Sara Liss

  • Sara Liss is a Miami-based journalist focused on travel writing.
  • Liss is published in a wide range of newspapers, magazines, and websites as a specialist on travel, food, and lifestyle interests.


Sara Liss is a former travel writer for Tripsavvy. For two years she was a regular contributor specializing in resorts travel including global destinations, in-depth resort reviews, airlines, trends, industry news, and more.​​

She is a regular travel and lifestyle contributor for the Miami Herald,, Departures, Miami Modern Luxury, Florida Travel + Life, Herald Home & Design, 944 Magazine, Home Magazine, and Onboard Media. She writes a weekly dining column for and the Miami Herald called First Look.

In 2008, she launched the Miami edition of UrbanDaddy, a daily email magazine that covers food, nightlife, and style. She also maintains her own blog on South Florida living.

Well traveled and trilingual in English, Hebrew, and Farsi, Liss started her career in journalism in the Middle East, where she was a reporter for the Associated Press's Jerusalem bureau and Time Out Istanbul.


Sara graduated from Barnard College of Columbia University in New York City with a bachelor's degree in literature.

Awards and Publications

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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