Nicholas Kralev is an author, journalist and speaker on international affairs, diplomacy and global travel. A former Financial Times and Washington Times correspondent, he has traveled around the world with four U.S. secretaries of state — Hillary Clinton, Condoleezza Rice, Colin Powell and Madeleine Albright. He has flown almost 2 million miles and visited more than 80 countries.
He is the author of America’s Other Army: The U.S. Foreign Service and 21st Century Diplomacy and Decoding Air Travel: A Guide to Saving on Airfare and Flying in Luxury. He is also the founder of Kralev International LLC, an air travel consulting and training company. He holds a master’s degree in public policy from Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government and speaks five languages.