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Lost Girl on a Columbian Finca

By Alex Baumhardt Special to Lost Girls Like the root of a plant or the headwaters of a river, my strategy for finding the lifeblood of a country is to find the farmers, the cultivators. Bogota has a pulse all its own but I knew I would find Colombia’s heart in its hills, and I took off from the...
August 21st, 2012 | Wildlife & Animals, Working Abroad | Read More

Lost Girls and babies: tips for traveling with children

Lost Girls and babies: tips for traveling with children
By Felicia Brenoe Special to Lost Girls   Lost Girls love adventure and travel, but what happens when a Lost Girl has a baby? Even though motherhood is an exciting and rewarding new role, it is easy to imagine that the new family member will cramp travel plans and replace them with a much more domestic...
August 2nd, 2012 | Extras | Read More

Trekking in the Norwegian Wilderness

Sunniva Guneriussen pŒ Nonstind i Lofoten foto Laila Guneriussen, Norwegian Trekking Association By Felcia Brenoe Special to Lost Girls  Norway is famous for having one of the world’s longest coastlines, rugged mountains, glaciers, and deep fjords. Most foreign tourists in Norway admire the wild...
July 27th, 2012 | Extras | Read More

Ten Free things to do in Las Vegas

By Connie K. Ho Special to Lost Girls  Lights. Glitz. The Strip. Just a few of the things that Las Vegas is known for. If you find yourself in the city but with not much money on hand, never fear – there’s a number of activities to enjoy in Sin City. Visit the Bellagio Conservatory and Dancing Fountains Not...
July 26th, 2012 | Extras | Read More

Five Facts about Alaskan Eskimo Culture

By Victoria Drexel Special to Lost Girls  Native Alaskan Eskimos are probably one of the least understood groups of Americans. In the Lower 48 we still imagine Eskimos living in igloos and driving dog teams through endless darkness and constant blizzards. While that idea of an Eskimo isn’t correct,...
July 19th, 2012 | Extras | Read More

Russia: What to Know Before You Go

By Jill Martiniuk Special to Lost Girls  Russia is not always the easiest travel destination. Between the visa applications, the price of tickets and the language barrier, the process can be overwhelming to even the most experienced of travelers. However, Russia’s history, culture and beauty make...
July 12th, 2012 | Extras | Read More

You’ll Never Have The Chance Again: 5 Must Try Foods

By Amanda King Special to Lost Girls After years of travel (and more than 30 countries) I’m convinced that music is not the universal language – it’s food. How else could a sarcastic Manhattan chef have a travel show running for so many years? (Other than the fact that Anthony Bourdain is awesome?) It’s...
July 6th, 2012 | Extras | Read More

Interview with Lost Girl, Lara Miller — founder of Mylifebeacon.com

Lost Girl Lara Miller recently founded the travel tool website mylifebeacon.com.  Check out this interview to learn more about Lara’s adventures as a lost girl and how you can utilize beacons in the course of your world travels. 1. How did you become a “Lost Girl”?   I grew up in...
June 27th, 2012 | Extras | Read More

10 Free things to do in Orange County, Calif.

By Connie K. Ho Special to Lost Girls Sandy beaches line the coast. Music, art, culture fill pockets of the area. These are just a few things you’ll find in Orange County if you’re on a trip in southern California. Check out a few of the unique places the region has to offer to locals and visitors...
June 27th, 2012 | Extras | Read More

Exploring Beatlemania in Liverpool

By Victoria Drexel  Special to Lost Girls  While thousands of Beatles Fans head to Abby Road every year and precariously try to cross the busy street and snap the perfect picture without getting run over they should really be heading north to where it all began, Liverpool. The home of the Fab Four...
June 21st, 2012 | Extras | Read More