Kelly Phillips Badal

Kelly Phillips Badal is a Los Angeles-based writer and editor with a passion for travel, culture, and design. She's stamped her passport in over 50 countries while writing about experiences like climbing through the "stone forests" of Madagascar and trekking the Himalayas in Bhutan. Between travels she has over a decade of editorial experience; most recently, she’s held senior editor positions at Yahoo, Country Living, and Better Homes & Gardens. Additionally, her work has appeared in CondeNastTraveler.comTravelandLeisure.comBBC TravelDestinationsQuest, and California magazine. Kelly is also the co-founder and editor of Compass & Passport, a travel content marketing agency run with her husband Tanveer Badal, a professional photographer and frequent collaborator.