Mariette Williams Follow Instagram Twitter Lives In South Florida Education Nova Southeastern University Expertise Travel Home Books Food Mariette Williams is a South Florida-based writer focused on travel, home, books, and food. Her work can be found in Travel +Leisure, Teen Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Vice, Essence, and other notable publications. Experience One of Mariette’s first international trips was a trip to Japan when she was in high school, where she vowed to continue traveling the world and experiencing other cultures. She has since traveled extensively throughout Canada, the United States, Europe, South and Central America, and the Caribbean. Mariette branched out into freelance writing and has covered food and travel journalism and has conducted interviews with many well-known authors. She has also written compelling stories about race, personal finance, home design, and real estate. When she is not teaching or writing, she’s at the beach, lost in a good book. Education Mariette has a Master’s degree in English Education from Nova Southeastern University, which has been instrumental to her teaching and writing careers. 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.