Archive for the ‘Adventure Travel’ Category

Hang Gliding in Paradise

Hang Gliding in Paradise
By Nneka Opene A sensory overload sets in while taking in the sights cruising along Rio de Janeiro’s stunning coastline.  Skin glistens in the warmth of the sun, while hair blows freely in the breeze, all scents and sounds are magnified. No, you’re not cruising along the beach in a convertible;...
February 6th, 2013 | Adventure Travel, Brazil, Extras | Read More

Britain’s Best Beaches

Britain’s Best Beaches
by Cindy Klimek Special to The Lost Girls Although the days are starting to get shorter and feel a bit cooler, there’s still plenty of time to break out the sunblock and margarita mix. Before you go packing your bags and jetting off to Ibiza, Santorini, or somewhere else along the Mediterranean...
August 28th, 2012 | Adventure Travel, England, Extras | 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

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

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

Running the Los Angeles Marathon

By Connie K. Ho Special to Lost Girls  “Here comes the sun.” The words from the infamous Beatle hit are the perfect way to describe the scene at the Los Angeles marathon this past weekend. After a Saturday full of lighting and pouring rain, Sunday was a perfect day for running with blue skies and...
March 22nd, 2012 | Adventure Travel, Fitness & Workouts | Read More

Vacations at Sea: Planning for a Liveaboard

Vacations at Sea: Planning for a Liveaboard
Words by Nadia Pidgeon Photos by Alexandra Baackes Exclusive to the Lost Girls Ahh… life on a boat. What is better than sailing around a gorgeous ocean, eating amazing food, seeing a world that humans were never meant to see, and escaping from society as we know it? Not much by my standards! What...
December 30th, 2011 | Adventure Travel, Cruise | Read More

Weekend Getaways in Portland

By Jessica Spiegel  Special to Lost Girls  Portland has long been one of those cities that seems to percolate in the mind of a certain kind of traveler, and since it’s a relatively small city it never quite bursts onto the national scene to a degree that people get bored of hearing about it....
December 15th, 2011 | Adventure Travel, United States | Read More

4 Best Outdoor Activities In Jamaica

4 Best Outdoor Activities In Jamaica
When you’re filled up with the offerings from the buffet at your all-inclusive resort in Jamaica, start looking for a way to burn those calories off. Whatever type of outdoor recreation you fancy, you’ll find it near Montego Bay and Negril. And it’s hardly surprising, considering the inviting...
November 29th, 2011 | Adventure Travel, Featured, Jamaica | Read More

Fall Foliage Hikes in the Adirondacks

By Amanda King Special to Lost Girls As the autumn chill descends on the Northeast, every native knows it’s the perfect time for a fall hike and some quality leaf peeping. Whether on foot, or by car, the Adirondacks in upstate New York offer some of the most beautiful fall foliage views. In the Adirondacks,...
November 10th, 2011 | Adventure Travel, Wildlife & Animals | Read More