Sydney Baker

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Between Seattle, WA & Montreal, Quebec
University Of Washington, University Of Sydney, University Of Luxembourg
Solo Female Travel, Hiking & Outdoors, Life Abroad
  • Sydney has visited 16 countries (many on her own) and lived abroad in three.
  • She has been writing about travel all over the internet for four years.
  • A true believer that language is the key to connection, she speaks French and is learning German and Spanish.


Sydney is a freelance travel and lifestyle writer from Seattle. In addition to her hometown, she's lived in Sydney, Montreal, and Luxembourg. After a career in international education she made the switch to journalism and hasn't looked back. She's been published in Fodor's Travel, Good Housekeeping, Matador Network, Travel + Leisure, and more. A true Pacific Northwest girl, you can usually find her climbing a mountain or near the water, coffee in hand.


Sydney holds a BA in public health from the University of Washington and spent time as an exchange student at the University of Sydney. Most recently, she studied multilingual education and communication at the University of Luxembourg. Her multidisciplinary academic background helps her view the world from multiple angles and informs her writing.
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