Desiree Rew of Rue Desiree is a social worker turned full-time freelance writer who lives in Southern California. She took her first international trip to Brazil 14 years ago at 36. However, it was a trip to Santiago, Chile, in 2016 that ignited Desiree’s passion for travel, cultural immersion, and travel writing. She is the explorer for late travel bloomers. Anyone can travel anywhere, and Desiree’s mission is to continue to prove just that.