Elizabeth Thorn

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Lisbon, Portugal
University Of California, Los Angeles
Coffee Culture, Cocktails, European Restaurant Scene
  • Elizabeth's first foray into the world of food and drink began in 2017 when she co-founded a coffee subscription business in Colombia, which required her to visit local farmers, film their stories, export high-quality Colombian coffee beans, and learn how to brew great coffee.
  • Her article "The Most Instagrammable Restaurants in the World" for Big 7 Travel went viral and was featured in Insider and other publications.
  • She has written for and been quoted in other publications, including Lonely Planet, Matador Network, The Irish Times, The Miami Herald, House & Garden, and more.


Elizabeth began her career as a writer in 2015 when she left her entertainment job in Los Angeles to travel the world and explore different cultures, cuisines, and experiences. Her travels led her to Colombia's coffee region, where she launched her first business, a coffee subscription and augmented reality content business, at the age of 26. She has since built other content-focused businesses and written food and culture-focused content for publications such as Lonely Planet, Matador Network, Big 7 Travel, Europe Travel Insider, and various others, while working as a consultant and collaborating on content for brands like Hyatt Hotels, Australia's tourism board, and more. She currently lives in Lisbon, where she co-owns an SEO agency and spends her free time exploring Europe in search of great coffee and unique restaurants.


Elizabeth has a B.A. in Film, Television & Digital Media from UCLA's School of Theater, Film, & Television.
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