Author Archives: Lebawit Lily Girma

Lebawit Lily Girma has contributed writing and photography to CNN Travel, New York Magazine, AFAR, The Guardian, The Travel Channel, BBC Travel, and more. She is the author of MOON BELIZE, and MOON BELIZE CAYES for Moon Travel Guides. Lily is also currently writing a brand new edition of MOON DOMINICAN REPUBLIC (release Fall 2016). 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.

Postcards of the Week: Kitesurfing in Puerto Plata with Kite Legend School

  Sharing some postcards from an impromptu photo shoot earlier this week, at the golden sunset hour. I’ve been writing a lot more than shooting the past months, so it felt nice to get the telephoto lens out and capture some water sports and action last week. I needed more images of kitesurfing on the […]

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Publication Update: August/September Issue of AFAR Magazine ~ Jamaica, Island Deep Dive

I’m excited to be featured in the August/September issue of AFAR Magazine! As AFAR’s Jamaica expert, I dish out on the latest fun ways to Island Deep Dive and go deeper into Jamaica’s lesser visited areas and experiences, from caving to waterfalls and food tours. If you’re not already subscribed to AFAR, grab a copy […]

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