Alexandra Pereira was all set to become a lawyer when she changed her life path to follow the things she truly loves: travel, fashion, and photography. Hailing from Spain, she developed Lovely Pepa, a place to share elements of her life with a positive message. She’s become one of Spain’s most notable digital influencers, with millions of follows across her blog, Twitter, Instagram, and various other media.
We caught up with Alexandra at The Cabanas at The Hollywood Roosevelt to talk about her travel essentials, and find out who that Lovely Pepa is.
My name is…
For work, I:
Am a digital influencer.
When I’m not working, I like to:
Watch a good movie with my boyfriend around a home cooked meal.
Describe yourself in three words.
Loving, creative, impulsive.
Top three essentials to pack when travelling?
Smartphone, vanity case, sunglasses.
First thing you pick from the mini-bar?
What’s your favorite thing to indulge in on vacation?
Big and consistent breakfast.
Most Instagram-worthy spot you’ve found at The Hollywood Roosevelt?
What’s your poolside style?
Pretty basic, bikini, hat, sunglasses and pareo.
What music is playing as the soundtrack to your stay?
Ride by Twenty One Pilots.
Where did you grow up in Spain , and what did that experience teach you?
I grew up in Vigo and it taught me to live somewhere sunny.
Who is Pepa?
My french bulldog.
What’s the best advice you’ve been given?
Good things happen to those who are patient.
Lastly, what is your favorite thing to do in bed?
Sleep in the arms of my boyfriend.
- Story by Amy Jacobowitz
- Photos by Che Stipanovich