Kat Medina

Kat Medina
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Kat Medina is a writer specializing in travel and personal development and is passionate about teaching people how to use a traveler’s mindset to create joy in daily life.


  • Kat has written for TripSavvy since 2021.
  • She graduated Cum Laude from California State University, Monterey Bay with a degree in international business.
  • She has contributed to leading personal development outlets such as Optimal Living Daily podcast, Optimal Relationships Daily podcast, and has created content for a variety of businesses and startups in multiple industries.


Kat is the Director of Content Strategy and Founder of a digital creative agency based in Silicon Valley and is the author of the forthcoming book, The Joys of Jet Lag: A Traveler’s Guidebook for Joyful Living. She actively maintains a travel-focused personal development blog and monthly newsletter, is a regular contributor for the Optimal Living Daily and Optimal Relationships Daily podcasts, and her unique work-to-travel lifestyle was featured in Maynard Webb and Carlye Adler’s NYT best-seller, Rebooting Work. She can be found on Instagram and Facebook.


Kat graduated Cum Laude with honors from California State University, Monterey Bay with a degree in international business in 2009.

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