Kellie Paxian

Kellie Paxian
 Kellie Paxian

Kellie Paxian is a travel content creator who is currently living a nomadic life fuelled by wanderlust and wifi. She is a freelance writer, editor, and digital content producer for various brands in the travel and tourism industry.


Kellie is the former editor of Daily Hive Mapped, a travel channel that she spearheaded in launching, including website design, videography, and social media strategy. She is the current editor of World Footprints, sharing meaningful travel stories from around the globe. As a freelancer, Kellie has contributed to publications such as Far & Wide, Hostelling International, Fodor's, and, and she is a regular travel spokesperson on City TV’s Breakfast Television.


Originally planning on pursuing law, Kellie obtained a Bachelor of Arts, English Language degree at the University of British Columbia. Deciding she needed something with a little more zest, she then pursued a Marketing Communications diploma from the British Columbia Institute of Technology, which led to an internship and four-year career in public relations. Now, her education comes from daily exposure to new environments and cultures around the world.

About TripSavvy and Dotdash

TripSavvy writers are on-the-ground experts — they speak the local language, know how to catch their city’s tram, train or bus, and definitely have tabs on the best of everything in town, from cocktail to kids’ menu. And since the world changes every day, your travel guide should, too. Our dedicated team of editors is regularly reviewing our library to perform updates on thousands of articles per month. If you see something that doesn’t seem up to date, please let us know by emailing us at

TripSavvy is part of the Dotdash publishing family. For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, a leading Internet measurement company, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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