Archive for the ‘Adventure Travel’ Category

Lost in Africa: Great Escape to Namibia

Lost in Africa: Great Escape to Namibia
By Courtney Brooks LG International Travel Correspondent Expired visas are the best excuse for a road trip… A few weeks after arriving in Cape Town I ran into a problem. South Africa only gives visitors 90-day visas, and mine was about to expire. Last year when I came here I got a volunteer visa...
December 9th, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Bus, Cabins & Camping, Fitness & Workouts, Group Travel, Namibia, Passports & Visas, South Africa, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

Casseroles for Cancer Part III: The Tao of Travel

Casseroles for Cancer Part III: The Tao of Travel
Last summer, Blair Hickman retraced a 12,000 mile cross-country road trip in memory of her mom, who died from cancer in 2003. The girls retraced a path their mom had taken in 1977, serving dinner at 9 Ronald McDonald Houses and raising money for the charity along the way to raise awareness about the...
December 4th, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Cabins & Camping, Fitness & Workouts, Volunteering & Giving Back | Read More

Lost in South Africa: A Look Back on Johannesburg

Lost in South Africa: A Look Back on Johannesburg
By Courtney Brooks LG International Correspondent I left Johannesburg about six weeks ago to move to Cape Town and work as a freelancer for an international press agency, as well as do a photography project for my school. Even now I haven’t completely reconciled my feelings about Joburg. There’s...
November 18th, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Expats Abroad, Health & Safety, South Africa, Travel Philosophy | Read More

Bring Me That Horizon

Bring Me That Horizon
by Jessica Goldstein LG Adventure Editor Here is something you may have noticed: It’s a big, big world out there. Shining, shimmering, splendid, etc. There’s home, and then there’s everywhere else. What is it exactly that makes us want to bolt from our roots and go someplace completely...
November 9th, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Dispatches from the Road, England, Expats Abroad, Featured, Studying Abroad, Travel Philosophy | Read More

Book Review: Title: The New Age of Adventure: Ten Years of Great Writing

Book Review: Title: The New Age of Adventure: Ten Years of Great Writing
by Lisa Katzenberger Special to Lost Girls World National Geographic Adventure is the magazine for readers who prefer to climb around the wild outdoors versus just glance at the pictures from the safety of their couch. Their new anthology, The New Age of Adventure: Ten Years of Great Writing, strikes...
November 2nd, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Travel Books & Movies, Weekly Travel News | Read More

LG Sydney Series: Harbor Bridge Climb

LG Sydney Series: Harbor Bridge Climb
Sydney was our last stop on our round-the-world trip, and we have plenty of amazing memories from living “Down Under.” Now ’til the end of October, we’re going to be recalling our favorite Sydney moments. At the end of each post, you’ll find out how to get the chance to...
October 22nd, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Australia, City Travel, Tours & Attractions | Read More

The Lost Coast: Northern California’s Untamed Waterfront

The Lost Coast: Northern California’s Untamed Waterfront
by Jessica Goldstein LG Adventure Editor Before I went to the Lost Coast in Northern California, I’d been to the beach- at least, I’d been down the shore (pronounced “sho-wuh”). The waterfront as I knew it tasted like funnel cake washed down with beer and sounded like Bon Jovi....
October 19th, 2009 | Adventure Travel, California, Fitness & Workouts | Read More

Where the Wild Things Are: Havasu Falls

Where the Wild Things Are: Havasu Falls
by Jessica Goldstein LG Adventure Editor There are a few things you cannot do when you hike Havasu Falls. I say “when” and not “if” because once you know it’s out there, there’s no not going. Things not to do: take a helicopter down, ride a mule, have a mule carry...
September 29th, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Cabins & Camping, Featured, Fitness & Workouts, United States | Read More

Lost in Costa Rica: How to Hike Corcovado National Park

Lost in Costa Rica: How to Hike Corcovado National Park
Last month, I traveled to Costa Rica for a long-overdue Pressner family vacation-and I recently wrote about that experience for our good friends at Jaunted.com. I’ve also been sharing those adventures on Lost Girls World-read on, or visit Jaunted for the full series. ****** While the list...
September 22nd, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Costa Rica, Couples Travel, Fitness & Workouts, Tours & Attractions, Walking, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

Lost in Panama: Surf Camp

Lost in Panama: Surf Camp
Oasis Surf Camp is just a collection of wooden cabins and a thatched-roof dining hall built on a black-sand beach. To leave, you have to wade through a river that runs into the ocean, and walk for 15-minutes to the town. In Santa Catalina, there’s no internet cafe (that’s another 20 minute...
September 5th, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Cabins & Camping, Fitness & Workouts, Lost Girls, Panama | Read More