Melissa Alvarado Sierra
Melissa is a freelance bilingual writer who covers travel, lifestyle and culture. Her work has been featured in SF Gate, USA Today, AFAR Magazine, Telemundo, Houzz.com, NileGuide Travel and others. She is the sole author of About.com's Caribbean Travel section in Spanish and the creator of the popular travel and sailing SVMelissa.com. Previously, she worked as staff writer at Fashion TV, TheFashionSpot.com and California Home + Design Magazine.