Ann Jones graduated from the University of Wisconsin. She received an M.A. from the University of Michigan and a Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin. Ms. Jones also studied at the University of Vienna. Her travel essays and photographs have appeared in many newspapers and magazines, among them the New York Times, Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, Cond? Nast Traveler, Town & Country, Women's Sports & Fitness, Outside, and Spur. She is the author of five books. Ann Jones lives in New York's Hudson River Valley.