Kim Mott (formerly Kim Mance) is a writer, photographer and creative based in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
Over the years Kim has contributed to media like Condé Nast Traveler, San Fransisco Chronicle, Travel Channel, Travel + Leisure, Marie Claire, and WorldHum. She’s also an on-camera travel and culture personality, appearing on many TV news shows and in documentary films.
In 2009 Kim founded TBEX, which grew into the largest gathering of travel bloggers in the world and was acquired by New Media Expo.
Her essay, "Any Bears Around Today?" about the Canadian subarctic is included in Leave the Lipstick, Take the Iguana, a collection of humorous travel stories (Solas House, 2012). Some of her non-travel writing has been featured in publications including Babble and the Women's Policy Journal of Harvard (pdf).