More about me

I’m a Business Analyst with more than 8 years of experience. I’ve worked in diverse domains such as Banking and Finance, Sports, Charity, Travel, Airlines to name a few. In addition to working in tech, I am also involved in research, analysis and documentation. I have sound knowledge of concepts and processes in Agile, UX, SEO and Analytics.

While I’m passionate about my role in tech, I’m equally passionate about travel, discovering new cultures and food.

I amalgamated these two to create ‘Continent Hop’  in mid-2015 (previously ‘ A Capricious Compass’ ) a visually striking space to persuade professionals to travel more, even while handling a non-nomadic job and family commitments. Continent Hop  has been about encouraging the working class to invest in travel. Too often it’s the ones that work the most, who feel the need to get away from it all and love to travel, yet shy away from it due to time constraints.

I’ve explored more than 45 countries, sometimes with the partner Ajay, sometimes solo. I’ve chased fireflies and mapped constellations in a remote mangrove in the Philippines, cried in awe at the patterns the Northern Lights created, hiked the Alpscamped in the Sahara and written itineraries for it on the blog.


Why collaborate with Continent Hop

Continent Hop is about the people we meet along the way, perceptions and stories peppered with lots of  tips, hacks and stunning pictures taken by me and Ajay. Continent Hop is about fast travel, unique experiences and food.

While professionals make the core of my readers, Continent Hop is equally exciting for the next generation of  wanderers who dream to head out and explore the world.

Getting a job, buying a house and a car is no longer the norm. People are now investing in themselves. There’s more disposable income, that people are willing to invest in experiences that bring everlasting memories and happiness. To get the maximum out of their investment, people are looking for personal narratives, endorsements and pictures. Traditional media gets outdated. People need first-hand info at their fingertips from content creators like us, that they trust and share a connection with. That they can access at their fingertips for eternity.

When collaborating with ‘Continent Hop’ you’re not only working with a blogger with a large active following but also one who uses her background to understand what a business needs and creates compelling content to serve those purposes. As a team who works in tech, we understand the important of SEO, storytelling, targeting Facebook ads & changing trends in the internet industry.

During the last 4 years my humble blog has been nominated multiple times for awards, reached tens of thousands of readers and I’ve been featured and contributed to publications like The Huffington Post, Elite Daily, to name a few. There’s also a possibility that destinations get added coverage in the publications I write, if it fits the needs of an upcoming article.

If you are a company looking to generate interest, attract new audiences, increase sales, rank higher, improve visibility, awareness & reputation, we can certainly help. We can make you stand out. You can always expect readers to be hooked and make bookings & purchases based on recommendations on the blog.

We ensure genuine quality. Comments on social media channels or posts are not generated through comment exchange threads but genuinely interested readers and followers.

We’ve worked with numerous tourism boards, offbeat hotels and fashion brands to create compelling and engaging content. I pride myself on creating quality content for brands with well-researched and first-hand information that goes hand-in-hand with dreamy photography & design and building trusted relationships with my readers.

I’m sure you’d you’d like to be a part of Continent Hop to make that happen!


How can we collaborate?












Our Audience



Female - 68%
Male - 32%



54% - United Kingdom + Europe 
25% - North America



Aged 18 - 44


Few brands I’ve worked with


What brands say about our work


“I worked with Lavina on a press trip to Ghent in 2017. Lavina was incredibly professional throughout, going above and beyond what was expected and providing detailed reporting after the campaign. I can recommend Lavina happily to anyone looking for an excellent photographer, social whiz and reliable travel blogger."

- Chris, Visit Flanders

"Working with Lavina was great! She was professional, kept her word on what she would deliver, and created a beautiful post and photos about our food tour (which went far beyond the typical posts which are often just run-downs of everything that was eaten and drunk on the tour)."

- Carolyn, Taste Hungary

"It was definitely a pleasure working together with Lavina and Ajay. It’s not common to have such a professional collaborations! They are always welcome to come back to Vienna or to visit Munich and stay in one of our hotels."

- Lotta, Ruby Hotels

"Lavina was a pleasure to work with. She created beautiful photography and seamlessly integrated our brand into her posts. The content went above and beyond what we expected and we look forward to working together again in future.”

- Ryan, TripAdvisor

"Lavina evocatively captured the in-depth nature of the experience, presenting it in a way that was personal and entertaining to read—all while being incredibly responsive and a consummate professional. It was a pleasure collaborating with her."

- Nick, Context Travel

"We've enjoyed our cooperation with Lavina & Ajay very much. Her replies were always prompt, she's truly professional and easy to work with. We liked her blog post and all the social media posts she did for us very much. I would heartily recommend her!"

- Michaela, Urban Adventures

Get in touch

We’d love to learn more about your brand and desired partnership focus. To inquire about working together, please contact us on or via the form below, outlining any details you may have about the collaboration. We’re happy to put together a proposal as well, if you’re unsure how to proceed. 

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