Lauren Carey


Lauren is a Massachusetts native with a knack for the word "wicked." In 2014, she packed her bags to see the world. Ticking off one country at a time, she's currently exploring Europe. You can read more of her work on or follow her travels on Instagram @girlgoneabroad

5 Destinations You Should Adventure To If You're Alone On The Holidays

By Lauren Carey
The holidays are generally a delightful time of year. That is, until you end up spending them alone. While everyone else is busy with their cookie swaps and tree lightings, you're at home trying to avoid made-for-TV rom-coms and childhood favorites…

6 Things You Need To Do Alone At Least Once While In Your 20s

By Lauren Carey
Speaking as someone who moved to a foreign country alone, I consider myself somewhat of an expert when it comes to solo activities. It might seem like an unattractive idea at first, but you should never underestimate the joy of doing things by…

5 Cities That Are Most Beautiful To Visit In The Fall

By Lauren Carey
Summer has ended and your tan has surely faded, but some may say that the best season of the year is now upon us. It's the season of boots, scarves and sweatshirts. The season of colorful and crunchy leaves, and the season of pumpkin and apple…

What It's Like To Travel Across The World For A First Date

By Lauren Carey
Once upon a time, not so very long ago, I did something a little crazy. On one hand, this story may evoke admiration amongst the adventurous romantics of the world. On the other hand, it may call my sanity into question. But here's the thing: While…

5 Questions You Need to Ask Yourself Before You Move Abroad For An SO

By Lauren Carey
Living abroad is a challenging endeavor, especially when it comes to dating. As soon as you step foot outside your home country, your dating pool magically becomes an ocean with fish from all over the world. But I'll tell you from firsthand…

What To Consider When You're Unsure Of Quitting Your 9-To-5 To Travel

By Lauren Carey
There is no denying the world is smaller than ever. If you're not throwing a coin in Rome's Trevi Fountain or riding a pimped-out tuk-tuk through the crazy streets of Bangkok, chances are, you know someone who is. We are an adventurous generation of…

5 Reasons You'll Never Lose Yourself In A Relationship With An Aries

By Lauren Carey
Having narrowly escaped being born on April Fools' Day, I was brought into this world under the fiery sign of Aries on April 2. For this reason, I can attest to the accuracy of the various attributes bestowed upon the notorious ram. For years, I've…