Perlu Category Editors

Perlu Editors are leaders in their categories. They create and manage packs, helping to curate their communities with both established and up and coming voices . If you’re a voice that needs to be heard, please introduce yourself to one of our editors!

Megan Jerrard — Australia Travel Editor’s Avatar

Megan Jerrard — Australia Travel Editor

Megan is an Australian Journalist and the founder and senior editor of Mappingmegan.com; a niche adventure travel blog with a focus on cultural immersion, authentic discovery and incredible journeys. She visits off the beaten path destinations to cover corners of the globe which still remain relatively undiscovered.

Having visited 50+ countries across all seven continents, Megan has accumulated a wealth of knowledge about what the world has to offer. Her articles have been widely published and acknowledged by publications such as National Geographic, the New York Times, Forbes, and British Airways High Life, and she has worked with many high profile brands such as Star Alliance, Marriott International, Chimu Adventures, and more.

Editor Since 10/18
Michiel Perry — Southern Lifestyle Editor’s Avatar

Michiel Perry — Southern Lifestyle Editor

Michiel is the founder of BlackSouthernBelle.com and BlackSouthernBelleCollective.com, the leading lifestyle brands highlighting diverse Southern tastemakers and “all things Southern.” Black Southern Belle has been featured in numerous outlets, including Southern Living, HGTV, Essence, Black Enterprise, Draper James, Apartment Therapy, Brides, Today, Levo League, AOL Lifestyle Collective, Social Moms and more. Micheil and her team have worked on marketing campaigns with Pure Leaf, American Express, Gildan, Walmart, Lodge Cast Iron, Framebridge, Shipt, High Point Design Bloggers and various other Fortune 500 companies

Jessie Festa — Solo Female Travel Editor’s Avatar

Jessie Festa — Solo Female Travel Editor

Jessica Festa is a native New Yorker and owner of the solo female and offbeat travel blog, Jessie on a Journey as well as the online responsible tourism and culture magazine, Epicure & Culture.

Since 2014, she’s been teaching online blogging courses to travelers wanting to make their dreams of location independence a reality.

When not galavanting around the globe, you can find her leading photo tours in New York, taking yoga and hip hop classes, and sipping her way through the local cocktail scene.

Kavita Favelle — Foodie Travel Editor’s Avatar

Kavita Favelle — Foodie Travel Editor

Kavita is a British food and travel writer based in the UK. She founded Kavey Eats – a food and travel blog – in 2009, and loves to share in-depth content on independent travel around the world, restaurant reviews, delicious recipes and reviews of everything from cookery books and classes to food and travel products. She also launched Mamta’s Kitchen in 2001, a hugely popular recipe website she runs with her mother, Mamta.
Kavita loves working with fellow influencers and brands in her niche areas, so get in touch to connect.
Editor Since 10/18
Kelly Stilwell — Culinary Travel Editor’s Avatar

Kelly Stilwell — Culinary Travel Editor

Kelly Stilwell is the writer, influencer, and photographer at Food, Fun & Faraway Places, focusing on food, fun activities, and luxury travel.

Editor Since 11/18
Lauren Monitz — USA Travel Editor’s Avatar

Lauren Monitz — USA Travel Editor

Lauren Monitz is a travel/food writer and social media influencer specializing in experiential adventures. From becoming a certified viking in Iceland to blackwater rafting in New Zealand, she seeks out the most offbeat explorations wherever she goes. Lauren has bylines across the web from Thrillist and the Huffington Post to Eater and the Food Network. She recently founded The Influencer Institute to teach aspiring influencers how to maximize their online presence and to educate brands on best practices for working with influencers. You can follow her (mis)adventures on https://thedownlo.com.
Editor Since 11/18
Alicia Trautwein — Special Needs Parenting Editor’s Avatar

Alicia Trautwein — Special Needs Parenting Editor

Alicia Trautwein is an autistic mom of three autistic children. She uses this unique experience to coach other parents of special needs children. She is the founder of the award-winning parenting blog The Mom Kind, which is a site dedicated to parents of neurodiverse families. The Mom Kind covers topics that educate, encourage, involve, and sometimes just give you a great laugh!

Editor Since 09/18
Megan Marie — New England Fashion and Lifestyle’s Avatar

Megan Marie — New England Fashion and Lifestyle

Megan Marie is a 30 year old (style obsessed) stay-at-home mom living in a charming little corner of Massachusetts. Megan has a degree in business management and a love for fashion, beauty, design and great coffee! Megan invites her viewers to follow along on her journey as she decorates her newly built home and tries to gracefully juggle married life, 2 toddlers and 3 dogs. Megan is a member of several blogger groups including RewardStyle, Blogger Live Boston, and Style Collective.

Keryn Means — Family Travel Editor’s Avatar

Keryn Means — Family Travel Editor

Keryn is a freelance writer and digital influencer living outside of Washington, DC. Her work has been featured in Travel Age West magazine, Thrillist.com, ParentMap Magazine, Travelocity.com, TravelMindset.com, and many more print and digital publications looking for quality, well-researched content. Keryn launched Walking On Media, LLC, as the parent company to WalkingOnTravels.com, as well as digital influencer projects where Keryn works with destinations and brands to create an authentic message that resonates with millennial and Gen X travelers, especially moms who don’t want to let go of their travel dreams. In 2017, Keryn launched Twist Travel magazine, a print and digital magazine that helps parents design a travel inspired life by bringing travel back into the home through décor, personal style, kid gear, and of course, getting out and seeing the world.

Most days you can find Keryn dragging the three men in her life across the globe or writing on her award-winning travel website Walking On Travels, a site that gives hope to today’s active parent who doesn’t see kids as a roadblock to travel, but an excuse to get out the door and explore. Keryn has laughed at the naysayers by bringing her boys to far off lands like China, Hong Kong, Japan, Hawaii, back and forth across the USA, Mexico, Canada and Europe. Keryn loves to encourage families to take that first step out the door, the hardest step of all.

Editor Since 11/18
Meg Burt — Motherhood Lifestyle Editor’s Avatar

Meg Burt — Motherhood Lifestyle Editor

Meg is a beauty and lifestyle blogger on RemainingMeg.com. She is an expert at balancing indulgence on a budget. She can show you how to make quality clothing, accessories, makeup and skincare purchases that make you look and feel fabulous and won’t break the bank. As a mom, Meg understands the importance of self-care and encourages moms to make time for themselves and to hold on to the pieces of themselves that can get lost in motherhood. She has a passion for skincare and firmly believes that a face mask and a bubble bath can fix anything.

Editor Since 10/18
Kirsten Maxwell — Adventure Family Travel Editor’s Avatar

Kirsten Maxwell — Adventure Family Travel Editor

Kirsten is a freelance travel writer, photographer, and digital influencer based in Chicago suburbs. She is the owner of Kids Are A Trip, a travel website inspiring families to explore the world beyond their backyard, and a Travelocity and Moon Guides Ambassador. A bilingual teacher of Puerto Rican descent, she truly believes travel is an education and feels fortunate she can teach her three boys about different cultures as the family has traveled to 25 countries and counting. After traveling as a family for 15 years, she has learned to find those off-the-beaten path experiences while still finding time to explore the popular attractions. Her work has been featured in Lonely Planet, The Chicago Tribune, Bravo TV, Family Vacation Critic, and various national publications.

Editor Since 11/18
Maiah Miller — Vegan Health Editor’s Avatar

Maiah Miller — Vegan Health Editor

Maiah has a passion for plant-based recipe development, food photography, writing, running, ballet, yoga (admittedly, almost all fitness) and almond milk lattes. She is an active mom to twin toddlers and is the founder of www.runninggirlhealth.com, where she shares her original vegan recipes and health and fitness articles.

Editor Since 10/18
Ava Roxanne Stritt — Luxury Travel Editor’s Avatar

Ava Roxanne Stritt — Luxury Travel Editor

Ava Roxanne Stritt,  founder of Spa Travel Gal has been influencing the spa and wellness travel client since 2009. She has been called the most influential person in the world for spa travel. Her followers say she is responsible for turning the average spa day into a wellness adventure. As a freelance writer she contributes to Travelocity, Upscale Living Magazine, LA Travel Magazine, Spa Inc. Magazine and many others. Ava is also a brand ambassador for multiple luxury travel brands such as Rocky Mountaineer. Follow this Social Influencer on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram @SpaTravelGal.
Editor Since 11/18
Angelina Papanikolaou — Recipe Editor’s Avatar

Angelina Papanikolaou — Recipe Editor

Angelina is a recipe creator, food photographer, and full-time blogger at BakedAmbrosia.com.  With over 8 years experience, Angelina is dedicated to providing easy to follow, yet delicious recipes to everyday home cooks. As a trained pastry chef and nutritionist, Angelina covers everything from decadent chocolate cakes to gluten free, sugar free, and vegan treats.

Meagan Wristen — Millennial Family Travel’s Avatar

Meagan Wristen — Millennial Family Travel

Meagan is the author and host of Mommy Travels. She will go anywhere in the world and try anything, especially if she can bring her three kids. Meagan is a millennial and single mom of Noah – 17, Eden – 14, and Jonah – 11, currently based in Portland, Oregon.

Editor Since 11/18
Alison Cornford-Matheson — Slow Travel Editor’s Avatar

Alison Cornford-Matheson — Slow Travel Editor

Alison Cornford-Matheson is a Canadian travel writer, author, and photographer. She is the founder of Cheeseweb.eu, a website dedicated to slow and sustainable travel, off-the-beaten-path destinations, and cultural awareness through travel. She and her husband, Andrew, are the founders of RockFort Media, committed to helping entrepreneurs tell their stories online. Alison has visited over 45 countries and, after living in Belgium for 11 years, now lives full-time in a Bigfoot motorhome named Yeti with Andrew and their well-travelled cat.

Amy Hartle — Couples Travel Editor’s Avatar

Amy Hartle — Couples Travel Editor

Amy Hartle is one half of romantic travel couple Two Drifters. Alongside her husband Nathan, she’s been blogging since 2012 about all things love & adventure. Amy holds a Master’s in English (which means she’s a real wordsmith) and a BA in Musical Theatre (which means she’s always entertaining). Working from home (the cold, hip town of Burlington, Vermont) Amy keeps herself running on a steady diet of maple lattes and witty repartee.

Editor Since 11/18
Jenn Walden — Homeschooling Editor’s Avatar

Jenn Walden — Homeschooling Editor

Jenn Walden is the founder of One House Schoolroom. One House Schoolroom strives to be a fun and informative resource for parents and families.  We work hard to offer the newest and most relevant information available on a variety of topics that are important to parents with children of all ages.  It is our heartfelt desire to encourage parents in their daily parenting journeys and to offer a high five and and a laugh along the way. We want One House Schoolroom to be a place to find the most honest product reviews, tips and advice for all areas of family life, and a smile of encouragement for the hard days.

Editor Since 10/18