Bio

Lauren Matison is a Brooklyn-based journalist, editor, brand consultant, environmental advocate and adventurer. She currently creates engaging travel and lifestyle content for National Geographic Travel, Shape, Bicycling and Parents. Lauren was the Green Getaways columnist at Travel + Leisure and was named one of the best bloggers in the country by Cosmopolitan Magazine.

In 2007, Lauren founded offMetro.com, an award-winning green travel site that Lonely Planet USA called “one of the top 10 most reliable websites in responsible travel today.” Acquired by OutdoorFest in the fall of 2016, oM has been featured in major outlets including The New York Times and Outside Magazine. Lauren has filmed several on-air travel segments with NBC’s Today in NY Show and often produces and hosts travel panels at events like The New York Times Travel Show, the Travel and Adventure Show, and New York Travel Festival.

View Lauren’s full portfolio at laurenmatison.contently.com.