Alexandra Owens

Alexandra Owens is a contributor at Bustle, where she covers travel, lifestyle, and wellness. With over 10 years of experience as a writer and editor, Alexandra has worked at a wide range of publications and brands, including Allure, Sotheby’s, and The Economist. Her writing has also been featured in Afar, Departures, The Points Guy, The Washington Post, Smithsonian Magazine, Food Network, Slate, Scuba Diving Magazine, and Refinery29.

Alexandra earned her bachelor’s degree in English and Comparative Literature from Columbia University, where she concentrated in French. She lives in New York City with her husband and their cocker spaniel mix, Luca. When she’s not working, Alexandra is probably scuba diving or planning her next adventure, whether it's kayaking through Phang Nga Bay's limestone caves or hunting down the best Orxata in Valencia.

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