Ana Figueroa

Ana Figueroa
Contributing Editor

Ana Figueroa is a Los Angeles-based travel writer and editor. She is a former senior editor and cruise editor of TravelAge West and writes about tourism trends for’s Money Channel

Ana’s travel writing has appeared in The Boston Globe; Conde Nast UK; Hemispheres, Home and Away; Travel Weekly; Cruise Critic and Porthole Cruise magazine, among other publications. She wrote a long-running travel column for AARP’s bilingual publication, AARP Viva; and co-authored the Moon Metro Las Vegas guidebook for Avalon Travel Publishing

Prior to focusing on travel and tourism, Ana was a staff reporter for Newsweek magazine's Los Angeles Bureau. She also contributed regularly to People magazine and The New York Daily News

Ana holds a law degree from Stanford University and was a practicing attorney before entering the journalism field. 

Stories by Ana Figueroa

Coffee plant in a field in Kona Hawaii

Luxury, Hawaiian Style

Iconic luxury hotels in Hawaii are enhancing their game. From Honolulu to Hualālai, plan your next Aloha State getaway with these updates in mind.

Adventure Europe

In Europe, interesting new walking and biking options continue to spring up for adventure enthusiasts. Check out our top picks.
Catedral de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe, Tijuana, Mexico

Hacienda de San Antonio

Mexico’s haciendas are as varied as the country itself. They’re an enticing alternative to traditional resorts, especially for family groups, weddings and other celebrations.
A high view over Puerto Vallarta Bay

Las Vegas Spas

From the elegant to the decadent, the city’s high-end spas are as eclectic as the hotels that house them. Here’s how to make your next Las Vegas trip a spa getaway.