Kristin Conard

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Santa Cruz, CA
Kansas State University, University Of Sussex
Soft Adventure, Culinary Travel, Spas & Wellness Travel
  • Kristin loves the natural world and exploring it in as many ways as possible, and she's been able to experience and write about rafting down the Grand Canyon, kayaking with California's sea otters, and skiing in Jackson Hole.
  • Wellness — for the self and for the planet — has long been a passion of Kristin's. She's interviewed innovators in a variety of wellness fields, ranging from skincare creators to ocean advocates to farm-to-table chefs.
  • She is the co-author of the award-winning "Kansas Trail Guide: The Best Hiking, Biking, and Riding in the Sunflower State."


Kristin started freelance writing over 10 years ago, and she has had bylines in a variety of publications including, BBC Travel, Destination Weddings & Honeymoons, Conde Nast Traveler, Paste, Departures, and more. Kristin enjoys learning and telling stories about things that are impacting the world now, and the ways that people can safely and sustainably visit and enjoy new places.


Kristin received her B.A. in English literature from Kansas State University and her M.A. in creative and critical writing from University of Sussex.

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