Emily Zemler Emily Zemler is an American freelance writer living in London. She has extensive experience in journalism, primarily covering entertainment, lifestyle, and travel. She has worked and lived in New York, Los Angeles, and London, and enjoys writing travel stories that can help people discover new places around the world. Her favorite places to travel are Japan, New Zealand, and Paris. Experience Emily's work has appeared in dozens of publications, including the Los Angeles Times, USA Today, Allure, Elle, Rolling Stone, Esquire, Fodors, and Variety. She is the author of two books, including "The Art and Making of Aladdin" for Insight Editions, and is currently working on a third book. Education Emily has a Bachelor of Arts in Cinema Studios and Journalism from American University, and an Master of Fine Arts in Writing from Sarah Lawrence College. 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.