As the editor of Epicure & Culture, I, Jessica Festa, have experience working with brands and bloggers in an array of different areas, including but not limited to:

New York City Sightseeing

Cost: Varies by request

Editor Jessica Festa is a certified NYC sightseeing guide. Tours are custom made for individuals and groups depending on their interests, although my specialty is Brooklyn, food and lesser-known experiences. Guided photo safaris can also be arranged for those wanting to capture unique shots from their trip. Please email me at jdfesta7 (at) gmail (dot) com for more information.


Epicure & Culture offers sponsored posts, honest sponsored reviews, banner ads and homepage links. Please use the contact form below for rate information.

Brand Ambassadorship

Having an ambassador can personalize your brand by putting a face to it and giving potential clients a live person to hear from and interact with. Get in touch if you would like to have Jessica and/or Epicure & Culture to represent your brand.


Epicure & Culture partners with brands through contests, giveaways, trips, events, social media campaigns and other creative ways to help boost your brand’s presence. Please get in touch if you’re interested in one of the options mentioned or have an idea of your own.

Freelancing/Content Creation

My writing has appeared in a large variety of outlets (find out more on the About page) as well as company blogs. I would love to help create unique and engaging content for your blog, magazine or brand.

Trip Planning

Do you want to backpack South America? Planning a honeymoon to Europe but not sure where to go? Are you a tour company looking for new itineraries to sell? I can help! If you need help planning a trip or want a customized itinerary based on your personal interests. I offer Dream Creator, which helps travelers and those who want to hit the road their dream experience.

Social Media Management

I have a BA/MA in Communication & Rhetoric with a focus on organizational communication. I’ve worked with brands in travel, health + fitness and lifestyle sectors to build their brand through strategic social media engagement and management. Please get in touch for rates and to discuss your particular brand’s social media needs.

Blog Consulting

Are you looking to become a professional blogger? Learn more about my one-on-one blogging consultations done over Skype or in person (NYC only). I also offer a 90-minute webinar on how to start a travel blog of your own that your can turn into a business and use to make money. You can learn more about these services by clicking here.

Social Media Campaigns

Are you interested in working with a blogger to promote your brand through a creative social media campaign? Epicure & Culture has vast experience working with large companies and tourism boards to promote their brands. A few of the many social media campaigns we have been involved with in the past include #MyJordanJourney, #WeVisitMexico, #followmeinTandT, #CPHBikeLove, AMEX #PassionProject and #MeetSouthAfrica.


Are you looking for a professional writer to create engaging and creative content for your brand? Please get in touch for rates and discuss your brand’s unique copywriting needs.

PR Promotion

Epicure & Culture has worked with a number of brands and tourism boards through press trips, sponsored campaigns, giveaways and much more. Please contact Jessica for a campaign sample and more information.

Public Speaking

I am available for public speaking engagements at conferences, events, schools and other institutions on a range of topics, some of which include travel planning, following your dreams, the intersection of social media and travel, solo female travel, blogging for a living, working from home, volunteering abroad, eco-tourism, starting your own business, and making a living without working a 9-to-5 job. Please get in touch for more information.


Along with writing, I also have formal photography experience and a library of high resolution images from destinations all around the world. Companies, brands and individuals interested in using photos for marketing materials, websites, books and other media should get in touch using the form below for rates and samples relating to the destination of choice. For general samples of my work and a current list of destinations for which I can provide high resolution images, please visit my Photography/Prints page (hosted on my personal travel blog). Or, head to my SmugMug site and begin browsing my Recommendations Album and Epic Travel Photos Album to peruse possible prints for purchase. Use the contact form at the bottom of the page to request sizes/styles and to inquire about price. Note: If a destination of interest is not listed I can also be hired for on-location photo shoots and photo safari trips to produce brand new images specifically for you and/or your client.

Also visit our travel photography shop on Etsy. We accept Etsy gift cards!

For all inquiries, please get in touch using the contact form below.

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