About Jon

Photo courtesy Thomas M.

Jon Haeber is an itinerant traveler, currently working on the ‘itinerant’ part. His day job involves writing for a national retailer (which consists of playing with toys & technology and describing their amazing features in exclamatory phrases).

He’s also an avid photographer, and has been paid for some of his captures. His photography has appeared in National Geographic News, CollegeBound Magazine, The Daily Californian, Amsterdam-based TED, and a high school Civics textbook.

His main interests are in historic interpretation & politics (according to the very scientific politics poll, he’s 75% socially permissive & 23% economically permissive — that puts him on the border between “Strong Democrat” and “Socialist”). It’s no surprise that he graduated from U.C. Berkeley with degrees in English and Geography.

Jon’s writing has appeared in National Geographic News, The Daily Californian, The News Review, CollegeBound Magazine, Microsoft Encarta Online, and Yahoo! Education. Much of his inane prose covers Science & Technology, Environmental Conflicts, Arts & Media, and perhaps most prolifically: History (read his well-received survey of the historical timeline of Miniature Golf).

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His latest goal is to catalogue abandoned structures across the West Coast.


National Geographic News

Absent Magazine


Everywhere Magazine

Yahoo! Education

CollegeBound Magazine

Natural Health Education



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