Meena Thiruvengadam Follow Instagram Twitter Meena Thiruvengadam Meena Thiruvengadam is a New York-based writer, editor, and audience strategist who began writing for TripSavvy in 2019. She has written extensively about travel to Cuba, South Korea, North America, and Europe, including Italy’s Amalfi Coast. Experience Meena has more than a decade of journalism experience writing for publications including Travel+Leisure, Departures, The Wall Street Journal, and USA TODAY. She has held newsroom leadership roles at Bloomberg, Business Insider, and Yahoo and was a staff reporter for Dow Jones Newswires, where she covered banking, financial regulation, and economic policy. Education Meena has a Master's degree from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University, where she also studied at the Kellogg School of Business. She holds a Bachelor's degree in communication from the University of Texas in San Antonio and studied abroad at the London School of Economics. 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.