Archive for the ‘Cambodia’ Category

Tour Angkor Wat

By Gina Douglas Special to Lost Girls  If you’re like me, you won’t fully understand the magnitude of Angkor Wat until you’re in the middle of planning your trip there. I thought Angkor Wat was going to be like the Colosseum in Rome – get in, look around, leave. But as I quickly learned, Angkor...
February 9th, 2012 | Backpacking & Trekking, Cambodia, Cultural Travel | Read More

The Design Lover’s Guide to Siem Reap

By Alexandra Baackes Siem Reap, and perhaps Cambodia in general, is known primarily for one thing: Angkor Wat. The famous archeological site and world wonder brings travelers from around the globe to stay at the nearby town of Siem Reap. Unfortunately, many make the mistake of breezing in to see the...
January 13th, 2012 | Cambodia | Read More

Book Review: 30 Reasons to Travel–Photographs and Reflections from Southeast Asia

Book Review: 30 Reasons to Travel–Photographs and Reflections from Southeast Asia
by Blair Hickman LG Books Editor Why travel? Why halt a career to sleep in dirty hostels and lug 40 pounds of stuff around on your back, suffering through Montezuma’s Revenge because you don’t speak the language and can’t find a bathroom? And why, despite knowing all of this, do travelers...
March 23rd, 2010 | Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Travel Books & Movies, Vietnam | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Alexis Thomas

Lost Girl of the Week: Alexis Thomas
When the Tsunami devestated the Pacific Rim on December 26th, 2004, it seemed as if the entire planet turned out to donate their money, or their time, to help. In all, the worldwide community gave more than $7 billion (2004 US dollars) in humanitarian aid to those affected by the earthquake. This kind...
August 15th, 2007 | Cambodia, Indonesia, Lost Girl of the Week, Volunteering & Giving Back | Read More

A Day of Remembering

A Day of Remembering
We interrupt your usual broadcast of travel follies, restaurant picks and sporting adventures for a more serious topic we felt important to include in this here record of our around-the-world trip. Due to the graphic content, parental discretion is advised… It took a journey around the world to...
May 11th, 2007 | Cambodia, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Taking the Scenic Route

Taking the Scenic Route
By far the biggest reason to visit the Cambodian town of Siem Reap is to climb the Indian-Jones-esque temples of Angkor Wat, some of the largest religious buildings on earth. And that’s just where we headed when I reunited with my fellow Lost Girls after going home for the holidays. Rather than...
March 21st, 2007 | Adventure Travel, Bike, Cambodia, Fitness & Workouts, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Spiritual Travel, Tours & Attractions | Read More