Lauren Monitz

Lauren Monitz is a travel/food writer and social media influencer specializing in approachable adventures and offbeat explorations. From becoming a certified viking in Iceland to blackwater rafting in New Zealand, she intentionally seeks out the most unique and photogenic attractions wherever she goes. She has bylines across the web from Thrillist and the Huffington Post to Eater and the Food Network. You can follow her exploits on The Down Lo or on Instagram @lmonitz.