A unique look into the globe’s newsroom

The Globe and Mail is Canada’s source for trusted journalism, providing eye-opening investigations and thought-provoking opinions from the country’s most award-winning newsroom.

Joining us on our journey will be The Globe and Mail's intrepid team of journalists, along with CEO and Publisher Phillip Crawley, and Editor-in-Chief David Walmsley, who will be your hosts.  Cookbook author and Globe food contributor, Tara O’Brady, and Globe wine aficionado, Beppi Crosariol, will ensure we’re well fed and imbibed along the way.

They will be joined by reporters and columnists including Stephanie Nolen, John Ibbitson, Eric Reguly and Alex Bozikovic, who will each host forums and tours. Together, they will give you a behind-the-scenes look at some of The Globe’s headline stories and their views on some of the world’s most pressing issues.


Learn more about The Globe's staff that will be joining you during your 11-day trip throughout Portugal.


Phillip Crawley | Publisher & CEO

Phillip Crawley oversees the strategy and operations of The Globe’s paper, websites, and magazines. Since 1998, he has guided The Globe to highly successful leadership in new media and online products. During his tenure, The Globe and its staff have been honoured by many organizations and won scores of National Newspaper Awards.

Crawley has held many senior executive positions with some of the world’s leading media companies around the world, including The New Zealand Herald, The South China Morning Post in Hong Kong, and The Times Supplements and The Daily Telegraph in London. He was awarded the Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours list in 2012.


David Walmsley | Editor-in-Chief

David Walmsley was appointed the editor-in-chief of The Globe and Mail in March 2014. His appointment returned him to The Globe where he previously worked as the Managing Editor and National Editor. Under his editorship, The Globe and Mail has won the Michener Award, National Newspaper Awards, top honours among an international field at the global Online Journalism Awards, and a series of Eppy awards recognizing digital excellence.

David previously held senior positions at the CBC in Toronto and Ottawa, Toronto Star and National Post. He began his career at The Belfast Telegraph where he was named Northern Ireland Young Journalist of the Year in 1995. He also worked for The Daily Record in Scotland and The Daily Mail and The Daily Telegraph in London.


Tara O'Brady | Globe Pursuits Contributor

Tara O'Brady is the author of the bestselling cookbook Seven Spoons (Ten Speed press and Appetite by Random House, 2015) and the award-winning site of the same name. Tara is known for straightforward home cooking that reflects the way many of us are cooking today—seasonally, with an international perspective, an emphasis on balanced eating, and ethically-sourced ingredients. Seven Spoons won the Taste Canada Silver Award, and garnered mention in the New York Times, Epicurious, Flare, Canadian House and Home, and Ricardo Magazine, among others. It was shortlisted for the 2015 Piglet Tournament of Cookbooks held by Food52, and was named best of the year by multiple outlets, including The Globe and Mail and Leite’s Culinaria. Tara writes for The Globe and Mail, Canada's national newspaper, and has been a past contributor to Kinfolk and Uppercase magazines. Her work has been featured in numerous publications, including The Guardian, Olive Magazine,,, Bon Appéit, Saveur, and The Splendid Table.


Kathy Tomlinson | Western Bureau Reporter

Kathy Tomlinson lives in Vancouver and joined the Globe’s national investigative team in August, 2015. Prior to that, she hosted CBC’s ‘Go Public’ segment. Kathy’s been an investigative reporter for the better part of three decades and has worked in Washington, D.C., Toronto, Vancouver and Edmonton.

She’s won five Jack Webster awards, three Canadian Association of Journalists awards, and several from the RTNDA. In 2015, she was nominated by the Michener Awards Foundation for her reporting on temporary foreign workers. In 2016, she won a National Newspaper Award for her investigation into questionable conduct in Vancouver’s hot real estate market and was also nominated for a Michener Award for that series. Kathy is dedicated to finding and revealing what Canadians want to know and holding powers that be accountable.


Laura Stone | Queen's Park Reporter

Laura Stone is a reporter for The Globe and Mail's Queen's Park bureau. She joined the Globe in February 2016, reporting on federal politics in the Ottawa Parliamentary bureau until October 2018. Before that, she was an online and TV reporter for Global News in Ottawa. Laura was the first recipient of the Michelle Lang award at the Calgary Herald, where she wrote a national series about women’s prisons. In 2015, she won the Canadian Journalism Foundation’s Greg Clark Award, which allowed her inside the RCMP’s Senate investigation.


Beppi Crosariol | Globe Pursuits Contributor

Beppi Crosariol has been The Globe and Mail's wine and spirits columnist for more than 15 years and enjoys a large following of devoted readers. In the late 1990s, he also wrote a food trends column called The Biting Edge. During his 22 years at the paper, he held a variety of additional positions in the newsroom, including corporate-law reporter and technology editor. He was also a regular columnist with Report on Business Magazine.

Prior to joining The Globe in 1995, he worked as a technology reporter at The Boston Globe and, before that, the Financial Times of Canada. He started his career at the Kingston Whig-Standard. Beppi has a master's degree in the philosophy of science from the University of Toronto and was a Knight fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has won a National Magazine Award and five Canadian Science Writers Association awards.



Alex Bozikovic | Architecture Critic

Alex Bozikovic is The Globe and Mail's architecture critic. His writing appears regularly in the Arts section and in the news pages. He is an author of Toronto Architecture: A City Guide (McClelland and Stewart, 2017). He has won a National Magazine Award and has also written for design publications such as Azure, Blueprint, Dwell, Spacing and Wallpaper.

John Ibbitson | Globe Columnist

John Ibbitson's career as a journalist spans more than three decades, two of them at the Globe and Mail, which he joined in 1999. He has served as the paper’s Queen’s Park bureau chief, Washington bureau chief and Ottawa bureau chief, becoming Chief Political Writer in 2012 and Writer at Large in 2015. He writes columns and features that focus on Canadian and American politics and global demographic trends. He is also the author of more than a dozen

books, including The Landing (winner of the Governor General's Award for children't literature), The Big Shift (with Darrell Bricker) and Stephen Harper (winner of the 2015 Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for political writing). In February 2019, McClelland & Stewart in Canada, Crown in the United States, and Little, Brown in the United Kingdom will publish Empty Planet: The Shock of Global Population Decline, co-authored with Darrell Bricker. Empty Planet is also being translated into Chinese, Spanish, Japanese and Korean. His work has been nominated for the National Newspaper Award, the Donner Prize, the B.C. National Book Award, the Trillium Book Award and the City of Toronto Book Award, among others.


Eric Reguly | European Bureau Chief

The Globe’s expert on all things Europe, Eric Reguly headed to the other side of the Atlantic in 2007. There, he has covered economic and financial stories, including the euro zone crisis, bank bailouts, the rise and fall of Russia's oligarchs, and the merger of Fiat and Chrysler. He also covered the Arab Spring in Tunisia, the Athens riots, the London and Sochi Olympics, the 2013 papal conclave and several national elections.

The Globe’s expert on all things Europe, Eric Reguly headed to the other side of the Atlantic in 2007. There, he has covered economic and financial stories, including the euro zone crisis, bank bailouts, the rise and fall of Russia's oligarchs, and the merger of Fiat and Chrysler. He also covered the Arab Spring in Tunisia, the Athens riots, the London and Sochi Olympics, the 2013 papal conclave and several national elections. He is a regular guest on Canadian and American radio, contributes to CTV News, makes speeches about business issues, and writes a column in The Globe's Report on Business magazine. He has won several awards, including the Hyman Solomon Award for Excellence in Public Policy Journalism in 2007, a Gold National Magazine Award in 2010, and Silver in 2013.

Nathan VanderKlippe | Asia Correspondent

Nathan VanderKlippe is the Asia correspondent for The Globe and Mail. Based in Beijing, his reporting takes him across the region, where he covers political developments, social trends, international affairs, refugee crises, natural disasters and, occasionally, hockey games. He has spoken with political and business leaders, including Nobel Peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte, former president of Taiwan Ma Ying-jeou,

founder Richard Liu and many others. He served two terms on the board of the Foreign Correspondents Club of China. Prior to joining the Globe in 2009, VanderKlippe was a print and television correspondent in Western Canada based in Calgary, Vancouver and Yellowknife. He has covered Canada's energy industry, aboriginal issues and Canada’s north. His reporting has been recognized by the National Newspaper Awards, National Magazine Awards, the Canadian Association of Journalists, Amnesty International, The Society of American Business Editors and Writers and The International China Journalists Association.