My career as a travel writer began while working as a digital marketer for travel startups back in 2008. Since then, I've traveled alone to four countries, partnered with travel brands and publications on destination marketing and influenced friends to book vacations at the same places. I don't shy away from personal time off — I am known for taking one international sabbatical a year. Ask me about my favorite airfare deals, off-season day trips to small towns, must-have travel essentials or what chefs I'm currently obsessing over.
In 2015 I left New York to build a new life and career in Philadelphia. I immediately fell in love with the City of Brotherly Love and want everyone else to do the same (we're more than cheesesteaks).
How to explore the real Isla del Encanto from a native-born like me. PS: No, you don't need a passport and yes, we are American citizens.
After returning from Bogota in 2011, I found the best Colombian food — and memories — at two Colombian-born, Brooklyn-owned restaurants.
Budget travel guide to spending a week in Portugal's capital city.
I talk about killing time in Manhattan's Union Square, one of my old stomping grounds.
Contributing writer to four chapters: deciding where to go, gastronomic delights, travel obsessions and reflecting on travel experiences.
How social media and online communities are democratising curated travel experiences.
Interview on women-owned bar and restaurant Leyenda with Puerto Rican head chef Sue Torres (Top Chef Masters) and award-winning bartender, Ivy Mix.