Archive for the ‘Traveling Solo & Together’ Category

Climbing Masada at Dawn

By Rachel Khona Special to Lost Girls    Cavorting with inebriated Germans at a Munich beer hall? Count me in. Cycling the lush green coast of Dingle Peninsula in Ireland? Sounds festive! Scaling a mountain before dawn to see ruins? I would rather eat glass. Even if it is Masada, site of Israel’s...
December 29th, 2011 | Israel, Traveling Solo & Together | Read More

How Travel Changed Me

By Brianna Entler Special to Lost Girls   It was the day before I was to take my first trip out of the country. My sister and I would be flying to England to visit a friend I had met the previous semester. I was doing the usual pre-trip checks. Clothes? Check. Camera? Check. Charger? Check. Passport?...
December 22nd, 2011 | England, Traveling Solo & Together | Read More

Lost in Korea: 5 Things I Love About Korea

by Kissairis Munoz Now that I’ve been here for six months (wow, time is flying!), I thought I’d share some of my favorite — and inexpensive! — things about living in Korea. 1. Cheap transportation Getting around in Korea is incredibly wallet friendly. The subway reaches every part of Seoul, is...
December 20th, 2011 | Dispatches from the Road, Solo Travel, south korea, Working Abroad | Read More

Air Travel News 12.20.11

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.  Up In The Air Even if you’re not looking for membership into...
December 20th, 2011 | Air, Air Travel News, Love on the Road | Read More

Lost In Korea: (Not) Home for the Holidays

The holiday season is upon us. I usually know it’s arrived when all of a sudden my neighborhood is decked out in twinkling lights, “Last Christmas” is playing at every store I step foot in, and the Salvation Army Santa Claus — and his bells — seem to follow me no matter where I go. For me,...
December 6th, 2011 | Dispatches from the Road, Solo Travel, south korea, Working Abroad | Read More

A Month in Hong Kong

With only four days to prepare for an impromptu month-long work trip to Hong Kong, Lost Girl Carley Hollis was a bundle of nerves. She quickly realized there are highs and lows to traveling alone, from fun dinners of room service in bed to having no one to join you to Disneyland. Now don’t get me...
December 3rd, 2011 | China, Solo Travel | Read More

Itching to become a Female Road Warrior? 5 Benefits of business travel

Itching to become a Female Road Warrior? 5 Benefits of business travel
By Alexa Brooks Special to the Lost Girls Business travel certainly is not as glam as movies like George Clooney’s “Up in the Air” illustrates. How many people fly enough to get that many miles or status, honestly? If you are a women business traveler you aren’t alone; latest stats...
November 30th, 2011 | Business Travel | Read More

Lost In Korea: Introducing Kissairis Munoz

by Kissairis Munoz Lost In Korea is our new bi-weekly column chronicling the year-long journey of Kissairis Munoz as she teaches English in Korea. Check back for future installments every other Tuesday at noon. I didn’t speak any Korean. I’d never taught a class before. But last June I packed two...
November 22nd, 2011 | Dispatches from the Road, Solo Travel, south korea, Working Abroad | Read More

Meet Plan Go 2011: Have You Had Your Career Break Today?

Meet Plan Go 2011: Have You Had Your Career Break Today?
It was back in 2007, just as our round-the-world adventure was coming to a close, that Jen, Holly and I first heard the term “Career Break.” A producer from CNN emailed us when we were in Sydney and mentioned that she was planning a show on the new trend of Americans taking Career Breaks....
October 12th, 2011 | Lost Girls Events and Tour, Planning, Traveling Solo & Together | Read More

Air Travel News 10.4.11

Air Travel News 10.4.11
by Nancy Yeomans LG Air Travel News 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.  Free Flight Alternatives So maybe you don’t fly very...
October 4th, 2011 | Air, Air Travel News, Couples Travel | Read More