About Travel Lemming

Travel Lemming is an online travel guide that has helped more than 1.75 million readers explore the world’s emerging destinations. We publish highly useful, information-packed articles that help our writers best plan what to do on their trip, where to stay, how to get around, and more. We focus on going in-depth in our guides from the perspective of a local or an expert traveler with deep familiarity with each destination.

Our Team


Nate Hake

Founder, CEO, and Editor in Chief

Nate Hake

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Nate Hake is a travel writer and recovering attorney from Denver, Colorado. In 2016, Nate started traveling the world full time on a backpacking trip which took him to 43 countries across six continents in a single year (see his favorite travel photos from that trip here). Nate has been a full-time world traveler ever since. His travel advice has been featured in leading publications like NBC News, CNN, Mic, Business Insider, Mashable, and Yahoo News.

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Clara Kesseler

Editor and Outreach Director

Clara Kesseler

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Clara Kesseler is a world traveler, law student, and fashion model from Buenos Aires, Argentina. Clara loves exploring new parts of the world. Clara’s favorite travel destinations include Peru, Canada, and the United States. She is currently on an extended trip through Mexico. In addition to her love of traveling, Clara is also passionate about international human rights law.

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Taylor Herperger

Senior Freelance Travel Writer

Taylor Herperger

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Taylor Herperger is a Senior Travel and Lifestyle writer from Winnipeg, Canada. A lover of Guinness and window seats, Taylor got her first taste of international travel in 2007 and has been exploring the world slow and steadily ever since. In addition to her guides at Travel Lemming, Taylor can also be found chronicling her travel at her blog Taylor on a Trip.

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Chelsea Booker

Freelance Travel Writer

Chelsea Booker

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Chelsea Booker is a Seattle-based freelance travel writer and storyteller who loves discovering places that stimulate her imagination. Her adventures around Washington and the Pacific Northwest have inspired her to show others just how much there is to explore in their own backyards. She writes about more of what she loves – creativity, personal development, and joyful living – on her lifestyle blog, Chelsea Figures It Out.

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Vanessa Ramos

Freelance Travel Writer

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Vanessa Ramos is a travel and lifestyle writer from Puerto Rico. Vanessa has traveled for international work exchange, backpacking, and solo traveling around three continents. When she’s not writing about the best things to do, places to visit, or where to stay on the island of Puerto Rico, she’s hunting airplane tickets for her next trip abroad. Vanessa also writes her own lifestyle blog, Existence as I Know It.

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Laura Falin

Freelance Travel Writer

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Laura Falin is a freelance writer in Colorado who has written for publications like BabyCenter, Colorado Parent Magazine, and Denver Parent. Laura loves hiking, paddle boarding, camping, and snowboarding, and she has run exactly one marathon. She now lives in Littleton, Colorado with her husband and four children. They love exploring the state and the rest of the U.S., usually by car, and they are pros at 20-hour road trips!

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Andrew Bloem

Freelance Travel Writer

Andrew Bloem

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Andrew Bloem is an adventure travel writer from Fort Lauderdale, Florida. A pirate at heart, Andrew’s travels usually don’t stray too far from a palm tree and an ocean view. When he’s not writing guides for Travel Lemming, you can find him typing away at the local tiki bar for his site OceanWide Explorers.

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Katie Lusnia

Freelance Travel Writer

Katie Lusnia

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Katie Lusnia grew up in the Florida sunshine and currently lives in the Orlando area. Now Katie is on a mission to explore the state with her husband and infant son. Katie loves finding farm-to-table food and exploring an area through local cuisine and the great outdoors.

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Ashleigh Bandimere

Freelance Travel Writer

Ashleigh Bandimere

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Ashleigh Bandimere grew up enjoying the sunshine and beaches of San Diego, California but her love of adventure led her to live in both Costa Rica and Spain before she returned to her hometown. Ashleigh’s passions include wildlife conservation, sustainability, seeing the world’s natural beauty, and sharing these interests with others.

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