I am an award-winning writer, animal lover, and traveler based in New York. I cover travel, pets, conservation, and sustainability. My work has appeared in the New York Times, National Geographic, Travel + Leisure, Shondaland, Fodor’s, Lonely Planet, USA Today, Business Insider, Forbes, Outside, Great Pet Care, AAHA’s Trends, and Architectural Digest, among many others in a career spanning more than a decade. I am currently focusing on impactful storytelling about animal welfare, communities, DEI, women’s empowerment, and responsible and immersive travel. I am honored to have received the SATW Foundation’s Lowell Thomas Award for excellence in travel journalism in 2022.
Chobe National Park, Botswana 2023
I have written hundreds of articles for top print and online publications. My expertise lies in travel narratives, destination guides, conservation stories, pet health service pieces, veterinary industry features, and corporate ESG/sustainability reports.
I also produce highly effective organic content for tourism boards, expedition tour operators, pet brands, and non-profit organizations.
Indigenous Tourism: The Importance of the Growing Travel Trend, Shondaland
With Purpose: Why Regenerative Travel Matters, Shondaland
Guide To Menorca: What To Do In A Week In Spain’s UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, TheTravel
Travel Etiquette: 10 Things to Consider When You Visit India, Fodor’s Travel
As a writer and editor for more than 10 years, I have had the pleasure of working with some amazing people in the animal welfare and publishing worlds. I am forever grateful for their collaboration and praise.
If you’d like to kindly provide a testimonial, please email me at Lavanyasun@gmail.com or leave a testimonial on my LinkedIn. Thanks!
- Article Writing
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- Pet Writing
- SEO Writing
- Sustainability Writing
“You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.”Jane Goodall
After leaving a decade-long career in the legal field, I embarked on my full-time freelance writing journey a few years ago. I’ve traveled within six continents, visited 35+ countries, and lived in three time zones. I love what I do and take great pride in making a difference with my words. I live in the suburbs of New York City with my amazing husband, two adopted dogs, and a rescued cat. Read more.
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