Michael Tulipan is Executive Editor of TheSavvyExplorer.com. His writing website including contributions to The New York Times, Wine Enthusiast, Chilled, AM New York and more is michaeltulipan.com. You can follow SavvyExplorer on Twitter or connect on Google+.


Daniel Bindschedler is a freelance writer and freelance cellist living in South Park Slope, Brooklyn.

Jen Westmoreland Bouchard is a freelance writer, editor and French translator based in Minneapolis, MN. She is the owner of Lucidite Writing LLC.

Dennis Coello is an accomplished freelance writer, editor and photographer who has been taking pictures and writing books and articles for the past thirty years, travelling through more than forty countries and all fifty states while doing so. His work has appeared in the pages of Patagonia, Outside Magazine, Backpacker, Adventure Cycling, Asolo, Atlas Snowshoes, Blackburn, Cannondale, Topeak, Subaru, Sierra, Vogue, Outdoor Photographer, Men’s Journal and more. For more info visit: http://denniscoello.com/

Brandon Darnell is a freelance writer and editor who lives in Roseville, California. He also writes a weekly travel blog at www.brandondarnell.com.

Elizabeth Dolski was born in Rochester, New York. She has spent the past 12 years of her professional life as a copy editor, music reviewer, managing editor, corporate legal assistant, waitress, self-proclaimed political/economical analyst, and currently, a financial marketing copywriter.

Meagan Drillinger is a journalism student at New York University. She has written for Irish America Magazine and currently interns for Arthur Frommer’s Budget Travel Magazine.

Jeremy Fisher is a freelance writer currently living in New Jersey. He has lived abroad for five years of his life, and enjoys travelling to distant lands.

Daniella Garran lives on Cape Cod where she teaches seventh grade social studies at the Cape Cod Lighthouse Charter School. See her web page here.

Dann Gaymer (www.danngaymer.com)is a writer, editor and columnist from the UK currently living and working in South Korea. He has written for newspapers, websites and magazines all over the world on just about everything from music to sports and from travel to politics.

Judah Issa is a health and lifestyle writer living in Montréal.

Catherine Jernigan Harden is a Brooklyn-based writer and editor. When she’s not checking out new restaurants, she enjoys cooking at home and reporting the results on her blog, ms.wellwhatever.

Sarah Humphreys is originally from near Liverpool and currently lives in Pistoia, near Florence, where she teaches English, writes freelance and is a part-time poet. She has been writing since she could hold a pencil. Follow her on twitter.

Hardeep Johar lives in New York and travels everywhere. He is currently writing a historical novel set in Burma.

Lisette Johnson is a freelance writer based in Brooklyn. Her work has appeared in such publications as the Tower Times, GoNYC magazine and New York Resident, and she was the senior editor of the New York Times Almanac 2008. An experienced road-tripper and farm hand, she also peddles poetry on the street and enjoys few things more than meeting new people.

Andrea Julian has been living and traveling in Central America and Mexico for over 5 years.  A trained biologist, she incorporates her interest in travel and nature into a career as a freelance writer.Zac Lucas is a New Zealand-born freelance writer and produced scriptwriter. He has had a few short stories published, as well as articles in healthy lifestyle magazines. He can be reached at kiwee@y7mail.com .

Debbi Kickham is a former Editor of Robb Report – “The Millionaire’s Magazine” – and a veteran member of the Society of American Travel Writers. Her newest book is The Globetrotter’s Get-Gorgeous Guide: Diet and Beauty Secrets of Travel and Beauty Pros, Traveling Executives and Celebrity Travelers, which hit Number One on Amazon.com in December 2010 in the “Honeymoon Travel Guide” category,www.GorgeousGlobetrotter.com

Paul King studied, lived, and worked in Thailand for three years. He has since returned home to the US, where he now writes fiction and non-fiction from Asbury Park, NJ. His website is www.paulkingwriter.com.

Diana Lambdin Meyer is Kansas City, Missouri based freelance writer and an active member of the Society of American Travel Writers. Follow her travels at www.mojotraveler.com

Erika Liodice is a Pennsylvania-based freelance writer and travel enthusiast. Her blog is Journeys

Danielle Malovic is a lawyer-turned-freelance writer currently living in New York City. When she isn’t traveling the world or explaining why she didn’t want to practice law, she can be found blogging about her life at Don’t Stop Believin’

When Ally Manning is not scurrying up volcanoes she lives in Brooklyn and is currently working on her forthcoming novel, “Nomad in a Dress”. She can be reached via email .

Olivia Mark is a part-time freelance writer and an avid devotee of trying new street foods. She has attended high school in England, studied cooking in Paris, taught hundreds of 5-year-olds in China, and lived on both coasts of the US. But, no matter where her travels take her, she loves returning home to Charleston, SC. Visit her street food blog

Danielle Mayer is a freelance writer currently living and working in New York City.

Julie McNamee is a freelance writer and editor living in London. She’s also a blogger at quirkytravel.com.

Amanda Mouttaki is a curious world traveling mom of two busy boys, as well as a foodie at heart, and lover of all things Moroccan. She currently resides in Marrakech, Morocco and writes at MarocMama.com as well as various other online outlets

Matt Murrie lives and works in Seoul, Korea as a freelance English consultant.

Will Ottley is a freelance travel writer and author of the inspirational fable, “Mountain Garden.” Follow Will Ottley on www.mountaingarden.co.uk

A native of Long Island, New York, Darren Paltrowitz began writing for local music outlets as a teenager and is now a music business professional. When not toiling away in artist management or consulting on the Japanese music business, Darren enjoys reading, traveling and talking about himself in the third person. He can be reached at darren.paltrowitz (at) gmail.com.

Gaellen Quinn is the author of The Last Aloha, a historical novel set during the time when Hawaii’s royal family was overthrown. For more information, visit www.gaellenquinn.com

Elaine Ritchel is a writer and art museum educator currently based in Zagreb. She writes about traveling Europe and living in Croatia at her blog, Hungry Little Elephant.

Mira Saraf quit her full time 9-5 job in November 2009 to pursue a dream that had lingered in her mind for 9 years: to be a writer. She is currently a continuing studies student at the University of Toronto and is working to build her writing portfolio – her blog is http://mirasaraf.wordpress.com

Katherine Sazdanoff is a freelance travel writer and photographer based in Boston, Massachusetts. For more information, visit her website at www.katherinesazdanoff.com.

Lauren Scharf divides her time between Nicaragua, where she runs a small non-profit (website) and English school, and Alaska, where she works closely with fish. To read more about about her Nica life, visit: her blog.

Growing up in South Africa gave Rebekah May Scott-Healey a flair for the art of travel writing; having visited many destinations on ‘the road less-travelled’.  Currently residing wherever the sun may shine, on some Island or another, always on the look out for the next adventure!

Zelinda Sherlock is a freelance writer, born in Fiji and moved to Australia as a child. Currently living in Japan and can be reached via email .

After residing in Massachusetts for five years, Lauren Siegel now lives in the Greater New York area, although she is frequently in and out of town due to her deeply embedded wanderlust

Mary Ann Simpkins is a freelance travel writer based in Ottawa, Ontario, who’s always keen to embark on a new journey. You can follow her Twitter here.

Anna Snyder is a freelance writer who studied creative writing at NUI Galway and used to teach English in Moscow. She enjoys knitting, traveling, and drawing Regency-themed comics. Visit her travel blog at annanore.blogspot.com.

Travel writer Jean Tang (jean-tang.com) fell in love with Beijing during her first visit in 2005. She’s been back a few times to visit friends, check out the art scene, and eat the delicious Beijingese food.

Formerly a restaurant professional in New York City, Kei Terauchi now works in accounting in international education in Japan, where she resides with her chef husband. She blogs at KyotoRestaurants.

Elliot Torres is a writer, poet & author who lives in NYC. Visit www.ElliotTorres.com

Rachel Vigoda is a freelance writer living in Philadelphia. She can be reached via email.

Akil Wingate is a writer and singer-songwriter based in Lausanne, Switzerland. When he isn’t writing, composing or touring, he can usually be found in the kitchen whipping a recipe into shape. You can follow him at akilwingate.tumblr.com



Rabat, Morocco

Print Rabat, Morocco’s capital city, is flush with history and culture unbeknownst to the many Morocco-bound tourists who flock to Tangiers and Casablanca. For those who venture off the beaten path, however, Rabat will prove just as rewarding.