Ann Shields

Ann Shields is a writer and editor with a lot of noisy opinions about travel, food, art, books, design, and lifestyle. Outlets she's written for include Afar, Travel + Leisure, Dwell, Food & Wine,, Town & Country, Good Housekeeping, The Discoverer, WarnerMedia, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Points North, Travel Trivia, U.S. Parks Pass, Trip Jones, eFactor,, Queens College (Year of South Africa project), Driverworks LLC, Abbeville Press, Writers and Readers Publishing, and AARP.

About Travel + Leisure

Travel + Leisure, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is a top travel media brand with a mission to inform and inspire passionate travelers. Our expert team includes a network of hundreds of writers and photographers across the globe, all providing a local eye on the best places to stay, eat, and explore. We reach an audience that takes 76 million round trips annually, offering valuable travel tips, ideas and inspiration, and products you need to get you to your destination — whether it’s a small town or big city, beach or lake, national park or theme park, road trip, cruise, or long-haul flight, and everything in between. Learn more about us and our editorial process

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