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.

LG Sydney Series: Harbor Bridge Climb

LG Sydney Series: Harbor Bridge Climb
Sydney was our last stop on our round-the-world trip, and we have plenty of amazing memories from living “Down Under.” Now ’til the end of October, we’re going to be recalling our favorite Sydney moments. At the end of each post, you’ll find out how to get the chance to...
October 22nd, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Australia, City Travel, Tours & Attractions | Read More

LG Sydney Series: Bronte Beach Walk

LG Sydney Series: Bronte Beach Walk
Sydney was our last stop on our round-the-world trip, and we have plenty of amazing memories from living “Down Under.” Now ’til the end of October, we’re going to be recalling our favorite Sydney moments. At the end of each post, you’ll find out how to get the chance to...
October 16th, 2009 | Australia, Fitness & Workouts, Walking | Read More

LG Sydney Series: Our favorite reasons to visit

LG Sydney Series: Our favorite reasons to visit
We can’t believe it! It’s been more than two years since we completed the last leg of our round-the-world adventure, but we still find ourselves waxing nostalgic for the two months we spend living “Down Under” in Sydney. For more than two months, The Lost Girls called Oz our...
October 12th, 2009 | Australia | Read More

The LG Weekly Travel News Roundup: 10.5.2009

The LG Weekly Travel News Roundup: 10.5.2009
by Molly Fergus LG Travel News Editor Missed the big travel stories of the week? And the weird, wacky and insignificant ones? We’ve got your round-up right here…. ************************** Disney do-gooders Congrats to Missed the Lost Girls Disney World giveaway? Fret not. Beginning Jan....
October 5th, 2009 | Family & Kid Travel, Spain, Weekly Travel News | 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

The LG Weekly Travel News Roundup: 9.24.09

The LG Weekly Travel News Roundup: 9.24.09
by Molly Fergus Lost Girls Travel News Editor Missed the big travel stories of the week? And the weird, wacky and insignificant ones? We’ve got your round-up right here…. ****************************** Don’t let the bed bugs biteBlame the hostelers for the bed bug comeback The nasty...
September 24th, 2009 | Extras | Read More

Lost in Costa Rica: How to Hike Corcovado National Park

Lost in Costa Rica: How to Hike Corcovado National Park
Last month, I traveled to Costa Rica for a long-overdue Pressner family vacation-and I recently wrote about that experience for our good friends at Jaunted.com. I’ve also been sharing those adventures on Lost Girls World-read on, or visit Jaunted for the full series. ****** While the list...
September 22nd, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Costa Rica, Couples Travel, Fitness & Workouts, Tours & Attractions, Walking, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

Who Wants to go to Disney World—for free??

Who Wants to go to Disney World—for free??
Last week, I flew down to Orlando to check out the new Kouzzina, the brand new Cat Cora restaurant located on Disney’s Boardwalk. I had the opportunity to sample nearly every single dish on the menu in a single sitting (I was beyond stuffed, but man was it ever worth it!) and found my new favorite...
September 21st, 2009 | Family & Kid Travel, Food & Wine, United States | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Katherine Ainsworth

Lost Girl of the Week: Katherine Ainsworth
A few months ago, we bumped into a very good friend of ours, Katherine Ainsworth, in (of all places!) an airport in Minneapolis-St Paul airport. She was positively glowing with the news that in a few short weeks, she would be leaving New York City and heading to Paris to start business school-and a brand...
September 16th, 2009 | Expats Abroad, France, Lost Girl of the Week, Lost Girls, Quitting & Career Management, Studying Abroad | Read More

An Other-Worldly Book Launch

An Other-Worldly Book Launch
Last night, The Lost Girls were invited to attend the launch of a very, very peculiar book at 675 Bar in the Meatpacking District. The title being celebrated? Death Becomes Them: Unearthing The Suicides of the Brilliant, the Famous, and the Notorious, by famed author Alix Strauss. The fellow journos...
September 16th, 2009 | Parties, Festivals & Events, Travel Books & Movies | Read More