Archive for the ‘Ideas’ Category

Study Abroad Disaster: How to Learn From A Bad Weekend Trip

Study Abroad Disaster: How to Learn From A Bad Weekend Trip
By Katie Marpe Special to the Lost Girls My weekend holiday to Brighton can be described as the trip when everything went wrong and everything went right. I was studying abroad in England, and my first big trip out of my Canterbury-comfort-zone was to Brighton, a gorgeous beach town known for its pebble...
March 16th, 2012 | England, Studying Abroad | Read More

Exploring Tuscany’s Wine Towns

Exploring Tuscany’s Wine Towns
By Gina Douglas Special to Lost Girls  One reason I love when my parents visit  is the yummy nights out they treat me to at delicious gourmet restaurants. So when my mom arrives in town for a visit, I am quick to suggest a trip to a popular Italian restaurant in San Diego. My mom is a quarter Italian,...
March 15th, 2012 | Italy, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Lost In Korea: 3 Major Skills You’ll Gain From Teaching Abroad

Lost In Korea: 3 Major Skills You’ll Gain From Teaching Abroad
by Kissairis Munoz I was a magazine major in undergrad and studied foreign policy in graduate school. At no point during either of my school tenures did I consider becoming a teacher. So when I broke the news to friends and family that I was moving to Korea to teach for a year, I had quite a few conversations...
March 13th, 2012 | Solo Travel, south korea, Working Abroad | Read More

Air Travel News 3.6.12

Air Travel News 3.6.12
by Nancy Yeomans LG Air Travel Editor Look up in the sky! It’s a bird….it’s a plane! No….it’s your weekly air travel news! Here’s what’s happening in the world of aviation, from the ground up.  Handy To Have If you’re like most of us, you wouldn’t...
March 6th, 2012 | Air Travel News, Fitness & Workouts, Travel Products & Services | Read More

Australia’s Best Reason to Road Trip: The Great Ocean Road

Australia’s Best Reason to Road Trip: The Great Ocean Road
by Adam Miezio Special to Lost Girls World The Great Ocean Road along Australia’s southeastern coast is the Aussie’s answer to California’s Pacific Coast Highway.  The Great Ocean Road stretches for 151 miles (243km) between the cities Torquay and Warrnambool in the state of Victoria.  An Australian...
March 3rd, 2012 | Australia, Featured, Road Trips | Read More

Discovering Bordeaux in Winter

Discovering Bordeaux in Winter
By Katherine Logan Special to Lost Girls During the summer, Bordeaux attract hoards of wine lovers with its world famous vineyards and wine chateaux.   Sadly, every winter as the vines become bare of their juicy fruit so do the tour buses, as visitors shy away from this beautiful French coastal city...
March 1st, 2012 | City Travel, Cultural Travel, France | Read More

Lost in Korea: 5 Things I’ve Learned By Teaching Kindergarteners

Lost in Korea: 5 Things I’ve Learned By Teaching Kindergarteners
by Kissairis Munoz Because the Korean school year runs from March through February, my two kindergarten classes graduated up to elementary school last week. Watching them across the stage in their little graduation gowns to get their diplomas, I have to admit that I was misty eyed. After spending every...
February 28th, 2012 | Solo Travel, south korea, Working Abroad | Read More

Exploring the Malls of Bangkok

Exploring the Malls of Bangkok
By Gina Douglas Special to Lost Girls I ended up in my first mall in Bangkok on a whim, trying to escape the ninety degree weather emanating off the cars and pedestrians on the streets of Bangkok; the heat trapped in by the congestion and wall of buildings. I could feel the coolness of the mall’s...
February 23rd, 2012 | Featured, Shopping & Style | Read More

Must-have dSLR Accessories for Travelers

Must-have dSLR Accessories for Travelers
By Jill Martiniuk Special to Lost Girls So you went ahead and took the plunge, and bought a brand new dSLR for your trip.  The number of lenses, bags and other accessories out there for your camera can be overwhelming both in variety and price.  Here are some of the necessary accessories for lost...
February 23rd, 2012 | Shopping & Style, Travel Products & Services | Read More

New Zealand: West Coast Roadtrip and Hostels

New Zealand: West Coast Roadtrip and Hostels
by Mattie Schuler Special to The Lost Girls Once getting off the ferry in Picton, the next decision will be to head down the west coast or the east coast first. If heading west, you’ll hit the towns of Nelson, Greymouth and continue on to Queenstown.  This drive could feasibly be done in a couple...
February 21st, 2012 | Budget Travel, Hostels, New Zealand | Read More