Maria Adelmann Maria Adelmann has written hundreds of hotel reviews, cruise ship reviews, destination-based packing guides, and travel how-tos for TripAdvisor websites. She's also written copy for apparel, home goods, and more for stores such as Target and J.C. Penny. She's traveled to over 15 countries by ship, train, plane, and overnight bus.Highlights:Maria has written for TripSavvy since December 2019She has written content for TripAdvisor, Target, J.C. Penny, and othersMaria holds a bachelor’s degree from Cornell University Experience She has conducted undercover hotel stays and cruise ship sailings for her reviews work with oyster.com (TripAdvisor) and has also written copy and communications for national brands. From backpacks to ukuleles, board games to earbuds, she rarely makes a purchase without extensive comparison shopping. Education Maria earned a bachelor's degree from Cornell University.Other Work:TITANIC Gendarmenmarkt Berlin Oyster Hotel Review, Oyster.comMEININGER Hotel Berlin Mitte Humboldthaus Oyster Hotel Review, Oyster.com TripSavvy Product Review Editorial Guidelines & Mission 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.