Articles By: Lost Girls

The Power of Silence

By Shayla Martin Special to the Lost Girls This the question I asked myself as I stared at the website for a yoga and meditation retreat located in Maine. The website states “A container of shared silence is maintained during retreat, expect during the [yoga] sessions…This silent community creates...
June 13th, 2012 | Spiritual Travel | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Jennifer Manis

Lost Girl of the Week: Jennifer Manis
Jennifer Manis, this week’s Lost Girl, was on a path to a successful life as a teacher, working on her Ph.D. in Oregon. But, when she decided that path wasn’t right for her, she took off to find herself and hasn’t looked back. ***** As I sit here in my apartment in the countryside of...
June 6th, 2012 | Lost Girl of the Week | Read More

Mount Kynthos, Greece: For Cynthias Everywhere

Mount Kynthos, Greece: For Cynthias Everywhere
Ready to travel the world? Check out our Guide to First Time Travel! by Cynthia Ord Special to Lost Girls Follow Cynthia as she travels far and wide to discover the roots of her given name. Names aren’t fair First names, like genes and hometown, can be a tyrant of a basic identity fact....
May 15th, 2012 | Greece, Portugal | Read More

Corsica: L’Ile de Beaute

by Kelly Newsome Special to Lost Girls Today guest blogger Kelly Newsome returns to Lost Girls World after a two-year writing hiatus, sharing musings on her latest sightseeing sanctuary, Corsica. Today she talks terrain, men in camoflage and where to find what may be the best pasta in France. Here’s...
May 8th, 2012 | Food & Wine, France | Read More

The Lost Girls Love: Electric Yoga

When the three original Lost Girls recently took a trip to Borneo (an island that’s divided by Brunei, Malaysia, and Indonesia—and the third largest island in the world), we needed to pack some comfortable and cute athletic gear that could also multitask for both airport apparel and adventure outings....
April 29th, 2012 | Packing & Wardrobe | Read More

Lost Girls of the Week: Kristen Refermat & Kelsey Ogden

Lost Girls of the Week: Kristen Refermat & Kelsey Ogden
This week’s lost girls, Kristen Refermat and Kelsey Ogden, are the creators of Sixpenny Globe, a new documentary web series that follows their journey around the world on a budget of just $30 a day. The two best friends and San Diego natives spent 4 months traveling through 12 countries across Europe,...
April 18th, 2012 | Lost Girl of the Week | Read More

UK Dishes: 5 Traditional English and Scotish Foods Worth the Visit

UK Dishes: 5 Traditional English and Scotish Foods Worth the Visit
The UK is brimming with unique gastronomic opportunities; local foodie Charlotte Stamper dishes on five not-to be-missed culinary experiences. Bakewell Tart Traditionally from the Derbyshire town of Bakewell, this is a shortcrust pastry case filled with a layer of jam and a sponge filling with ground...
April 16th, 2012 | England, Featured, Food & Wine, Scotland | Read More

MyCityCuisine: Find Tasty Traditional Foods From All Over the Globe

MyCityCuisine: Find Tasty Traditional Foods From All Over the Globe
By Isabel B Special to The Lost Girls “What should I order?” How many times have you asked yourself that question on your travels? I certainly have—in the Argentine Pampa, near the favelas of Rio, on a stroll through the souks of Marrakech, while visiting the Spice Market of Istanbul, in an Indian...
April 16th, 2012 | Food & Wine | Read More

Your First Trip Abroad: 5 Reasons The Lost Girls Love Contiki for First Time Travelers

Your First Trip Abroad: 5 Reasons The Lost Girls Love Contiki for First Time Travelers
By Amanda Pressner LG Executive Editor Years before Jen and I embarked on our round-the-world Lost Girls adventure with Holly, the two of us backpacked through Europe together. We did it the summer after our college graduation, a four-week, whirlwind tour that took us to some of the continent’s most...
April 15th, 2012 | Featured, Featured Getaway, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Best Hostels In Queenstown, New Zealand

by Mattie Schuler Special to The Lost Girls Queenstown Known as New Zealand’s “Adventure Capital,” Queenstown could also be listed as the country’s party capital. Situated in the mountains next to Lake Wakatipu, this small yet lively town is the place to go for good food, great drinks and even...
April 3rd, 2012 | Backpacking & Trekking, Hostels, New Zealand | Read More