Archive for the ‘Traveling Solo & Together’ Category

Ridin’ Solo: A Wimp Travels Alone Already

Ridin’ Solo: A Wimp Travels Alone Already
My sister used her elbow to shift the gears of her little Mercedes. Her hands were occupied, see, holding a cell phone to her ear, flicking a cigarette out the open window, steering a bit. This, while speeding through maddening Italian traffic—a stop-go-stop-go crazy dance of tiny cars and swarms of...
August 29th, 2011 | Extras, Solo Travel | Read More

Savvy Tips for Traveling on a Student Budget

Savvy Tips for Traveling on a Student Budget
By KeriLee Horan While studying abroad in Europe, I was lucky enough to be able to backpack through nine cities while on Spring Break. My friend Ricky and I had never been to Europe before and were on a pretty strict budget after a semester in Edinburgh. Unfortunately for us, the trip resulted in a few,...
August 11th, 2011 | Budget Travel, Finances & Savings, Health & Safety, Ideas, Leaving & Coming Home, Packing & Wardrobe, Planning, Traveling Solo & Together | Read More

10 Tips for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Abroad

10 Tips for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Abroad
By Sarah Fudin Special to Lost Girls World   The rise of English as a global language has created an ever-growing, worldwide demand for TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) instructors. Imagine living in another part of world, exploring far-away countries and immersing yourself...
July 21st, 2011 | Solo Travel, Working Abroad | Read More

The Sad State of the American Gap Year – And Why We Should Change Our Ways

The Sad State of the American Gap Year – And Why We Should Change Our Ways
By Rachel Friedman Special to The Lost Girls There’s a beloved statistic bandied about by travelers, sometimes behind our backs but mostly right in front of our faces, an open challenge: “Only 5 percent of Americans have passports.” Cue non-American looking aghast. The number changes depending...
July 19th, 2011 | Adventure Travel, Solo Travel, Studying Abroad, Working Abroad | Read More

Turning Heads Salon & Spa in NYC: Beauty Review

Turning Heads Salon & Spa in NYC: Beauty Review
If your wallet is a bit too slim for a beach jaunt this summer but your body is craving a getaway (come on, you deserve it!), you can still make your escape by heading uptown to one of NYC’s budget spa gems. This weekend, our very own spa junkie Perrin Bailey tested out the pampering credentials...
July 5th, 2011 | Spa Reviews, Traveling Solo & Together | Read More

Book Review: The Good Girl’s Guide to Getting Lost

Book Review: The Good Girl’s Guide to Getting Lost
By Briana Palma LG Contributor If you ever need inspiration to hit the road without feeling guilty for leaving behind responsibilities – especially if you’re a confused college student or graduate itching to see the world – pick up The Good Girl’s Guide to Getting Lost. In this memoir, author...
June 29th, 2011 | Solo Travel, Travel Books & Movies | Read More

The Perfect Girlfriends Getaway to Las Vegas

The Perfect Girlfriends Getaway to Las Vegas
By JoAnna Haugen Special to The Lost Girls Las Vegas appeals to visitors of all sorts—families, budget travelers, adventurers. But one of the increasingly popular segments of travelers choosing Sin City as a vacation destination are groups of women who are looking for a fun, affordable, and memorable...
June 14th, 2011 | Group Travel, Nevada | Read More

Girls taking on the world—alone!

Girls taking on the world—alone!
By Isabel B Special to The Lost Girls Traveling by yourself can be a bit of a daunting experience. While there are certainly countries where solo female travel is dangerous—if not life threatening—there are plenty of places where this isn’t the case. In fact, if you venture out with common sense,...
May 23rd, 2011 | Solo Travel | Read More

10 Best Hostels for Women Travelers

10 Best Hostels for Women Travelers
By Patty Hodapp LG Deputy Editor Lady travelers, tomorrow on March 8 the world will celebrate International Women’s Day. It’s a tradition rooted in the early 1900s where working women worldwide give a nod to the fight for equal political and economical rights with men. That’s huge. Without...
March 7th, 2011 | Group Travel, Hostels, Staying There, Staying There Deals | Read More

The New York Times Travel Show 2011: Saturday Road Map

The New York Times Travel Show 2011: Saturday Road Map
by Courtney Scott Special to Lost Girls World The travel industry’s jet setters, junkies and international elite are descending upon New York’s Javits Center this weekend for the 2011 New York Times Travel Show. Whether you’re a professional travelista or just looking for a dose of...
February 25th, 2011 | Adventure Travel, Traveling Solo & Together | Read More