Archive for the ‘Extras’ Category

Live from the Wienermobile: Heavy Python Petting

Live from the Wienermobile: Heavy Python Petting
Here’s the latest on-the-road dispatch from our Weinermobile girls. You can read more about their hot dogging adventures by clicking here. Molly and Selena:As Hotdoggers, we’re used to surprising people. We drive up in the Wienermobile, honk the jingle horn, and watch for smiles, thumbs-ups...
October 21st, 2008 | Extras | Read More

Lost in the Mail: The Best Travel Bras

Lost in the Mail: The Best Travel Bras
Q. I came across your blog a few months ago as my husband and I were in the midst of planning our around the world travel (www.chrisandjodi.net ). We’ve pieced together most of our itinerary and what we’re taking, but I’m still lost as to the best bras to bring. Just wondering if you...
August 26th, 2008 | Extras, Lost in the Mail, Packing & Wardrobe, Websites and Blogs | Read More

Lost in the Mail: Language Barriers Abroad

Lost in the Mail: Language Barriers Abroad
Q. I’m considering taking a RTW trip next year, but worried about the language barrier in the countries I want to visit. How did you handle this when you were abroad? Did it cause difficulties for you? -Jessica A. Shockingly, in nearly every country around the world, we found that it was fairly...
July 29th, 2008 | Extras, Lost in the Mail, Planning | Read More

Taking the Polar Plunge

Taking the Polar Plunge
Maybe we were on a natural high after surviving the Drake Passage, or maybe all that fresh Antarctic air went straight to our heads, but almost every passenger on our voyage took a (polar) plunge and joined the Antarctic Swim Team. As our ship headed to Whaler’s Bay, Deception Island, in the South...
May 15th, 2008 | Adventure Travel, Antarctica, Cruise, Extras, Lost Girls, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

Antarctica’s Rite of Passage

Antarctica’s Rite of Passage
The continent’s remote location isn’t the only challenge to setting foot on Antarctica-it’s also protected by the 500-mile wide Drake Passage carrying the world’s most turbulent waters. But ignorance was definitely bliss for all Antarctica virgins on board as our group of about...
May 5th, 2008 | Adventure Travel, Antarctica, Cruise, Extras, Lost Girls | Read More

Lame Ass (Yet Funny) Travel Joke

Lame Ass (Yet Funny) Travel Joke
” A vulture boards an airplane, carrying two dead raccoons. The Stewardess looks at him and says, “I’m sorry, sir, only one carrion allowed per passenger.” –Thanks goes out to Robert Alan Pressner for contributing this nuggett of humor. Quite honestly, the highlight of...
March 25th, 2008 | Extras, Lost Boys | Read More

Holly Corbett Has No Regrets

Holly Corbett Has No Regrets
People seriously crack me up: A certain New York gossip rag wrongly quoted me as saying that travel changed my life for the worse. Ha! As if I’d ever look back at a year spent hiking the Inca Trail in Peru, scuba diving in Thailand, and biking through wineries in New Zealand as a mistake and think,...
February 8th, 2008 | Extras, LG Press & Media, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Travel Philosophy | Read More

La Dolce Vita!

La Dolce Vita!
No wonder Italians coined the phrase, “the sweet life:” They have plenty of time to pursue it with a whopping 28 paid vacation days plus 18 paid holidays (that’s more than nine weeks off a year!). Compare that to the measly 14 days American companies tend to offer. The law of the European...
January 10th, 2008 | Extras, Ideas, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Travel Philosophy, Working Abroad | Read More

What’s a Lost Girl?

What’s a Lost Girl?
Well, we definitely know a Lost Girl when we meet her. But since we can’t really leave it at that, we’ll attempt to give you the on-paper profile… Typically (with a few interesting exceptions), a Lost Girl is: A woman who’s more than a bit unsure about what she’s doing with...
August 1st, 2006 | Extras, Lost Girls, Lost Girls RTW Adventure | Read More