Articles By: Lost Girls

Lost Girl of the Week: Katie Aune

Lost Girl of the Week: Katie Aune
This week’s lost girl, Katie Aune, is a Minnesota native who is a sports fanatic, running enthusiast, recovering attorney and, of course, obsessed with travel. She recently quit her job in nonprofit fundraising to spend a year volunteering and traveling through the 15 countries of the former Soviet...
November 23rd, 2011 | Lost Girl of the Week | Read More

Rolling (Solo) on a River Cruise Through Scotland

Rolling (Solo) on a River Cruise Through Scotland
Lost Girl Sophie McGovern had never traveled solo, but after a serious relationship ended, she decided to book a river cruise—and a one-way ticket to self-discovery.
November 23rd, 2011 | Cruise, Scotland | Read More

Lost In Korea: Introducing Kissairis Munoz

Lost In Korea: Introducing Kissairis Munoz
by Kissairis Munoz Lost In Korea is our new bi-weekly column chronicling the year-long journey of Kissairis Munoz as she teaches English in Korea. Check back for future installments every other Tuesday at noon. I didn’t speak any Korean. I’d never taught a class before. But last June I packed two...
November 22nd, 2011 | Dispatches from the Road, Solo Travel, south korea, Working Abroad | Read More

Tango and Trek Your Way Through Argentina

Tango and Trek Your Way Through Argentina
By Isabel B Special to The Lost Girls With its varied landscapes, Argentina offers something to do for all different tastes. If you’re a city girl, make sure to visit Buenos Aires. Not wrongly called the Paris of South America, it’s here that you can revel in South American culture. Stroll...
November 21st, 2011 | Argentina | Read More

Best Hostels In Northland New Zealand

Best Hostels In Northland New Zealand
by Mattie Schuler Almost anyone who has traveled to New Zealand, as well as guide book advice, will say to head south as soon as you can, whether that means to the South Island or just south of Auckland. However, if you want a full-fledged Kiwi trip by hitting all of the various regions, Northland must...
November 15th, 2011 | Backpacking & Trekking, Budget Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Hostels, New Zealand | Read More

Dining In A Paris Restaurant: Avoid A Faux Pas

Dining In A Paris Restaurant: Avoid A Faux Pas
by J’Nisha Towne I can still remember the flight from London to Paris. Sleep had eluded me for hours, leaving me to fantasize about pain au chocolat and cobblestone streets, warm milky café au laits, and buttery brioches to pair. “I will ‘oui’ this and ‘s’il vous plaît’ that”...
November 8th, 2011 | Extras, Food & Wine, France | Read More

Eat & Drink Like a Local: Barcelona—Away from Tourist Trails

Eat & Drink Like a Local: Barcelona—Away from Tourist Trails
By Melissa Kim Special to The Lost Girls With its architectural masterpieces, world-renowned artists, and top-notch culinary reputation, Barcelona is a red-hot tourist destination. But ask just about any traveler: experiencing a culture, and the true heart of a foreign country, involves immersing oneself...
November 7th, 2011 | Food & Wine, Spain | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Lea Marino

Lost Girl of the Week: Lea Marino
Lea Marino is a 20-something in love with food and social media.  She has found the best way to experience the world, is through taste. When the money is available, she’s always down for travel and wants to go on a cross-country road trip and hit up all the continents (Antarctica excluded) before...
October 26th, 2011 | Lost Girl of the Week | Read More

Puerto Rico: What To Do in Rincon

Puerto Rico: What To Do in Rincon
As mentioned in our earlier Puerto Rico series (when we were on a mission to book an extended weekend away using only AMEX points), the three of us were most excited to scuba dive off the island of Vieques.  That was, until Hurricane Irene churned up the ocean and blew our plans right out of the water....
October 25th, 2011 | Puerto Rico | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Christine Amorose

Lost Girl of the Week: Christine Amorose
Christine Amorose, the latest Lost Girl of the Week, quit her job in high-tech PR to become a full-fledged Francophile. Currently based in the French Riviera, she writes about her experiences at C’est Christine in between soaking up the sun and attempting to parler Francais. An aspiring freelance writer,...
October 19th, 2011 | Lost Girl of the Week | Read More