- College of William & Mary
- Travel, Luxury Hotels, Style
Lydia Mansel is a freelance writer and the founder of Just Packed, a stylish traveler's resource for packing lists and product recommendations. She's written for numerous publications, including Brides, Travel + Leisure, Departures, Real Simple, Shape, The Spruce, and Garden & Gun.
- 8+ years of professional writing and editing experience, primarily in the travel and e-commerce spaces.
Lydia has written about travel and style since 2013. Her work has been featured across a variety of publications, including Brides, Travel + Leisure, and The Spruce.
She started her career as a copy editor at Elite Daily, edited fashion news stories for Vogue, experienced the magazine world at Garden & Gun, and now works full time in content and branding. In 2021, Lydia founded the travel site Just Packed.
Lydia has a bachelor's degree in American Studies from the College of William & Mary.