Lonely Planet Costa Rica Guidebook Author

Travel Writing print and digital bylines include American Way magazine (American Airlines),

HuffPost, Matador Network, MASK, Prevention, Canadian Traveller, Travel Awaits

contact me: elizabethlaviswriter@gmail.com



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Would You Lie Down on a Bed of Bees? - American Way Magazine (print) PDF available on request

"The Importance Of Eliminating Toxic People- And How To Do It" ~ Prevention Magazine

Stop Telling Me I Look Younger Than My Age ~ HuffPost

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"6 Florida Places To See Manatees In The Wild" ~ Travel Awaits

"How To Have A Great Weekend In Buffalo, New York" ~ Travel Awaits

"The Incredible Man-Made (Accidentally) Geyser In The Middle Of Nevada" ~ Travel Awaits

"8 Reasons To Fall In Love With Theodore Roosevelt National Park" ~ Travel Awaits

"The True Story Behind This Haunted Labyrinthine Mansion" ~ Travel Awaits

"7 Things To Do In West Virginia With The Whole Family" ~ Travel Awaits

"Dauphin Island: Sunset Capital of Alabama" ~ MASK (pdf on request)

"Exploring Majestic Denali National Park" ~ Travel Awaits

"Warner Brothers’ Abandoned Animal Park: The Story Of Jungle Habitat" ~ Travel Awaits

"9 Wonderful Warm Weekend Getaways In January" ~ Travel Awaits

"Why Pittsburgh Is A Must-Visit Pennsylvania Destination" ~ Travel Awaits

"The Underground Of OKC Has Secret Entrances Throughout The City" ~ Travel Awaits

"9 Quaint New England Beach Towns" ~ Travel Awaits

"Hanging in Canalside: A Microguide for Exploring Buffalo's Waterfront" ~ Canadian Traveller

"The Best Hikes In Rocky Mountain National Park" ~ Travel Awaits

"Meet Eternal Flame Falls: An Eerily Beautiful Spot In Western New York" ~ Travel Awaits

"Vermont's Hidden Gems And Best-Kept Secrets" ~ Travel Awaits

"9 Quaint Beach Towns In Florida" ~ Travel Awaits

"Weekend Getaway In Cincinnati: The Best Things To See And Do" ~ Travel Awaits

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"10 Types Of Fruit You Should Try In Costa Rica" ~ Travel Awaits

"8 Reasons To Visit Dominical, Costa Rica's Hidden Gem" ~ Travel Awaits

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"7 Reasons To Put Paracas And The Islas Ballestas On Your Bucket List" ~ Travel Awaits

"Rainbow Mountain Looks Surreal; Here’s How To Visit" ~ Travel Awaits

"How To Visit The Salt Flat Of Salar De Uyuni" ~ Travel Awaits

"How To Spend A Weekend In La Paz, Bolivia" ~ Travel Awaits

"The Otherworldly Salt Cathedral Of Zipaquirá, Colombia" ~ Travel Awaits

7 Facts About Peru’s Ice Mummies

"6 Hidden Gems In Peru" ~ Travel Awaits

"Visiting Bolivia: 8 Things To Know Before You Go" ~ Travel Awaits

The most rewarding treks in Peru beyond Machu Picchu

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"How To Spend 72 Enchanting Hours In The Scottish Highlands" ~ Travel Awaits

"Exploring Ireland's West Coast By Car: 10 Must-Stop Places" ~ Travel Awaits

"How To Spend A Day In Bruges, Belgium" ~ Travel Awaits

"7 Fast And Fascinating Facts About The Dolomites" ~ Travel Awaits

"10 Beautiful Places To Visit In Bavaria, Germany" ~ Travel Awaits

"7 Helpful Tips For Enjoying Scotch Whisky" ~ Travel Awaits

"7 Fast Facts About Wales's Stunning Snowdonia National Park" ~ Travel Awaits

"Visiting The Mysterious Twisted Trees Of Poland" ~ Travel Awaits

"Trekking to Gergeti Glacier: A Guide" ~ Medium

"Visiting Budapest’s Shoes On The Danube Memorial" ~ Travel Awaits

"The 7 Most Beautiful Cities And Towns In The Alps" ~ Travel Awaits

"Meet The Highland Cattle, Scotland's Majestic Cows And Bulls" ~ Travel Awaits

"Soak Up Tbilisi’s Glorious Sulfur Baths" ~ Medium

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"7 Things To Know About Bangkok’s Most Infamous Ghost" ~ Travel Awaits

"8 Reasons To Visit Ayutthaya In Thailand" ~ Travel Awaits

"Shopping Local In Bangkok: The Best Gifts And Souvenirs To Purchase" ~ Travel Awaits

"4 Reasons Why Penang Needs To Be On Your Bucket List" ~ Travel Awaits

"9 Underrated Thailand Destinations That Belong On Your Bucket List" ~ Travel Awaits

"7 Things To Know About Thailand's Wang Saen Suk Hell Garden" ~ Travel Awaits

"8 Thai Street Foods That You Must Try" ~ Travel Awaits

"Meet Merlion: The Fascinating History Behind Singapore’s Most Enduring Symbol" ~ Travel Awaits

"How To See Lake Baikal's Turquoise Ice: The Oldest And Deepest Lake In The World" ~ Travel Awaits

"Experiencing Songkran, Thailand’s Giant Water Fight: 9 Things To Know" ~ Travel Awaits

"Exploring Thailand's Ancient City: 7 Quick Things To Know" ~ Travel Awaits

"Batu Caves In Malaysia Could Be The Most Colorful Place You Ever Visit" ~ Travel Awaits

"How To Visit The Spa-Loving Snow Monkeys In Nagano, Japan" ~ Travel Awaits

"How To Visit The Leshan Giant Buddha In China" ~ Travel Awaits

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"Iceland's Svartifoss Waterfall Is Set Against A Backdrop Of Dark Lava Columns" ~ Travel Awaits

"8 Fascinating Facts About Petra, Jordan" ~ Travel Awaits

"6 Places To See Flamingos In The Wild" ~ Travel Awaits

"8 Places To See Wild Horses Around The World" ~ Travel Awaits

"8 Mesmerizing Travel Destinations That Look Frozen In Time" ~ Travel Awaits

"Where To See Koalas In The Wild" ~ Travel Awaits

"Experience Antarctica's 2021 Solar Eclipse Onboard This Exclusive Cruise" ~ Travel Awaits

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"Traveling Abroad: Regional Norms to Know Before You Go" ~ MASK (pdf on request)

"7 Travel Hacks That Will Save You Money And Stress" ~ Travel Awaits

"Don’t Be Fooled Again: How To Avoid Getting Ripped Off Abroad" ~ Travel Awaits

"This Is The Best Time To Buy Thanksgiving Flights" ~ Travel Awaits

"7 Ways You're Packing Your Suitcase Wrong" ~ Travel Awaits

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In addition to my journalistic work, I also create country, region, and city guides and travel itineraries for corporate, non-profit, and governmental clients. Check out my Tbilisi, Georgia City Guide, and let's talk about your needs today!