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Lauren Mack

Lauren Mack has traveled to 40 countries on five continents, including Cuba, New Zealand, Peru and Tanzania. For many years, she called China, and then Taiwan, home. Countries at the beginning of the alphabet, particularly Antarctica, Argentina and Australia are on her travel bucket list. Lauren is a multimedia travel and food journalist and explorer based in New York City.
How to do New York City on a hangover
You’ve just landed in New York, and the bright lights of the city beckon you to shake off the jetlag...
52 cheap and free things to do in Los Angeles
Los Angeles has it all – year-round sun, art and culture, and 120 kilometres of coastline stretching from Malibu to...
From the playa to the plane: How to travel on a beach day
When it comes to saving money, Cheapflights knows a thing or two about finding the best flight prices. But...
A guide to walking tours in New York City
The prospect of a trip to New York might have you humming songs about big yellow taxis and people riding a...
How to do Jamaica on a shoestring budget
From party-ready Negril to laid-back Montego Bay, Jamaica’s variety makes it one of our favourite Caribbean Islands. And while it remains less expensive...
Cheap and free things to do in Dublin
You don’t need the luck of the Irish to discover Dublin on a budget. We’ve found 15 cheap things to do in the...
Festive flying: the best decorated airports this Christmas
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, everywhere you fly. Airports around the world are decking their terminals...
Things to do in Dubai on an 8-hour stopover
Ultra-modern Dubai is an increasingly popular destination, not just for business travellers but also for travellers on leisurely stopovers...
Troubleshooting health issues while travelling
Nothing puts the brakes on a trip more than getting sick or injured. Despite a traveller’s best efforts to prepare and...