Michelle Gross

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An analytical thinker, tenacious news reporter, and social media savant, Michelle Gross is well-versed in digital and print journalism and has an extensive background in conducting research, copyediting, and in-depth reporting. With more than a decade of experience reporting exclusively on the intersection of travel, food, and lifestyle trends, Michelle has lived, worked, and reported from cities around the world. After earning her master’s degree in international reporting from the Craig Newmark School of Journalism (formerly CUNY), Michelle's work has taken her from the bush camps of Zambia to the frozen tundras of Antarctica on multiple expedition trips and back. In addition to contributing to Travel + Leisure, Michelle is a Forbes travel columnist and regular contributor to Robb Report, Thrillist, Business Insider, Fodor’s, and BBC Travel, among others.

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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