Archive for the ‘Websites and Blogs’ Category

Free Tours: Sandeman’s New Europe

Free Tours: Sandeman’s New Europe
By Molly Gallagher LG International Correspondent When my friends and I arrived in Prague we spent the first day wandering the city. We went to the castle, old town square, and the Charles Bridge. However, we didn’t really know what we were looking at. We decided we wanted to take a tour to learn...
November 13th, 2009 | Backpacking & Trekking, Budget Travel, City Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Europe, Studying Abroad, Tours & Attractions, Walking, Websites and Blogs | Read More

Moebii.com: The Google of Travel

Moebii.com: The Google of Travel
By Patty Hodapp LG Travel Lifestyle Editor Google churns up plenty of interesting info when it comes to cyber-stalking exes, but it’s not always the most efficient search engine when it comes to researching your next vacation. Enter Moebii.com, a recently launched travel website, built by fellow...
October 29th, 2009 | Planning, Websites and Blogs | Read More

Vote for the Best Travel Photography

Vote for the Best Travel Photography
A picture can help inspire your next trip, fuel your imagination, make you feel more relaxed…and win you a trip to Dominica. Check out Matador’s Discover Dominica Photo Contest to see the 25 finalists and vote for your favorite-the winner gets a paid trip for two to the Caribbean. Looking...
October 23rd, 2009 | Photography & Video, Websites and Blogs | Read More

Like to Fly Solo on the Road? Take this Survey!

Like to Fly Solo on the Road? Take this Survey!
We recently posted a few blog entries about why we think its so friggin’ cool to travel on your own as a woman-and several of you wrote into to share reasons of your own. We’re thrilled that so many Lost Girls are packing up and hitting the road on their own. What better way is there to...
August 21st, 2009 | Solo Travel, Websites and Blogs | Read More

The Lost Girls Love Adventure Life

The Lost Girls Love Adventure Life
When Jen, Amanda and I made it back home after our yearlong trek around the globe, the place that stuck with us the most wasn’t the ancient ruins of Angkor Wat in Cambodia or the Franz Joseph Glacier in New Zealand (though both are breathtaking), but rather a small farm town in Kenya called Kiminini....
July 3rd, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Kenya, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Peru, Staying There, Tours & Attractions, Travel Philosophy, Travel Products & Services, Volunteering & Giving Back, Websites and Blogs | Read More

Lost Girls’ Cause: Armchair Volunteering

Lost Girls’ Cause: Armchair Volunteering
If you’ve been dreaming of doing a volunteer vacation but don’t have the time or money, long-distance volunteering might be for you. It’s free, doesn’t require you to use up your vacation days, and can make a big impact on people around the globe. A reader wrote in to tell us...
June 12th, 2009 | Calling & Texting, Volunteering & Giving Back, Websites and Blogs | Read More

Romance Abroad: The Ultimate in Cultural Tourism

Romance Abroad: The Ultimate in Cultural Tourism
When Mindful Tourist Shadia Garrison went to live in Chile for a year, she didn’t expect to end up with a husband by the end of her trip-particularly one who couldn’t speak English, wasn’t thrilled about moving to the U.S., and had never lived outside of his parents’ house. But...
June 11th, 2009 | Chile, Couples Travel, Expats Abroad, Extras, Lost Girls, Websites and Blogs | Read More

The Girls’ Guide To Camping

The Girls’ Guide To Camping
Our guest blogger today is Britt Reints, who has been blogging at Miss Britt since 2005. Offline, she says she has a fancy title that includes words like “VP” and “marketing” – which essentially means she sells stuff. Online, she’s says she’s entirely too open...
June 9th, 2009 | Cabins & Camping, Lost Girls, Planning, United States, Websites and Blogs, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

LG Cause: DC Walk to Beat the Clock

LG Cause: DC Walk to Beat the Clock
As one of the world’s most passionate and skilled night owls, it’s a near impossible feat to persuade me to voluntarily rise with the sun. But during my recent weekend stint down to MD/DC to visit my hometown VIPs, I was presented with several compelling incentives to join the ranks of those...
May 27th, 2009 | Health & Safety, North America, Volunteering & Giving Back, Websites and Blogs | Read More

A New Way to Wi-Fly!

A New Way to Wi-Fly!
I hate to pull the whole “when I was a kid I had to walk a hundred miles to school through a snow storm in bare feet” but when The Lost Girls were traveling around the world, we often had to scour remote villages for tiny huts containing 1980s PCs, wrestle other backpackers for an open station...
May 20th, 2009 | Air, Travel Products & Services, Websites and Blogs, Wifi & Internet Cafes | Read More