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Lauren Baldwin

Professional Wanderer. Travel Insider. Excellent Instagrammer.

Lauren is a 30-something-year-old lifestyle & travel blogger who resides (mostly) in Brisbane, Australia. Working in the travel industry for the past 10 years, she has travelled and lived across various parts of the world and written articles about her experiences. Her thoughts and questions about travel, life and love can be found on
The Online Shared

The Online Shared Experience

"The world's largest taxi firm, Uber, owns no cars. The world's most popular media company, Facebook, creates no content
13/04/2016 11:41 AM AEST
Why Do We Get Fear Of Missing

Why Do We Get Fear Of Missing Out?

Anyone who knows me well will attest to the fact that I am more than a little nostalgic at times. For something else. Anything
18/03/2016 11:19 AM AEDT
The Three Cities You MUST Visit Before You

The Three Cities You MUST Visit Before You Die

London, Paris, New York... the three giants of the travel world that most of us will have on the bucket list. There is a reason millions of people will continue to return time and time again.
05/02/2016 3:01 PM AEDT
Great Wedding

Great Wedding Expectations

Weddings. The mere mention of the word sends everyone into a panic of organisation, budgets, what to wear and gift expectations
07/01/2016 2:46 PM AEDT
Lisbon To

Lisbon To Lagos

Party -- the bohemian district of Bairro Alto provides a winding labyrinth of alleyways of too-small bars, forcing patrons
29/12/2015 1:50 PM AEDT
30 Is Not The New

30 Is Not The New 20.

Turning 30 is not something I looked forward to. As a 'strong, independent woman' I also feel I really shouldn't be making
11/12/2015 4:12 PM AEDT
A Country Of

A Country Of Contrasts

I don't know exactly what I was expecting, but certainly not the multi-cultural sunburnt gem that this island turned out to be.
23/11/2015 2:44 PM AEDT
Not All Who Wander Are Lost. (Until They Get

Not All Who Wander Are Lost. (Until They Get Home)

Re-adjusting takes time and generally only those who have also spent considerable periods away from home will understand how you feel. Speak to these people. Laugh about your adventures over a cocktail and keep up your new habits. If you learned a new language don't let it go. If you learnt how to cook a special dish, keep cooking it. If you learned to love a new sports team, wake up at 3 am to watch those playoffs.
25/10/2015 6:40 AM AEDT