Andrea Poe is a veteran journalist who has been published in a wide variety of publications, including Town & Country, Marie Claire and The Washington Post. She has authored and contributed to more than a dozen books. Her passion for travel is driven by her interest in finding the off-the-beaten-track experiences that reveal what the pulse of a place is really all about. She loves to discover the story behind the story, through a destination’s people and culture. Born and raised in New York, she attended New York University. Since then, she has lived and traveled all over the world from Paris to Peru, Santa Fe to South Africa, Chicago to China. And, yes, she is actually related to Edgar Allan Poe, a writer who himself knew more than a little something about the unusual. You can find Andrea on instagram at ravenseyepoe and on pinterest at andpoenyc.