Virginia Blair West

Blair West

Education

  • Connecticut College

Expertise

  • Travel

  • Articles have appeared in Newsweek and Indagare
  • Degree in Sociology from Connecticut College, with credits from Paris-Sorbonne University and University College London
  • Raised in Boston and lived in Paris, London, and now New York

Experience

Blair's career in travel has taken her around the world as a writer, editor, advisor, and PR professional. She is passionate about travel's ability to build empathy and open-mindedness in an ever-evolving world.

Blair lives in New York City, where she works as a freelance writer and communications specialist. In her spare time, she is writing music and experimenting with new recipes.

Education

She has a degree in sociology from Connecticut College, with credits from Paris-Sorbonne University and University College London.

About TripSavvy and Dotdash

TripSavvy writers are on-the-ground experts — they speak the local language, know how to catch their city’s tram, train or bus, and definitely have tabs on the best of everything in town, from cocktail to kids’ menu. And since the world changes every day, your travel guide should, too. Our dedicated team of editors is regularly reviewing our library to perform updates on thousands of articles per month. If you see something that doesn’t seem up to date, please let us know by emailing us at contact@tripsavvy.com.

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