Nina Strochlic is a staff writer covering culture, adventure, and science for National Geographic magazine. She previously reported on international news for the Daily Beast, writing about topics like gorilla doctors in the Congo, Virgin Mary sightings in Rwanda, hidden Syrian refugees in Jordan, and LGBT nightlife in Cuba. Strochlic has been published in Newsweek, Vice, National Geographic Traveler, and Marie Claire. She’s an enthusiast of historical mysteries, forgotten places, and anything to do with magic.
She lives in Washington, D.C., and graduated with a degree in journalism from the University of Oregon.