Ocean Malandra Follow Linkedin San Francisco native, freelance travel writer, and documentary filmmaker who lives in the Golden Gate cityHas written extensively for online and print publications including the World Trade Press, USA Today, and "Viva Travel Guides"Worked for years in San Francisco's hospitality and tourism industry and knows many of the city's best restaurants, nightclubs, and arts organizations Experience Ocean Malandra has written extensively for both online and print publications including the World Trade Press, USA Today, and "Viva Travel Guides." Malandra can usually be found drinking coffee in the cafes of North Beach, hiking along the wild coast near Land's End, or feasting on the Latin American treats of the Mission District. He has traveled in Europe, South America, Mexico, Canada, Central America, and the United States but always returns to the mild weather, cosmopolitan cultural scene, natural beauty, and bohemian attitude of his hometown. Malandra wrote five stories about San Francisco and the region over the course of about two years for TripSavvy. Education Ocean Malandra, after studying broadcast journalism at City College of San Francisco, moved north to major in English at Portland State University.PublicationsOcean Malandra's published writings include:"PRØ Travel: Get Your Groove on in Cali, Colombia," published on July 25, 2018, on Probibtd, a culture and travel website"The Coevolution of Humans and Cannabis," published on July 13, 2017, on Medium, a website that covers culture, travel, and entertainment topics 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.