Kym Allison Backer

Editor/Writer

Location icon United States of America

Based in NYC and Washington, D.C, I am an editor/writer who works with national lifestyle magazines in the U.S. and U.K., covering areas from travel and entertainment to home decor and cuisine.

Portfolio
Shermans Travel Blog
08/28/2015
Hidden France: Off-Radar Stops in the Pyrénées | ShermansTravel.com

In the southwest region of France, the Midi-Pyrénées attracts throngs of French visitors each year. Yet, the area is unknown to many international travelers, and others who come through treat the area as a stopover on the 1,000-year-old Way of St. James pilgrimage. We think it's time that that changes.

Ebony Magazine
10/01/2016
A Land Apart

Home to South Africa's Zulu Nation, the province of Kwazulu-Natal has a proud, enduring heritage.

Ebony Magazine
08/01/2016
48 Hrs In...Paris

Get to the heart of the City of Light with intimate, exclusive tours.

Ebony Magazine
07/01/2016
Southern Living Now

Enjoy finger-lickin'-good food, iconic moments and the occasional A-lister sighting.

Ebony Magazine
06/01/2016
48 Hrs In...Oahu

Luxury shopping, legendary beaches and a presidential seal of approval.

Ebony Magazine
03/01/2016
Champagne Class

Everything you need to know about bubbly before getting uncorked.

Uptown
07/01/2015
Eat, Drink and Be Cool

Meet the hip, skillful chefs and sommeliers bringing their skills to an exclusive Napa Valley weekend.

Ebony Magazine
12/01/2015
The Perfect Table

'Tis the season! Let your host skills shine with a stunning spread.

Ebony Magazine
03/01/2015
Urban Storage Wars

Transform your closet from cluttered mess to fun, decorative best.

Upscale
04/01/2014
Big City Blues

Savor a luxurious New York classic.

Upscale
03/01/2014
Prime Time

In the market for an uber-luxe ride?

Upscale
03/01/2014
Stir It Up

From safaris to seaside getaways, Kenya has something for everyone.

Upscale
11/01/2013
Room With A View

Hop onboard South Africa's luxurious sleeper trains.

Upscale
09/01/2013
Road Rules

Whether you're into geek chic or looking for maximum flash, our picks will put you on the right track.

Upscale
06/01/2013
Come Together

From a rockin' past to a soulful present, Liverpool is in harmony.

Upscale
08/01/2012
Men At Work

The heat is on in this major election year. Meet the mayors who have been handpicked as the new power players.

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