Megan L. Wood’s writing and editing has appeared in a variety of national outlets. She’s written travel guides on Morocco, Paraguay, Belize, New York City, Micronesia, Wales, and California and writes much of the sponsored content for The Awl Network. She was the first travel writer in residence with the Belize Tourism Board and served for two years as a United States Peace Corps volunteer in Paraguay.

The New York Times

When the New You Carries a Fresh Identity, Too (February 15, 2013)

CNN Travel

Tips for Jaguar Spotting in Belize (May 17, 2011)

Travel + Leisure Blog

Amazing Vintage Shopping Around the World (March 6, 2013)

Q&A With the Founders of Epic Road (May 8, 2013)

Wisconsin Public Radio

New York City Imitates Wisconsin (January 4, 2012)


Tagging Wild Crocodiles in Belize (October 17, 2011)


How Living in Paraguay Taught Me to Get Creative With My Trash (July 17, 2012)


“Girls” Reluctant Star – Interview with Jemima Kirke (April 13, 2012)

When Engineering Fails (March 25, 2012)

Inside the Sexual Counterrevolution (February 20, 2012)

The Future of Sexual Harassment (March 11, 2012)


And now, a Shitty Story About Prison Diarrhea (August 6, 2012)


The Awl Network

The Ultimate Brooklyn Bar Crawl: G Train Edition (April 10, 2013)

The Brooklyn Bar Guide for Every Occasion (April 3, 2013)

Time Appears to be Lapsing (August 14, 2012)

Seven Awesome Campgrounds to Head to on a Road Trip (August 7, 2012)

How Do You Know if You Have Wanderlust?  (August 24, 2012)

It’s Cute That New York is Slowly Catching Up With Wisconsin  (September 22, 2011)

Take a Hike, New York (October 18, 2012)

The Best Time I House-Sat for a Ghost (May 31, 2012)

Travel the World By Not Paying Rent (November 19, 2012)

A ‘Girls’ Guide to New York (2013)

Museums Without all the Art (2013)

The City’s Best History Tours (2013)

The 10 Best 24-Hour Restaurants in New York City (2013)

New York’s Culinary Diamonds in the Rough (2013)

The Matador Network

6 Ways to get in the Water in Palau (October 24, 2012)

What Sucks and What Doesn’t About South Beach (July 10, 2012)

Quick Guide to New York City Banyas (March 5, 2012)

Gear Review: TravellingLight Garment Mesh Bags (December 24, 2011)

Gear Review: Osprey Meridian Convertible Backpack (October 18, 2011)

How to: Protect your Smartphone while Traveling (September 9th, 2011)

6 Quick Guides to Belize (August 23, 2011)

Sanuk Sidewalk Surfers Shoe Review  (August 9th, 2011)

Getting the Feel of an Olympus E-P1 (July 1, 2011)

10 Maya Sites in Belize (July 1, 2011)

A Food Lover’s Guide to Belize City (June 13, 2011)

What’s in your Backpack, Megan Wood, Road Warrior? (May 30, 2011)

9 Organizations doing Good in Belize (May 17, 2011)

8 Dive Bars of Manhattan’s Lower East Side (May 9, 2011)

Travel Guide to Placencia, Belize (May 5, 2011)

Europe’s 7 Cheapest Cities (May 2, 2011)

Essential Packing List for the Peace Corps (April 11, 2011)

The 10 Cheapest Cities in the World 2011 (March 20, 2011)

Border Crossing Guide: Buenos Aires to Asunción (February 25, 2011)

Lost Belts and Urine-Filled Balloons: Soccer Fandom in Paraguay (February 14, 2011)

Brush With Fame: Sarah Silverman (January 28, 2011)