Olivia Young

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Title: Fact Checker
Education: Ohio University
Location: Athens, Ohio
Expertise: Travel, Sustainability

Olivia Young is a writer, editor, and fact checker with a background in sustainability and travel. As a writer, she has covered everything from waste in national parks to the world's best vegan restaurants. She divides her time between small-town Ohio and Bristol, England.


  • 5 years of travel writing and editing, with bylines in Business Insider, Thrillist, Matador Network, Treehugger, and more
  • 3 years experience writing, editing, and fact checking for Dotdash Meredith Brands, including Travel + Leisure, TripSavvy, and Treehugger
  • 3 years experience at a Los Angeles-based entertainment PR agency


BSc in Magazine Journalism from the Ohio University E. W. Scripps School of Journalism

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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