LOLA MÉNDEZ IS AN URUGUAYAN-AMERICAN FREELANCE JOURNALIST
Lola’s work has been published in many print and digital publications including CNN, USA Today, InStyle, ELLE, Cosmopolitan, SELF Magazine, Oprah Daily, Food+Wine, Smithsonian Magazine, Sports Illustrated, Reader’s Digest, Parade, Architectural Digest, Refinery29, and more. After calling New York City home for seven years, Lola became a full-time globe trotter in 2015. During her travels, she’s visited 73 countries. In addition, she’s queer, a dedicated sustainability advocate, certified 200h Hatha yoga teacher, practices mindfulness, lives with minimal waste, and has been plant-based for 15 years.