Paul Jebara

Headshot of Paul Jebara

Courtesy of Paul Jebara

Lives In

New York, New York


  • McGill University

  • Paul Jebara is a New York City-based freelance writer who covers travel, design, art, architecture, and style. 
  • ​​Paul has contributed to TripSavvy since 2021. He’s also written for over a dozen esteemed lifestyle publications, including Condé Nast Traveler, Architectural Digest, Galerie Magazine, Thrillist, Men’s Journal, and more. He also is Design and Culture Editor for Hotels Above Par.


After obtaining a Bachelor of Commerce from Montréal’s McGill University, Paul packed his bags for Sydney, Australia, where he began his career working for a boutique experiential marketing agency. Upon his return to the United States, he held full-time positions at creative advertising agencies, a Saas tech start-up, and at Condé Nast, where he managed integrated marketing activations for​​ luxury advertisers across various titles.


Since pivoting to freelancing, Paul has become a frequent editorial contributor to multiple Condé Nast brands, both as a writer and as on-camera talent for branded video and photography campaigns. His list of publications to which he contributes editorially—which includes Condé Nast Traveler, Architectural Digest, Dezeen, Thrillist, Cool Hunting, and Men’s Journal, among others—continues to grow. Since 2022, Paul is also Design and Culture Editor of Hotels Above Par. Paul still leverages his breadth of marketing experience as a strategic creative consultant for global retail and hospitality brands.


Paul graduated from McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management with a bachelor’s degree in international management, marketing, and East Asian cultural studies; and also studied at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

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.