Rich Warren

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Rich has been writing for TripSavvy since 2019, covering the Buckeye State and destinations around the world. 

He was previously a staff writer at Ohio Magazine and managing editor of Ohio’s Country Living.

Other experience includes stints in newspaper reporting, corporate communications, and teaching English in Germany.


Ohio-based travel writer Rich Warren travels the country and the world looking for off-the-beaten-path stories. In his travels, Rich has covered everything from the Lizzie Borden murders to the 200th anniversary of Silent Night. He has attended and graduated from the Elf School of Reykjavik and can tell you what the Amish wear to the beach in Florida. 

His past experience as a staff writer at Ohio Magazine and as managing editor of Ohio’s Country Living make him particularly well-versed in stories tied to the Buckeye State and the region surrounding it.

Rich’s writing has also appeared in the Chicago Tribune, Dallas Morning News, Cleveland Plain Dealer, National Geographic Traveler, AARP, Virtuoso Living, Private Clubs, AAA World, AAA Home and Away, AAA Highroads, Long Weekends, American Way, The Wine Buzz, and others. 


Rich holds both Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees from Kent State University with significant coursework in psychology and journalism.

Awards & Publications

Rich was named the Mark Twain Travel Writer of the Year by the Midwest Travel Journalists Association (MTJA) in 2013. He has also won awards in the annual writing contests of both MTJA and the Society of American Travel Writers.

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