Articles By: Lost Girls

Backpack In Style – Without Over-Stuffing Your Bag

Backpack In Style – Without Over-Stuffing Your Bag
by Karmen Fox Special to The Lost Girls Backpacking trips are notorious for jam-packing as many sites in a short timeframe and cramming as few clothes into a confined bag as possible. And though the fast-paced travel itineraries excite me, repeating the same outfit tires me, especially with the same...
September 11th, 2012 | Extras, Italy, Packing & Wardrobe, Shopping & Style | Read More

Dairy Farming In New Zealand

Dairy Farming In New Zealand
by Thea Hutchinson Special to The Lost Girls I had heard for years from numerous people that “WWOOFing” in New Zealand was one of the best things they had done. For many reasons; the people commonly called “kiwis”, the landscape, and the laid-back attitude. For English speakers...
September 4th, 2012 | Dispatches from the Road, New Zealand, Solo Travel, Travel Philosophy | Read More

Training for the New York City Marathon in Whistler

Training for the New York City Marathon in Whistler
Hey, it’s Holly and I’m one of a group of women training with the Runaway Bridesmaids team for the New York City marathon. We’ll be running 26.2 miles—in dresses! As we’re raising money to help fight sex trafficking, we’ll be keeping a weekly blog to keep you updated...
September 4th, 2012 | Runaway Bridesmaids | Read More

Video: Runaway Bridesmaids Help Fight Sex Trafficking

August 29th, 2012 | Runaway Bridesmaids | Read More

How To Travel Venice On The Cheap

How To Travel Venice On The Cheap
by Charlotte Hammond Special To The Lost Girls Venice is easy to fall in love with but it’s also a difficult city to do on the cheap. Even the Venetians struggle with their city’s price tag. Each year about 1,000 inhabitants flee the city due to lack of employment and high prices. Venice is essentially...
August 14th, 2012 | Budget Travel, Italy | Read More

Up And Coming Holiday Destinations

Up And Coming Holiday Destinations
by Elizabeth Conraty Special to The Lost Girls As the years pass, the popular holiday destinations change. Some holiday spots become run down and lose their luster, while others become overcrowded and tourists look elsewhere for less crowded holiday experiences. Other locations create new and better...
July 31st, 2012 | Croatia, Portugal, south korea, Spain, Turkey | Read More

Lost Girls’ Guide to Oregon

Lost Girls’ Guide to Oregon
By Jennifer Manis Special to the Lost Girls Oregon, an often overlooked travel destination, is an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise for those who know better. From the gorgeous Cascade Mountains, to the expansive coast of the Pacific Ocean, to the sand dunes of Florence, Oregon has much to offer those...
July 25th, 2012 | Oregon | Read More

Yosemite’s Famed Flock Causes Closures

By Nneka Opene LG Contributor During the year, roads and trails of Yosemite National Park are often closed due to natural hazards such as fire, rockslides and extreme weather. This time, however, the primary reason for closures in the park is due to endangered peregrine falcons nesting along popular...
July 23rd, 2012 | Backpacking & Trekking, California, Destinations, Health & Safety, North America, Planning, Tours & Attractions, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

Runaway Bridesmaids FAQs

If you’re really bored or just procrastinating at work, please read every single question. If you have a burning question that is not answered here—and if it pertains to Runaway Bridesmaids, The Lost Girls, happy hours, or improving your running time—please email holly at hollyc@lostgirlsworld.com....
July 8th, 2012 | Runaway Bridesmaids | Read More

Kiev: Dining Adventures For The Solo Female

by Emma French Special to The Lost Girls Since Ukraine gained independence in 1991, its beautiful capital city Kiev has been steadily building buzz as an alternative destination to flashier neighbours like St Petersburg and Budapest. It doesn’t enjoy such a high profile as a destination for lone female...
July 3rd, 2012 | Dispatches from the Road, Eastern Europe, Food & Wine, Solo Travel | Read More