Stefanie is a Chinese-American freelance writer, editor, and digital producer based in Upstate New York. Her beats include space, travel, and design, and she has a particular passion for aviation and expedition cruising, especially in polar regions.

Stefanie has written for a wide range of publications, including Space.com, Tech Crunch, Popular Science, Travel + Leisure, Condé Nast Traveler, Afar, The Points Guy, TripSavvy, Architectural Digest, House Beautiful, The Washington Post, Hunker, and Real Simple, among others. She was formerly an editor at Architectural Digest, ARTnews, and Oyster.com, a TripAdvisor company.

Stefanie is the author of 150 Gardens You Need to Visit Before You Die and 150 Golf Courses You Need to Visit Before You Die (both Lannoo).

She also provides copywriting, branded content, and content marketing services.

For queries or tips, please email Stefanie at by.stefanie.waldek@gmail.com.

Follow her on Instagram and Twitter at @stefaniewaldek.