Having traveled to almost 40 countries over six continents and fluent in three languages, Lori Zaino gave up her New York City job working in fashion for a life of adventure. She moved to Madrid, Spain in 2008 and hasn’t stopped exploring since. As TPG’s International Contributor, Lori writes all sorts of content, like lifestyle and destination posts, about budget travel, trains, planes and more. Her favorite destinations are Cuba, Southern Italy, Myanmar and any Southeast Asian island she can backpack through. Her most recent travels have taken her to West Africa. Keep an eye out for her content on Asia, Europe and Latin America in 2017. Lori’s travel advice is to get Global Entry and always politely ask for an upgrade.