Kim Atkinson is senior vice president, content at Forbes Travel Guide and Startle.com. Prior to joining Forbes Travel Guide, she was executive editor at Boston Magazine, travel editor at More Magazine and founding editor of Niche Media’s Boston Common magazine. She has contributed to Cosmopolitan, Parents, Ladies’ Home Journal, The Chicago Tribune, Chicago Magazine and other outlets. Atkinson has a master’s in journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, where she has taught news and magazine writing and editing. To learn more about the destinations in this article, visit www.startle.com.