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Lauren Mack

Lauren Mack has traveled to 40 countries on five continents, including Cuba, New Zealand, Peru and Tanzania. For many years, she called China, and then Taiwan, home. Countries at the beginning of the alphabet, particularly Antarctica, Argentina and Australia are on her travel bucket list. Lauren is a multimedia travel and food journalist and explorer based in New York City.
Posts by Lauren Mack
Tips for a worry-free Aussie road trip

Tips for a worry-free Aussie road trip

For decades, musicians and writers have waxed poetic about the open road; Willie Nelson’s song “On the Road Again” and...
Lauren Mack
11 cities where hostels are your best bet

11 cities where hostels are your best bet

Once havens for budget-conscious backpackers, more and more travellers are turning to hostels as their homes away from home –...
Lauren Mack
A guide to walking tours in New York City

A guide to walking tours in New York City

The prospect of a trip to New York might have you humming songs about big yellow taxis and people riding a hole...
Lauren Mack
Things to do in Dubai on an 8-hour stopover

Things to do in Dubai on an 8-hour stopover

Ultra-modern Dubai is an increasingly popular destination, not just for business travellers but also for travellers on leisurely stopovers and...
Lauren Mack
Bleisure is the new black: How to plan the ultimate business trip

Bleisure is the new black: How to plan the ultimate business trip

You check your work email at the beach and take business calls at home, so why not add some leisure...
Lauren Mack
Festive flying: the best decorated airports this Christmas

Festive flying: the best decorated airports this Christmas

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, everywhere you fly. Airports around the world are decking their terminals with...
Lauren Mack
20 things to do in New York for under $5

20 things to do in New York for under $5

New York City can be one expensive place. But that doesn’t mean it has to be. There are plenty of cheap...
Lauren Mack
How to handle flying when you’re hungover

How to handle flying when you’re hungover

Few things are worse than boarding a flight hungover. A close second? Sitting next to someone who is drunk. However,...
Lauren Mack
Pics or it didn’t happen: Instagram’s best bizarre foods and out-of-comfort-zone eats

Pics or it didn’t happen: Instagram’s best bizarre foods and out-of-comfort-zone eats

Pics or you didn’t eat it… Sharing new, exotic, and bizarre foods is a highlight for many travellers who embrace...
Lauren Mack