For those who know me, it’s no surprise:  I’m a travel bug. It’s both a blessing and a curse– but mostly a blessing.


But a travel bug is only one way to describe me. I’m also a passionate writer and photographer, an ambitious student, dog-lover, and a cake decorator in-training.

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traveler & storyteller || 23 years, 20 countries

Hi! I'm Lauren! I'm a curious little creature who just loves to expLaur. Ha, see what I did there? Feel free to look around and follow my adventures. 

Homes away from home

January 8, 2017

Visiting Verona? You may have heard of the charming, little Italian town from Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, but do you know the city's secrets? Verona is so much more than just a place of star-crossed lovers. How do I know, you ask? It just so happens that I studied...

January 8, 2017

What happens when I wander around Lake Garda...

Check out my "Dear Diary" entry to learn more about my adventures through Garda del Riva! 

All photos are mine. © 2016 Lauren Sloan

January 7, 2017

After studying abroad in Prague in 2015, it's only natural I fell in love with the enchanting city. Take a look at some of my favorite shots from my time in the Czech Republic. Check out my "36 Hours in Prague" article for some tips for what to do in the city! 

All phot...

January 7, 2017

All right, show of hands--who has been to Slovenia? Though this place wasn't really on my radar, it should have been. Check out it's incredible beauty from some of my shots from my trip there. 

Also check out my "Dear Diary" entry to learn more details of my trip to Slo...

January 7, 2017

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January 6, 2017

While studying abroad in Prague, I traveled to Zurich to visit a friend for the weekend. Needless to say, I absolutely fell head over heels in love with the Swiss city. Hopefully my pictures will help show you why: 

All photos are mine. © 2016 Lauren Sloan

January 6, 2017

While studying abroad in Prague, I had the pleasure to make my way to the famous German city of Berlin. Here's a sneak peek at what I saw:

All photos are mine: © 2016 Lauren Sloan

January 5, 2017

Did you know the word Wienerschnitzel comes from the term: "Viennese schnitzel" in German?! Also of interest, Austria happens to be the home of Mozart and Freud. You learn the coolest things when you travel, I'm telling you! Okay, anyway, I hopped on over to Vienna las...

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