Chantae Reden Follow Instagram Twitter Lives In South Pacific Education University of Southern California Chantae Reden is an adventure travel writer and photographer based in the South Pacific. She is the author of "Moon Bali & Lombok" and "Moon French Polynesia" guidebooks published by Moon Travel Guides. She is an experienced free diver, scuba diver, surfer, and kitesurfer. Experience As a freelance writer and editor, Chantae's work has appeared in outlets like Travel + Leisure, VICE, Popular Mechanics, Scuba Diving Magazine, Skyscanner, and Escape. She is a guidebook author at Moon Travel Guides, an editor for Skyscanner Australia and New Zealand, and founder of The Salt Sirens, a website devoted to ocean sports and adventure travel. Her writing also includes pieces on the impact of travel on culture. Education Chantae holds a B.A. in political science from the University of Southern California, where she reported on local issues for the Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism's news organization. About TripSavvy and Dotdash TripSavvy, a Dotdash 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.