Maggy Lehmicke Follow Instagram LinkedIn Lives In North Bend, Washington Education University of Nebraska, Lincoln Maggy is a Seattle-based writer who has been covering travel, food, and culture in the Northwest and beyond since 2016.Maggy studied journalism at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln and has written for many noteworthy publications, including Travel + Leisure, Lonely Planet, TripSavvy, Outside, and numerous in-flight magazines.She is currently working on her first novel. Experience Since entering the freelance world, Maggy has covered travel for various print and digital publications and is passionate about finding the human element in every piece. She’s drawn to stories that have a strong cultural element or colorful backstory.Right after college, Maggy backpacked across Europe with one of her close friends, visiting more than a dozen countries over three months. Maggy enjoys immersing herself in the food and culture of each place she visits. Outside of the U.S. and Europe, her travels have taken her to the Dominican Republic on an athletic service trip and to Costa Rica to monitor leatherback sea turtle nesting sites.In the past year, Maggy moved to North Bend, Washington, with her husband and two dogs. She spends much of her free time hiking, trying new restaurants, and exploring the greater Pacific Northwest. Education Maggy earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln while competing for the school’s NCAA Division I tennis team. After college, she earned a master’s certificate in social media, public relations, and digital analytics to expand on her writing background and experience. 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.