Kim Grant is a photographer and travel writer who says she began writing travel guides the day after graduating from Mount Holyoke. Among the guides she has authored are Cape Cod, Martha Vineyard, and Nantucket: An Explorer's Guide; Hawai’i: An Explorer’s Guide; Lonely Planet Santa Fe, Taos, and Albuquerque; Lonely Planet Boston; and Backroads of New England, a 50-deck box of travel cards.
Grant also has contributed to guides published by Frommer’s, Fodor’s, Insight, Berlitz, and Rodale. Her travel images have appeared in Travel and Leisure, Vogue, and Boston magazine, as well as in brochures for Cunard Cruise Lines and Insignia Resorts. She serves as the “city expert” for the six major Hawaiian islands, Cape Cod, and Boston at the Home and Abroad website, and writes about North American vacation destinations for Orbitz and Away.
From 1999 to 2007 Grant wrote Yankee magazine’s Editor’s Picks for Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard, and Nantucket. During the late 1990s, she wrote for National Geographic Traveler and Yankee, and served as an editor for Boston magazine’s annual New England travel issue.
In 1992, Grant began practicing T’ai Chi Chih, a moving meditation. She now runs Good Karma Publishing, the publishing venture relating to T’ai Chi Chih. She also edits Vital Force, a quarterly journal for T’ai Chi Chih teachers and students worldwide.