Carolyn Owens Follow Instagram Carolyn Owens Lives In Los Angeles, California Expertise Hawaii Carolyn Owens, also known as Music Carolyn, is a music business professional and artist with a passion for travel. She is the founder of Music 4 Scenes, a consulting firm that provides creative services, career coaching, and music licensing administration for her clients. She has also worked for Fox Sports, CBS Studios, and Live Nation. Her obsession with the Hawaiian Islands began in 2006. She has since visited at least once every year. Experience As a writer, Carolyn focuses on her personal passions: family travel, health and wellness, and parenting. Carolyn has 15 years of experience and is a former assistant editor for L.A. Parent Magazine. She has been featured in the LA Times, SheKnows, and the National Parenting Product Awards. In addition to travel writing, Carolyn has also worked with Dotdash as a Health Editor for Verywell and ThoughtCo. Education Originally from Houston, Texas, Carolyn has lived in Chicago and now calls Los Angeles home. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Sports Management and Business Administration from Valparaiso University. She has graduate work in Urban Planning and Policy at the University of Illinois at Chicago. About TripSavvy and Dotdash Meredith TripSavvy, a Dotdash Meredith brand, is a travel site written by real experts, not anonymous reviewers. You’ll find that our 20-year-strong library of more than 30,000 articles will make you a savvy traveler—showing you how to book a hotel the whole family will love, where to find the best bagel in New York City, and how to skip the lines at theme parks. We give you the confidence to spend your vacation actually vacationing, not fumbling with a guidebook or second-guessing yourself. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.