Lola Méndez is an Uruguayan-American journalist and has been published in many print and digital publications including CNN, ELLE, SELF Magazine, Reader’s Digest, Parade, InStyle, Cosmopolitan, Oprah Magazine, Architectural Digest, Well+Good, 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.