Archive for the ‘Studying Abroad’ Category

Studying Abroad: Paperwork, Passports and Photos

Studying Abroad: Paperwork, Passports and Photos
Earlier this year, Lost Girls intern Patty Hodapp was accepted to the Syracuse study abroad program in Florence, Italy. While she figured that she might need to do some planning for her trip, she hardly anticipated just how long-and pricey-her travel to-do list would get. By Patty Hodapp ******* SU...
May 18th, 2009 | Air, Italy, Passports & Visas, Planning, Studying Abroad, Websites and Blogs | 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

Spring Break in Spain: Flying on Continental, Clickair and Spanair

Spring Break in Spain: Flying on Continental, Clickair and Spanair
Last week, Syracuse junior Ashlee Davis shared how she managed to book a last-minute Spring Break trip to Spain for less than a single credit hour at her university. The tickets were cheap-but were the worth the money? Ashlee reports on her experiences at 30,000 feet. *************** I flew Continental...
May 7th, 2009 | Air, Europe, Finances & Savings, Studying Abroad | Read More

Can Travel Help You Get “Unstuck?”

Can Travel Help You Get “Unstuck?”
That’s what Syracuse sophomore Patty Hodapp is hoping to find out. Here, she shares what prompted her to start looking into study abroad courses, and this summer, to jaunt off to Florence. You’ll be able to read her dispatches from abroad right here, so stay tuned. ******* By Patty Hodapp ...
April 6th, 2009 | Backpacking & Trekking, Departments, Destinations, Dispatches from the Road, Europe, Italy, Leaving & Coming Home, Lost Girl of the Week, Studying Abroad, Travel Philosophy | Read More

Should You Get an Internship or Study Abroad?

Should You Get an Internship or Study Abroad?
When we met her last month, Syracuse University Sophomore Patty Hodapp was between a rock and a hard place. Should she accept a spot in her school’s study abroad program in Italy–or do the career-savvy thing and start looking for a magazine intership? Here’s what she decided to do,...
March 24th, 2009 | Italy, Leaving & Coming Home, Lost Girl of the Week, Studying Abroad, Travel Philosophy | 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 of the Week: Angela and Girlie Landis

Lost Girls of the Week: Angela and Girlie Landis
We wanted to share a letter we received from a Lost Girl mother-daughter team. Thanks for your travel inspiration! Dear Lost Girls, I wanted to write you and tell you what an inspiration your blog has been to my 12 yr old daughter. We happened upon it on a link from a friend and were totally hooked....
May 29th, 2007 | Family & Kid Travel, Lost Girl of the Week, Studying Abroad | Read More