Archive for the ‘Africa’ Category

LG Food News: Premiere Edition!

LG Food News: Premiere Edition!
We’d like to introduce you to a new member of the LG team, our globetrotting LG Food Editor Danielle E. Alvarez. In June of 2008, the multiethnic Lost Girl departed for a year abroad, (one semester in Santiago de Chile, another in Strasbourg, France). While traveling/eating her way through South...
December 11th, 2009 | Europe, Food News, South Africa | Read More

Lost in Africa: Great Escape to Namibia

Lost in Africa: Great Escape to Namibia
By Courtney Brooks LG International Travel Correspondent Expired visas are the best excuse for a road trip… A few weeks after arriving in Cape Town I ran into a problem. South Africa only gives visitors 90-day visas, and mine was about to expire. Last year when I came here I got a volunteer visa...
December 9th, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Bus, Cabins & Camping, Fitness & Workouts, Group Travel, Namibia, Passports & Visas, South Africa, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

Lost in Africa: Morocco Culture

Lost in Africa: Morocco Culture
By Molly Gallagher LG International Correspondent When I arrived to Morocco I had no idea what to expect. I traveled to the country through a group called, Morocco Exchange. The program is meant to give Americans a better understanding of Islam and the cultural differences that exist. Two aspects of...
December 2nd, 2009 | Morocco | Read More

Lost in Africa: Molly Gallagher Explores Morocco

Lost in Africa: Molly Gallagher Explores Morocco
By Molly Gallagher LG International Correspondent When I arrived to Morocco I had no idea what to expect. I traveled to the country through a group called Morocco Exchange. The program is meant to give Americans a better understanding of Islam and the cultural differences that exist. I knew nothing...
November 25th, 2009 | Blogging Your Trip, Dispatches from the Road, Food & Wine, Morocco, Studying Abroad | Read More

Lost in South Africa: A Look Back on Johannesburg

Lost in South Africa: A Look Back on Johannesburg
By Courtney Brooks LG International Correspondent I left Johannesburg about six weeks ago to move to Cape Town and work as a freelancer for an international press agency, as well as do a photography project for my school. Even now I haven’t completely reconciled my feelings about Joburg. There’s...
November 18th, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Expats Abroad, Health & Safety, South Africa, Travel Philosophy | Read More

The World Cup: How Sports Unites Cultures

The World Cup: How Sports Unites Cultures
Today we have a guest post from sports travel guru Robert Tuchman, author of the new book, The 100 Sporting Events You Must See Live. He lives in New York City, where he is president of Premiere Corporate, a division of Premiere Global Sports, and a contributing writer for ESPN.com. He’s been featured...
October 30th, 2009 | South Africa, Travel Books & Movies | Read More

Six Things To Do in Johannesburg

Six Things To Do in Johannesburg
All this semester, LG intern Courtney Brooks will be sending us reports from the field in Johannesburg, South Africa. Got a question about what it’s like to live and work in Jo’burg-a city with one of the highest crime rates in the world? Send us an email at lostgirlsworld@gmail.com. Top...
October 13th, 2009 | City Travel, Health & Safety, Shopping & Style, South Africa, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

Lost in South Africa: Arriving in Jo’burg

Lost in South Africa: Arriving in Jo’burg
All this semester, LG intern Courtney Brooks will be sending us reports from the field in Johannesburg, South Africa. Got a question about what it’s like to live and work in Jo’burg-a city with one of the highest crime rates in the world? Send us an email at lostgirlsworld@gmail.com. ******* I...
September 25th, 2009 | Bus, Health & Safety, South Africa | Read More

Meet Our New Lost Girls Intern!

Meet Our New Lost Girls Intern!
Earlier this month, Lost Girls intern Patty Hodapp completed her study abroad program in Italy, and has since been gone on to become the Travel Lifestyle Editor for our site. Welcome Patty! Now that fall and a new semester have arrived, we’re thrilled to introduce our newest (and certainly most...
September 7th, 2009 | Lost Girls, Quitting & Career Management, South Africa, Studying Abroad, Working Abroad | 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