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: 8 Reasons to Visit Martinique on Viator Travel

    In my latest piece for Viator Travel, I reveal a few of the reasons why I think you should pick Martinique for your next Caribbean escape. Feel free to share the article with friends and start planning for the upcoming winter season! And if you need more wanderlust, be sure to scroll over […]

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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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