BuzzFeed is the leading independent digital media company delivering news and entertainment to hundreds of millions of people around the world. They are headquartered in New York with an entertainment studio based in Los Angeles.
Louise Khong is a New York–based writer, editor, and creative who hails from Melbourne, Australia. She was most recently the Director of Content and Strategy for BuzzFeed’s travel and experience brand, Bring Me! An avid traveler and advocate for PTO, Louise has visited more than 30 countries and touched every continent bar one (she’s looking at you, Antarctica). Her favorite things to do while traveling include overpacking, learning to cook local cuisine, taking average photos of amazing places, and writing postcards but forgetting to send them.
Ayla Smith is a writer, creative, and full-time plant enthusiast living in Los Angeles. Originally from Sydney, Australia, she has worked at BuzzFeed for over seven years, most recently on the international team as Director, International Content. In this time she has lived and worked in Tokyo and Mexico City, and has also spent time at BuzzFeed offices in São Paulo, Berlin, London, Toronto, and Sydney. When traveling, she loves finding good nature, wandering the streets with no map, and organizing an entire trip around where and what to eat.