Dan Koday

Dan Koday

Lives In

New York City, NY


  • Fordham University

  • Dan Koday is a New York City-based writer focused on travel, lifestyle, food, and spirits.
  • Dan has written for such publications as Travel + Leisure, BRIDES, Purewow, INSIDER, InStyle, Conde Nast Traveler, Food & Wine, and more. Dan previously held editor roles at Seventeen, Teen Vogue, Latina, xoJane, and MIMI.
  • He has expertise in the following destinations: St. Barth, Italy, Greece, France, Costa Rica, Finland, Cartagena, Colombia, Puerto Rico, Saint Lucia, Beirut, Lebanon, Peru, South Africa, Israel, Mexico, Colorado, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Napa and Sonoma, Miami and Ft. Lauderdale, Park City and Salt Lake City, New Orleans, Las Vegas, Montreal, Vancouver, Banff, Big Sky, Sun Valley, Jackson Hole, and Lake Tahoe.
  • Dan is also a content marketing expert, working on content strategy for brands and small businesses in the digital publishing, social media, and digital marketing spaces. 


As a freelance travel and lifestyle writer and content consultant, Dan Koday has been contributing content to esteemed publications and brands for over 15 years. His work has appeared in InStyle, PureWow, Marie Claire, Robb Report, Travel + Leisure, Conde Nast Traveler, BRIDES and INSIDER. Dan has also held senior editorial positions at Teen Vogue, Latina, and xoJane. His past clients include Neutrogena, Mastercard, American Airlines Vacations, and Only Natural Diamonds, as well as other various startup brands in the travel, luxury, and lifestyle spaces.

Koday also has extensive experience and success in influencer marketing, video production, branded content, SEO/M, mobile apps, and web design/user experience. In addition to his strong writing, editing, and researching skills, Koday is a proven talent in celebrity wrangling, having secured exclusive interviews with some of today’s brightest celebrities.


Dan Koday attended Fordham University’s Lincoln Center campus for his degree in Communications & Medias Studies with a concentration in Magazine Journalism. 

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