Paul Kandarian Paul Kandarian Freelance writer and photographer since 1997Frequent contributor to publications such as The Boston Globe, Providence Business News, and Rhode Island Monthly Experience Paul Kandarian was a travel writer for TripSavvy covering the Caribbean. He has had a long career as an award-winning journalist and has been a freelancer since 1997, contributing to a long list of well-respected publications. He currently is a photographer and blogger at Rhode Island Commerce Corporation providing photos and content for the state's tourism division. He continues to be a frequent contributor to publications such as The Boston Globe, Providence Business News, and Rhode Island Monthly.His creative pursuits have led him to film acting in the northeast U.S. Education Kandarian studied at Southeastern Massachusetts University and Roger Williams University. Awards and PublicationsHe has won a variety of journalism awards from:Rhode Island Press AssociationNew England Newspaper and Press AssociationSociety of Professional JournalistsHe is a frequent contributor to publications such as:The Boston GlobeProvidence Business NewsRhode Island Monthly 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.