Archive for the ‘Extras’ Category

Hang Gliding in Paradise

Hang Gliding in Paradise
By Nneka Opene A sensory overload sets in while taking in the sights cruising along Rio de Janeiro’s stunning coastline.  Skin glistens in the warmth of the sun, while hair blows freely in the breeze, all scents and sounds are magnified. No, you’re not cruising along the beach in a convertible;...
February 6th, 2013 | Adventure Travel, Brazil, Extras | Read More

Foods Of Northern Italy

Foods Of Northern Italy
by Charlotte Hammond Special to The Lost Girls Most travelers come to Italy with a bucket list of famous painting and famous foods, hoping to scratch off as many as they can in one trip. Italy is a mine of edible gems but I liken eating Italy to a culinary scavenger hunt—it’s essential to look for...
October 9th, 2012 | Extras, Food & Wine, Italy | Read More

Backpack In Style – Without Over-Stuffing Your Bag

Backpack In Style – Without Over-Stuffing Your Bag
by Karmen Fox Special to The Lost Girls Backpacking trips are notorious for jam-packing as many sites in a short timeframe and cramming as few clothes into a confined bag as possible. And though the fast-paced travel itineraries excite me, repeating the same outfit tires me, especially with the same...
September 11th, 2012 | Extras, Italy, Packing & Wardrobe, Shopping & Style | Read More

Timing is Everything.

I’m new to the Lost Girls blog and a little hesitant to start blogging in prep for our upcoming marathon training, but I’ve been putting it off for too long, so here is goes.  One of my fears, I suppose. in starting to write for the blog is that I won’t write anything entertaining,...
September 4th, 2012 | Extras, Runaway Bridesmaids | Read More

Britain’s Best Beaches

Britain’s Best Beaches
by Cindy Klimek Special to The Lost Girls Although the days are starting to get shorter and feel a bit cooler, there’s still plenty of time to break out the sunblock and margarita mix. Before you go packing your bags and jetting off to Ibiza, Santorini, or somewhere else along the Mediterranean...
August 28th, 2012 | Adventure Travel, England, Extras | Read More

6 Reasons To Choose Ireland For Your First Solo Trip

by Hannah Logan Special to The Lost Girls For those first timers who want to break out on their own but aren’t sure where to go, here are my top 6 reasons why Ireland has it all for the first time solo female traveller. Thinking about traveling solo but worried about those rumours? As women we have...
August 21st, 2012 | Extras, Ireland, Solo Travel | 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

Oltrepò Pavese Lombardia: Drinking And Eating

Oltrepò Pavese Lombardia: Drinking And Eating
by Silvia Menini Special to The Lost Girls Wineries Important wineries include the historic Frecciarossa (Casteggio area), Monsupello (Broni Stadella area), Casa Ré (Montecalvo Versiggia area, and it is also an agriturismo, where you can find accomodation), Ca`di Frara (in Mornico Losana) and Il Bosco...
July 24th, 2012 | Extras, Food & Wine, Italy | Read More