Renee Brincks – San Francisco Journalist, Writer and Editor

Hello! I’m Renee Brincks, a writer, editor and features journalist based in San Francisco and Iowa.

As a full-time freelance writer, I cover travel, culture, community and food – including destinations, luxury, parks, craft beer and people with great stories.

You’ll find my work in National Geographic Traveler, BBC Travel, United Hemispheres, Endless Vacation, Via, the San Francisco Chronicle, Alaska Airlines Beyond, Where San Francisco and the Des Moines Register, among other outlets. I’m also a Travel Weekly contributing editor and a former San Francisco editor for

Here’s more about me, plus links to a few favorite features and additional articles archived by month.