Lucía González Mantecón

Lucia is The Calvert Journal’s editorial intern. She is studying for a Masters in documentary film at Open City Docs at UCL, where she also got her Bachelors in Anthropology and Eastern European studies. Before moving to London, Lucia lived in Dilijan, Armenia.

Dine in the dark at this revolutionary restaurant in Sofia | The Escapist

Dine in the dark at this revolutionary restaurant in Sofia | The Escapist

Get behind the wheel and explore the breathtaking Georgian Military Highway | The Escapist

Get behind the wheel and explore the breathtaking Georgian Military Highway | The Escapist

Stay at Brody House, a bohemian ode to Budapest’s art scene | The Escapist

Stay at Brody House, a bohemian ode to Budapest’s art scene | The Escapist

Festivals without frontiers: pack your bags and get ready for the 12 events you can’t miss in 2020

Festivals without frontiers: pack your bags and get ready for the 12 events you can’t miss in 2020

Psst, over here! Your guide to the under-the-radar Eastern European travel gems you need to visit in 2020

Psst, over here! Your guide to the under-the-radar Eastern European travel gems you need to visit in 2020

Explore Richter, a 5-star design hotel and creative space in a former Moscow mansion | The Escapist

Explore Richter, a 5-star design hotel and creative space in a former Moscow mansion | The Escapist

These collabs blend the best Russian streetwear with Jamaica’s dub music scene

These collabs blend the best Russian streetwear with Jamaica’s dub music scene

Haunting documentary about Russian Arctic town lauded at Amsterdam Film Festival. Watch the trailer

Haunting documentary about Russian Arctic town lauded at Amsterdam Film Festival. Watch the trailer

Can contemporary art heal wartime trauma? Meet the curator fighting for culture in Nagorno-Karabakh

Can contemporary art heal wartime trauma? Meet the curator fighting for culture in Nagorno-Karabakh

Eat, drink, read, and party at the bookshop cafe at the heart of Pristina’s art scene | The Escapist

Eat, drink, read, and party at the bookshop cafe at the heart of Pristina’s art scene | The Escapist

Dine near the Dnipro at Mishi Blyahera, the restaurant reinventing Ukrainian gastronomy | The Escapist

Dine near the Dnipro at Mishi Blyahera, the restaurant reinventing Ukrainian gastronomy | The Escapist

Enjoy the bare, concrete beauty of Moss Hotel, where nature meets fine art | The Escapist

Enjoy the bare, concrete beauty of Moss Hotel, where nature meets fine art | The Escapist

Visit an eccentric underground museum in Timişoara modelled on a typical household in socialist Romania | The Escapist 

Visit an eccentric underground museum in Timişoara modelled on a typical household in socialist Romania | The Escapist 

Deep in the Siberian forest, this ancient rock formation has become free climbers’ best kept secret | The Escapist

Deep in the Siberian forest, this ancient rock formation has become free climbers’ best kept secret | The Escapist

Sleeping high: stay at Batumi’s Kartuli Hotel on the 37th floor of a skyscraper by the Black Sea | The Escapist 

Sleeping high: stay at Batumi’s Kartuli Hotel on the 37th floor of a skyscraper by the Black Sea | The Escapist 

Admire the brightly painted Dungan Mosque near the serene Lake Issyk-Kul | The Escapist

Admire the brightly painted Dungan Mosque near the serene Lake Issyk-Kul | The Escapist

Stay at Tbilisi’s industrial chic hotel-cum-cultural hub set in a former printing house | The Escapist

Stay at Tbilisi’s industrial chic hotel-cum-cultural hub set in a former printing house | The Escapist

A family-run guesthouse in Armenia’s picturesque Dilijan National Park | The Escapist

A family-run guesthouse in Armenia’s picturesque Dilijan National Park | The Escapist

Lose yourself in the healing waters of this Soviet-era sanatorium in remote Kyrgyzstan | The Escapist

Lose yourself in the healing waters of this Soviet-era sanatorium in remote Kyrgyzstan | The Escapist

In the outskirts of Budapest, explore the park stuffed full of Communist-era statues | The Escapist

In the outskirts of Budapest, explore the park stuffed full of Communist-era statues | The Escapist