Elena Bowes

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Elena Bowes

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I started my career as a married banker in New York City and somehow ended up as an unmarried travel writer in London. Much happier, much poorer. I write for Indagare, The Women’s Room Blog, Columbia College Today and other titles. I was awarded an MA with Distinction in Creative Writing from Kingston University in 2014. Many moons ago I got an MA from Columbia Journalism School of which I recently joined the board. I live between London and New York City. Yes, I love learning and sharing what I learn on my travel and culture web site. I joined 26 in 2012 thanks to my marvellous writing coach and friend Elise Valmorbida. I help edit 26’s monthly newsletter, contributed to 26 Characters at the Story Museum in Oxford and the 26 Designs project for Fiera magazine. For fun I am a culture vulture, Instagram addict and crazed pug owner.

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