About

I’m based in Dubai as a freelance health and travel journalist, media consultant, and content creator. I share my travels and writings on instagram.com/DanaeMercer.

Previously I worked as Editor-in-Chief of Women’s Health Middle East and Men’s Health Middle East. I handle everything from print to digital.

As a freelance journalist, my pieces have appeared in Travel + Leisure, The Sunday Times, Travelzoo, Shape, CNN Travel, Afar, Elite Traveler, The National, Harper’s Bazaar Arabia, The Guardian, Edgar, Bespoke, Destinations of the World News, several inflight magazines and other UK, UAE and US outlets. I’ve done radio for the BBC. My writing focuses on luxury, health and travel.

On a more business note, I’ve worked with the Special Olympics World Games – Saudi delegation, CondeNast Traveller Middle East, Dubai Tourism, InterContinental Hotel Group,  EnVeritas, travel apps, audio guides and others to create content. I’ve done everything from writing speeches to rewriting websites to creating white papers. I specialize in media consultancy and media strategy.

I am a graduate of Cambridge University.

If you have something you want to discuss, get in touch.