Sarah Maiellano

Freelance Writer

Writing about travel, food, booze, and lifestyle from Philadelphia.

Contact me at my first name last name at gmail.


Washington Post

Street Smart: What to do in Rappahannock County

Rappahannock County may be best known for two of its crown jewels - The Inn at Little Washington and Skyline Drive - but this artsy and crafty area is worth exploring deeper....

Washingtonian Magazine

First Person: Couple In Search of Couples

After living here for five years since college, my husband and I have built a great life-fulfilling jobs, a dog named Teddy, a condo in Arlington, a loving relationship. But...

Washington Post

Street Smart: Carroll Creek Park, Frederick, MD

Situated along 1.3 miles through a charming historic downtown, Carroll Creek Park (South Market Street) is the heart of Frederick, Md. A peaceful stream and brick walkways beg...

Washington Post

Street Smart: what to do in Middleburg

With more than a hundred equestrian events within a 50-mile radius and a history of fox hunting, Middleburg, Va., has been the nation's horse and hunt capital for more than a...

Travel + Leisure

The Country’s Best July 4 Celebrations: Philadelphia

Philadelphia is America's birthplace, and you won't forget it on Independence Day weekend. The town where it all started goes big for the Fourth of July, with concerts,...

Northeast Times

Northeast home to many hidden gems

From cheesesteaks to Tastykakes, Steph­en Starr to Marc Vetri, the Read­ing Ter­min­al to the Itali­an Mar­ket, Philly food gets a de­cent amount of at­ten­tion. But one area of...

Washington Post

Street Smart: What to do in Leesburg

As the seat of Loudoun County and a town that has been around since 1758, Leesburg has plenty to offer history buffs. At the same time, its downtown teems with modern...