Courtney Kellar

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Phoenix-based Courtney Kellar has been writing about travel and lifestyle for nine years, contributing to Destination I Do Magazine,, Fodor's Travel, The Arizona Republic and more.


Kellar has a particular passion for romance and adventure travel. Having visited nearly 30 countries across six continents, she's fostered a love for food, outdoor adventure, and cultural immersion. She's lived in Phoenix for 20 years and specializes in covering the city and its surroundings for TripSavvy. Her favorite destinations include Scotland, Montana, Italy, and Peru. When not packing her passport, Courtney spends her time in Phoenix hiking, delving into the culinary scene, teaching Pilates, and being a full-time dog mom. Her short term goals include developing a taste for Scotch whisky and writing a novel.


Courtney received her B.A. in Journalism and Mass Communication and a minor in Psychology from Arizona State University.

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