Archive for the ‘Thailand’ Category

International Lampoon’s Pressner Family Vacation

International Lampoon’s Pressner Family Vacation
When my father first suggested that he, his new wife Nadine, my sister Jennifer, my cousin Cerise and my Aunt Joy meet up with The Lost Girls in Southeast Asia I was thrilled-and mildly shocked. For almost as long as I can remember, I’d pleaded with Dad to arrange a family vacation somewhere beyond...
April 23rd, 2007 | Air, Asia, Family & Kid Travel, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Myanmar, Planning, Thailand | Read More

21 Reasons We Fell in Love with Bangkok

21 Reasons We Fell in Love with Bangkok
by Amanda Pressner Lost Girls Executive Editor New Yorkers tend to assume (or more aptly, believe with a deep, zealot-like conviction) that there’s no big city on earth that’s as funky, hip and prodigious as the one they call home. And, having spent most of my twenties falling in love with...
April 12th, 2007 | Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Thailand | Read More

Full Moon Dance

Full Moon Dance
When it comes to certain famous cities around the world, most people tend to paint a romanticized picture in their heads about the specific type of experience they’ll have. You know, like dancing ‘til dawn in the streets of Rio with elaborately beaded and feathered revelers during Carnival...
March 16th, 2007 | Backpacking & Trekking, Health & Safety, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Parties, Festivals & Events, Thailand | Read More

Blame It on “The Beach”

Blame It on “The Beach”
Long before there was a Sex in the City tour highlighting Carrie Bradshaw’s favorite cosmo-sipping spots and a DaVinci Code tour tracing Robert Langdon’s quest for the Holy Grail, backpackers were following the footsteps of their own unlikely hero-Leonardo DeCaprio-who stumbled upon a white...
March 11th, 2007 | Asia, Backpacking & Trekking, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Planning, Thailand | Read More

Beyond the Full Moon

Beyond the Full Moon
Although it probably didn’t seem like it from my previous blog entry, Amanda and I actually didn’t spend our entire time in Ko Pha-Ngan sipping buckets. In between the half moon, New Year’s Eve and full moon parties, the rest of our time was spent exploring the island, working out,...
March 8th, 2007 | Backpacking & Trekking, Health & Safety, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Parties, Festivals & Events, Thailand | Read More

What the Phuket?! A Glimpse at Thailand’s Sex Tourism Industry

What the Phuket?! A Glimpse at Thailand’s Sex Tourism Industry
Nearly every backpacker we’d spoken with in Thailand vehemently recommended we skip Phuket in favor of one of the islands that hadn’t been choked to death by concrete and commercialism. Unfortunately, having not done enough advanced word-of-mouth research, we’d already advised Beth...
March 7th, 2007 | Hotels & Resorts, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Thailand | Read More

Happy Holidays from Somewhere Warm!

Happy Holidays from Somewhere Warm!
In order to preserve the chronology of our blog (we’re a smee behind on posting), we can’t tell you exactly where we are right now. But we can say that our pal and New York roomie Beth Frey flew out to join us in this tropical paradise for a little diving, a little sunbathing and lots of...
December 26th, 2006 | Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Thailand | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Mallika Khuansathavoranit

Lost Girl of the Week: Mallika Khuansathavoranit
Age: 25 Currently living in: Tarragona, Spain Mallika originally hails from Bangkok, Thailand but now lives in Spain. Her love of travel and adventure most likely burst forth during her childhood — during a six-year stay in the United States, she travelled extensively around North America with...
September 27th, 2006 | Lost Girl of the Week, Thailand, Tours & Attractions | Read More