Travel Style: Alejandra Lopez

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Alejandra Lopez

Alejandra Lopez

Travel Style: Alejandra Lopez

Occupation: Marketing

Hometown: Caracas, Venezuela

Residence: Miami, Florida

College: University of Arkansas at Little Rock/University of Miami

College major: Marketing, Advertising & Public Relations/Masters of Business – Management

Website: onboard.com

Twitter: @alejalopez

Instagram: alejalopez

Short bio: A true believer that cruising can really make you happy, Alejandra Lopez leads the Onboard.com marketing team as digital marketing manager. With more than 10 years of digital marketing experience in the cruise and travel industry, Alejandra is committed to furthering the message of Onboard.com: There exists a perfect cruise for everyone, and Onboard.com is the place to find your match. When Alejandra is not spearheading media buys, social media strategies, email marketing campaigns, and all other integrated communication initiatives surrounding Onboard.com, you can find her planning her next cruise or cheering on the Trojans of her undergraduate alma mater, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, where she studied business administration, or the Hurricanes of the University of Miami, where she earned an MBA. Alejandra never misses an opportunity to exercise her passions for digital marketing and travel—Instagramming on cruise ships, checking in at new restaurants, tweeting travel tips—making her a natural fit for her position.

How many countries have you been to? 25+

How many continents have you been to? 3

Earliest travel memory: Disney World, Orlando with my dad and siblings.

Favorite American city: San Francisco in the spring, Cape Cod in the summer.

Favorite international city: Prague.

Least favorite country: Can’t say I have one.

Country with the meanest immigration officers: England and Israel.

Favorite World Heritage Site: I’ve been amazed by many sites: Old City of Jerusalem, City of Cuzco, Machu Picchu, Iguazu Falls. They’re all very different and simply breathtaking.

Favorite cruise line: Silversea.

Favorite island: Mykonos.

Favorite beach: Los Roques, Venezuela.

Favorite fruit: Mango.

Favorite food: Seafood, ceviche in particular.

Least favorite food: Hmmmm, can’t eat olives.

Drink of choice: Depends on the mood, occasion or time of day. Let’s see, morning: coffee. Afternoon: beer. Night: red wine, scotch or dirty martini. It really all depends!

Favorite travel movie(s): Back to the Future.

Favorite travel show(s): Booze Traveler, No Reservations.

Right now I am reading: Ann Patchett: “Bel Canto.”

Top 3 favorite travel newsletters/magazines/blogs: Skift, Travel + Leisure, Conde Nast Traveler, WSJ Magazine (even if not travel edition, there’s always something about travel in every issue).

Favorite travel app(s): I don’t think I have a fav one, it all depends what I’m looking for!

Most embarrassing travel moment: Bounced down 35 stairs in a fully packed restaurant in Athens. Greeks don’t believe in regular size steps!

What’s your dream destination? I have many, but for now, I’ll say French Polynesia.

Best travel tip: Do your research before starting your trip! Nothing beats the feeling of accomplishment of ahhhhh :), I did everything I wanted to do on my trip!

Johnny Jet

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Johnny Jet
I used to be afraid to fly and at times even leave the house! I conquered my fear (long story) and now I travel to 20+ countries a year sharing my firsthand knowledge, tips and deals with friends, family and readers. Please sign up to our free newsletters and tell your friends!

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