Contributors and Travel Writers - Family Traveller (USA)
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Laura Begley Bloom

A leading travel expert, Laura Begley Bloom is the Chief Content Officer of Family Traveller, overseeing brand strategy, the U.S. edition of the print magazine and other multi-platform initiatives. Laura is also the mother of an intrepid 5-year-old who has a lot of stamps in her passport and is an aspiring travel…

Hannah Freedman

Senior Editor Hannah Freedman joined Family Traveller after most recently working for O, The Oprah Magazine and Oprah.com. She is a graduate of NYU's MS in Publishing: Digital & Print Media. A lover of the outdoors, she is originally from Albuquerque, New Mexico. When she is not busy exploring the…

Janine Clements

Janine is a New York-based writer and contributor to numerous high-profile travel and lifestyle publications. She has lived in London, Paris and Singapore and travels all over the world with her two daughters, age 9 and 6. Janine contributes regularly at FamilyTraveller.com, as well as serving as. Content Editor of…

Carrick Buss

Carrick Buss and his wife writer about family travel for their site, Along for the Trip. The couple specializes in destination marketing, reviews, tips, and ways to make travel easier for families. Most of all, we like to have fun and try to help other families do the same. What's…

Julia Dimon

Julia Dimon is the Director of Video and Influencer Marketing for Family Traveller Magazine. She is a family travel expert and on-air TV travel personality who has traveled around the world, across 7 continents to over 80 countries. Julia has been featured as a travel expert by CNN, ABC Nightline, New…

Chris Chesak

Chris "Chez" Chesak is Executive Director of the Family Travel Association and a 15-year veteran of the travel industry. While he’s lived all over the U.S. and traveled to nearly 30 countries, he has the most fun when he’s exploring with his wife Sally, and three daughters, Lillian, 12, Sylvia, 10, and…

Nick Dalton

Nick, a U.K.-based travel writer for newspapers, such as The Times, has visited nearly 90 U.S. ski resorts (and another 20 or so in Canada). When not skiing he's also an expert on cruises, and his children, Georgia and Henry.   What's your favorite vacation destination as a family? We love…

Margalit Francus

Born in Vienna, Austria, I have lived in London, Bucharest, Jerusalem and Los Angeles. Originally trained as a dentist, I am the founder of www.AutisticGlobetrotting.com, and work as a family travel writer for other publications.   What's your favorite vacation destination as a family? In the U.S., we love New York…

Ashley Sepanski

Ashley is a writer, traveler, and fitness enthusiast. She currently works as a web producer for O, The Oprah Magazine and Oprah.com. A Toledoan living in the Hudson Valley, she spends her free time hiking trails with her dog, plotting her next adventure, and sampling pasta in all its forms.…

Eric Greene

Eric Greene grew up in the Pacific Northwest and now lives in New York City. He spent the last decade traveling and writing for different magazines, and now works at the Columbia University School of Journalism. He can be found at http://www.ericgreene.co, Twitter: @ericegreene, and Instagram: @ericgreene. What's your favorite…

Paul J. Heney

Paul J. Heney is an award-winning writer and avid world traveler. He has written extensively about family travel, green issues, cruises, and LGBT travel issues. He lives in suburban Cleveland with his partner and two sons, Joshua, 16, and Mathew, 10. Follow him on Twitter at @paulheney or Instagram at…

Julie Hostetter

Julie Hostetter is a freelance writer from Atlanta, Georgia. Thanks to her parents who inspired her love of travel from the backseat of station wagon, Julie has visited 46 states and more than 10 different countries and countless Caribbean islands. Beyond exploring this beautiful world, she enjoys photography and spending…

Vanessa Hunt

Vanessa Hunt is a full-time traveling mama who is passionate about worldschooling and food. You can find her sharing all about her travels with her family of six (her four children are 4, 7, 9 and 11), as well as her favorite recipes at Wanderlust Crew.   What's your favorite vacation…

Robin Hutson

Robin Hutson is a Boston-based travel writer and photographer who has lived in Memphis, Dallas, Paris, and New York. Robin features luxury hotels for her website, Luxe Recess, and is in search of the perfect luxury family resort.   What's your favorite vacation destination as a family? As a family,…

Amber Mamian

Amber is a family travel expert and mother of 5 kids through both birth and adoption (ages 3, 10, 11, 12 and 14). Her travel writing has been featured in Lonely Planet, Huffington Post, Yahoo, TWIST Travel Magazine, and the TODAY Parenting Team blog. You can also follow her family's…

Cameron Martindell

Adventure Correspondent Cameron L. Martindell is a freelance travel and expedition writer, photographer and filmmaker focused on family and adventure topics. He and his wife Jordan are based in Boulder, Colorado, and are parents to Rosie, 3, and Rey, 3 months. Visit Cameron’s personal travel page, Off Yonder. What's your favorite…

Kirsten Maxwell

Kirsten is the founder of Kids Are A Trip, a family travel site created to inspire families to explore the word with their children. A bilingual teacher of Puerto Rican descent, Kirsten enjoys exposing her family and audience to other customs and cultures. She and her husband have three sons,…

Dave Parfitt

Dave is a reformed academic with a PhD in neuroscience, who began writing about his family travel adventures after surviving a trip to Walt Disney World with his two budding princesses, now ages 19 and 16. As owner and editor of Adventures by Daddy, Dave offers family travel advice and…

Tara Schatz

Tara, a mother of two boys, ages 15 and 18, is a freelance writer and travel blogger with a passion for outdoor adventures. She currently blogs at Back Road Ramblers, where she shares travel tips, adventure destinations, and outdoor vacation ideas for the wanderer in everyone. What's your favorite vacation…

Marie Waine

Marie joins the team after just completing her M.S. in Publishing from NYU and an editorial internship with the Woman’s Day test kitchen. Originally from Canada, Marie worked as an editor at Ottawa Life magazine and has contributed to multiple Canadian brands covering food, travel and health and wellness. Her…