Salt & Wind Contributors

Our diverse team of food, fashion, travel and lifestyle contributors.
Aida Mollenkamp

Aida Mollenkamp

Aida is a food and travel expert, on-camera host, author, and the founder of Salt & Wind and Salt &...

Team Salt & Wind

Team Salt & Wind

Salt & Wind is a food and travel website created by food and travel expert, Aida Mollenkamp, in December 2014. Th...

Ligaya Malones

Ligaya Malones

Ligaya Malones was raised in Kaua’i, schooled in Southern California, and now calls San Diego&nb...

Hayley Feldman

Hayley Feldman

Hayley was born in Charleston, South Carolina and resides in Venice, California with her husband,...

Shelley  Ludman

Shelley Ludman

Shelley is the voice and photographer behind the food and travel blog, Sevengrams. When not at her day job as an Arch...

Ashley Maurer

Ashley Maurer

Ashley Maurer is a content creator and strategist who's hungry for anything and everything. She currently helps peopl...

Jackie Bryant

Jackie Bryant

Jackie is a food and travel writer who can often be found in some phase of entering or exiting Mexico. Afte...

Julia Cartwright

Julia Cartwright

Julia Cartwright is a Junior studying at Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration where she is conce...

Veronica Meewes

Veronica Meewes

Veronica Meewes is a freelance writer and photographer, the Austin editor for Zagat and author of The Fish Sauce Cook...

Heather Platt

Heather Platt

Heather Platt is a Los Angeles based food writer and photographer. Her work can be seen in The Infatuation, We L...

Corinne Keating

Corinne Keating

Cori Keating is a health and wellness writer and enthusiast. When she isn't writing for  her blog, Why So W...

Rachel Vermiglio Smith

Rachel Vermiglio Smith

Rachel is an Arizona-born, wanderer at heart who eventually settled down to live the pasta-eating dream in Florence, ...

Natalie Compagno

Natalie Compagno

Natalie Compagno owns Traveler's Bookcase, a travel bookstore in Los Angeles. She has traveled to over 85 countries a...

Caroline Stevens

Caroline Stevens

Caroline Stevens is a traveler, writer and communications professional living in San Francisco. She is the creator of...

Jen Chiu

Jen Chiu

Jen runs Roll with Jen, a food and travel blog. When not globetrotting, Jen can often be spotted cycling around the s...

Lacy Cooke

Lacy Cooke

Lacy Cooke is a writer, tea drinker, and cat lover. Find her experimenting in the kitchen or reading in the back...

Alexandra Sehmer

Alexandra Sehmer

Alexandra Sehmer is a freelance writer and professional globetrotter based in Paris, France. When she's not work...