Danielle Oteri Served as a museum communications consultant for major museumsAward-winning art, food, history, and travel authorTaught western art history as an adjunct professor at Seaton Hall University. Experience Danielle Oteri is a former writer for TripSavvy covering museums around the world.Throughout her career, Oteri has worked for and with many of the best museums in the United States and knows what goes on behind the scenes as well as what inspires museum-goers. She began her museum career when she was 19 answering thousands of questions at the information desk of the Museum of Modern Art in New York.Since graduating from college she has worked as a communications consultant for several major museums and at The Met Cloisters. In addition, Oteri serves as a private museum guide in New York and curates small group food, wine and art tours in southern Italy with her own company, Feast on History. She also has led an Arthur Avenue Italian food tour in New York integrating food and history.She has given hundreds of lectures at museums including The Met Cloisters, the Morgan Library & Museum, and The Frick and taught a survey of western art history at Seton Hall University. Education Oteri earned a BFA in graphic design from Fashion Institute of Technology in New York. She worked as a web designer and eventually moved to Florence, Italy for a year to study art history. She later completed her MA at Hunter College where she specialized in the late Middle Ages and Renaissance in Naples.Publications and AwardsHer writing has appeared in:Condé Nast TravelerGrove Dictionary of ArtGothamistMetropolitan Museum of ArtNPRRoads & KingdomsAuthor of Ferrante Fever: A Naples Travel Guide inspired by Elena Ferrante's Neapolitan NovelsWon food writing award from the American Institute of Wine and Food in 2010 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.