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Lola Méndez

Lola Méndez
Lola Méndez is an Uruguayan-American freelance journalist writing about sustainability, travel, culture, wellness, lifestyle, and more. She's a full-time globetrotter who travels to develop her own worldview and has explored over 60 countries. Passionate about sustainable travel, she seeks out ethical experiences that benefit local communities.
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The Story Behind a Popular Tattoo for Traveling Yogis

Yoga has been bastardized around the world by modern interpretations of the sacred practice — and it’s not just the fault of travelers. From yoga with beer or goats to foreigners profiting off of...
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5 Best Whale Watching Destinations Around the World

As a full-time traveler, I’ve been fortunate enough to plan many of my adventures around the migration patterns of some of my favorite creatures—including whales! Over the last few years, I’ve spotted these gentle...
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The Ultimate Weekend in Uruguay’s José Ignacio

If you’re craving a break from the city, do as the elite Argentines, Brazilians, and Uruguayans do and head to the rustic beach village of José Ignacio. What was once a tiny sleepy fishing...
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Must-Pack Recycled Plastic Products for Your Next Trip

The production of plastic is putting our health at risk all around the world, and at every step in the process from extraction to refining, use and disposal. There isn’t anywhere plastic can’t be...
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What My Experience Traveling as Latina Has Taught Me

Being the daughter of a Latino immigrant prepared me for life as a full-time traveler more than anything else ever could have. I have a deep sense of gratitude for my way of life...
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An Instagrammer’s Guide to Architecture in Ahmedabad

This post has been made possible by a partnership with Kamalan. The majestic walled city of Ahmedabad was founded over 600 years ago by Sultan Ahmad Shah. Throughout the centuries, various groups have ruled the land...
papua new guinea festivals trevor cole

A Guide to Festivals in Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea maintains some of the oldest continuing cultures on Earth. There are over 800 recorded distinct tribal groups, each with a unique cultural heritage. Experiencing the Pacific island through authentic cultural festivals...
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Things You Should Know Before Going to Morocco

There are dozens of reasons why Morocco is cherished by travelers, whether  it might be the cultural diversity, delicious cuisine, incredible natural scenery, rich history, or the beautiful coastline. From the moment you arrive...


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