Archive for the ‘Adventure Travel’ Category

Sin Gas o Con Gas?

Sin Gas o Con Gas?
Throughout most Spanish speaking countries, there’s one question that’s frequently uttered in restaurants, at street vendors and basically anywhere that sells water. Sin Gas or Con Gas? Translation: Would you like your water with or without bubbles? (a.k.a. flat or sparkling?). The Lost Girls...
July 11th, 2006 | Adventure Travel, Fitness & Workouts, Food & Wine, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Peru, Photography & Video, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

Independence Day on El Camino Inca

Independence Day on El Camino Inca
After months spent planning our expedition to Peru for the ultimate outdoor adventure-a four-day, 26-mile climb through the Andes Mountains to the “Lost” city of Machu Picchu-we very nearly didn’t make it to the Inca Trail at all. Just days before we were supposed to lace up our hiking...
July 11th, 2006 | Adventure Travel, Backpacking & Trekking, Central and South America, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Peru, Photography & Video, Spiritual Travel | Read More

Alpaca-n Some Heat! (Warning: Extreme Dorkiness Ahead!)

Alpaca-n Some Heat! (Warning: Extreme Dorkiness Ahead!)
We brought rain-covers for our backpacks, SPF 30 sunscreen to protect our pasty city-girl skin and a first-aid kit that would make any emergency medical technician proud. The one thing The Lost Girls didn’t really prepare for? The frostbitten evenings and Icelandic temperatures that we’d...
June 29th, 2006 | Adventure Travel, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Packing & Wardrobe, Peru | Read More

LG of the Week: Victoria Brown

LG of the Week: Victoria Brown
In short, a lost girl is any woman on the road to self discovery. We were inspired by fellow Lost Girl Victoria Brown, 25. Check out how she caught the travel bug and her lessons learned on the road. “I made my first venture abroad at the age of 13, traveling to eastern Australia and New Zealand...
June 29th, 2006 | Adventure Travel, Backpacking & Trekking, Lost Girl of the Week, Lost Girls, Spiritual Travel, Traveling Solo & Together | Read More

The Children of Cusco

The Children of Cusco
The Lost Girls find themselves 11,000 feet above sea level in the Andes Mountains in Cusco, Peru. This center of ancient Inca culture boasts bustling squares, historic cathedrals and rainbow-colored flags. But what the Lost Girls find most enchanting about this city are all of the beautiful children....
June 26th, 2006 | Adventure Travel, Backpacking & Trekking, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Peru, Photography & Video | Read More

Taking the Leap

Taking the Leap
The Lost Girls took a big step towards hitting the road: We quit our jobs. What was my experience leaving my gig as an editor at a national women’s magazine, you ask? Well, it was scary (I’ll sure miss those steady paychecks), sad (call me lucky, but I love my boss and actually look forward...
April 30th, 2006 | Adventure Travel, Argentina, Group Travel, Leaving & Coming Home, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Planning, Quitting & Career Management | Read More

Pump Up the Jambo

Pump Up the Jambo
So when Lost Girl Stephanie Davis, told us she was leaving New York, she wasn’t F&(@#ing around. Before anyone could stop her, this former GQ princess had made a clean getaway to Queens and somehow stowed away on a flight to Africa. And wouldn’t ya know it, before she left the girl also...
March 28th, 2006 | Adventure Travel, Africa, Kenya, Lost Girl of the Week, Lost Girls | Read More