Paul Kandarian

© Paul Kandarian

  • Freelance writer and photographer since 1997
  • Frequent contributor to publications such as The Boston Globe, Providence Business News, and Rhode Island Monthly


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.


Kandarian studied at Southeastern Massachusetts University and Roger Williams University. 

Awards and Publications

He has won a variety of journalism awards from:

He is a frequent contributor to publications such as:

About TripSavvy and Dotdash

TripSavvy writers are on-the-ground experts — they speak the local language, know how to catch their city’s tram, train or bus, and definitely have tabs on the best of everything in town, from cocktail to kids’ menu. And since the world changes every day, your travel guide should, too. Our dedicated team of editors is regularly reviewing our library to perform updates on thousands of articles per month. If you see something that doesn’t seem up to date, please let us know by emailing us at

TripSavvy is part of the Dotdash publishing family. For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, a leading Internet measurement company, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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