Liliana Lopez is a Colombian food and travel journalist based in Mexico City. She is the former editor in chief of Food & Wine en español, and contributes to Eater, Travesías, Gatopardo, Aire, Aeromexico, Hotbook, Diners Magazine, Food NatGeo, and others. She also organises food tours, and consults for tv programmes and consumer research projects. She is lucky enough to work in her passion: travelling and eating.
What does a journey mean to you?
Excitement and pure joy.
Which country or location most inspires you?
Paris, or anywhere where nature is overwhelming.
Where would you go back to and why?
Southeast Asia because of the food, the colours, the buddhist chants, the massages, the markets, the tranquility of the countryside and the chaos of the cities.
Top insider tip for Mexico City.
Go see the sunrise at Xochimilco canals and then have breakfast at La Chinampa del Sol where Arca Tierra organises the tour. You will forget that you are in Mexico city and experience an unforgettable view and cinematic moment.
What journey would you most like to go on?
I’ve been longing to go to Japan for years.