Archive for the ‘United States’ Category

Live from the Wienermobile: The Two Gracelands

Live from the Wienermobile: The Two Gracelands
Here’s the latest on-the-road dispatch from our Wienermobile girls. You can read more about their hot dogging adventures by clicking here ********** After wandering through the King’s admittedly tacky but charmingly extravagant Memphis mansion, we couldn’t help but remember another...
January 2nd, 2009 | Dispatches from the Road, Getting There, Group Travel, Lost Girl of the Week, United States | Read More

Heading North for the Winter

Heading North for the Winter
The due date for the book is coming up fast, and so I decided to leave fast-paced New York City in November to move back home to Syracuse for the winter. It’s quieter here so I have more time to think. Still, I have to discipline myself with a set schedule every day to keep from getting side tracked....
December 27th, 2008 | The Lost Girls: The Book, United States | Read More

Live from the Wienermobile: How to be a Hot Dogger, too.

Live from the Wienermobile: How to be a Hot Dogger, too.
Here’s the latest on-the-road dispatch from our Weinermobile girls. You can read more about their hot dogging adventures by clicking here Molly and Selena: The Wienermobile is our only car. That means we drive it to the store for groceries, the bank for cash, the mall for clothes. That also means...
December 1st, 2008 | Dispatches from the Road, Lost Girls, Quitting & Career Management, United States | Read More

Live from the Wienermobile: Getting Lush for T-Giving

Live from the Wienermobile: Getting Lush for T-Giving
Here’s the latest on-the-road dispatch from our Wienermobile girls. You can read more about their hot dogging adventures by clicking here Molly and Selena: We’re a little bit spoiled when it comes to traveling. Driving across the country in a Wienermobile means we (almost) never have to...
November 27th, 2008 | Dispatches from the Road, Lost Girls, Spa & Beauty, Travel Products & Services, United States | Read More

North Carolina: The Writing Retreat

North Carolina: The Writing Retreat
by Amanda Pressner On Saturday, I flew down to Tampa and drove 9 hours north with my family to Maggie Valley, North Carolina. Dad and his wife Nadine bought a house there a couple years ago (before the market started crashing) and they constantly drive up to take advantage of the solitude and spectacular...
November 26th, 2008 | Quitting & Career Management, The Lost Girls: The Book, United States | Read More

Stay in New York on the Cheap

Stay in New York on the Cheap
For those of us on a backpackers’ budget but who want to stay within walking distance of New York’s trendiest neighborhoods, The Jane Hotel opened its doors this fall. The restored waterfront building has rooms for just $99 a night and is next to the legendary Meatpacking District, West Village,...
November 24th, 2008 | Hotels & Resorts, United States | Read More

Live from the Wienermobile: Escape to Oz

Live from the Wienermobile: Escape to Oz
Here’s the latest on-the-road dispatch from our Wienermobile girls. You can read more about their hot dogging adventures by clicking here by Selena Armendarez and Molly Fergus We’ll be frank: We’ve been giddy about our trip to Wamego, KS since it was scheduled (around the time of our...
November 20th, 2008 | Dispatches from the Road, Lost Girls, Travel Books & Movies, United States | Read More

Love, Marriage, and Wine

Love, Marriage, and Wine
My sister, Sara, got married last month. Rather than celebrate her dwindling days as a single woman by hiring a cheesy stripper to perform (why pay for something when a woman can get it for free? Ha!), or going on a beer-fueled pub crawl, we opted to do a wine tour through upstate New York’s Finger...
November 18th, 2008 | Food & Wine, Tours & Attractions, United States | Read More

Live from the Wienermobile: Boycotting the Chains

Live from the Wienermobile: Boycotting the Chains
Here’s the latest on-the-road dispatch from our Wienermobile girls. You can read more about their hot dogging adventures by clicking here Molly and Selena: CBS News reported last week on a trend that we’re noticing all too often as we criss-cross the country: struggling local business. As...
November 17th, 2008 | Dispatches from the Road, Food & Wine, Lost Girls, United States | Read More

The World’s Largest Marathon: New York City

The World’s Largest Marathon: New York City
My favorite way to explore any city is to run or bike through it. And I was lucky enough to be able to join 39,000 people running through all five boroughs for the ING New York City marathon last Sunday. More than 100,000 people applied from all over the world. I took the Staten Island ferry to the...
November 8th, 2008 | Fitness & Workouts, Sports & Games, United States | Read More