Rachel Hammel

Communications Manager - TripAdvisor

Location icon United States of America

San Francisco-based writer with a passion for travel!


Travel Guides

Magazine Clips

San Francisco Magazine
The Bold Italic
Hail to the Chef

San Francisco is a city of foodies. We're known for constant culinary invention and reinvention. We insist on knowing how and from where our food originates - who's growing it, who's supplying it, who's controlling it. What we don't ask as often: Who's cooking it?

Tour / Activity Descriptions

Lonely Planet
3-Day Isle of Skye Small-Group Tour from Edinburgh in Edinburgh, Scotland

Immerse yourself in the wild beauty of the Scottish Highlands and Isle of Skye on this 3-day small-group tour from Edinburgh, with accommodation and round-trip transport included. Drive through the magnificent Highlands, including Glencoe, and cross to the Isle of Skye for a free day to explore this rugged island.

Skip the Line: Edinburgh Castle Entrance Ticket | Viator

Discover one of Scotland's most famous historical attractions at your own pace with this skip-the-line ticket to Edinburgh Castle. Bypass the entrance queue and take your time exploring the castle's public rooms and exhibitions halls while learning about the events and battles that shaped Scottish history.