Kim Atkinson is a correspondent who lives in Atlanta and covers numerous destinations for Forbes Travel Guide. Her love for travel took hold when her family moved to London, where she graduated from high school. Since then, she's visited more than 40 countries and almost every U.S. state. She was the founding editor of Niche Media’s Boston Common magazine, executive editor at Boston Magazine, and covered travel as an editor at More Magazine. Atkinson has contributed travel and lifestyle stories to Cosmopolitan, Parents, Ladies’ Home Journal, The Chicago Tribune and other outlets. In addition, she's taught news and magazine writing and editing at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism.