We want you to feel like you’re traveling with an insider, everywhere you go, every time you travel. That’s our main goal here at Viator.
And to keep bringing you more insider knowledge of destinations around the world, we’re working with a team of Viator Ambassadors, expert travel bloggers who’ve been around the block (and around the world) a few times. Collectively, they’ve visited hundreds of airports, logged thousands of miles of flight time and learned through experience how to make the most of any trip. Over the next year, they’ll be experiencing dozens of Viator tours and sharing first-hand accounts of their experiences via blog posts, photos, video, and social media.
Introducing the 2015 Viator Blog Ambassadors:
Alexandra Baackes – Alex in Wanderland
Alexandra Baackes is a travel writer and blogger with a passion for aquatic adventures. A New York native with a background in design, she’s spent the past three years living nomadically and sharing her stories of hopping across the globe. You can find her spilling secrets on Alex in Wanderland, talking sea creatures and security lines on Facebook, and posting photos of fried rice and festivals on Instagram.
Mike Richard – Vagabondish
Mike Richard is a Rhode Island native, professional web designer and travel junkie with an unhealthy addiction to backpacking, hiking and seeing the world. He enjoys knit hats, small, declarative sentences and speaking in the third person. His professional credits include “Woman’s World magazine contributor” and having once been interviewed by Tyra Banks (seriously).
Jennifer Dombrowski – Luxe Adventure Traveler
Jennifer Dombrowski is a location independent globe trotter who is based in Prata di Pordenone, Italy. She works as a freelance social media strategist and is an award-winning travel writer. She is also a travel correspondent on Traveling on the American Forces Radio Network. Luxe Adventure Traveler was named one of the top travel blogs to watch by the Huffington Post and has been featured by top publications such as CNN, Buzzfeed , and The Telegraph. Her iPhoneograpy has also been featured on publications such as USA Today and Travel + Leisure and on the Travel Channel.
Sherry Ott – Otts World
Sherry Ott is a long term traveler, blogger, and photographer with one goal in mind – to make you wish you were somewhere else. She seeks out unique travel experiences and writes about her around the world adventures on Ottsworld.com. She’s also a co-founder of Meet, Plan, Go!, a website and national travel event teaching you how you can take your very own traveling career break or sabbatical.
Erin Bender – Travel with Bender
Erin has been travelling with her husband and two children since May 2012. It’s an open-ended, unplanned, round-the-world trip discovering amazing places for families. They have stayed in hostels and 5 star luxury resorts, travelled on scooters and cruise liners, danced with leprechauns and cuddled tigers. Nothing is out of bounds or out of reach for this remarkable Australian family. You can find unique family travel insights at her award-winning travel blog, follow her on Facebook, Pinterest or catch her tweeting on Twitter.
Veronica and David James – The Gypsy Nesters
David & Veronica are experiencing the collision of Baby Boomer and Empty Nester. Upon sending their youngest out into the big, wide world, they set out to break the empty nest rules by selling everything and hitting the road. To become more than empty nesters, to be gypsies, GypsyNesters! Along the way they began writing posts for a website and rediscovered the couple who fell in love years ago. They’ve been full time travelers since 2008.