Erika Owen Follow Instagram Facebook Twitter Linkedin With 10+ years of writing experience, Erika has covered everything from transparent bubble hotels to why there are tiny holes in airplane windows (there really are). Aside from TripSavvy, she has also written for Travel + Leisure, Vogue, Bon Appétit, Departures, Jetsetter, The Points Guy, and Epicurious, among other titles. She also specializes in growing audiences on Instagram and creating quality content catered to a social audience.HighlightsErika has been in love with Iceland since first visiting in 2016During the day, Erika is the audience development lead for Bon Appétit and EpicuriousSince moving to New York in 2013, Erika has written more than 400 stories, spanning topics in design and cooking to travel and DIYErika speaks at conferences around the country on audience development, creating captivating content, and—of course—Iceland Experience Erika's work has appeared in Travel + Leisure, Vogue, Bon Appétit, Departures, Jetsetter, The Points Guy, and Epicurious, among other titles. Education Erika graduated from Drake University with degrees in Magazine Journalism, International Relations, and Entrepreneurship. She's been to exactly two frat parties (no more, no less) in her lifetime.Other work:The Ultimate Packing List for Your Iceland Vacation (No Checked Bag Required), The Points GuyThe Best Women's Outfits for Winter, DeparturesThis New Tour Lets You Drink Beer and Hang With the Bats in New Mexico, Food & Wine TripSavvy Product Review Editorial Guidelines & Mission 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.