Archive for the ‘Destinations’ Category

WWOOFing In Australia

WWOOFing In Australia
by Thea Hutchinson For travelers not familiar with “wwoofing” here is a little introduction. It is a type of eco-tourism, where workers and travelers can develop a different kind of tourist connection with locals and openminded hosts. Travelers can give back to a community instead of the...
May 22nd, 2012 | Australia, Eco-Travel, Extras, Traveling Solo & Together | Read More

24 Hours Of Food In Rome

24 Hours Of Food In Rome
By Laura Hounsom Rome wasn’t built in a day, but can you eat your way around it in one? On a trip to visit one of my best friends who lives in the capital, that is certainly what we did! Forget the tourist traps and visit the haunts and hangouts of local Romans; here are my favourite food stops in...
May 22nd, 2012 | Dispatches from the Road, Food & Wine, Italy | Read More

Preparing for China’s Biggest Leap of Faith: The Macau Tower Bungy Jump

Preparing for China’s Biggest Leap of Faith: The Macau Tower Bungy Jump
By Chantal and Carolyn Moclair Exclusive to the Lost Girls As self-proclaimed “Adrenaline Twunkies,” (twin junkies), we have a thirst for thrill-seeking activities.  First we conquered Queenstown, New Zealand by leaping headfirst from the world’s first AJ Hackett Bungy site, the Kawarau Bridge....
May 18th, 2012 | Adventure Travel, China | Read More

Surfing Adventures in Morocco

By Candace Partridge  Special to Lost Girls  Most people go to Morocco to soak up some sunshine and get a dose of culture shock, but but for some us is there is another attraction: surfing. The coast of Morocco is lined with dozens of surf breaks where the waves line up like green chips of glass, just...
May 17th, 2012 | Morocco | Read More

My Evening at MasterChef Korea

My Evening at MasterChef Korea
by Kissairis Munoz A few weeks ago, I received an unexpectedly awesome email from my running group. The international cooking show MasterChef was currently filming its first Korean season and one of the upcoming episodes was based around a Western-style challenge. The show’s producers had contacted...
May 15th, 2012 | Extras, Food News, south korea | Read More

Mount Kynthos, Greece: For Cynthias Everywhere

Mount Kynthos, Greece: For Cynthias Everywhere
Ready to travel the world? Check out our Guide to First Time Travel! by Cynthia Ord Special to Lost Girls Follow Cynthia as she travels far and wide to discover the roots of her given name. Names aren’t fair First names, like genes and hometown, can be a tyrant of a basic identity fact....
May 15th, 2012 | Greece, Portugal | Read More

How To Pack for a Himalayan Trek

By Annie Shustrin An important part in planning any journey or trek is curating a packing list. For a Himalayan trek, this packing list can get pretty specific. Not only will it deviate from what’s needed for typical travel, but it may also deviate from what’s needed for typical trekking due to...
May 11th, 2012 | Adventure Travel, Backpacking & Trekking, India, Packing & Wardrobe | Read More

Best Hostels In Cairns, Queensland, Australia

by Thea Hutchison Special To Lost Girls Thea is currently on a solo trip around the world and will be sharing her best finds with us as she travels. Make your way up the eastern coast of Australia to the Great Barrier Reef and chances are you will stay in Cairns. It is the one of the closest towns to...
May 8th, 2012 | Budget Travel, Hostels, New Zealand | Read More

Corsica: L’Ile de Beaute

by Kelly Newsome Special to Lost Girls Today guest blogger Kelly Newsome returns to Lost Girls World after a two-year writing hiatus, sharing musings on her latest sightseeing sanctuary, Corsica. Today she talks terrain, men in camoflage and where to find what may be the best pasta in France. Here’s...
May 8th, 2012 | Food & Wine, France | Read More

LG Guide to Myrtle Beach

LG Guide to Myrtle Beach
By Kristen Putch LG Acquisitions Editor I’ll admit: I’m very skeptical of beach towns. While I love the ocean and the beach itself, the surrounding areas tend to be overrun with souvenir shops and arcades. So when I was invited to visit Myrtle Beach back in June, I expected nothing more than a tourist...
May 2nd, 2012 | Adventure Travel, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Spa & Beauty | Read More