Linda Tagliaferro Linda Tagliaferro was a freelance writer for 25 years. She specialized in writing about travel, especially spas, luxury properties, honeymoons, and wedding destinations. Linda wrote about Long Island for nine years as a freelance writer for The New York Times and wrote about travel in New York City for Washingtonian magazine.Her travel articles appeared in national publications ranging from Coastal Living to Executive Traveler.She also contributed to five travel books for National Geographic. Experience Linda Tagliaferro was a former writer for TripSavvy, focusing on Long Island, a topic she also covered for The New York Times for nine years. Her travel articles appeared in many national magazines including Coastal Living, Art & Antiques, AmericanStyle, Maxim, Better Homes and Gardens Vacations, The Meeting Professional, Executive Traveler, Disney Cruise Line magazine, For The Bride, Long Island Weddings, Destination I Do, Washingtonian, and more.Linda also contributed to five travel books for National Geographic, including "Journeys of a Lifetime: 500 of the World's Greatest Trips" and "Sacred Places of a Lifetime: 500 of the World's Most Peaceful and Powerful Destinations." Education Linda Tagliaferro earned her bachelor's degree in fine arts from Hunter College, New York. She did her graduate work at Temple University's Tyler School of Art in Rome, Italy, and also at the Villa Schifanoia Graduate School of Fine Arts in Florence, Italy. Linda lived and studied in Denmark and Indonesia as well. After returning to New York, she took a number of writing classes at The New School in Manhattan.Awards and Publications"Journeys of a Lifetime: 500 of the World's Greatest Trips""Sacred Places of a Lifetime: 500 of the World's Most Peaceful and Powerful Destinations"The New York TimesCoastal LivingLong Island WeddingsWashingtonian 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.