Assistant Metro Editor

L. Kim Tan

Tan is editor of Globe South. An editor at the Globe since 2000, he previously worked as a writer at the Boston Herald, covering various beats. He was also a journalism professor and helped found the first university campus newspaper in Singapore.

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In Baltic cities, ‘free’ guided tours are worthwhile

By L. Kim Tan , Globe Staff

Available in a handful of cities in the Baltics and northern Europe, guided walks are billed as “free” tours, but participants are welcome to tip.

If you want to go

By L. Kim Tan , Globe Staff

Three outfits south of Boston that offer deep-sea fishing on an open boat, also known as a party boat or head boat.

Get up & Go

Count on fun, not fish, when going deep-sea fishing

By L. Kim Tan , Globe Staff

The 65-employee Captain John operation takes about 25,000 people fishing each season, but many anglers won’t feel a bite, much less land a fish of legal keeping size.