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I write about food and travel, mainly in Mexico, but I also dabble in literature and unsolicited opinion. I love a good listicle as much as I love a chunky feature.

Goal for 2018: more personal and critical essays.

For writing queries (not blog info) email me at laurensarahcocking@gmail.com.


TRAVEL

features

Mexico’s Most Surreal Destination is a Magical Town in the Jungle (Fodor’s, 2017)

listicles

The World’s 30 Most Colorful Natural Attractions (Fodor’s, 2018)

The 25 Most Colorful Towns in the World (Fodor’s, 2018)

10 Mexican Magic Towns For 10 Charming Village Vacations (Frommer’s, 2017)


FOOD + DRINK

features

Cure Your Hangover With Mexico’s Original Energy Drink (MUNCHIES, 2018)

Pulque is the Unique Mexican Drink Enjoying a Resurgence (The Kitchn, 2017)

The Coolest Mexican Party Drinks Beyond Tequila and Mezcal (OZY, 2017)

Local Beer Over Questionable Tapas is Always an Easy Choice (Roads & Kingdoms, 2017)

How Mexico Celebrates the Day of the Dead with Bread (Extra Crispy, 2017)

listicles

30 Sandwiches from All Over the World That You Need to Try (Fodor’s, 2018)

Eat Like a Goth With These 13 Foods From Around the World (Fodor’s, 2017)

16 Mexican Street Foods You’re Missing Out On (Fodor’s, 2017)


LITERATURE

Why Your Next Read Should Be From Catalonia (OZY, 2018)


PERSONAL ESSAYS

What it’s Like to Love Someone in Another Language (Hello Giggles, 2018)

How Mexico Made Me Love Breakfast (The Kitchn, 2017)

La vida (de una extranjera) en la Ciudad (de Mexico) // The (Mexico) City Life (of a British Girl) (Revista Bananas, 2017)


LIFESTYLE

10 Latinx Travel Instagrammers You Need to Follow ASAP (Popsugar, 2018)

The Best Ways to Take Care of Yourself While Traveling Long-Term (Popsugar, 2018)

11 Helpful Tips for Traveling on Your Period (Popsugar, 2017)


LONG(ER) TERM FREELANCE POSITIONS

Various (Culture Trip, 2014-2017)

Various (Pink Pangea, 2016)

Various (Babe, 2016)