Lauren Breedlove


Lauren is a travel blogger, freelance writer & photographer. She shares stories of her adventures (and misadventures) on her blog, A beach picnic with mini cupcakes and a baby goat would be her idea of an almost perfect day.

9 Ways To Make Sure You Completely Avoid The Winter Blues This Year

By Lauren Breedlove
Call it the winter blues, seasonal depression, temporary insanity — whatever you will. But I'll get really real and deem it a funk because I call it like I see it. Perhaps there are a multitude of reasons you're feeling down in the dumps; I don't…

45 Thoughts I Had While Going On A Blind Date A Plane Ride Away

By Lauren Breedlove
We met like any other strangers would meet at a B&B in Puerto Rico on a travel date. There was a knock on the door and an exquisitely awkward hug. You read that right. I was in Puerto Rico, on a blind date for 48 hours, with a complete and utter…

10 Types Of Guys Who Definitely Have No Chance Of Getting A Second Date

By Lauren Breedlove
I once had a guy tell me on a first date that he just needs “a girl who looks good in a dress” whom he can take to the racetrack. In that moment of disgust, I was incredulous, but unfortunately, not all that surprised. He was a standard example of…

Traveling Won't Heal Your Heartbreak, But It Will Teach You To Love Again

By Lauren Breedlove
A trip abroad for the summer sounded like a dream to most, but to me? Well, I was just trying to see if travel really could heal a broken heart. I had spent most of my 20s in a relationship. It was a twisted, wildly exhausting and, at times,…

9 Unfortunate Truths About Moving Back In With Your Parents In Your 30s

By Lauren Breedlove
Moving back in with your parents as an adult is always tricky. But, moving back in with your parents when you've passed your 30-year mark? Well, that takes it to a whole new level. It's like coming home for the holidays and never leaving. Gone are…

20 Harsh Truths About Dating The Girl Who Always Travels

By Lauren Breedlove
We've all dated someone with baggage, but what is it like dating a girl who can't wait to pack hers? Dating a girl who travels comes loaded with its own pros and cons, accompanied by a lot of questions. If you're wondering whether or not you should…