About: Helen Kitti Smith
- Linguist and award-winning writer Helen Kitti Smith is a veteran contributing editor for Travel World News. Since 1998, she has covered the Caribbean, Central and South America, and now focuses on Asia. A former translator for the World Tourism Organization in Madrid, Spain, she is fluent in French, Spanish and Italian, along with strong Portuguese, and excellent cooking terminology in Arabic. She writes for upscale consumer publications, and several newspapers. She lives in Texas.