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 Meredith

TripSavvy, a Dotdash Meredith 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.

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