Gregory Rodgers Greg Rodgers has been traveling the world as an award-winning freelance writer, editor, and photographer since 2006, and he has lived in or traveled through more than 20 countries.Greg is the founder and editor of several travel blogs, including Startbackpacing.com and Vagabondinglife.com, and his work has been featured in Leisure Travel Southeast Asia magazine, and LexScene Magazine.He did work for the Sarawak Tourism Board to promote the Rainforest World Music Festival and adventure travel in Borneo.He has been featured as a travel expert in Kentucky Living magazine, in Brave New Traveler magazine, in The Globe and Mail, and on Vagabondish.com. Experience Greg Rodgers is a former writer for TripSavvy and has lived in or traveled to more than 20 countries. He is the founder and editor of Startbackpacking.com and Vagabondlife.com and is considered a voice for vagabonding and location-independent lifestyles. Greg's travelogues and articles have been featured in print and across the web.He did work for the Sarawak Tourism Board to promote the Rainforest World Music Festival and adventure travel in Borneo. He has also been featured as a travel expert in Kentucky Living magazine, in Brave New Traveler magazine, in The Globe and Mail, and on Vagabondish.com. Education Greg Rodgers studied electrical engineering, computer science, and Russian language at the University of Kentucky.Awards and PublicationsSolas Best Travel Writing of 2014: Silver prize2008 SpongeFish Travel Moment contest2007 Gonzo Travel Writing award 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.