Becca Blond is a Lowell Thomas award winning travel and lifestyle writer. She has authored more than 30 Lonely Planet travel guides across five continents over the years and her writing regularly appears on websites like Thrillist, The Points Guy, Matador Network, Culture Trip and of course Lonely Planet. Becca is an advocate for mental health disabilities and lives with an anxiety disorder for which she travels with her service dog Poppy.
Africa is her favorite continent to explore and she has been more than a dozen times including stints of living in Zimbabwe and South Africa. When not exploring the world, she calls Denver, Colorado home. She love adventure sports, good IPAs and Mezcal. In winter you will find her on the ski slopes, in summer she loves horseback riding and SUP boarding.