Formerly a staff editor at Pittsburgh City Paper and a copy editor at Philadelphia Weekly, Dan has been writing about travel, entrepreneurship, and pop culture for nearly two decades. Dan is the author of Moon Pittsburgh (Avalon Travel), the co-author of four Lonely Planet guidebooks, and the former publisher of Young Pioneers, a travel magazine that was nominated for an Independent Press Award by Utne Reader. His work has appeared in the Daily Telegraph, Houston Chronicle, Miami Herald, Paste, Tango, and the Huffington Post, among others. Dan is currently based in Philadelphia, where he works as the development news editor for Flying Kite. Visit him online at daneldridge.wordpress.com.