Christine Blau is a senior producer and writer for National Geographic Travel, covering culture and food. She investigated one farmer's quest to save Jaffa oranges, reported on new UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and questioned how the Eiffel Tower gets a new look. Blau previously worked as a researcher for National Geographic Traveler magazine.
Prior to joining National Geographic, Blau reported on the art world for a Tel Aviv-based start-up and worked as a policy researcher at a think tank in Sarajevo. She researched education reform policies in post-war Bosnia and Herzegovina while pursuing her Masters of Eastern and Central European Studies at Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland. As an undergraduate student of studio art and art history, she worked in the conservation department at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Now she is based in Washington, D.C.