Jared Ranahan Follow Instagram Twitter Education Northwestern University Jared Ranahan is a freelance writer. Raised in a quiet town in Massachusetts, his yearning to see the world has led him to live in seven cities across three continents, and he is always seeking out a new place to visit or call home. Some of his favorite topics to cover include craft beer, endangered species conservation, and underrated regions and cities across the globe. Experience Jared's work focuses on travel, wildlife, food, and beverage, and his portfolio includes features in Condé Nast Traveler, The Guardian, Thrillist, Travel + Leisure, Forbes, and more. Education Jared graduated from Northeastern University with a degree in business administration with a focus in finance. During his time in undergrad, he enrolled in a six week intensive Chinese language course at Nanjing University, and also completed his two six-month co-op internships in Singapore and The Hague, Netherlands. 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.