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Hey! I’m Eileen. I’m based between Boston, MA and London, UK.

I’ve been a travel journalist and blogger since 2008. I’m a former London expat and currently reside just outside Boston, MA. I love traveling to at least a dozen countries a year, learning about the best ways to pack & plan as well as the beautiful spirits of every unique destination.

My team of travelers and I (ok, mostly friends) have experienced the world to offer fresh ideas, sassy stories and informative, expert tales that get you motivated to book that unforgettable trip with your squad.Welcome to the Pure Wander group travel blog!

Anybody who has traversed the globe in groups of three or more are welcome to join in on the fun. Is it time for a giant reunion and vacation abroad? Want to get away with a few of your favorite couples? Or maybe you planning an epic destination hen-do/bachelorette? Our real guides and advice will make sure you finish planning up quickly and get to the good stuff – traveling!

Group travel can be life changing, whether you’re bringing your besties on the road with you or making new friends along the way. Almost every article on Pure Wander are first-person accounts, so you can experience new destinations with us, from Sri Lanka and Australia to Texas and Aruba (& everywhere in between!)

We welcome ALL of you to explore along with us.

Eileen Cotter Wright

Publisher, Executive Editor, Co-Founder

The first time Eileen left the country, on the very first day, her passport was stolen. She almost turned back home that moment, but stuck it out instead and realized the world of traveling would change her life. With a few continents and countries now under her belt, she’s devoted her career to telling the stories of those she meets abroad and the adventures she gets into as a freelance travel writer. Classically trained in journalism, Eileen brings her expertise in print and storytelling to the table to make Pure Wander a cut above the rest. IG @CrookedFlight & @Pure_Wander

Sara Frazier

Associate Editor/Contributor

Sara is finishing up her degree in journalism at Boston University and loves writing about arts, culture and travel. She spent a semester abroad interning in London and traveling around Europe, and can’t wait to travel some more post-grad. You can find her on Twitter: @Sara_Frazier.

Elena EchaveElena Echave

India Correspondent/Contributor

Elena is a travel and lifestyle writer originally from Spain that lived for a year in Portugal and now is based in London. Currently. she is on a three-month trip to India with her partner. She prefers to travel like a local rather than get to know all of the touristy monuments in every place she visits. Her independent approach makes her aware of all the trends and upcoming cultural events wherever she is. Find her on Twitter: @ElenaEchaveM.