Danielle Directo-Meston Danielle Directo-Meston is an LA-based freelance writer specializing in travel, home, and fitness. When she's not busy typing away on her laptop, you can find her exploring the city with her husband and two young children. You can follow Danielle on Twitter @danielledirecto and on Instagram at @danielledmeston.HighlightsDanielle has written for TripSavvy since April 2019She holds a BA in journalism from California State University, NorthridgeShe lives in LA with her husband and children Experience You can find Danielle's bylines in various print and digital publications including The Hollywood Reporter, MyDomaine, Curbed LA, and Pacific San Diego magazine. She was previously the associate editor of Racked LA, and she's also the founder and editor of UncoverLA.com, where she writes about local retail news, fashion, and lifestyle. Education Danielle earned her BA in journalism with an emphasis in anthropology from Cal State University, Northridge in 2009.TripSavvy Product Review Editorial Guidelines & Mission 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.