Joanna Lobo
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Joanna Lobo

Independent journalist. Writes on food & travel, health & wellness, communities & trends.


Solo in Seychelles

Being alone in a honeymoon destination has its quirks and challenges.

Hindu Business Line Ink / March 2020

Putting the AR in art

As the global art world gradually takes to augmented reality, Singapore's artists are adapting it to a very local context.

Forbes India / March 2020

Eating migrant food in Los Angeles

LA is home to more than 140 nationalities, making its culture and cuisine very diverse. Over the decades, migrant communities in Los Angeles have kept their traditions and stories alive through their food.

Forbes India / December 2019

Keeping up with the kangaroos

On Australia’s Kangaroo Island, say hello to sea lions, fur seals, bees, pelicans and the marsupial, of course.

Indian Express / April 2018

To eat or not to eat

Copenhagen has decidedly turned into a global culinary destination with a focus on innovation, local produce and ethical practices.

Forbes India / November 2018

A Moravian adventure

Brno, Czech Republic’s second largest city, offers history lessons, legends and old-world charm to first-time visitors.

Jetwings International / December 2017 / [Pdf , 533 KB]

Victoria's Secrets

Meeting elephants, pendulums, rare books and card catacombs behind closed doors of a library in Melbourne.

Indian Express / September 2018

Where legends come to life

The Czech capital is shrouded in myths and stories, found at every corner, with every statue.

Mint Lounge / April 2018

A royal renaissance

India’s old zamindari residences are being converted into boutique hotels, offering a glimpse of past glory and heritage.

Hindu Business Line Luxe / February 2018

Every grave tells a story

The truth is most cemeteries are rarely just a resting place for souls. They can be destinations for vibrant Day of the Dead celebrations, music concerts, film screenings or just tours.

Indian Express / October 2019

For freaks and geeks

Packed with exhibits on 3D art, iconic sculptures, technological wonders and even weed, the Los angeles Museum Trail is as wonderful as it is whacky.

National Geographic Traveller India / October 2019

Bits of Bavaria

In Hahndorf, Australia’s oldest surviving German settlement, food tells its own story.

Hindu Business Line Ink / April 2018

A taste of Melbourne

Street-eats and dishes that showcase the city’s diverse cuisine.

Living Foodz / July 2018

Life in a fairytale

In Telc, a small town in the Czech Republic, there is a royal palace, an empty forest and candy-coloured homes.

Indian Express / December 2017

Stories of love and loss in Zagreb

Zagreb is often considered an underrated destination in Croatia, losing out in popularity to places like Split and Dubrovnik, now overrun with Game of Thrones fans. As I find out, it’s a city that doesn’t try too hard to sell itself.

TNIE Indulge / September 2018

A dining guide to Adelaide

Victoria and Melbourne are considered Australia’s dining capitals, but there’s another contender vying to be recognised as a gourmet destination.

The City Story / May 2018

My heart beats for Warsaw

Immerse yourself in the legacy of Chopin, the musical legend who grew up in Poland’s capital city.

Indian Express / January 2018

Rolling with the stones in Hampi

The town's history is given a luxurious uplift at Evolve Back's Kamalapura Palace.

National Geographic Traveller India / January 2018

California's temple of tomes

A literary treasure trove in downtown Los Angeles proves that books still matter.

Mint Lounge / September 2019

It's time for majlis

The Emirati adda, complete with coffee, food and incense, is an integral part of Abu Dhabi’s culture and hospitality.

Hindu Business Line Ink / July 2019

Jet Set Jump

Stare a shark in the eye, leap off a cliff, zip across a waterfall and discover the adventurous side of South Africa.

The Hindu / September 2018

The feni man with a plan

One man’s attempt at popularizing this Goan drink involves a tasting, cocktails and the chance to view century-old ‘garrafões’.

Mint Lounge / January 2020

Day tripping in sunny Skåne

Sweden's southern tip knits together history, nature and gastronomy.

National Geographic Traveller India / November 2018

A royal renaissance

India’s old zamindari residences are being converted into boutique hotels, offering a glimpse of past glory and heritage

Hindu Business Line (Luxe) / February 2018

India's wine region

A district on India’s western coast has become an oenophile destination in just two decades—but you’ve probably never heard of it. Joanna Lobo samples the bouquet.

Adventure.com / September 2018

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