A writer, editor, and translator, David Baird has lived several years in different parts of Mexico. Now based in Austin, Texas, he spends as much time in Mexico as possible. A former resident of Mexico City, Shane Christensen has written extensively for Frommer's throughout Mexico, and is also the author of Frommer's Dubai and Frommer's Grand Canyon. He resides in New York, and goes back to Mexico at every chance he gets. Joy Hepp is a native Californian who has spent most of her life in Mexico and its former territories. She writes about travel, culture, and music for several print and online publications. Author of Pauline Frommer's Cancún & the Yucatán,Christine Delsol has been traveling to Mexico at every opportunity for 30 years. She has spent most of her career in newspapers and is the recipient of an Associated Press award and two Lowell Thomas awards. Maribeth Mellin is the author of Traveler's Mexico Companion, which won the country's presitigous Pluma de Plata award, and has covered Mexico and Latin America for dozens of newspapers, magazines, web sites, and guides.