Archive for the ‘Thailand’ Category

Ten Days of Silence: A Meditation Retreat in Thailand

Ten Days of Silence: A Meditation Retreat in Thailand
By Nadia Pidgeon Exclusive to the Lost Girls When I announced my intentions to attend a 10 day silent meditation retreat, some friends said it sounded interesting but most said I was crazy and that it sounded either miserable or pointless. Ultimately, it is difficult to provide a meaningful summary as...
April 13th, 2012 | Solo Travel, Spiritual Travel, Thailand | Read More

Beauty Around The World – Part 2

Beauty Around The World – Part 2
by J’Nisha Towne The second in our series of what women around the world do in their quest for beauty and eternal youth. Beauty regimes, whether waxing stubborn hair from sensitive body parts and injecting fat into facial creases to eating animal entrails and smearing bird droppings onto blemished...
January 10th, 2012 | Japan, Spa & Beauty, Thailand | Read More

Five Authentic Experiences in Beautiful Phuket

By Edd Morris Special to Lost Girls World Phuket could be paradise. The dark green rainforest falls onto the white-sand beaches, and dramatic rocky outcrops bathe in the warm blue sea. It’s easy to understand why Phuket Island – the largest of all the isles surrounding Thailand – is firmly...
June 8th, 2011 | Thailand | Read More

Gettin’ Around: Transportation in Thailand

Gettin’ Around: Transportation in Thailand
By Catherine Bodry Special to The Lost Girls Thailand has an excellent public bus and rail system, and ferry transport is also well-run and prolific. Cheap flights abound, making cross-country trips an affordable breeze. But for shorter-haul distances, you have a wide range of unique transportation...
April 25th, 2011 | Getting There, Thailand | 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

To Each Her Own: Body Image Abroad

To Each Her Own: Body Image Abroad
After growing up in the states where tanned skin and toned bodies are the beauty ideals, Lost Girl Adrienne Supino discovered a whole new side to body image. In her travels through Thailand, she learned that beauty is all relative depending on what culture you’re raised in. Through lessons from...
March 22nd, 2010 | Featured, Spa & Beauty, Thailand | Read More

A Wedding Story: Rural Thailand

A Wedding Story: Rural Thailand
In her travels through Thailand, Lost Girl Adrienne Supino was invited to a local wedding. At the ceremony she discovered the ins and outs of how Thai people tie the knot… ***** by Adrienne Supino I chose Thailand for the weddings. Well, that isn’t completely true. Yes, I wanted to go to...
March 8th, 2010 | Parties, Festivals & Events, Thailand | Read More

BRIDES Magazine: Sexiest Resorts of 2009

BRIDES Magazine: Sexiest Resorts of 2009
During the course of our round the world trip, we watched the sun rise over the ancient ruins of Machu Picchu, explored the picturesque chain of Thailand’s southern islands, shared a tree top bungalow in the tropical paradise of Ubud, Bali and soaked in starbaths set above the white sands of Diani...
August 12th, 2009 | Asia, Australia/New Zealand/Pacific, California, Caribbean, Couples Travel, Extras, Greece, Hotels & Resorts, Mexico, Thailand, United States | Read More

Finding Nemo

Finding Nemo
I had many goals for my yearlong, around-the-world adventure: Hike the Inca Trail in Peru, volunteer in Kenya, do yoga school in India. I wanted to explore all the things I never had time to while slumped over my computer. Somehow I got the chance to try it all, and my final frontier was to dive into...
May 1st, 2007 | Adventure Travel, Bus, Fitness & Workouts, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Solo Travel, Sports & Games, Thailand, Tours & Attractions, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

That’s (Not) the Ticket!

That’s (Not) the Ticket!
The morning of our flight to Myanmar dawned very, very early. We were all bleary eyed and exhausted, having stayed up most of the night trying to track down Dad and Nadine’s missing baggage (a quick call to the Bangkok airport revealed that their suitcases were still half a world away). According...
April 27th, 2007 | Asia, Family & Kid Travel, Getting There, Hotels & Resorts, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Myanmar, Planning, Thailand | Read More