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Expert travel writer:

Luciana Bellini


Luciana started out on British GQ before moving to Tatler, where she worked on the features desk before taking over as Deputy Editor of Tatler.com.

She now works as a freelance writer and journalist. In recent years, she has written for Sunday Times Style, Glamour and Condé Nast Traveller, and is The Telegraph’s Destination Expert for Los Angeles.


Luciana first fell in love with the bright lights of Tinseltown 26 years ago, when her mother took her there for a Christmas holiday. A sun worshipper from birth, Luciana couldn’t get enough of the endless blue skies and vowed to return.

Her love affair with LA was further cemented a decade ago, when her mother relocated there. Luciana visited at least twice a year before moving there herself with her husband in 2018, where they drove all over California in a beaten-up old Hyundai 4×4.

She now splits her time between London and Los Angeles.

On the bucket list

To eat world-class sushi in Japan, to explore the beautiful temples and palaces of Rajasthan, to drive along the Amalfi Coast, and to swim with whale sharks in the Maldives.