Monique Perrin Lives In Sydney, Australia Education University of Technology Sydney Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University of Canberra Monique Perrin is an accredited editor and a freelance travel and arts writer. Her work has been published in the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, New Zealand Herald, and more. She's contributed to over a dozen Lonely Planet guidebooks, covering Australia, New Zealand, Philippines, India and Tibet, Experience Monique grew up in Sydney and fell in love with travel early. She worked in communications for the United Nations Development Programme in Sri Lanka and the Maldives before joining Lonely Planet as an editor and guidebook writer. Monique has covered over a dozen destinations for Lonely Planet including Australia, New Zealand, Philippines, India, and Tibet. Her work has been broadcast or published by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, New Zealand Herald, Bangkok Post, and the South China Morning Post. Education Monique has a degree in Communications from the University of Technology Sydney and studied writing at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology and the University of Canberra. She is an accredited editor with the Institute for Professional Editors in Australia and New Zealand. 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.