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.


  • Maria has written for TripSavvy since December 2019
  • She has written content for TripAdvisor, Target, J.C. Penny, and others
  • Maria holds a bachelor’s degree from Cornell University


She has conducted undercover hotel stays and cruise ship sailings for her reviews work with (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.


Maria earned a bachelor's degree from Cornell University.

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