Tanja M. Laden

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Location
Los Angeles, CA
School
Occidental College
Expertise
International Travel, Offbeat History, Arts And Culture
  • Tanja has visited 50 countries (and counting).
  • She once raced a camel in the International Camel & Ostrich Races in Viriginia City, Nevada.
  • She also spent a day at the Icelandic Elf School.

Experience

Tanja has written for Playboy, Food & Wine, Juxtapoz, Los Angeles Times, KCET, LA Weekly, Huffington Post, The Telegraph, Atlas Obscura, and many, many other outlets. She has also created sponsored content for brands such as Samsung, Microsoft, Sony, Disney, SyFy, Espolon Tequila, and Beck's Brewery, just to name a few. Additionally, Tanja is a former staff editor at High Times and wrote a weekly column for VICE. She is the author of a book called "Assistance League of Los Angeles: The First 100 Years."

Education

Tanja has a Bachelor of Arts in History from Occidental College, where she studied everything from medieval torture to the Leopold and Loeb case to the Hollywood blacklist and beyond.
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