Joanna Lobo

Joanna Lobo is a Mumbai-based independent journalist. She writes about travel and the discovery of new horizons; food and its ties to community; the lifestyles of the luxurious; and women who are breaking the mold. She has been a journalist for 11 years and works for various leading Indian dailies and tabloids. 

  • Joanna has been writing for TripSavvy since October 2018
  • She holds a master's degree in Mass Communication and Journalism from Savitribai Phule Pune University
  • Joanna was nominated for a food writing award by Conde Nast Traveller India


As a freelancer, Joanna's bylines appear regularly in print and the digital space. She enjoys writing about her two homes, Goa and Bombay/Mumbai. Recently, she has branched out to writing for international publications like Fodor's, News Deeply, Unearth Women, Ozy, The Daily Dot,, Healthline, Gastro Obscura, Roads & Kingdoms, Eat Sip Trip, and more.


Joanna holds a master's degree in Mass Communication and Journalism from Savitribai Phule Pune University.

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About TripSavvy and Dotdash

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