Student, University Paris, 1959-1960; Bachelor, Grinell (Iowa) College, 1961.
Member advising committee Danvers (Massachusetts) Public Schools, 1979-1980, member writing basic skills committee, 1979-1980. Member Town Marketing Committee, Danvers, 1980-1982. Member Committee on Gifted and Talented, Danvers, 1981-1982.
Bureau chief North-Hospitality World. Member North America Travel Journalists (2d and 3d honorable mention award 1992), International Food, Wine and Travel, World Federation Travel Writers, Midwest Travel Writers Association.
Married Neil Rolland, June 22, 1963. Children: Deborah Ellen Hattes Kulyuken, Keith Arthur.