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Lost in the Mail: How To Afford Your Adventure

Lost in the Mail: How To Afford Your Adventure
Q. Wow girls! You all rock my world—I love your site and ditto on all the Lost Girl sentiments. I have been a relatively steady traveler: China, Russia, Mongolia, all of Western Europe, Honduras, parts of Eastern Europe and India. I feel a travel bug nagging for a longer trip though…. Are...
December 30th, 2009 | Extras | Read More

Lost in the Mail: Should I Skip Expensive Malaria Meds?

Lost in the Mail: Should I Skip Expensive Malaria Meds?
We’re long overdue to answer a question from the reader e-mailbag-and we thought this one from LG Alexandra was a particularly relevant one, given how expensive it is to take proper precautions against malaria. When you’re trying to save every penny on the road, should you cut corners, skip...
September 28th, 2009 | Central and South America, Health & Safety, Lost in the Mail | Read More

Lost in the Mail: The Best Travel Bras

Lost in the Mail: The Best Travel Bras
Q. I came across your blog a few months ago as my husband and I were in the midst of planning our around the world travel (www.chrisandjodi.net ). We’ve pieced together most of our itinerary and what we’re taking, but I’m still lost as to the best bras to bring. Just wondering if you...
August 26th, 2008 | Extras, Lost in the Mail, Packing & Wardrobe, Websites and Blogs | Read More

Lost in the Mail: Language Barriers Abroad

Lost in the Mail: Language Barriers Abroad
Q. I’m considering taking a RTW trip next year, but worried about the language barrier in the countries I want to visit. How did you handle this when you were abroad? Did it cause difficulties for you? -Jessica A. Shockingly, in nearly every country around the world, we found that it was fairly...
July 29th, 2008 | Extras, Lost in the Mail, Planning | Read More

Lost in the Mail: Traveling As A Couple

Lost in the Mail: Traveling As A Couple
This week’s Lost in the Mail comes from a couple who are about to embark a career break to hit the road. Q: Hi LGs! I have been reading your site since sometime before your travels in India, and became hooked and read all of your back entries (ps: I hate my job and I really heart blogs). Your...
September 9th, 2007 | Couples Travel, Lost in the Mail, Websites and Blogs | Read More

Lost in the Mail: The Inca Trail

Lost in the Mail: The Inca Trail
This week’s Lost in the Mail comes to us from Rebecca Goehringer a 27-year old recruiter in Washington DC: Q. First I must say – thank you! Your blog has helped me through the last 3 terrible months at my old company. As I was dreaming and planning of a trip around the world I came across...
August 29th, 2007 | Adventure Travel, Fitness & Workouts, Lost Girls, Lost in the Mail, Peru, Planning, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Lost in the Mail: How to Start a Blog

Lost in the Mail: How to Start a Blog
A few weeks ago, we launched a new section where we try our best to answer readers’ burning travel questions. Whether it’s a query on deeply discounted airline tickets, the rules for dating on the road or where to find the best brands of quick-dry skivvies, no topic is too embarrassing (or...
July 24th, 2007 | Blogging Your Trip, Lost Boys, Lost in the Mail, Websites and Blogs | Read More

Lost in the Mail: Choosing a Laptop

Lost in the Mail: Choosing a Laptop
Over the past few months, our fellow backpackers have sent us a ton of questions concerning all aspects of backpacking, vagabonding and round-the-world travel (as if we know more than the next Lost Girl!). Well, we’re hardly experts but we figured that it might help to start responding to these...
June 11th, 2007 | Blogging Your Trip, Lost in the Mail, Planning, Staying Connected | Read More

Ask The Travel Coach: Should I Leave a Good Job in a Bad Economy?

Ask The Travel Coach: Should I Leave a Good Job in a Bad Economy?
Last month we announced the launch of our newest  feature, Ask the Travel Coach!  Life Sabbatical Coach Tara Russell has joined the Lost Girls team to act as our resident Travel Coach in Residence to answer questions from readers in our brand-new monthly feature. Similar to past Lost Girls feature...
October 28th, 2011 | Lost in the Mail | Read More

Introducing: Ask the Travel Coach!

Introducing: Ask the Travel Coach!
Dear Lost Girl Readers, We are so excited to announce the launch of our newest  feature, Ask the Travel Coach!  Life Sabbatical Coach Tara Russell has joined the Lost Girls team to act as our resident Travel Coach in Residence to answer questions from readers in our brand-new monthly feature. Similar...
September 30th, 2011 | Featured, Lost in the Mail | Read More