Natalia Lusinski

Writer & editor specializing in travel, dating, money, pop culture, & lifestyle topics.

Hello! You'll find a small sampling of my work below, organized by category.
I’m a writer & editor specializing in travel, dating, money, pop culture, and lifestyle topics.

I write regularly for Bustle and HelloGiggles, as well as freelance (everything from content writing to analyzing screenplays).
My writing has also appeared in places such as the L.A. Times, Yahoo, MSN, Business Insider, Marie Claire UK, xoJane, Scary Mommy, Elite Daily,
Purple Clover, the Chicago Tribune's RedEye, The Daily Dot, and Simplemost.

You can contact me at [email protected] regarding work-related topics — or just to say hi. :)

Portfolio

Travel

No rent: My life as a couch-surfer
It's not a new concept. I've found places through the decade-old couchsurfing.com, a global hospitality and homestay network in which hosts open up their homes to guests free of...
What happens when Duchess Kate Middleton takes a trip solo? We'll tell you: HATS and ROBOTS...
ICYMI, Duchess Kate Middleton went on a trip the other day - solo - and it looked like she had an ~amazing~ time. Yep, on October 11, she spent the day in the Netherlands, which...
This airline gives you a bizarrely luxurious perk if you fly first class
Flying first class is ~way~ different than coach, and this airline now gives you a bizarrely luxurious perk if you fly first class, reported The Independent. Yep, Emirates will...
Check Out This Incredible Swiss Alps Hotel 'Room' With No Walls
Is your dream vacation an escape to a totally private and secluded destination-surrounded only by nature? Well, now your wish can come true with a stay in this open-air hotel...
These Marble Caves In Chile Look Unreal
You may have read about going to Patagonia in guide books. From hiking to seeing unique wildlife, such as the red Culpeo fox, it's definitely a place on my travel bucket list....
SleepBus, The New (And Fun) Way To Get Between L.A. And San Francisco
Now, all your sleeping-on-a-long-bus-trip dreams have come true-at least, if you're going from L.A. to San Francisco or vice-versa. Introducing SleepBus. SleepBus started in...
Need A Nap During A Layover Or At Your Office? The Sleepbox May Be The Answer To Your Dreams
Don't you hate when you're at a public place, like an airport or train station, your flight or train is delayed, and you desperately need a nap?! I think we can all agree on...
A town in Sweden is now filled with tiny shops for mice and they could not be any cuter
We're all about cute and are so happy that a town in Sweden is now filled with tiny shops for mice - and they could not be any cuter. If you happen to be in Malmö, which is cute...
Natalia Lusinski Tripper of the Week | Tripping.com
Natalia Lusinski is a writer and expert couch-surfer. She is currently working on a memoir about finding home, "52 Weeks, 52 Couches: How I Slept My Way Through Hollywood...
Does Traveling Make Your Relationship Stronger? 6 Things I Learned About My Boyfriend After Our...
Everyone does it at some point. It's inevitable if you're going to stay together. Aside from seeing a cool new place, traveling with your significant other for the first time...
10 Camping Tricks, Because You Don't Need To Be "Roughing It"
With spring in full swing, it's camping season again, and we found all the tricks you need to have a great trip! 1. DIY Egg Storage Eggs are a camping essential. But...
This Mom Used Her Maternity Leave To Travel The World With Her Husband And Baby
Have you always wanted to travel the world with your partner... and 10-week-old baby? Well, you can. Just ask Karen Edwards. Hailing from London, the 32-year-old nurse used her...

Dating, Relationships, & Sex

Here's how many people are using Tinder because they're bored, not because they want to date
There seem to be two kinds of people in this world - ones who love Tinder and ones who hate it. Now, a new study revealed how many people are using Tinder because they're bored,...
If you take hormonal birth control, you need to know about this new study
The INSIDER Summary: * A recent study suggests some hormonal contraceptives are linked to depression. * Women who used hormonal birth control had a higher risk of being...
Can You Have Kids If You Have PCOS? Yes, And These Women Did
September is National PCOS Awareness Month and since polycystic ovary syndrome can cause infertility, you may wonder: Can women with PCOS still become pregnant? In short, yes....
The Impact The AHCA Will Have On Birth Control, According To Doctors And Health Care Advisors
As you probably know, birth control has been in the news ~a ton~ lately. ICYMI, on Thursday, the U.S. House Budget Committee voted 19-17 in favor of moving the American Health...
Here's what science says you should put in your Tinder profile to get the most right swipes
Different people have different thoughts on what should go into an online dating profile - or an app. Add a tiger pic? Or no? Or maybe the skydiving one? Now we have a verdict,...
11 Valentine's Day date ideas for new couples
Why I don't Google-stalk my dates | The Daily Dot
In this cyberstalkable age, I don't Google stalk my dates in advance. Whether I met the guy through friends, at a party, or online, I prefer getting to know him as the actual...
35 Best First Date Ideas, So You'll Never Suffer From A Case Of Daters' Block Again
It's the moment you've been waiting for - the first date. But what's the best first date? What should you two do? After all, anyone can meet for coffee, dinner, or a drink,...
A Swedish Politician Is Advocating For Paid Employee Sex Breaks, And Here's What Experts Think Of...
Yes, you read that headline correctly. A Swedish politician is advocating for paid employee sex breaks. Whaaaat?! Erik Muskos, 42, thinks that employees should get a one-hour...
What To Say In Your Dating App Bio, Because You Can Say A Lot In A Few Words
You may think you're a pro when it comes to online dating and your dating apps, but I think there's always more to be learned. For instance, there's a lot of factors, right?...
Is This The Most Spectacular Marriage Proposal Ever?
Marriage proposals are something many people dream of: How will their partner do it? Will they know it's about to happen? Or will they be genuinely surprised? Then there's the...
7 Things You Didn't Know Your Dating Apps Could Do
We all know what dating apps can do, but there are also so many dating app perks you probably didn't know about. After all, the mobile dating app game is highly competitive, so...

Money

Women in their 20s and 30s making between $30,000 and $150,000 explain how they spend and save
Money is a feminist issue - and yet, women are still reluctant to talk about it. According to a recent Bustle survey of more than 1,000 millennial women, more than 50% of people...
Lin-Manuel Miranda didn't get his first credit card until he was 28
Lin-Manuel Miranda is a superstar to us, but we just learned something surprising about the actor/composer: Lin-Manuel Miranda didn't get his first credit card until he was 28...
13 women in their 20s and 30s reveal what they waste their money on
Money is a feminist issue - and yet, women are still reluctant to talk about it. According to a recent Bustle survey of more than 1,000 millennial women, more than 50 percent of...

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