Monica Mendal is a New York City-based writer, editor, and brand consultant focusing on fashion and travel. She contributes regularly to Vogue US, Vogue MX, Travel + Leisure, and L'Officiel US in addition to Condé Nast Traveler, Architectural Digest, Matches Fashion, SUITCASE, JW Marriott Magazine, and more. Previously, Monica was a fashion editor holding posts at Condé Nast Publications, such as Vogue, GQ and Glamour.
Travel mantra: If it's hard to get there, it's probably worth going.
Destination that surprised you: Malta
On her Bucket list: Rio de Janeiro, Tokyo, and Morocco's Atlantic coast