Albrecht Powell

  • Dedicated to actively exploring Pittsburgh and the surrounding communities, Albrecht Powell, a lifelong resident, has been writing about the area since 2000.
  • In his free time he enjoys skiing, hiking, cycling, and scuba diving in western Pennsylvania and beyond.


 A former writer for TripSavvy, Albrecht Powell began writing about his hometown of Pittsburgh in 2000.


Albrecht Powell attended Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, earning a degree in industrial management.

About TripSavvy and Dotdash

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