Leah Walker is a Forbes Travel Guide correspondent based in Texas. She is a bit obsessive when it comes to travel and counts new experiences like she does airline miles and shoes. Despite a ridiculous fear of heights, Walker is willing to try anything once. She’s the writer and editor for LeahTravels.com and also a proud Texan, which really says it all. In addition to her website, she is a special contributor and the Houston city editor for The Daily Meal, contributor for Travel Squire, the travel editor for The Daily Basics and a Tastesetter for Triptease.