Articles for Local Experts

Emma Waters

Emma Waters September 16, 2011 | Local Experts | Read More
After starting college at Loyola University, Emma soon developed an affection for, and appreciation, of all that Chicago offers.  She uses her photography and writing to create a narrative of the architectural and natural beauty of the city.  After graduation Emma has adopted this sports-crazed, canine-friendly...

Neysa Jensen

Neysa Jensen September 6, 2011 | Local Experts | Read More
Neysa Jensen grew up as the child of a National Park Service ranger, so her love of the outdoors comes naturally. She has lived in Idaho for 21 years, enjoying the mountains, rivers, and vast emptiness of the wilderness. Neysa works as a freelance writer and editor, as well as writing fiction. Her three...

Tara Flores

Tara Flores September 2, 2011 | Local Experts | Read More
Born in Southern California and raised in the Midwest, Tara has always been drawn to the energy of the west coast, having spent every summer there since she can remember. By the time college rolled around, the pull was too great. She left a full tuition scholarship at the University of Michigan in order...

Jessica Polizzotti

Jessica Polizzotti September 2, 2011 | Local Experts | Read More
Jessica is a Boston native who was introduced to Boston culture at a young age. When her parents divorced, her father sought a common interest to keep him connected to his not so athletic daughter. Together, they explored Boston food, entertainment, sports, and (when she turned 21) nightlife. This father/daughter...

Sujata Day

Sujata Day August 30, 2011 | Local Experts | Read More
Everything about Los Angeles makes Sujata Day’s heart flutter. And living in the land of perpetual sun, beautiful beaches, and gorgeous people has fueled her creativity in myriad ways. Sujata’s writing career began when her short story “Forbidden Fate” won a competition sponsored by MTV and PEOPLE...

Marshall Hill

Marshall Hill August 29, 2011 | Local Experts | Read More
Growing up as the son of a flight attendant, Marshall has traveled the globe extensively. However, there is one place he will always call home and that is Austin, Texas. With 14 years of “Keeping Austin Weird” under his belt, he has gradually become an expert in all things Austin. Currently...

Ciara Kenny

Ciara Kenny July 22, 2011 | Local Experts | Read More
Ciara spent much of her childhood and teens dreaming of escaping the emerald isle, but after a year of country hopping around the world, she returned to her hometown in Dublin in 2008 full of renewed appreciation for the city. Ciara has a BA in English literature and history from Trinity College Dublin,...

Melaina Gasbarrino

Melaina Gasbarrino June 10, 2011 | About Us, Local Experts | Read More
When Melaina travels she loves to document each and every unique aspect of her destination. She loves falling off the beaten path and diving into the wonders of what her destination has to offer. As she has lived in Australia and traveled the USA, Europe, and the Caribbean, she has learned to love...

Mike Richardson

Mike Richardson May 19, 2011 | About Us, Local Experts | Read More
Originally from Minnesota, Mike moved to Munich for a girl. What he hadn’t expected was that over the next several years he would also fall in love with the city. Since arriving in Germany, he has worked as a professional tour guide and general information guru for tourists and locals alike....

Emily Rath

Emily Rath May 18, 2011 | About Us, Local Experts | Read More
As a broke college student in Germany, Emily quickly learned the value of riding commuter trains around the country and enjoyed a diet of cheese sandwiches and fresh fruit from local markets. After graduating, a stipend from the German government brought her to Heidelberg, where she spent an additional...