Steven Melendez Follow Facebook Twitter Linkedin Lives In New Orleans, Louisiana Steven Melendez is a freelance writer based in New Orleans. Steven's work has appeared in Medium, The HuffPost, and other publications. Experience Steven's work has appeared in many publications, including The Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, Gizmodo, La Nación (Argentina), NBC News, NPR, U.S. News & World Report, VICE, Houston Chronicle, The (Toronto) Star, Atlas Obscura, Thrillist, and more. 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.