about Lauren

A recovering English professor, repatriated expat and startup geek, Lauren speaks several languages, including Spanish, French, Academese, and Tech Lite. When she isn’t writing for Esurance, you might find her reading, marathoning Netflix, or gathering data to decide which San Francisco museums host the best nightlife events. She has a complicated relationship with the Oxford comma.

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How to Make a Weekend Feel Like a Vacation: 5 Day Trips From Chicago

Take a day to learn about the universe, commune with nature, and discover some good eats — all within a 2-hour drive of Chicago. Check out these 5 day trips. Continue Reading How to Make a Weekend Feel Like a Vacation: 5 Day Trips From Chicago

Travel hacks | Destinations

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Esurance: Election Insurance Sweepstakes

Dreaming of a post-election escape? Head to Twitter to tell us where you’d move using #MakeYourEscapeSweeps for a chance at $10K to “try before you buy.” Continue Reading Esurance: Election Insurance Sweepstakes

All the news | Around Esurance

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How to Make Your Weekend Feel Like a Vacation: 5 Day Trips from Los Angeles

Sometimes, you just need a break. Get out of Los Angeles for the weekend with these 5 epic day trips. Continue Reading How to Make Your Weekend Feel Like a Vacation: 5 Day Trips from Los Angeles

Travel hacks | Destinations

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How to Make Your Weekend Feel Like a Vacation: 5 Day Trips from San Francisco

Make your weekend feel like a vacation with a car, a playlist, a tank of gas, and our list of the best Bay Area day trips. Continue Reading How to Make Your Weekend Feel Like a Vacation: 5 Day Trips from San Francisco

Travel hacks | Destinations

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4 Reasons to Quit Texting While Walking

While texting is deadly at 70 mph, it turns out plenty can go wrong at 2 mph on your own 2 feet. Continue Reading 4 Reasons to Quit Texting While Walking

Safe and smart | Car safety