Author Archives: Lebawit Lily Girma

Lebawit Lily Girma has contributed writing and photography to CNN Travel, New York Magazine, AFAR, American Way, Travel Channel, BBC Travel, and others. She’s the currrent author of MOON BELIZE for Moon Travel Guides and is completing a second title, MOON BELIZE CAYES. Lily is also AFAR's Jamaica Expert, and author of the AFAR Jamaica Country Guide. A serial expat, she's lived and studied on three continents, including Africa–from her native Ethiopia to Côte d'Ivoire–and Europe, and is fluent in four languages. A former attorney who ditched the office for the road in 2009, she favors all things culture, adventure and storytelling, and escapes Washington DC’s winters every year.

Jamaica’s Best Beaches: A Book Cover and Update

After a couple of weeks of silence on the blog, furiously working behind the scenes as well as taking a well deserved break: I’m thrilled to share the final cover for my upcoming travel guidebook on Jamaica! My talented artist friend and fellow writer Candace Rose Rardon–who designed my blog header last year–sketched my wish […]

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Media Update: Featured as “Travel Pro” in Upscale Magazine, July 2014

I’m thrilled to share that I am profiled in Upscale Magazine’s July 2014 issue. Tamar Braxton is on the cover and I’m on page 59! Grab a copy at a newsstand near you, or read the piece below. I share my thoughts on Belize, my Moon Belize guidebook, favorite >>

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