Leslie Hsu Oh Follow Instagram Facebook Twitter Linkedin Education University of California, Los Angeles University of Alaska, Anchorage University of Alaska, Fairbanks Harvard University Leslie was named White House Champions of Change for AAPI Art and Storytelling and Schweitzer Fellow for Life. She covers Indigenous knowledge, sustainable travel, ecotourism, outdoor adventures and gear, culinary arts, parenting, health, and wellness. Her work has been named among the distinguished stories of the year by Best American Essays and consistently wins medals. Experience Leslie is an award-winning writer and photographer whose work has appeared in Alaska Magazine, Alpinist, Backpacker Magazine, Conde Nast Traveler, First Alaskans Magazine, Fourth Genre, National Geographic, Outside Magazine, Parents Magazine, Smithsonian, Sierra Magazine, Travel + Leisure, Washington Post, Vogue, and more. Education Leslie earned a biology degree from UCLA, and an MFA in creative nonfiction from the University of Alaska, Anchorage. She also earned her master's in public health from Harvard and has an ethnobotany certificate from the University of Alaska, Fairbanks. About TripSavvy and Dotdash TripSavvy, a Dotdash 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.