Ryan Smith Follow Instagram Ryan Smith Lives In Brooklyn, New York Ryan is a New York City-based freelance writer who writes about travel, style, and food & wine. He regularly travels the globe in search of noteworthy hotels, sights, and other trends in food, wine, and culture. When not traveling, his favorite place is at home in Brooklyn with his two dogs, Iggy and Kate. Experience As a freelancer, Ryan has written pieces ranging from short news items to detailed investigative stories for Architectural Digest, Condé Nast Traveler, Bon Appétit, Delta Sky Magazine, Vinepair, and more. Ryan has been a contributor to TripSavvy since 2020. 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.