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Lost in Beijing…Continued

Lost in Beijing…Continued
I was lucky enough to have an expat to show me around (my friend Jen who worked with me at a magazine in New York before moving to Beijing for a year). Well, two expats actually. A man named Tak, a Singapore-born and Beijing-based entrepreneur, met up with us after finding me through this blog. From...
May 21st, 2009 | China, City Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Expats Abroad, Fitness & Workouts, Food & Wine, Lost Girls, Shopping & Style, Spa & Beauty, Spiritual Travel, Tours & Attractions, Walking | Read More

Insider Italy: Part Due

Insider Italy: Part Due
Last week, we asked Yelena Galstyan, an 18-year old freshman at Syracuse University, to share her experiences about visiting her boyfriend in Italy. Here is the second installment of her diary on how to live the dolce vita. Sunday, March 29th We spent our last day in Amalfi soaking it all in before we...
May 15th, 2009 | City Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Italy, Lost Girls, Shopping & Style, Studying Abroad, Travel Philosophy, Traveling Solo & Together | Read More

Three Reasons to Visit: Iowa

Three Reasons to Visit: Iowa
by Molly Fergus When a host on an Iowa talk show called “I love Dubuque” said that “Iowa is more than corn,” I laughed out loud, mostly because we had just driven through a neighborhood where backyards met up with cornfields that stretched on for miles like oceans. But then,...
May 13th, 2009 | City Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Food & Wine, Shopping & Style, Tours & Attractions, United States | Read More

Insider Italy

Insider Italy
The Lost Girls believe that one of the best resources for planning a trip is other travelers. So we asked Yelena Galstyan, an 18-year old freshman at Syracuse University, to share her experiences about visiting her boyfriend in Italy. Check out her day-by-day account on where to eat when in Rome, which...
May 5th, 2009 | Air, City Travel, Food & Wine, Hotels & Resorts, Italy, Shopping & Style, Tours & Attractions, Train | Read More

What you don’t know about Kansas City, MO

What you don’t know about Kansas City, MO
by Molly Fergus Out of nowhere, it seems, the travel industry is buzzing about Kansas City, MO. SmarterTravel.com named the town one of its 5 Destinations to Watch in 2009– which also includes the decidedly more exotic Riviera Nayarit and Peru. Shortly after, Jaunted compared the city to Teddy...
February 24th, 2009 | City Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Food & Wine, Lost Girl of the Week, Shopping & Style, Tours & Attractions, Travel Philosophy, United States, Weekly Travel News | Read More

Lost Girls Field Trip: Andros Island-Part 3

Lost Girls Field Trip: Andros Island-Part 3
Jen: While I wouldn’t trade my position as 1/3 of The Lost Girls writing team for anything in…well…the world, I recently spread my journalist wings and accepted my first solo assignment: a 9-part web series on Andros Island for the pop culture travel site, Jaunted.com. But even though...
January 28th, 2009 | Andros Island, Bahamas, Blogging Your Trip, Hotels & Resorts, Shopping & Style | Read More

Feel-Good Gifts

Feel-Good Gifts
Though political pundits may be debating whether or not we’re really in a recession, you need look no further than rising gas and food prices to know that your bank balance is falling. Many of the hardest hit during the economic downturn will be the world’s poorest women as people pinch pennies....
October 23rd, 2008 | Shopping & Style, Volunteering & Giving Back | Read More

How to: Pack for a Year Away

How to: Pack for a Year Away
by Jodi Ettenberg Special to the Lost Girls After being on the road for a few months, I’ve found that everyone becomes a walking encyclopedia of travel tips. “Oh, you DEFINITELY need to check X place out, but whatever you do, don’t go to Y.” I am not exempt from this pathological...
October 19th, 2008 | Adventure Travel, Backpacking & Trekking, Packing & Wardrobe, Shopping & Style, Travel Products & Services | Read More

LG Obession: Idlewild

LG Obession: Idlewild
I didn’t think it was possible to love bookstores even more than I already do (the scent of freshly printed paperbacks mixed with coffee grounds practically makes me high) until the random Thursday morning I stumbled upon Idlewild in New York City. I’d been granted a full day off work, and...
September 9th, 2008 | Shopping & Style, Travel Books & Movies, Travel Products & Services, Wifi & Internet Cafes | Read More

South of the Border

South of the Border
I’m used to hauling backpacks and shacking in hostels with my fellow Lost Girls, but my latest getaway was done family style: I met my mother and sister Kate for a resort vacation in Playa Del Carmen. Just 45 minutes south of Cancun on the Mayan Riviera, the beach town is filled with souvenir shops...
July 10th, 2008 | Family & Kid Travel, Mexico, Shopping & Style, Sports & Games, Wildlife & Animals | Read More