Rena Behar

Title: Contributor
Education: Northwestern University, B.S. in Journalism

Rena Behar is a freelance travel writer, editor, and researcher who has visited more than 25 countries. She also covers tech and gender/sexuality topics. Her work has appeared in TripSavvy, Lifehacker, Travel+Leisure, Money Magazine, Atlas Obscura, The Kichn,,, Apartment Therapy, and New York magazine.

She began her career with internships at Texas Monthly, The Onion, and Chicago magazine, where she pitched, researched, and wrote content.

Following an associate publisher position at Abroad View, she joined Groupon where she fact-checked and edited content. She served as the research and copy editor for The Wirecutter, where she edited a high volume of content and researched product reviews.

Her travel experience was useful when she served as associate editor of Porter & Sail, itinerary editor for kimkim, and as editor-at-large of Inbound Logistics.

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