Andy Murdock

(US Digital Editor, Lonely Planet)

Andy Murdock is Lonely Planet’s US Digital Editor, serving as the managing editor for and the company’s social media channels for the Americas. Andy has a Ph.D. in Biology from UC Berkeley, where he strategically studied a group of plants found only in beautiful and far-flung regions of the world and ended up finding the world more interesting than the plants. Beyond writing and editing for, Andy’s writing has appeared around the web on,,,, BBC Travel, Gadling, Huffington Post, and a variety of scientific journals.

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