Erica Firpo is a journalist with a passion for art, culture, travel, and lifestyle. She has written and edited more than 20 books and her travel writing has appeared in Yahoo Travel, Discovery Magazine, BBC Travel, The New York Times, Travel + Leisure, Fathom, Forbes Travel, and Huffington Post. She is a contributing editor to Fathom and European correspondent for Forbes Travel. Her photography has been featured in CCN, SFGate, Mashable and Instagram. Her website is ericafirpo.com.