Lyndsey Matthews is the senior commerce editor at AFAR who covers travel gear, packing advice, points and loyalty, and all things related to booking. She previously served as AFAR’s destination news editor. She has also been on staff in the newsroom at Hearst Digital Media, as well as at Martha Stewart Weddings and Travel + Leisure.
She was born in San Francisco and grew up in the East Bay. In 2005, she moved to New York to study journalism at NYU. She’s currently based in Brooklyn.