Danielle Chevalier

Editor, Ghostwriter, Photographer, Writer

A flexible, experience-driven writer.

I'm Danielle Chevalier, a freelance writer for hire. I have a flexible, experience-driven style that enhances your content by making it relatable​, unique, and appealing. My writing helps you step above the competition, is search-engine friendly, and is easily accessible through multiple social media platforms. I have extensive experience in human behavior, development, and memory, and interpreting and reporting research.

I am also an avid millennial traveler and have visited over ten countries by the age of 21 while maintaining a travel blog. My traveling experience, blog, and interests have given me experience in travel blogging and writing, cheap travel, navigating foreign countries, language development, creating effective trip itineraries, knowledge of major tourist sites, and recommending travel destinations.
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Augsburg University , BA Psychology, Minor in Spanish
St Paul, MN, USA|English, Spanish
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Blog Posts

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Blog Post
Traveling to Venice for Cheap: Stay Off the Island at Mestre

Traveling to Venice and staying in a hotel on the island can be very expensive. Luckily, you have two options when visiting: 1. Stay on the island of Venice 2. Stay off the island in a nearby town If you're a traveler like me who has a tight budget, your best option is to stay off the island.

September, 1 2018
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What to Pack for the Laugavegur Trail: A Useful, Lightweight Packing List

lanning on tackling the Laugavegur trail, but don't know what to pack? You're in luck! As a 20 something female, I know how hard it can be to pair down on clothes and take only the essentials. I recently returned from Iceland, where I partook on the Laugavegur trail. ​Based on my trekking experience, I know what you need to bring on your trip. Here is my useful, lightweight packing list for the Laugavegur trail.

September, 26 2018
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Blog Post
Choquequirao: The Best Kept Secret of Peru

When people hear the word "Peru", the immediately associate it with Machu Picchu. Most travelers who visit Peru go to Machu Picchu, as they are known as some of the most impressive ruins in the world. However, what most people don't know, is that there are another set of ruins in Peru just as impressive as Machu Picchu: Choquequirao. Because so little people know about these ruins, visitors of Choquequirao can appreciate the ruins without bumping into other tourists ever two feet.

September, 28 2018
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Best Free Offline Navigation App for Travelers

Have you ever got lost in a foreign country? Been stressed about how to get around without wifi? Luckily, this blog post shares the best, free offline navigation app and how to properly use it.

August, 30 2018
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The Ultimate Packing List for a Long Term Backpacking Trip

Packing for a long-term backpacking trip is a daunting task. It can be difficult to decide what to bring along, what to leave behind, and where to begin packing. Provided is an ultimate long-term backpacking pack list, including a list of essential camping equipment.

August, 31 2018
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Five Mistakes not to Make when Hiking the Laugavegur Trail

Many hikers planning to tackle the Laugavegur Trail of Iceland make common errors, making the hike unenjoyable. Provided are five mistakes not to make when hiking the Laugavegur Trail, so you can be fully prepared to partake on this beautiful trek.

September, 17 2018
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The Top Four Cities to Visit in Chile

Chile is an amazing country with scenic coastal towns, desolate deserts, vast mountain ranges, and is home of the famous Patagonia region. There are many astonishing cities in Chile, and it can be hard to narrow down your trip to just a few destinations. Provided in this blog are the four must visit cities in Chile.

September, 18 2018
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Take the Stress out of Travel: Five Useful Ways to Prepare for Backpacking Trips

Backpacking in a foreign country can be very stressful, as there are many moving parts to consider: bus stops, schedules, hostel locations, navigation, how to your next destination, and so much more. Based on extensive backpacking experience, five useful ways to prepare for a backpacking trip are provided to help take the stress out of travel.

September, 2 2018

Research Articles

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Descriptions Given by Eyewitnesses Affect Lineup Fairness

Eyewitness descriptions are essential when constructing a police lineup, as an eyewitness’s description is the basis for selecting the members of the lineup. Unfortunately, eyewitnesses’ descriptions are often vague, because eyewitnesses may fail to mention features of the culprit. We believe that vague descriptions create unfair lineups, as the lineup would fail to match for features not mentioned by the witness. To test this hypothesis, participants viewed 20 photos of suspects pulled from lineups with vague descriptions, and described the race, sex, age, size (height, weight, build), hair, and face of each suspect. Then, new framework descriptions were created using the collected data. Seventy-three participants in a mock-witness procedure then provided a basis for measuring the fairness of each lineup, viewing both the old description lineups and the new framework lineups in a within subject design. We predict that the old descriptions will have higher bias rates than the new framework descriptions. Our hypothesis was supported for the proportion score, functional size, effective size, number of rejected lineup members, and mean rank bias measures. Features not mentioned in vague descriptions can lead to unfair lineups.

April, 25 2018
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