If you can't change your situation, change your location.
Lauren is a 30-something-year-old lifestyle 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 in travel, life & love.
You know what I love most about Vietnam? Happy hour. Everywhere. This is the one thing that did not waiver from one city to the next during my recent Southeast Asian excursion. Ho Chi Minh City: (Form...
21/01/2017 1:42 PM AEDT
Queenstown. Q-Town as it is known affectionately. A stunning destination on the South Island of New Zealand that has fast become the 'closer option over Canada' for a ski season. It's true, being only...
25/10/2016 4:11 PM AEDT
"The world's largest taxi firm, Uber, owns no cars. The world's most popular media company, Facebook, creates no content. And the world's largest accommodation provider, Airbnb, owns no property. Some...
13/04/2016 11:41 AM AEST
Anyone who knows me well will attest to the fact that I am more than a little nostalgic at times. For something else. Anything else. It probably has something to do with the amount of time I spend doc...
18/03/2016 11:19 AM AEDT
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
For decades now, thousands of Aussies have been making the pilgrimage to our northern commonwealth relatives, namely England or Canada, to pursue a rite of passage for many 20-somethings -- the overse...
14/01/2016 2:13 PM AEDT
Weddings. The mere mention of the word sends everyone into a panic of organisation, budgets, what to wear and gift expectations. Recent events have drawn me to question a few things regarding the 'wed...
07/01/2016 2:46 PM AEDT
Always wanted to go to Portugal but find it never 'fits' into your typical Western Euro-itinerary? Recently I discovered if you can extend your trip by five days, this is all it takes for you to have...
29/12/2015 1:50 PM AEDT
Turning 30 is not something I looked forward to. As a 'strong, independent woman' I also feel I really shouldn't be making that statement. After all, there is article after article dedicated to 'embra...
11/12/2015 4:12 PM AEDT
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
As we approach Halloween this weekend, I encourage everyone to get involved in some harmless fun. I mean, we celebrate Oktoberfest every year as though we are all German, so why not Halloween?
30/10/2015 9:51 AM AEDT
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
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