About Becca Blond


Email: beccablond@yahoo.com

Becca Blond is a Lowell Thomas award winning travel and lifestyle writer. She is the author of more than 30 Lonely Planet travel guidebooks across five continents. These days she no longer writes guidebooks, but still writes full time, creating travel content regularly for Lonely Planet, Afar, Culture Trip, Trivago Magazine, and PlanetWare. Her work has also appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Wall Street Journal, Us Weekly, The Guardian, and USA Today 10 Best among others. 

Although she has explored much of the world, she has spent the most time adventuring around the African continent and considers Cape Town, South Africa a second home that she returns to as much as possible.

Becca lives with ADHD and an anxiety disorder and has a trained service dog named Poppy, who isa fun fearless Chiweenie. She documents her journey on Instagram under theΒ @jetsetpupΒ handle.

When not on the road, Becca and her pup call Denver, Colorado home. You can follow herΒ @planetblondΒ on social media.

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  1. Hello Becca, I’d like to keep in touch; you wrote a stunning review on Tau Game Lodge, which has been my client for 14 years. I work with other destinations in South Africa as well as in Australia, where I am now based. Kindest regards, Tilly Dix.

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