Emily Cappiello Follow Instagram Emily Cappiello Emily Cappiello is a contributing writer for TripSavvy as well as several other travel and lifestyle brands. While most travel tends to inspire her, she claims a beach situation is the way to her heart. Experience A writer and editor for 12 years, Emily’s travel stories have appeared consistently in Travel + Leisure, Departures, PopSugar, and Reader’s Digest. She also specializes in food and beverage and has bylines in VinePair, Forbes, Chowhound, and others. She has also held staff positions in both trade and consumer publications, for a major television brand, and as a hard news reporter. Education A born and raised New Yorker, Emily obtained her Bachelor of Arts Degree at Stony Brook University. She graduated with a Master of Arts Degree in English Literature from Hofstra University shortly thereafter. 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.