Laura Itzkowitz

Laura is a freelance writer and editor based in New York City with a passion for covering travel, arts and culture, lifestyle, design, food and wine. Her writing has appeared in Travel + Leisure, Architectural Digest, Surface Magazine, Brooklyn Magazine, T Magazine, the Wall Street Journal, Vogue, GQ, Departures, AFAR, Town & Country, Condé Nast Traveler, Jetsetter, Robb Report, Hemispheres, NYLON, and others. She co-wrote New York: Hidden Bars & Restaurants, an award-winning guide to New York City's speakeasy scene and contributed to Fodor's Brooklyn, which won silver place in the Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism competition.

Most Recent Works

What to Buy in New York City

What to Buy in New York City

Though some may lament gentrification and the chain-ification of New York’s retailers, there’s no doubt that independent businesses are still thriving in the Big Apple.
20 Gorgeous Seaside Towns in Italy

20 Gorgeous Seaside Towns in Italy

From the Italian Riviera to the farthest reaches of Sicily, there are plenty of seaside villages to please travelers in search of pristine beaches, ancient ruins, art, culture, and delicious cuisine.
32 Ultimate Things to Do in Rome

32 Ultimate Things to Do in Rome

It may be a cliché, but there’s no better advice for visitors to the Eternal City than the old adage, “When in Rome, do as the Romans do.”
Bali’s 10 Best Beach Clubs

Bali’s 10 Best Beach Clubs

Whether you want to immerse yourself in Balinese culture at Hindu temples like Uluwatu, catch some waves, or just soak up the sun, these 10 awesome beach clubs are great places to start.