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, Food +Wine, Smithsonian Magazine, Sports Illustrated, 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 65 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.