Archive for the ‘Spiritual Travel’ Category

Lost Girl of the Week: Olivia from Portland

Lost Girl of the Week: Olivia from Portland
There’s lots of blogs about travel, but fellow Lost Girl Olivia, writes about her “rehab back into daily life” after having the courage to turn her dream of an around-the-world trip into a reality. Here’s how she decided to take a career break, and why she thinks travel should...
July 16th, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Backpacking & Trekking, City Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Europe, Extras, Food & Wine, Lost Girl of the Week, Shopping & Style, Spiritual Travel, Tours & Attractions, Train | Read More

96 Hours in Northern Italy: 4 Cities in 4 Days

96 Hours in Northern Italy: 4 Cities in 4 Days
By Patty Hodapp For art history buffs or shopping gurus who like to browse through designer stores, markets or spend your travels at museums and churches, Northern Italy is definitely the place to be. The major cities are connected by train, so you can see all four of them even if you’re stuck...
July 15th, 2009 | City Travel, Food & Wine, Italy, Lost Girls, Shopping & Style, Spiritual Travel, Studying Abroad, Tours & Attractions, Train, Walking | Read More

The Truth About Holly Corbett and Eat, Pray, Love

The Truth About Holly Corbett and Eat, Pray, Love
Awhile back I met a freelance writer for Page Six magazine who later asked if she could profile me about my travels. I thought it’d be a short piece, but the magazine’s editor turned it from a profile into an “as told to” feature story complete with a photo shoot. Apparently,...
July 11th, 2009 | Extras, Leaving & Coming Home, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Spiritual Travel, Travel Books & Movies | Read More

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

Lost in Beijing

Lost in Beijing
Beijing attracted worldwide attention as the home to the 2008 Olympics. Now that all the hype has died down, it’s the perfect time to visit. The city is a mix of modern (in part due to the government’s onslaught of construction to prepare for the influx of tourists during the global games)...
May 19th, 2009 | Air, China, City Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Food & Wine, Lost Girls, Spa & Beauty, Spiritual Travel, Sports & Games, Tours & Attractions | Read More

5 Ways to be a Socially Conscious Traveler

5 Ways to be a Socially Conscious Traveler
There are some people who start life with the travel bug in their blood, and this today’s guest blogger Shadia Garrison-The Mindful Tourist-is one of them. She was born in Cairo, Egypt to parents who meet as Peace Corps volunteers living in Tunisia, and has since journeyed all over the planet....
March 16th, 2009 | Lost Girl of the Week, Spiritual Travel, Travel Philosophy, Volunteering & Giving Back | Read More

ProjectExplorer: Fostering the next generation of Global Citizens

ProjectExplorer: Fostering the next generation of Global Citizens
Jen: When it comes to non-profit organizations, The Lost Girls tend to gravitate towards those that: a) focus on global/international issues, b) aid children in need and c) use film, media (or travel blogs :)) as educational tools. So when we discovered that ProjectExplorer meets all three of our favorite...
March 11th, 2009 | Destinations, Group Travel, Lost Girl of the Week, New York City, Parties, Festivals & Events, Spiritual Travel, Studying Abroad, Volunteering & Giving Back, Websites and Blogs | Read More

Lost Girls Field Trip: Andros Island-Part 5

Lost Girls Field Trip: Andros Island-Part 5
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...
February 12th, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Andros Island, Bahamas, Blogging Your Trip, Dispatches from the Road, Hotels & Resorts, Spiritual Travel, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Ida Becker

Lost Girl of the Week: Ida Becker
It’s often people, more so than a pretty landscape, that makes a place really memorable. Rubbing elbows with the locals can open your eyes to a whole new way of seeing the world, as I learned from sitting on the beach in Bahia after a Brazilian woman invited me into her circle of friends. I curled...
July 8th, 2008 | Blogging Your Trip, Lost Girl of the Week, Photography & Video, Solo Travel, Spiritual Travel, Volunteering & Giving Back, Websites and Blogs | Read More

Finding Your Passion

Finding Your Passion
Growing up near New York’s Finger Lakes region, I spent the summers of my childhood building tree forts in the woods behind my house, riding my bike down hilly country roads on imaginary expeditions, and nagging my mother whenever I was bored. One summer during our tween years, my mom arranged...
March 10th, 2008 | Lost Boys, Photography & Video, Spiritual Travel | Read More