Naomi Lai

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Cape Town, South Africa
George Brown College, Toronto
Budget Travel, Outdoor Adventures, Digital Nomad Lifestyle
  • Naomi is a news editor at Explore, where she combines her love of travel and the English language.
  • She has been chronicling her trips on her travel blog since 2012 and has been to 43 countries.
  • She dove into her freelance writing career in 2019 by moving to Buenos Aires, Argentina, to try her hand as a digital nomad — and has not worked in an office since.


Naomi has a diverse professional background that inspired her to pursue a writing and editing career. From becoming an English teacher in Barcelona to her communications coordinator roles at Transdev Auckland (the city's rail operator), and ECOH (a Toronto-based environmental consultancy), she has developed her technical skill set in a range of roles and locations. Naomi's expertise extends to various writing genres, catering to clients from different industries to prepare articles, product descriptions, business plans, and social media copy. Most recently, she served over two years as the lead editor for the Canadian division of an international campaign.


Naomi earned her marketing diploma at George Brown College in Toronto, Canada.
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