Katie Hammel

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Katie Hammel has been a freelance travel writer since 2007, contributing to publications around the world and working as a copywriter and editor for brands including Airbnb and Tripadvisor. She's currently the content marketing director for Scott's Cheap Flights. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband and two cats, but dreams of running away to a farmhouse in Iceland, her favorite country (she's visited 8 times and counting).

• 15+ years of experience as a travel writer
• Produces an award-winning newsletter for Scott's Cheap Flights

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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