Jackie is a freelance writer from Los Angeles currently living in Chicago. To date she has served as a student ambassador in England and France, a volunteer in Mexico, an art student on the Riviera, a travel writing intern in Scotland, and a backpacker in various European countries. She works as a travel consultant for part of the year, spends a good deal of time on her orange velvet couch, and maintains her personal blog at http://www.jackietravels.com, all the while trying to save her pennies for her next great adventure overseas.