Archive for the ‘Traveling Solo & Together’ Category

Lost in Korea: 5 Things I’ve Learned By Teaching Kindergarteners

by Kissairis Munoz Because the Korean school year runs from March through February, my two kindergarten classes graduated up to elementary school last week. Watching them across the stage in their little graduation gowns to get their diplomas, I have to admit that I was misty eyed. After spending every...
February 28th, 2012 | Solo Travel, south korea, Working Abroad | Read More

Air Travel News 2.28.12

by Nancy Yeomans LG Air Travel Editor Look up in the sky! It’s a bird….it’s a plane! No….it’s your weekly air travel news! Here’s what’s happening in the world of aviation, from the ground up. Join The Mile High Club In Style So maybe it’s something you’ve...
February 28th, 2012 | Air, Air Travel News, Love on the Road | Read More

Heart Stops: Nontraditional Travels for Celebrating Love

Heart Stops: Nontraditional Travels for Celebrating Love
By Michele Herrmann Special to The Lost Girls During this month of looove, traveling couples probably would rather spend their time and wallet on romantic experiences than heart-shaped boxes of candy or big bouquets. Since love can extend beyond borders, here are some places and activities that provide...
February 20th, 2012 | Couples Travel, Featured, Love on the Road | Read More

Lost In Korea: On Making and Leaving Friends

by Kissairis Munoz One of the major draws to traveling for any length of time is meeting new people. Encounters with locals who help you find that obscure site you’ve spent an hour searching for, meeting kindred spirits at a hostel, striking up conversation with that person sitting next to you on the...
February 14th, 2012 | Solo Travel, south korea, Working Abroad | Read More

Couple’s Travel: Romantic Stays in Argentina

By Sophie Massie Special to Lost Girls  Traveling as a couple can be a very rewarding experience. Beautiful scenery and shared adventure adds a higher level of intimacy to a relationship. At times though, traveling together can be a major turnoff. When you’re on the road for extended periods of...
February 2nd, 2012 | Argentina, Couples Travel | Read More

In Search of the Original Vampire: An Escorted Tour through Romania

In Search of the Original Vampire: An Escorted Tour through Romania
by Sophie McGovern  Special to Lost Girls World Twilight movie marathons just weren’t cutting it for Lost Girl Sophie McGovern, who felt sucked towards a more authentic Vampire experience. With visions of Gothic European castles and stunningly moody landscapes, she set off to discover the home...
January 22nd, 2012 | Group Travel, Romania | Read More

5 Tips for Solo Minded Couple’s Travel

By Gina Douglas Special to Lost Girls  The first conversation I had with my now fiancé mostly centered around our love for travel and where we’d been and where we wanted to go next. He scored a first date with me. I scored a new traveling partner. It only took a few months until we were planning...
January 19th, 2012 | Couples Travel, Love on the Road | Read More

Lost in Korea: 5 Things to Consider Before Teaching Abroad

Teaching English abroad can be a great way to earn some money for your adventures while immersing yourself in a different culture. Aren't they the cutest? But when you’re researching different locations and jobs, it can be difficult to know what to keep your eyes peeled for. Here are some tips...
January 17th, 2012 | Solo Travel, south korea, Working Abroad | Read More

Shy Girl’s Guide to Independent Travel

Shy Girl’s Guide to Independent Travel
By Jill Martiniuk Special to Lost Girls When I first told my mom that I was planning on backpacking independently for the summer of 2008, her immediate response was an incredulous, “You? You passed out during your genetics presentation because you were so afraid of public speaking. I’m worried...
January 5th, 2012 | Traveling Solo & Together | Read More

Lost in Korea: Teach in One Country, Get More For Cheap

There are a few perks about teaching in Korea. Among my favorites are an apartment paid for by my school, low utility costs and meeting new people. But one of the more unexpected ones is the opportunity to travel during the school year. You might be thinking that’s obvious. Almost everyone comes to...
January 3rd, 2012 | Solo Travel, south korea, Working Abroad | Read More