Jen Rose Smith is a freelance travel writer based in northern Vermont and the author of three travel guidebooks covering Vermont and New England: the Moon Handbook to Vermont, the Glutton Guide to Burlington, and Moon's New England Road Trips.  

She's contributed stories about travel and adventure to Outside Magazine, Roads and Kingdoms, Best Women's Travel Writing, and many other publications.

Jen holds a degree in Linguistics at the University of California at Berkeley, and is fluent in French and Spanish.  When she's not traveling or writing, you can usually find her exploring the Green Mountains or inventing new cocktails.