David Paul Appell | A Miami-based travel journalist who has authored guidebooks, David has also written for the likes of Travel+Leisure, National Geographic Traveler, GQ, the International Herald Tribune, Spain’s El País, and the Los Angeles Times, among others; and served as Executive Editor of Arthur Frommer’s Budget Travel and Caribbean Travel & Life. Currently he also directs and blogs at Tripatini.com, the travel/foodie online community and group blog the New York Post called “Facebook for travelers,” of which he is a co-founder.
Nellie Huang | A professional travel journalist and blogger currently based in Spain. In her quest for adventure, Nellie has climbed an active volcano in Guatemala, reconstructed a school in Tanzania and scuba-dived with turtles in Borneo, Malaysia. She writes for CNN Go, National Geographic Intelligent Travel, Wend, Women Adventure Magazine, and Rough Guides. Follow Nellie on her blog WildJunket or on Twitter @wildjunket.
Andy Jarosz | A freelance writer and lifelong traveler who took his first solo journey without his parents’ permission when he was 5 years old, Andy was always destined to travel, and the thrill of crossing a border to another country is as strong now as it ever was. He writes for a variety of clients within the travel industry, from tour operators and online travel agents to national tourist boards, as well as on his own site, 501 Places.
Zippy Sandler | An award winning lifestyle blogger and writer, Zippy currently lives her Champagne style life in South Florida, having previously lived in New England and France. Never one to settle for mediocre, she seeks out the best that life has to offer even if it means finding creative ways to fund her wanderlust. You can follow her tips on living the good life at Champagne Living and follow her escapades on twitter at @zipporahs.