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.

Garifuna and Belizean Music Legend Paul Nabor Passes Away

Today, Belize lost one of its national heroes and music legends–he was known as one of Belize’s Three Kings: the wonderful, talented Paul Nabor. He passed away earlier today at age 84. My heart is full as I remember the precious moments I had the privilege of spending with him back in 2011. I will […]

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Publication Update: Jamaica’s Best Beaches Book & Jamaica Feature in Virgin Atlantic’s VERA In-flight Magazine (November 2014)

I am thrilled to share this publication news with you all! A couple of weeks ago, I was contacted by the editor-in-chief of Virgin Atlantic’s in-flight magazine VERA. While researching for a potential Jamaica feature, he stumbled on my Jamaica work–from my photographs to my recently released Jamaica’s Best Beaches ebook–and asked if he could […]

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