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Dannelle Gay
TV Host, Travel Writer, and Published Author, Traveling Cheesehead
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Madison, Wisconsin
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About me

Award-winning TV host and syndicated Travel Writer who, as a professional chef, loves telling the stories of communities through their history, culture, and food. I have penned multiple travel books, have more than one travel website, and also speak occasionally at different travel conferences. I have been known to freelance and even write for CVB/DMOs. My latest is Travel Wisconsin - my state tourism board.

Why did you join the community?

Connecting with fellow peers.

What is your favorite travel destination?

oooh - that is like asking which kid is your favorite!

Where do you dream of traveling to?


What was your first travel job?

I was a caterer on a local dinner train

What do you want to learn more about?

The older I get, the more I learn that I don't know.

Three words that describe why we should travel?

Learn, Understand, Connect


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