- Rice University
- Yolanda has been writing about travel since 1998.
- She was an editor at Brides for 10-plus years, most recently serving as travel director.
- She has also contributed to Travel & Leisure and Conde Nast Traveler.
With more than 20 years of travel expertise, Yolanda previously served as the travel director and contributing travel editor of Brides. She has also contributed to Travel & Leisure and Conde Nast Traveler.
Yolanda graduated from Rice University with a Bachelor's in English. She has a Master's in Environmental Science and Management in Political Economy of the Environment from UC Santa Barbara.