a mission to photograph one city a month. Mary works for Triptease, a company that makes travel easy by comparing rates and giving you third party prices in real time.


Anna Lizaur is a Marketing Manager with She graduated from the University of Virginia. Anna is fluent in Spanish and can count to 100 in Chinese.