Saint Lucia
Flash Parker AFAR Ambassador

Lebawit Lily Girma Local Expert
Lily is an award-winning travel journalist, photographer, and blogger who splits her year between the U.S. and the Caribbean. A tropical bird since 2005, she’s lived in Jamaica, Grenada, Belize, and the Dominican Republic, aside from multiple visits to other islands. Lily's writing and photography, focusing on culture, nature, and adventure, have been published in CNN Travel, Delta Sky, BBC Travel, Sunday Times Travel Magazine, MorningCalm (Korea Air), Shermans Travel, Travel Channel, and others. She's the author of various Caribbean guidebooks for Moon Travel Guides, including Moon Belize, Belize Cayes, and Moon Dominican Republic (Avalon Travel/Hachette Books). In 2016, Lily received the Caribbean Tourism Organization's Marcia Vickery Wallace Memorial Award for excellence in travel journalism. Follow her journey online at Sunshine and Stilettos.