Laura Porter Follow Facebook Twitter One of the founding writers of the VisitBritain Super BlogHas written for a number of tourist publications Experience Laura Porter is a former writer for TripSavvy, contributing articles for 10 years. She has lived in the London area all her life and has written for Visit London, Visit England, Londonist, The Anglotopia Magazine, Housetrip, Heathrow Express, BRITAIN magazine, Great British Chefs, Travelzoo, and monthly columns for London hotels.The Independent newspaper described her as a "mastermind" who "has a knack for seeking out the unusual as well as providing plenty of practical tips." Education Laura Porter has postgraduate qualifications from Lewisham College, London, and is a qualified ESOL teacher. 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.