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Ann Abel
Works at freelance travel writer
Attended Rice University
Lives in Brooklyn
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My latest on Forbes.com. If you've ever thought about learning to surf, do it here.
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My latest on Forbes.com: a love letter to one of my new favorite cities in the world. 
It may not have the easy sex appeal of beachy, sunny Sydney, but Australia’s biggest city has charm in spades.
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The 37-room hotel hotel, in the bucolic Eastern Townships not far from Vermont, has just the right mix of country charm and worldly style.
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All the Four Seasons brand hallmarks, plus winning whimsy, on the Riviera Nayarit
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My latest on Forbes.com: what's worth seeing now in one of the greatest cities in the world
Here's where to stay, eat, shop and play in one of the world's most creative, passionate cities.
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My latest for Yahoo Travel: some pretty great ways to make a living here.
We’ve reached an age where it’s not enough for a hotel to have a spa director, sommelier, and a reservations manager. Now hotel's are creating unique new positions, from the creative to the bizarre.
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My latest on Forbes.com. Yum!
This is the culinary capital of a country that was doing local and organic long before those ideas became buzzwords and emphasizing fresh, clean flavors with a subtle Asian accent. It’s not that hard to eat pleasurably for a week here and still fit into your pants.
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For more than 25 years, the top-notch operator has been making the thrills of surfing safe, comfortable and available to almost anyone who can afford it, and making surf trips palatable to partners and family members who don’t want to play on the waves.
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My latest on Forbes.com: beaches, surfing, riding, and ceviche tostadas. Go.
The rugged but romantic new 17-room inn will make a particularly picturesque corner of the country’s Pacific coast accessible to couples or others who want to stay in high-luxury, local-feeling surroundings, without renting a big villa or casita.
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Loli Delger gives visitors access to her firsthand experience, deep connections in and passion for Buenos Aires, the rest of Argentina, Uruguay and Chile.
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My latest on Forbes.com: a luxurious private villa in the BVI—perfect for fantasizing about on a snowy, sleety day
The villa is a private enclave with glorious gardens, spectacular views, a secluded beach, a well-practiced staff and a certain retro appeal.
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My latest on Forbes.com...to fuel fantasies of winter travel
These islands are exotic, tiny and off-the-beaten-path. They feel like they're at the end of the world but are developed just enough to have one indulgent place to stay.
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Occupation
Freelance travel writer, specializing in luxury hotels, spas, restaurants, outfitters, tour operators, and soft adventure around the world
Skills
writing, editing, storytelling, proofreading
Employment
  • freelance travel writer
    2012 - present
    writes regularly for outlets including Forbes.com, Robb Report, Departures, Afar, National Geographic Traveler, Brides, Islands, Tablet Hotels, and Well + Good NYC
  • Forbes
    senior editor, 2008 - 2012
    travel editor of ForbesLife magazine
  • Spa Finder
    executive editor, 2002 - 2008
  • GQ
    copy editor, 2000 - 2002
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Brooklyn
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Semi-intrepid traveler and aficionada of luxury hotels
Introduction
Grateful to have the best job in the world—but taking it very seriously
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evaluated more than 300 hotels in 59 countries and counting
Education
  • Rice University
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Female