Meena Thiruvengadam

Meena Thiruvengadam
 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.​


​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.


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

TripSavvy writers are on-the-ground experts — they speak the local language, know how to catch their city’s tram, train or bus, and definitely have tabs on the best of everything in town, from cocktail to kids’ menu. And since the world changes every day, your travel guide should, too. Our dedicated team of editors is regularly reviewing our library to perform updates on thousands of articles per month. If you see something that doesn’t seem up to date, please let us know by emailing us at

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