Astrid Hofer

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  • University of Vienna

  • Astrid is a journalist, copy editor, and photographer freelancing for both English and German-speaking media outlets around the world.
  • She is based in London and Vienna and primarily writes about Austria, the U.K., and her travel adventures in between. 
  • She has contributed to TripSavvy since 2018.


Astrid worked for major media outlets in Vienna in various roles and editorial departments before making London her second home and deciding to freelance. Aside from TripSavvy, her work has appeared in publications such as National Geographic Food, Culture Trip, SUITCASE, British Travel, MSN, and Google Travel. Astrid covers all things travel, lifestyle, and entertainment.


Astrid holds an M.A. in journalism and communication studies from the University of Vienna. As part of her degree, she spent one semester in The Netherlands, specializing in intercultural communication and international communication management.

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