Jean Newman Glock is a travel writer and social media influencer for the travel industry with unparalleled travel experience. Through her stories and images, she inspires and educates a worldwide audience to explore the world. In 2015 and 2016, Jean was named as one of Klout’s Top Ten Worldwide Travel Influencers/Experts on the topic of travel. Jean began writing and sharing travel on social media and in print following 17 years with Smithsonian Journeys, the travel program of the Smithsonian Institution. At the Smithsonian she was responsible for their extensive portfolio of international tours (over 300 yearly) and the student travel program.