Theresa St. John is a freelance travel writer and photographer based in Saratoga Springs, New York. She started out writing locally about her hometown and has since been published in over a dozen print and on-line publications, recently enjoying "trips of a lifetime" to Ireland, Fiji and Paris while on assignment. She is also a successful contributor to many online stock photography sites. Theresa loves her new life as a freelancer and has plans on traveling to England, Japan and Germany in the next two years!

Saying “No” to an Editor Isn’t Always a Bad Thing—Here’s Why

Just yesterday, one of the local editors I often work with asked if I could write an article that was “right up my alley.” It sounded great—there’d been a fantastic contest during the COVID-19 pandemic, where local folks nominated frontline workers in the healthcare realm, and vendors throughout the Capitol District voted for one lucky […]

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3 Ways to Be the Go-To Travel Writer When Lockdown Lifts

In January 2020, I was in NYC with thousands of other creatives, attending the travel industry’s leading media event, Travmedia’s International Media Marketplace (IMM) show. I met with 24 different tourism brands over the day, and walked away with 15 invitations to visit different places—locally, regionally, across the country, and internationally. How exciting! By the […]