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The 2008 Travvies: Nominations are open!

The 2008 Travvies: Nominations are open!
Hey travel fans…it’s that time of year again! The nominations are now open for the 2008 Travvies. These are the coveted awards given out to the best travel resources on the web and were created by Mark Ashley of the site Upgrade: Travel Better. We were in Bali last year when discovered that...
March 26th, 2008 | Blogging Your Trip, Group Travel, LG Press & Media, Websites and Blogs | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Jennifer Conrad

Lost Girl of the Week: Jennifer Conrad
This week we’re giving props to Jennifer Conrad, a New York City dweller who left her job as an web editor to move to Beijing for four months so she could experience what it’s like to live in a foreign city. Rather than merely passing through a new place, she’s brave enough to stay...
March 11th, 2008 | Blogging Your Trip, China, Lost Girl of the Week, Websites and Blogs, Working Abroad | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Courtney Scott

Lost Girl of the Week: Courtney Scott
When Amanda, Holly and I quit our jobs to travel around the globe, we idealistically imagined that the trip would drastically change our lives, hurdling epiphany after epiphany into our paths until we were completely enlightened beings. As you can guess, it didn’t exactly work out that way. ...
March 6th, 2008 | Blogging Your Trip, Lost Girl of the Week, New York City, Quitting & Career Management, Travel Philosophy, Websites and Blogs, Working Abroad | Read More

Why I Got Lost: Doing Business in Italy

Why I Got Lost: Doing Business in Italy
When New Yorker Chris Caruana, 23, wrote to tell us that he’d be leaving the city next month to get his MBA in Rome, we were psyched for him–and more than a little curious. What prompted this all-American guy to forgo the ivy-draped business school experience in the US to learn macroeconomics...
February 13th, 2008 | Blogging Your Trip, Departments, Italy, Lost Boys, Websites and Blogs, Working Abroad | Read More

Blogs we Love: Traveling with Kids

Blogs we Love: Traveling with Kids
Okay forgive us for being total chicks here, but how friggin’ cute is this travel blog? The posts on Traveling with Elliot are pretty standards family-on-a-trip stuff, but the photos are so adorable that we haven’t actually been doing much reading. In the past year, little Elliot has visited...
January 31st, 2008 | Blogging Your Trip, Family & Kid Travel, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Websites and Blogs | Read More

Your Clock Is Ticking…

Your Clock Is Ticking…
Um, not that clock. We’re talking about your vacation clock…with less than three months left in the year, chances are, you’ve still got quite a few personal and vacay days to use up. Don’t believe us? More than 1/3 of Americans don’t end up using the full time off that they’re...
October 5th, 2007 | Websites and Blogs, Weekly Travel News | Read More

Lost in the Mail: Traveling As A Couple

Lost in the Mail: Traveling As A Couple
This week’s Lost in the Mail comes from a couple who are about to embark a career break to hit the road. Q: Hi LGs! I have been reading your site since sometime before your travels in India, and became hooked and read all of your back entries (ps: I hate my job and I really heart blogs). Your...
September 9th, 2007 | Couples Travel, Lost in the Mail, Websites and Blogs | Read More

Five Myths About Money and Travel

Five Myths About Money and Travel
We’re not sure if its the super-cute, girlie logo, the service-driven content or the fact that blogger Gwen Bell isn’t afraid to post wacky pictures of herself, but we’re totally addicted to her new travel site Expatriette. In her “vision statment,” Gwen pledges to “support,...
August 23rd, 2007 | Finances & Savings, Lost Girls, Quitting & Career Management, Websites and Blogs | Read More

Escape Together: Guide to Girlfriend’s Getaways

Escape Together: Guide to Girlfriend’s Getaways
When Thenera Bailey, co-founder of the travel website Escape Together wrote to ask if we’d be interested doing a podcast about our adventure, we agreed almost immediately. If there’s one thing The Lost Girls like to do almost as much as traveling (and discovering fun new desserts everywhere...
August 14th, 2007 | LG Press & Media, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Planning, Traveling Solo & Together, Websites and Blogs | Read More

Lost in the Mail: How to Start a Blog

Lost in the Mail: How to Start a Blog
A few weeks ago, we launched a new section where we try our best to answer readers’ burning travel questions. Whether it’s a query on deeply discounted airline tickets, the rules for dating on the road or where to find the best brands of quick-dry skivvies, no topic is too embarrassing (or...
July 24th, 2007 | Blogging Your Trip, Lost Boys, Lost in the Mail, Websites and Blogs | Read More