Nikki Vargas is a freelance travel writer and photographer based in New York City, whose work has been published on, Bootsnall, Travelettes, Thought Catalog, InTravel Magazine & more. With plans to go from a 9–5 career to world traveler, Nikki's blog, The Pin the Map Project, shares destination guides and travel planning tips and aims to inspire readers to stop daydreaming and start living their lives one pin at a time.