Lena Zak is a Sydney-based travel and lifestyle writer who has a particular love of the sillier things in life. She has worked the world over, writing about everything from Mongolian Gers, to Qatari drag racers, and Japanese love hotels. She has been a contributor for Time Out, CNNGo and a range of other publications, while making time to sate her thirst at some of the quirkiest bars around. She tweets at @lenazak.
Why do we wake up with a horrendous hangover time and time again, no matter how often we find ourselves saying ‘never again’?September 6, 4:53 pm
Drip it, pour it, drink it, sip it. It’s your poison, and the possibilities are endless. It’s no surprise therefore that the fight for your coffee dollar is a furious one.April 4, 2:24 am
Coming up with a slogan that sticks – for all the right reasons – must be a hard gig. Selling a shoe or a drink, it’d be tough. But imagine trying to sell a whole country with one or two little words.March 26, 2:21 am
I'm no mathemagician, but it doesn't take a genius to work out that there's something wrong with the price of the coffee these days.February 20, 3:35 am
Everywhere you look decrepit, run-down pubs, which have hosted their local clientele for decades, are getting a fancy facelift. And with each fancy facelift come the fancy young things.February 10, 2:00 am