Allison Dale joined Smithsonian Journeys in 2009 as a summer intern in the Marketing Department. Originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, Allison is a student at Georgetown University majoring in English. Her interests include writing, art, music, outdoor activities, and taking advantage of all of the free events in the DC area. She recently returned from a semester abroad in Buenos Aires, Argentina and has traveled independently to Italy, Ireland, France, Spain, and England. In addition to her European travels, she has explored various regions of South America, Canada and the U.S.