Caitlin Morton Caitlin Morton is a freelance writer based in Kansas City, with a decade of experience in the travel industry. She worked as a digital editor for Condé Nast Traveler for six years and has since written for Vogue, Thrillist, AFAR, TripSavvy, and many other prominent publications. About Real Simple Real Simple, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning, trusted online resource for for smart, authentic solutions to simplify your life. We reach 11 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists and fact-checked for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.