LOLA MÉNDEZ IS AN URUGUAYAN-AMERICAN FREELANCE JOURNALIST.
Lola is an independent journalist whose work has been published in many print and digital publications including CNN, Reader’s Digest, Parade, InStyle, Cosmopolitan, Oprah Magazine, Architectural Digest, and more.
After calling New York City home for seven years, Lola developed a necessity to become a citizen of the world. She left the States in 2015 and became a full-time globe trotter. During her travels, she’s visited over 60 countries. Lola travels to develop her own worldview and understanding of the globe’s many cultures.
Lola is also a dedicated sustainability advocate. She seeks out ethical tourism experiences that benefit local communities. In addition, she is a 200-hour trained yoga teacher, practices mindfulness, lives with minimal waste, and has been plant-based for 13 years.