Maggy Lehmicke

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Lives In

North Bend, Washington


  • 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.


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.


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.

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