Courtney Kellar Follow Instagram Twitter Phoenix-based Courtney Kellar has been writing about travel and lifestyle for nine years, contributing to Destination I Do Magazine, Flights.com, Fodor's Travel, The Arizona Republic and more. Experience 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. Education Courtney received her B.A. in Journalism and Mass Communication and a minor in Psychology from Arizona State University. 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.