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Shannon U.

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  • Joined March 2016

Hey there! I'm Shannon, an American travel blogger and freelance writer. I've written for Matador, Elite Daily and Thought Catalog too!

  • Philadelphia, PA, United States
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Shannon U.
Philadelphia, PA, United States



Content Copywriting SEO Social Media



I have freelance writing and running my own travel blog for the past year. I guest post for other bloggers, ghostwrite and create web content for mostly travel related businesses.

Work history

Social Media Manager and Content Writer
I schedule and write posts for Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus in addition to writing web content and blog articles for the business.
Twitter scheduler
I arranged the Twitter feed and scheduled posts for these travel bloggers


Against All Odds: How Distance Only Strengthened My Relationship

An Elite Daily piece about surviving a long distance relationship

5 Reasons a Motorcycle Tour to Leh is Especially Gratifying

A blog article for a travel company who runs motorcycle tours across India

10 Things You'll Miss When You Leave China

A list based travel article for Matador Network

10 Reasons Why Vegans Are So Angry

A list based article for Thought Catalog


A blog article for a travel based company that runs experiential tours.

The Ultimate Ubud Guide

A travel guide from my personal travel blog, Lives Abroad about the town of Ubud in Bali.



Temple University
Bachelors in liberal arts
Temple University
Environmental Sustainability Certification



content creation writing content curation travel research


Wordpress microsoft word Mailchimp paypal Buffer Mass Planner


Not seeking work


  • Available during business hours only


  • Can work 10hrs per week
  • Can commit to 6 months to 1 year


Industries I love

Animals & Pets Education Health & Wellness Media Travel

What I read

Numerous travel blogs (The Blog Abroad, Adventurous Kate,) Vice Magazine, Bill Bryson, various travel literature

Side projects

I am currently creating a travel themed children's book

Ideal team

I enjoy working with start-ups who have innovative ideas about societal problems or the environment. I also like to work with travel related companies in any realm.