Archive for the ‘Adventure Travel’ Category

Travel Mongolia: Exploring the Countryside

Travel Mongolia: Exploring the Countryside
Lost Girl Julie Falconer recently took a trip to the Mongolian countryside and explored Terelj National Park near Ulaanbaatar. Read on for a selection of her personal essays of her trip experiences, and click here for more on Mongolia on Lost Girls World. See Julie’s London travel blog and Asia...
September 23rd, 2010 | Adventure Travel, Mongolia | Read More

Trekking Beyond China’s Big Cities

Trekking Beyond China’s Big Cities
Lost Girls Deputy Editor Meghann Foye discovers that secret views of Huangshan Mountains take time and faith to find. They say your outer world reflects your inner world. If that’s the case, than my inner world is tired. Very tired. After climbing up and down hundreds of chiseled rock steps I still...
September 10th, 2010 | Adventure Travel, China | Read More

Plan a staycation and see your city through a new lens

Plan a staycation and see your city through a new lens
Almost exactly one year after quitting my job to live the lost girl life abroad, I’m finally returning home to the States. For me, the greatest souvenir from my travels will be the pair of tourist eyes I’ve acquired…a way of viewing the world with a fresh, eager-and-awed perspective. What is...
September 9th, 2010 | Adventure Travel, Backpacking & Trekking, Budget Travel, City Travel, Solo Travel, Travel Philosophy, Websites and Blogs | Read More

New England Weekend Getaways: Things to Do in Rhode Island

New England Weekend Getaways: Things to Do in Rhode Island
New England is best known for its fall foliage but the region has plenty of natural attractions to see this time of year. From Maine to Massachusetts, this mini-series highlights what each of its states has to offer outdoors while the weather is still warm. By Michele Herrmann Rhode Island may be the...
August 26th, 2010 | Adventure Travel, City Travel, Featured, Parties, Festivals & Events, Rhode Island, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

Florida Keys Marine Ecosystem: Ride Safely Through Blue Rider

Florida Keys Marine Ecosystem: Ride Safely Through Blue Rider
By Patty Hodapp LG Deputy Editor When it comes to personal watercrafts (PWC) a.k.a. Waverunners and Jetskis, people in the Florida Keys either love them or hate them. But regardless, almost 80,000 machines are sold each year in America, and according to the National Survey on Recreation and the Environment,...
August 19th, 2010 | Adventure Travel, Eco-Travel, Florida Keys, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

Waverunning and Jet Skiing in The Florida Keys

Waverunning and Jet Skiing in The Florida Keys
By Patty Hodapp LG Deputy Editor The sun hung low in the sky over Key West—a gigantic, hovering, juicy orange. I just had to be closer to it. I gunned my waverunner, shooting a jet of water into my white, sharp-edged wake in the turquoise water. Salty ocean water beads hit me full force in the sunglasses....
August 12th, 2010 | Adventure Travel, Florida Keys, Tours & Attractions | Read More

New England Weekend Getaways: Things to Do in Connecticut

New England Weekend Getaways: Things to Do in Connecticut
New England is best known for its fall foliage but the region has plenty of natural attractions to see this time of year. From Maine to Massachusetts, this mini-series highlights what each of its states has to offer outdoors while the weather is still warm. By Michele Herrmann From the Gold Coast...
August 12th, 2010 | Adventure Travel, Tours & Attractions, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

The Un-Spring Break Spring Break: Sayulita, Mexico

The Un-Spring Break Spring Break: Sayulita, Mexico
Not that there’s anything wrong with the bro-tastic trip to wet t-shirt land or any shame in throwing back shots like a freshman trying to pregame in her dorm before an RA walks by. But let’s just say you were in the market for a beach vacation that felt a little less MTV-inspired. May we suggest...
August 3rd, 2010 | Adventure Travel, Budget Travel, Extras, Featured, Featured Getaway, Group Travel, Mexico | Read More

Canyon Jumping vs. Skydiving: Take Your Pick in Switzerland

Canyon Jumping vs. Skydiving: Take Your Pick in Switzerland
By: Jessica Szewczuk European Correspondent Before going abroad, all of my friends gave me the same advice—go to Switzerland and skydive. My mother almost fainted at the idea, but skydiving is on my ‘bucket list’ of things I want to accomplish in my life. So when I arrived in Interlaken...
July 2nd, 2010 | Adventure Travel, Switzerland | Read More

High on Ketchikan, Alaska: Zip-lining Through the Wilderness

High on Ketchikan, Alaska: Zip-lining Through the Wilderness
by Nancy Yeomans LG Air Travel Editor “There has got to be a way down”, I thought to myself as I stood on a platform high in the treetops.  Looking around, all I could see was the swinging log in front of me.  Everyone in front of me had traversed the log without incident, but I knew as...
June 25th, 2010 | Adventure Travel, Cruise, Dispatches from the Road, Eco-Travel, Extras, Group Travel, North America | Read More