Lauren is a New York-based writer with an affinity for health, travel and observing different cultures. Originally from Nashville, she has lived in Paris and Italy, traveled in Africa and Asia and trekked all over Europe and the US. She works in Travel PR and can often be found running in Central Park, looking for the best lattes in the Lower East Side and eating her way around new places. Lauren loves running, the outdoors, snowboarding and photography. She resides in Manhattan with her 150 pound pup.