Robin Raven Follow Instagram Twitter Robin Raven Robin Raven is an author and travel journalist. She is passionate about travel, vegan food, cruelty-free spa experiences, animal rights, reading, self-care, and writing in her journal, in no particular order. She is content to travel all year long, and she is always looking for a new place to find an exciting story. Experience Robin has contributed articles to The Washington Post, USAToday.com, Forbes.com, Reader’s Digest, Paste Magazine, USA Today 10 Best, Grok Nation, HelloGiggles, The Huffington Post, Chowhound, VegNews Magazine, and more. She loves freelancing because it empowers her to travel the world and work from anywhere. Education Originally from Mobile, Alabama, Robin moved to New York City for college. She majored in writing and filmmaking. After earning her BFA, she went on to spend a few years as an actress in Los Angeles. Since she first saw Little House on the Prairie as a toddler, Robin has been fascinated with the art of storytelling, and she wrote her first novel at the age of seven. She still enjoys writing fiction, although her love of journalism keeps her very busy. 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.