Lauren Dana Ellman Follow Instagram LinkedIn Courtesy of Lauren Dana Ellman Lives In New York Education S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications Lauren is a freelance writer, editor, and strategist based in New York. She has over five years of experience creating content within the travel, lifestyle, beauty, shopping, and wellness spaces. Her work has been featured in publications such as Travel + Leisure, Conde Nast Traveler, Readers Digest, Allure, Southern Living, Brides, Byrdie, Glamour, ShermansTravel, SmarterTravel, SELF, and more. Experience Lauren's writing has been featured in a handful of digital publications such as Travel + Leisure, Conde Nast Traveler, Readers Digest, Allure, Southern Living, Glamour, ShermansTravel, SmarterTravel, SELF, The Knot, Brides, Byrdie, and more. Over the past five-plus years, she's covered everything from travel and lifestyle to beauty and shopping to wellness and food. Education Lauren graduated from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications with a B.S. in Magazine Journalism. She also holds a minor in marketing. 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.