Justine Harrington

Justine Harrington
Title: Writer
Education: University of Arkansas
Location: Austin, Texas
Expertise: Travel, Food and Drink

Justine has been publishing articles, essays, profiles, and destination guides for top travel and culture publications for over five years.


  • 5+ years of experience as a travel, food and lifestyle writer
  • Co-author of the 2023 Lonely Planet guidebook to Texas and the 2022 DK Eyewitness "Austin Like a Local" guidebook
  • Contributor to national and international publications such as Forbes, Travel+Leisure, Real Simple, Marriott Bonvoy Traveler, and more


Justine Harrington's writing has been featured in dozens of print and online publications, along with two guidebooks.


Justine graduated from the University of Arkansas with bachelor’s degrees in French and Cultural Anthropology and minors in Journalism and African-American Studies. As a sophomore, she spent a year studying the French language, literature, and art history in southern France, which sparked a lifelong passion for travel and global learning.

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