Nathan Borchelt Follow Linkedin Education American University Nathan is a freelance contributor to TripSavvy. He has been working in the travel and outdoor industry for more than 15 years as a writer, photographer, editor, and product manager. His personal passions gravitate toward skiing, scuba diving, hiking, backpacking, trail running, biking, and perfecting the après adventures that follow such exploits, which has also let him develop a keen passion for spirits, beer, and wine—another topic that he covers for a variety of publications.HighlightsNathan's work has appeared in such publications as National Geographic Traveler, The Washington Post, Outside, Backpacker, USA Today, and Paste MagazineHe co-authored a guidebook to his home town of Washington, D.C.His travels have taken him to South and Central America, Canada, South and Southeast Asia, the Middle East, Europe, the Caribbean, Mexico and all over the continental United States Experience Nathan's work has appeared in numerous publications including National Geographic Traveler, The Washington Post, Outside, Backpacker, USA Today, and Paste Magazine, among many others. He co-authored a guidebook to his home town of Washington, DC, and has also worked with Orbitz, AOL, AARP, and National Geographic Expeditions on various travel-related projects. Education He holds an MFA in Writing from American University and studied abroad at Charles University in Prague.Other work: Active Jeans for the Active Man, The Gear Caster Drink Holders and Tumblers to Keep your Beer Cold for Hours, Paste MagazineThe 10 Best Travel Apps, Jetsetter TripSavvy Product Review Editorial Guidelines & Mission 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.