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Stasha Healy
Freelance Writer / Travel Content Specialist, Freelance
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Greenwich, Connecticut
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About me

A former editor at Conde Nast Traveler, Fodor's, NYC & Company, and Travel Agent, Stasha is now an award-winning author, freelance travel writer, and content writer who has been to 64 countries and all 50 U.S. states. Stasha is a member of SATW and writes travel articles, guidebooks, tourism marketing content, social media posts, and more for clients including consumer outlets, tourism boards, and tour operators. She is the author of Secret Connecticut (Reedy Press, 2021), which tells 84 I-didn't-know-that stories about the state. She lives in Greenwich, Connecticut, just outside of Manhattan, and her interests include culture, food, art, history, and family travel. She has received writing awards from the National Federation of American Press Women and the Connecticut Press Club.

Why did you join the community?

Networking, professional development, engagement leads

What is your favorite travel destination?

The U.S.: I've been to all 50 states and am humbled and awed by its beauty and how many stories it has to tell.

Where do you dream of traveling to?

St. Petersburg, Russia; Bhutan; the Baltics

What was your first travel job?

Editorial Assistant at Conde Nast Traveler

What do you want to learn more about?

What outlets would be good matches for my content and how to approach them

Three words that describe why we should travel?

Knowledge, understanding, peace


  • My book Secret Connecticut: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure sees a spike in purchases after I do media. The greatest bumps happened after my two times on the state's most-listened-to morning radio show. When librarians read about my doing a... show more