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Surfing Adventures in Morocco

By Candace Partridge  Special to Lost Girls  Most people go to Morocco to soak up some sunshine and get a dose of culture shock, but but for some us is there is another attraction: surfing. The coast of Morocco is lined with dozens of surf breaks where the waves line up like green chips of glass, just...
May 17th, 2012 | Morocco | Read More

Navigating Frommer’s Interactive Travel App

Navigating Frommer’s Interactive Travel App
By Connie K. Ho Special to Lost Girls Gone are the days where you had to lug around a thick travel guide book. New technology has allowed travelers to carry a guide book that can be used on their tablets and phones. Frommer’s, in particular, recently teamed up with Inkling, an interactive publishing...
May 10th, 2012 | Solo Travel, Travel Products & Services | Read More

Lost Girl’s Guide to Las Vegas

Lost Girl’s Guide to Las Vegas
By Becky Johnson Special to Lost Girls With nicknames such as “Sin City,” “The City that Never Sleeps,” and “The Entertainment Capital of the World” Las Vegas has much to live up to. Yet many visitors to this oasis in the desert never venture far past the infamous Las Vegas Strip, which is...
April 26th, 2012 | City Travel, Featured, Nevada | Read More

10 Tips for Women Traveling to Iran

By Ashleen Williams Special to Lost Girls  I recently traveled to the Islamic Republic of Iran, alone, with the purpose of clearing my mind and finding my way again. I also wanted to buy some amazing handicrafts, indulge in the fantasy of being able to afford a Persian rug, and enjoy endless cups of...
April 26th, 2012 | Middle East, Passports & Visas | Read More

8 Tips for Dressing in the Middle East

By Ashleen Williams Special to Lost Girls  Dressing to look like a local can sometimes be difficult. For me, navigating an abaya without tripping in it, is easily my greatest difficulty. The abaya is a long black robe that women in the Middle East wear with a shayla or head scarf, this is especially...
April 25th, 2012 | Cultural Travel, Middle East | Read More

Top 10 Free Things to do in San Francisco

By Connie K. Ho Special to Lost Girls  Startup culture. Harvey Milk. These are just a few things that come to mind when you talk about iconic things from San Francisco. San Francisco is a bustling city that has much to offer visitors. Check out a few of the fun, free things that are available. Cross...
April 19th, 2012 | Extras | Read More

Explore Mui Ne, Vietnam

By Nancy Lippincott Special to Lost Girls  Situated in the southeast region just north of Saigon is Mui Ne, a puzzlingly beautiful and paradoxical coastal town. The contrast of local life against decadent, luxurious tourism is on display to confound and entertain. The local women walk around covered...
April 19th, 2012 | Extras, Planning, Vietnam | Read More

Culinary Adventures: Thai Food

Culinary Adventures: Thai Food
By Gina Douglas Special to Lost Girls “I’ll also take an order of the nachos, please,” I said and handed my menu to the server, avoiding my amused fiancé Tom’s eyes. I reached for my Singha beer and took a sip of it. In doing so, I made the mistake of looking at Tom. He was smirking back at...
April 12th, 2012 | Couples Travel, Food & Wine | Read More

Top 10 Fun, Free Things to do in Los Angeles

Top 10 Fun, Free Things to do in Los Angeles
By Connie K. Ho Special to Lost Girls  The land of sun, beach, and Hollywood, Los Angeles has plenty of activities to offer visitors, even those on the strictest of budgets. Here’s our compilation of the top free fun activities to do in Los Angeles. Stroll by the Santa Monica Pier On a sunny weekend,...
April 12th, 2012 | California, City Travel | Read More

Community-based Travel in Ecuador

By Liz Whiteman  Special to Lost Girls  Careening down a mountain road, watching the cloud shrouded peaks fall away, descending into humid forest, it´s easy to understand what draws so many travelers to the small South American country of Ecuador. The vibrant Latin culture and well preserved historical...
April 5th, 2012 | Eco-Travel, Wildlife & Animals | Read More