August 2020 Banner Photo by Featured Member Scott Kendall

Cinque Terre © Scott KendallCinque Terre coastline view with flaming pink bougainvillea in foreground

"Walking the Blue Path from Monterosso to Vernazza, we stopped on the cliffside trail overlooking the Ligurian Sea back towards Monterosso. The flaming pink bougainvillea framed the magical sight, one of many I will always remember from our two hour hike in Cinque Terre." 

Scott Kendall avatarScott Kendall is the Founder and Editor of and a writer, photographer, and videographer based in The Woodlands, Texas. Scott has written numerous articles covering Italy, Germany, Slovenia, Croatia, England, and France in Europe and many articles covering the Texas Hill Country, Colorado, Washington State, Washington DC, Philadelphia, New York, New Orleans, Lake of the Ozarks, and other areas in the US. He has been published in EuropeUpClose, International Living, Links & Libations, MilesGeek, Touring Bird, Airguides, Travel Writer's Cafe, and other publications. His website with links to his articles can be found at and His email is [email protected].

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You may not be able to physically travel but IFWTWA takes you on journeys to various locations and wineries through our webinars. Visit Palm Springs, Medford or the San Juan Island. Discover the Malbec grape or learn about the wines of Rioja. If food is your thing, discover some interesting things about chocolate. Our members enjoy an interactive journey and much more with their IFWTWA membership. 

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The International Food, Wine & Travel Writers AssnTM (IFWTWA) is a not-for-profit global network of writers, authors, bloggers, content creators, editors, radio & television hosts, photojournalists, podcasters, and videographers who report on the travel, culinary, beverage, and hospitality fields. We include industry professionals who run hotels, public relations firms, theme attractions, convention and visitor bureaus, destination management organizations, and tourism boards. Together, we are the IFWTWA. 

We Don't Just Talk. We Do.

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We provide engaging conferences, enriching media trips, regional events, public profiles, private social community, and custom discounts from Digiprove, Hertz, and MedjetAssist.

You gain the opportunity to learn from and network with colleagues daily, publish in Food Wine Travel Magazine, record podcasts for radio credits, listen to our Professional Development Webinar Series, grow your brand on social media, and establish valuable lifetime connections.



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You’re a travel or hospitality industry pro who knows your venue: city, region, country, and what makes your destination desirable. You need quality, thought-provoking, compelling stories, and recurring return on investment.

We make it easy for the industry, tourism, destination management organizations and our sponsors to find vetted professionals to meet your needs. IFWTWA members publish, broadcast, share, promote, tweet, and repeat to boost your worldwide visibility.