Articles By: Amanda P

Amanda is the executive editor of Lost Girls World and co-author of the book The Lost Girls: Three Friends. Four Continents. One Unconventional Detour Around the World. She caught the travel bug as a kid when her family did a cross-country trip in a camper van nicknamed “The Blue Moose.” Between trips abroad, she writes for such publications as USA Today, Shape, Travel + Leisure, and Cosmopolitan.

Do you Peru? Yes, we do!

Do you Peru? Yes, we do!
Yesterday, in the wee hours of the morning, The Lost Girls made major strides towards departing the country by snagging seats on Lima-bound COPA aircraft (official departure date: June 20th). True, the tickets weren’t as cheap as on a budget,no-frills airline–$550 from Miami, $650 from New...
March 21st, 2006 | Air | Read More

Crash and Burn

Crash and Burn
Clearly, we’re not the only quarterlifers experiencing that burned out feeling. Washington Post columnist Mary Ellen Slayter writes about setting limits on IMing, iPod listening and happy hours in order to keep yourself from feeling over stimulated…and blowing a chip or two as you reach multi-tasking...
March 6th, 2006 | Quitting & Career Management, Staying Connected | Read More

Have you seen Davis?

Have you seen Davis?
Today, New York City loses more than a fraction of its coolness-and one of its most fabulous hipsters-as good friend and Honorary Lost Girl Stephanie Davis leaves Gotham to take a new job in her hometown of Atlanta, Georgia. True, she did make a pretty spectacular leap from editorial assistant (at...
March 5th, 2006 | Food & Wine, Leaving & Coming Home, Lost Girl of the Week, New York City | Read More

Show me pouty…

Show me pouty…
The biting, frigid wind couldn’t stop The Lost Girls today as we zoomed (along with Grand Master Patrick, our fabulous photog) to the top of the Library Hotel on Madison Avenue. The setting couldn’t have been more perfect for taking headshots; even on a mostly cloudy February day, we still...
February 26th, 2006 | Hotels & Resorts, LG Press & Media, New York City, Photography & Video | Read More

You’ve got graphics…

You’ve got graphics…
Kudos to designer Tracey E. Schmitt, who designed the kick ass logos and illustrations that will be going up on our main site, www.lostgirlsworld.com. Here are some examples of her excellent work. If you like one more than the others, write and let us know! The site itself it getting there; we’re...
February 25th, 2006 | Blogging Your Trip, LG Press & Media, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Quitting & Career Management, Traveling Solo & Together | Read More

Best of the Travel Books

Best of the Travel Books
Behind every great travel blogger are the great travel memoirs that inspired them. Here are a few of our favorites…shout outs to: *MAIDEN VOYAGE, by Tania Aebe. She was an eighteen-year-old dropout and barfly, going nowhere until her father offered her a challenge. He would offer her either a...
February 24th, 2006 | Travel Books & Movies, Travel Philosophy, Traveling Solo & Together | Read More

Holly, Amanda and Jen go live…

Holly, Amanda and Jen go live…
The countdown to our big RTW journey begins! Less than four months from now, we’re gonna be in JKF airport, shrieking in disbelief that we’re finally on our way. For now, however, we’re still stuck in NYC, where its about 13 degrees outside. At this point in time, a sugar-free vanilla...
February 18th, 2006 | Finances & Savings, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, New York City | Read More