Ann Nelson, a San Diego based journalist and photographer, worked as the feature travel columnist for Awareness Magazine for 12 years. She is a spirited explorer, a certified yoga instructor, loves nature, and treats travel as a passion project. Her pieces range from exploring the unknown opulence in the Galapagos Islands to interviewing underground artists in Laguna Beach, California. In her free time, Ann volunteers for the San Diego Humane Society and the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society. She loves to swim, explore nature, and play with her dogs. See her clips on her website..