A B O U T  E M M A

Traveler, writer, & all around adventurist — You can typically find Emma out on the road, headphones on, suitcase in hand, hanging on every note the world has to offer.

Her travel career has taken her across the vast plains of Mongolia, climbing on top of ex-Korean War vehicles, dancing with gypsies in the Great Indian Desert, hitchhiking during monsoons in Indonesia, slipping along the waterways of Vietnam aboard luxury ships, hot air ballooning through Turkey & beyond.

For Emma Young consists of images & text that are a product of Emma’s wanderlust moments, visions, stories & memories. Her free spirited spontaneity & continued love of perpetual exploration, art & culture are easily reflected in her contrasting bodies of work. From emotional & insightful to humorous & fun, she aims to capture the soul & uniqueness of each destination she travels to, & inspire others to live a life that follows a different script.

Emma currently writes on a freelance basis for various travel publications including Electrify Magazine, Upward Magazine, Jetset Times, Intravelist, Lost Tribe Magazine, Suitcase Magazine, various in-flight magazines, & produces content for travel outlets and brands, including Matador Network.

Emma lived in Seoul, South Korea in 2016, writing about her adventures while also teaching English. Prior to that she spent four years studying Journalism & Creative Writing at The University of Wisconsin where she was recruited as Editor of her school newspaper’s Lifestyle section. 

To reach Emma directly, email her at: ​​ hello@foremmayoung.com