Kerry Kubilius Studies and writes about Eastern European history, culture, current events, language, and travelHolds several degrees, including two master's, with an Eastern European focusIs a manuscripts editor Experience Kerry Kubilius is a former writer for TripSavvy, contributing articles for more than 10 years, and a genuine Slavophile. She lives and breathes Eastern Europe. Her expertise comes from Lithuanian ancestry, several academic degrees with an Eastern European focus, extended visits to Eastern Europe, and personal and professional research into Eastern European history, culture, current events, language, and travel. She also writes for publication and works as a manuscripts editor. Education Kerry Kubilius has a bachelor's degree with a double major in Russian, focus on literature, and history of art, focus on Eastern Europe, from Ohio State University. She has a master's degree in journalism from the Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University. She also has a degree in Lithuanian and a master's in political science, Russian and Eastern European studies, from Vilnius University in Lithuania. She participated in a language and culture immersion program at Tomsk State University in Siberia. 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.