Marissa Willman


  • Palm Springs, California, USA

Marissa Willman is a correspondent who lives in Palm Springs and covers the city for Forbes Travel Guide. The Seattle native’s wanderlust has carried her from Southern California to a half-dozen countries in Asia and back again. Her writing career started in a desert news room chasing breaking stories, and after a brief hiatus to teach English as a second language in South Korea, Willman became a full-time freelance writer. She’s written about travel and lifestyle topics for outlets like, Palm Springs Life and Coachella Valley Weekly, among others.