Archive for the ‘United States’ Category

LG Spring Break: Outer Banks on a Budget

LG Spring Break: Outer Banks on a Budget
This week and next, Lost Girl Kristen J. Putch will be sending us dispatches from her recent Spring Break in the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Will her journey be “Shag” revisited? Stay tuned to find out… ******* Saturday morning: up bright and early to get a head start on our trip...
March 19th, 2009 | Car, Dispatches from the Road, Finances & Savings, Food & Wine, Lost Girl of the Week, United States | Read More

St. Patty’s Parties in Chicago

St. Patty’s Parties in Chicago
by Molly Fergus Apparently, the luck of the Irish is with us. We’re celebrating the greenest holiday of the year in Chicago – Jaunted’s top pick for St. Patrick’s Day celebrations and one of CNN’s five selections for Emerald Isle festivities this side of the pond. Some...
March 17th, 2009 | Chicago, City Travel, Cruise, Dispatches from the Road, Ireland, Lost Girl of the Week, Parties, Festivals & Events, United States | Read More

LG Spring Break: A Philly Cheese Steak to Go

LG Spring Break: A Philly Cheese Steak to Go
This week, Lost Girl Kristen J. Putch will be sending us dispatches from her recent Spring Break in the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Will her journey be “Shag” revisited? Stay tuned to find out… ***** Spring Break: A term that ellicits images of girls gone wild and body shots. But...
March 17th, 2009 | Car, City Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Food & Wine, Group Travel, Lost Girl of the Week, Tours & Attractions, United States | Read More

St. Patrick’s Day in the City

St. Patrick’s Day in the City
HCC: The LG’s usual St. Patty’s Day celebrations involve pub crawls, green beer, and parades. This year, we’re going to try to experience more authentic Irish culture by dancing to Irish folk music and watching a football (soccer) match. We’ll be doing our best rendition of the...
March 13th, 2009 | Ireland, New York City, Parties, Festivals & Events | Read More

Wienermobile Report: A Taste of Home on the Road

Wienermobile Report: A Taste of Home on the Road
This week, the Wienermobile Girls share how they manage to keep their sanity–and avoid getting too homesick!–during a yearlong road trip (inside a hot dog, no less!) Write to let us know what you do to stay comfortable and happy while traveling. ***** by Molly Fergus Although it’s...
March 13th, 2009 | Dispatches from the Road, Group Travel, Lost Girl of the Week, Tours & Attractions, Travel Philosophy, United States, Websites and Blogs | Read More

ProjectExplorer: Fostering the next generation of Global Citizens

ProjectExplorer: Fostering the next generation of Global Citizens
Jen: When it comes to non-profit organizations, The Lost Girls tend to gravitate towards those that: a) focus on global/international issues, b) aid children in need and c) use film, media (or travel blogs :)) as educational tools. So when we discovered that ProjectExplorer meets all three of our favorite...
March 11th, 2009 | Destinations, Group Travel, Lost Girl of the Week, New York City, Parties, Festivals & Events, Spiritual Travel, Studying Abroad, Volunteering & Giving Back, Websites and Blogs | Read More

A Day in the Life of the Wienermobile Girls

A Day in the Life of the Wienermobile Girls
Molly is one of two Lost Girls criss-crossing the country in a Wienermobile-yes, that’s the frank-on-wheels. You can read more about her hot dogging adventures at clicking here by Molly Fergus After eight months on the road, we’re skilled at convincing ourselves we have sort of normal lives....
March 7th, 2009 | Blogging Your Trip, Car, City Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Lost Girl of the Week, Traveling Solo & Together, United States, Websites and Blogs, Working Abroad | Read More

Training for a Tri

Training for a Tri
With just a few chapters left to write, my fellow LGs and I are almost done with the book. Kind of like cramming for finals, we’ve hunkered down over our computers, fortified ourselves with coffee and chocolate, and have pulled more than a few all-nighters. Now we’re ready to shoot for a...
March 6th, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Fitness & Workouts, New York City | Read More

Travel Blogger Eats for Free in NYC!!

Travel Blogger Eats for Free in NYC!!
by Jennifer Baggett LG Executive Editor As I sit here in my office, polishing off an $8.50 Lenny’s tossed salad and $2.25 organic tea while a space heater melts the slush off my boots, two thoughts cross my mind: 1) I need to run, not walk, out of this steel gray city and not look back til Spring...
March 4th, 2009 | Blogging Your Trip, Budget Travel, City Travel, Food & Wine, Lost Girl of the Week, New York City, Websites and Blogs | Read More

A Big Fat Hotel Sale: $50 off your next stay

A Big Fat Hotel Sale: $50 off your next stay
Planning a last-minute Spring Break? The peeps at Hotels.com just wrote to share that they’re having a big spring inventory sale with discounts up to 30 percent off of their normal prices. Plus, they’re giving away $50 coupons, good for your next booking. To qualify, just reserve one night...
March 4th, 2009 | Budget Travel, Hotels & Resorts, Mexico, Staying There, United States, Weekly Travel News | Read More