Tess Garcia

Tess Garcia is a freelance journalist who explores politics, culture, fashion, beauty, and her Latinx heritage through her writing. Her work has appeared on Bustle, Refinery29, Vogue, InStyle, Elite Daily, and more. Originally from Michigan, Tess got her start as a style editor at The Michigan Daily in Ann Arbor. After moving to New York City, she worked at Teen Vogue as a weekend contributor and SEO freelancer in residence, as well as an ecommerce writer for Dotdash Meredith brands including InStyle, People, Real Simple, Health, and Shape. Most recently, Tess worked as a writer on Netflix's Con Todo, leading the reactive social media strategy on Instagram, Twitter, and TikTok. When she's not writing, she can often be found practicing or teaching yoga.

• 5+ years of experience as a freelance writer
• Received a bachelor's degree in communication and media studies from the University of Michigan
• Certified yoga instructor
• Bilingual (English and Spanish)

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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