Lori Zaino

International Contributor

Lori Zaino
Lori has been living in Madrid, Spain since 2008 when she left New York City in search of an adventure. She shares her travel knowledge and tips on the Points Guy in addition to traveling around Europe and Asia to report on and photograph fashion, travel and lifestyle for a number of different outlets. Lori is a lover of boutique hotels, red wine, foreign languages, yoga and anything and everything Italian. Despite her love for fashion and couture, she feels perfectly at home backpacking through Southeast Asia, her favorite travel spot, and is always up for exploring a new destination.

Lori works to create online content for the Points Guy and loves to help people organize trips around Europe, so feel free to email her with any questions at lori@thepointsguy.com. You can also follow her travel and fashion adventures via Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat (stylemadrid).

137 Articles by Lori Zaino

How the Hotel Industry Is Wooing Millennials

Millennials are the future. Whether that seemingly inescapable statement fills you with hope or with dread, hotels are wising up quickly by bowing down to this new generation of tech-savvy, minimalist travelers born between 1980 and 2000. After all, they make up almost one third of our population and, at 80 million strong, are the…

Exploring Puerto Rico’s Spectacular Beach Scene

So much of Puerto Rico’s coastline is covered by sandy beaches, it can be hard to decide where to go first. Luckily, there’s an idyllic beach spot for everyone, whether you’re in search of blissful palm-tree-shaded stretches of shore without a soul in sight, or want to be right in the middle of all the action. The…

Essential Travel Items Team TPG Can’t Leave Home Without

Favorite travel items are as essential to frequent travelers on a long journeys as beloved binkies are to babies — life just can’t go on without them. Besides our passports, we all have our go-to gadgets and knickknacks we need to stay healthy, hydrated, comfortable, fresh and not to mention, sane. Here are the things the editors…

Where to Find the Best Food in Havana, Cuba

With many US airlines now launching nonstop flights to Havana, the Cuban capital will soon be seeing an influx of American travelers. While there are plenty of great restaurants popping up all over Havana, it can be difficult for travelers to find out where to dine, especially since many restaurants don’t have websites or social media,…

7 Hotel Rooms Designed by Dior, Bulgari and Other Fashion Icons

These days, fashion designers aren’t about just the runway — they’ve also delved into hotel decor. Travelers can add a little couture to their trips by staying in a hotel or room designed or inspired by a famous fashion house or designer. As you may imagine, these rooms are not only beautiful, but impeccably styled…

Go Here, Not There: Southeast Asia Edition

Southeast Asia is the perfect place for a vacation. Its abundance of chilled-out beach bars, insanely beautiful sunsets, exotic wildlife, mysterious temples, gorgeous waterfalls and emerald jungles makes it the ideal — and affordable — destination. Unfortunately, it’s been discovered, which means you definitely will not be alone in your obsession with vacationing in the…

Where to Find the Best Food in San Juan, Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico’s cuisine is a delectable mix of African, French, Spanish and Caribbean flavors. The island’s access to fresh seafood and tropical delights makes for some truly mouthwatering signature dishes — think crunchy tostones, freshly-caught mero glazed with Creole spices, and tropical fruits like guava and mango sold out of the back of a local’s pickup…

World’s Most Unusual Hotels: A Car-Themed Hotel in Germany

Ever dreamed of sleeping in a Cadillac Coupe de Ville at the drive-in movies? Well, now you can, at Germany’s V8 Hotel, a spot designed to host both car and aviation lovers. Located on what used to be an airport in Stuttgart, the V8 Hotel seems fairly simple on the outside, but once you’re inside, classic-car fanatics…

Exploring San Juan’s Street Art, Rainforests and Castles

Puerto Rico has so much to offer: blissful beaches at every turn, plenty of cultural tourism and El Yunque, the only tropical rainforest in the US. It’s an ideal spot to visit, especially for American travelers, since it’s so easy to get to from the US and super-affordable. You can often find amazing flight deals…

5 Foods You Must Try in Florence, Italy

Thanks to its Tuscan location in the middle of the Chianti wine region, Florence offers plenty of delicious red wine as well as the perfect cuisine to pair it with. Here’s a look at what you should be eating on your next trip to this fabulous Italian city. Florentine Steak Travelers wanting a large, hearty…