Lisa Romanova is the writer and photographer behind Cultural Foodies. In 2014 she traded rubber flip-flops, bikinis and leis for warm boots, scarves and REI gear when she moved from O'ahu, Hawai'i to Seattle, Washington. She lived in the Emerald City for three years where she met her now-husband, Sasha. In 2017 they left their corporate careers to travel, visiting ten countries and over 50 cities. They are currently based on the island of O'ahu, Hawai'i and continue to write and travel!