LOLA MÉNDEZ IS AN URUGUAYAN-AMERICAN FREELANCE JOURNALIST
Lola’s work has been published in many print and digital publications including CNN, ELLE, SELF Magazine, Reader’s Digest, Parade, InStyle, Cosmopolitan, Oprah Magazine, 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 over 60 countries. Lola seeks ethical tourism experiences that benefit local communities. In addition, she’s queer, a dedicated sustainability advocate, 200-hour trained Hatha yoga teacher, practices mindfulness, lives with minimal waste, and has been plant-based for 14 years.