Maralyn Dennis Hill, The Epicurean Explorer, is past president of the International Food Wine & Travel Writers Association and Executive Editor for LuxeBeatMag. She contributes to numerous publications.

The majority of Maralyn’s articles are now geared to the luxury market, spas, corporate retreats, business events, and culinary tourism, from simple to gourmet.


She has co-authored three books, and is a frequent food judge for professional and amateur competition. Maralyn has also hosted a TV show for four years.


Maralyn’s description of herself: I was born to travel and tell the tale. I’m energized by different cultures in every aspect of their lives, from food, wine, and destination, to how they conduct business. Travel represents a continual geography lesson.