Archive for the ‘Extras’ Category

Surviving The Long Distance Break-Up

by Lauren Watt Special to The Lost Girls Discover current boyfriend cheated was not on my pre-departure to-do list. As I headed down the Lufthansa aisle in tears, dumping him via phone wasn’t either. Tossing long distance relationship plans adds heartbreak to any travel itinerary. Unsure how to survive...
June 12th, 2012 | Extras, Love on the Road | Read More

Dos and Don’ts of a Girl’s Getaway to Las Vegas

By Gina Douglas  Special to Lost Girls  Dancing, shows, cocktails, an excuse to finally whip out that itty-bitty dress you love, but can’t ever bring yourself to wear because it’s just a little bit too risqué. Is it any wonder Las Vegas is the quintessential girlfriend getaway? To make...
June 7th, 2012 | City Travel, Extras, Las Vegas | Read More

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

By Amanda King Special to Lost Girls You’ll Never Have The Chance Again: 5 Must Try Foods 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...
June 6th, 2012 | Extras | Read More

Lost Girl’s Guide to Macedonia

By Victoria Drexel  Special to Lost Girls  After spending most of the 20th century hidden from the rest of the world by warring empires and iron curtains a new generation of travelers are uncovering one of the last of the European countries unspoiled by tourists, Macedonia. A place to be explored...
May 31st, 2012 | Extras | Read More

WWOOFing In Australia

WWOOFing In Australia
by Thea Hutchinson For travelers not familiar with “wwoofing” here is a little introduction. It is a type of eco-tourism, where workers and travelers can develop a different kind of tourist connection with locals and openminded hosts. Travelers can give back to a community instead of the...
May 22nd, 2012 | Australia, Eco-Travel, Extras, Traveling Solo & Together | Read More

My Evening at MasterChef Korea

My Evening at MasterChef Korea
by Kissairis Munoz A few weeks ago, I received an unexpectedly awesome email from my running group. The international cooking show MasterChef was currently filming its first Korean season and one of the upcoming episodes was based around a Western-style challenge. The show’s producers had contacted...
May 15th, 2012 | Extras, Food News, south korea | 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

Let Them Eat Macarons

By Nicole Trilivas Special to Lost Girls The Parisian macaron is a snobby-but-scrumptious little treat that has lately become a vogue frontrunner in the ongoing dessert popularity contest. It’s practically a requisite to snack on them while in Paris. First things first: it’s only spelled with one...
March 29th, 2012 | Extras | Read More

Korea, WTF?

Even though I’ve been here for almost a year, there are still some things I don’t understand about Korea. Here’s my roundup. Couples: Korean couples are fascinating. They’re not very affectionate here at all, especially compared to the West. Spice up your love life with matching couples lingerie I...
March 27th, 2012 | Extras, Solo Travel, south korea, Working Abroad | Read More