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.

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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Caye Caulker’s Split and The Lazy Lizard: An Exclusive Update

It’s been a month since I’ve returned to Belize, and what a whirlwind! Those of you who follow my Facebook Page know that I’m back in the Jewel to begin updating and writing my second edition of MOON BELIZE, due out in November 2015. Yes, already! In general, the updates I expect are of the […]

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