Nancy Prichard Bouchard is a nationally recognized writer whose byline has appeared in more than 50 publications. She has written more than 2000 articles both US and international publications. Bouchard is a former professional rock and ice climber and competitive swimmer. She skis 100 days a year and plays around with mountain bikes and paddle boards the rest of the year. Bouchard writes about travel, eco-tourism, culture and all-things outdoors. She holds a Ph. D. in History from the University of Colorado, Boulder. She lives in the US and France.