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.

Publication Updates: From Delta Sky Magazine to Go Dominican Republic

Being on the road in the DR while researching and writing Moon Dominican Republic has left me with little time for pitching–yet I’ve been blessed with a few writing opportunities for print publications. Here’s what’s coming up the pipeline: PRINT *A feature article (2,500 words) on Punta Cana for Here & Beyond Magazine, a travel […]

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Video Clip: Paragliding in Jarabacoa, Dominican Republic

Greetings from the heart of the Dominican Republic–also known as the Cibao Valley! It’s been a while since I posted – I’ve been busy outdoors, running around the central highlands of the DR: bathing in waterfalls, mountain climbing, rafting down rivers and taking in breathtaking views! It’s a side of the Dominican Republic that few […]

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