Photo of Mark Johanson
Photo of Mark Johanson

Mark Johanson

Mark Johanson is an American journalist based in Santiago, Chile. His stories on travel, food, adventure, and sustainability have appeared in National Geographic, Condé Nast Traveler, and Afar, among others. He is the co-author of more than a dozen Lonely Planet guides.

Expertise: Latin America, Travel, Sustainability

Experience: Mark Johanson has over a decade of experience living in and writing about South America for more than two dozen global publications. His Lonely Planet guidebooks span destinations across the Americas and Southeast Asia. He is a media member of the Adventure Travel Trade Association and an industry expert featured at events such as the Los Angeles Travel & Adventure Show. Mark is also the author of a forthcoming travelogue on Chile's Atacama Desert.
Made with a spirit called Träkál, the Patagonian Negroni is a South American play on the classic Italian aperitif.