About Pursuitist

Internationally recognized as one of the world’s most influential luxury lifestyle and travel blogs, the award-winning and ad-free Paris-based Pursuitist.com engages affluent connoisseurs with engaging content that speaks to their high-end interests.

“Life, liberty, and the pursuit of luxury.” Pursuitist is luxury redefined. The Pursuitist editors have diligently curated a rich list of the good thing in life to share with affluent consumers and high-net-worth individuals (HNWIs). There’s a reason why Forbes has called Pursuitist “The Best Luxury Blog.”

Pursuitist is an independent Paris-France based-luxury blog with international guest contributors and journalists. We pride ourselves on independence. Our recommendations are thoroughly reviewed, with no commissions, affiliate links, or tracking involved. We provide transparent and unbiased information, empowering our readers to make informed choices.

We’re a crowd-sourced online luxury publication showcasing the very best luxury cars and drivesfashion & stylegearreal estate and housetravelfood and drink.

Pursuitist is an award-winning 5-Star luxury lifestyle blog based in Paris, France. As the premiere online destination focused on luxury travel, leisure, food & drink, automotive and style, the award-winning Pursuitist has been featured in the New York Times, Gawker, TechCrunch, USA Today, Elle Magazine, New York Magazine, Hyperbeast, Nikki Finke’s Deadline Hollywood, Gizmodo and more.

Discover the very best in luxury from Pursuitist. Reviews and news of the world’s best destinations, hotels, autos, products, resorts, restaurants and experiences, from the leading luxury bloggers, award-winning journalists, writers and influencers.

Featuring Editor-in-Chief Christopher Parr (named one of the Top 10 Luxury Travel Bloggers by USA Today Readers). He has also been a contributor to Conde Nast Traveler, USA Today, Business Insider, and the on-air host of Travel Tuesday on WISC TV CBS.

Guest contributors include journalists from Forbes, Vogue, Mashable, New York Post, Luxist, Conde Nast Traveler, TechCrunch, Car & Driver, Glamour, Saveur and more sharing their favorite luxuries. Pursuitists are world-wide, with contributors from France, England and the US.

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Our Mission: To be trendsetters, broadcasting the latest products and destinations. To inspire, educate, be relevant. Pursuitists are ahead of the curve & authentic. It is about the experience, beyond just expensive products. Pursuitist is luxury redefined.

The Pursuitist editors have diligently curated a rich list of the good thing in life to share with affluent readers. With categories that include Arts, Auto, Epicurean, Family, Green, House, Style, Tech and Travel, the Pursuitist is the premiere luxury lifestyle destination. Beyond the bling, Pursuitist is an inspiring destination for affluent readers.


Pursuitist features the leading writers in the luxury industry. Current and past luxury bloggers, award-winning journalists, writers and influencers have included:

Christopher Parr

Christopher Parr, Chief Content Curator for Pursuitist, is an award-winning luxury marketing leader, writer, a frequent speaker at luxury and interactive marketing conferences, and a pioneer in web publishing. He was named one of the Top 10 Luxury Travel Bloggers by USA Today Readers. Parr created Pursuitist as a curated list of the good things in life. Follow him on Twitter: @pursuitist

Carrie Coolidge

Carrie Coolidge is based in Manhattan. From 2009 to 2011, Carrie served as Co-Editor of Luxist, the luxury lifestyle website at AOL where she ran the Luxist Awards, a program that honored the very best in fine living. From 1996 to 2009, Carrie was a Staff Writer at Forbes magazine. Carrie is also the author of six books, including “The Closet Entrepreneur”. Follow her on Twitter: @carriecoolidge

McLean Robbins

McLean Rob­bins is a Wash­ing­ton, D.C.-based lux­ury lifestyle writer and sought-after digital consultant / speaker spe­cial­iz­ing in travel, spas and the digital age. She writes regularly for Forbes Travel Guide, Robb Report, The Wash­ing­ton­ian, Capitol File and many more. Fol­low her on Twit­ter: @McLeanRobbins

Kate Michael

Kate Michael is a Writer, Emcee, On-Camera Host and Fashion/Commercial Model. Follow her on Twitter @theauthentikate

Deidre Woollard

Deidre Woollard has been writing both fiction and nonfiction for years. She has a Master of Fine Arts from Spalding University and her short fiction has been published in literary magazines and anthologies. She served as the lead editor on Luxist.com for six years writing about real estate, auctions, jewelry and luxury goods. Fol­low her on Twit­ter: @Deidre

Stacy Steponate Greenberg

Stacy Steponate Greenberg brings over 15 years of travel and marketing experience to Pursuitist. Stacy spent 11 years at Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide in various capacities, serving stints as Director of Marketing for the St. Regis and Sheraton brands, and Senior Director for Starwood Residences. Fol­low her on Twit­ter: @StacyGSG

Paul Carr

Paul has written for the Guardian, the Telegraph, TechCrunch, the Wall Street Journal and National Geographic. He was co-founder of the Friday Project and NSFWCORP and is currently investigations editor at Pando. Fol­low him on Twit­ter: @paulcarr

Erica Swallow

Erica’s work has been published in a number of esteemed outlets, including Mashable, CNN, Forbes, Entrepreneur, USA Today, Business Insider, and The Huffington Post. Fol­low her on Twit­ter: @ericaswallow

Kim-Marie Evans

Kim-Marie Evans, AKA Luxury Travel Mom, is a freelance writer specializing in luxury and family travel. Fol­low her on Twit­ter: @LuxuryTravelMom

Jared Paul Stern

Jared Paul Stern has written for the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, GQ, WWD, Vogue, New York magazine, Details, Hamptons magazine, Playboy, BlackBook, the New York Post, Bergdorf Goodman magazine and Luxist among others.

Tiffany Dowd

Luxury hotel expert, USA Today contributor, luxury travel writer, blogger, beach girl, animal lover and founder of Luxe Social Media. Fol­low her on Twit­ter: @LuxeTiffany

Vilte S. Holstad

After living in Paris and working in the fashion industry, Vilte is a publicist and freelance writer in Venice Beach, California. Fol­low her on Twit­ter: @vilteco

Vicki Arkoff

Based in Los Angeles, Vicki Arkoff is a contributor for JustLuxe and an editor for Holiday Goddess, the online destination for chic women travelers from the editors of Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Grazia, Conde Nast Traveler, Lonely Planet, and BBC. Fol­low her on Twit­ter: @VickiArkoff

Susan Kime

Susan’s work has been published in a number of esteemed outlets, including Robb Report, Luxist, JustLuxe, The London Telegraph and Caviar Affair. Fol­low her on Twit­ter: @susankime

Roxanne Genier

Roxanne Genier is the co-founder of both LuxeInACity and Agence Luxury. She is currently on a road trip from Montreal to Buenos Aires to curate the best in luxury travel. Fol­low her on Twit­ter: @LuxeInACity

Shandana A. Durrani

Her work has appeared in numerous publications and websites including Condé Nast Traveler, Glamour, Cigar Aficionado, Wine Spectator, Silverkris, Haute Living, NYMag.com, Jetsetter.com and Justluxe.com. Fol­low her on Twit­ter: @missadvnture

Leila Cohan-Miccio

Leila Cohan-Miccio is a New York-based writer, past editor of New York Magazine-owned blog Grub Street Boston and has contributed to Saveur, Splitsider, and Crushable. Fol­low her on Twit­ter: @leilacohan

Gretchen Kelly

Gretchen Kelly has written for New York Post, Luxury Travel Advisor, Frommers.com, Executive Travel, Interior Design, The Travel Channel.com and many other publications and websites. Fol­low her on Twit­ter: @gretchenkelly

R. Simon

R. Simon has been published in the Economist, Vanity Fair, Business Insider and many more.

Kimberly Fisher 

Kimberly Fisher an NYC-based writer and on-camera host that has written for Just Luxe, Sherman’s Travel, Huffington Post, USA Today and many other publications and websites. Fol­low her on Twit­ter: @kimberlyfisher1