Kim Fay Pacific Northwest native Kim Fay first traveled to Southeast Asia in 1991. Since then, she spent four years living in Vietnam and has traveled back frequently, writing about the region. As an expert on travel literature and Vietnam, she has been a guest speaker on NPR and has written for numerous publications, including Travel + Leisure. She is the creator and series editor of the To Asia With Love guidebooks and the author of Communion: ACulinary Journey Through Vietnam. She resides in Los Angeles. Julie Fay Ashborn Julie Fay Ashborn s travels through Southeast Asia inspired her photography in To Asia With Love, The Little Saigon Cookbook, and Communion: ACulinary Journey Through Vietnam. She was raised in the Pacific Northwest and now lives in Los Angeles with her husband Clive, daughter Charlie, and son Oliver."