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Michelle Gross is a New York City and South Carolina-based travel journalist, photographer, and editor. 

With a decade of experience specializing in digital, social media, and branded content, Michelle’s work has taken her to all seven continents producing hundreds of stories covering the intersection of travel, lifestyle, and food trends from around the world. 

In addition to her work as a Forbes Travel Expert since 2018, Michelle's words and photography has been featured in Food & Wine, BBC Travel, Travel + Leisure, Robb Report, Vogue, Playboy, Men's Journal, and Business Insider among other prestigious publications. 


Prior to her work as a travel journalist and digital content creator, Michelle earned a Master's Degree in International Reporting and held titles including Associate News Producer at Fuse TV before joining as an Associate Editor and Content Producer at Travel+Leisure. In her past roles, she has been responsible for overseeing strategy and digital content creation for brands focused in the luxury travel, food, spirits, and lifestyle space.

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