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Mel Hattie

Mel Hattie grew up on Canada’s east coast where she studied journalism. Up until recently she worked at an award-winning travel marketing firm and is now a freelance travel writer, photographer, brand strategist, and tea sommelier. Her work has been published by the CBC, Photographers Without Borders, the Globe & Mail, the Guardian, Post and Courier, The Coast, Anthony Bourdain’s Roads & Kingdoms as well as on her travel blog for tea lovers, Mel Had Tea. She loves learning languages and thinks everyone should try student exchange.