Archive for the ‘Travel Philosophy’ Category

Dairy Farming In New Zealand

Dairy Farming In New Zealand
by Thea Hutchinson Special to The Lost Girls I had heard for years from numerous people that “WWOOFing” in New Zealand was one of the best things they had done. For many reasons; the people commonly called “kiwis”, the landscape, and the laid-back attitude. For English speakers...
September 4th, 2012 | Dispatches from the Road, New Zealand, Solo Travel, Travel Philosophy | Read More

What The Airline Industry Taught Me About Life

What The Airline Industry Taught Me About Life
by Jennifer McDonald Special to The Lost Girls They say the airline industry is something that gets in your blood. When I started flight attendant training, coworkers warned be I’d be hooked. College degree be damned, I’d be drawn to the skies for life. Well, they were wrong — for the most...
July 10th, 2012 | Extras, Travel Philosophy | Read More

8 Tips for Women Traveling to the Middle East

8 Tips for Women Traveling to the Middle East
By Ashleen Williams  Special to Lost Girls  Traveling through the Middle East is an awesome yet intimidating endeavor. Before you leave you’ll probably hear a range of opinions on the matter, especially if you’re a young woman willing to backpack the Levant, North Africa or the conservative Gulf...
May 25th, 2012 | Featured, Middle East, Travel Philosophy | Read More

How Lost Girls Can Connect With Locals While Traveling

How Lost Girls Can Connect With Locals While Traveling
By Isabel B Special to The Lost Girls “Connecting with locals did not just enhance my trip—it made my trip!” said Yolanda Clatworthy, an avid Lost Girl who was recently discovered as the Ulimate Triptrotter by the new travel start-up, Triptrotting. After winning the contest, Yolanda spent part...
January 23rd, 2012 | Couchsurfing, Travel Philosophy | Read More

Living ‘La Dolce Vita’: How to Be Carefree and Travel with Meaning

Living ‘La Dolce Vita’: How to Be Carefree and Travel with Meaning
By Amy Rhodin Special to The Lost Girls “We want to live la dolce vita!” I explained to my new Roman friend, drinking down the last sips from my glass of champagne. At a beautiful outdoor bar off Via Dei Serpenti, he shot back with a smirk that made my knees weak, explaining that two American girls...
August 23rd, 2011 | Adventure Travel, Greece, Italy, Travel Philosophy | Read More

Lost in the Stars: What Your Zodiac Sign Says About Travel

Lost in the Stars: What Your Zodiac Sign Says About Travel
By Kayleigh Minicozzi LG Contributor The time has finally come for break plans. You’ve worked hard all winter and those well deserved vacation days are burning a hole in your pocket. As the Go-Go’s “Vacation” streams through the earphones of your iPod, you begin plotting. Preparing for your...
April 13th, 2011 | Travel Philosophy | Read More

The Lost Girls Races: The Seneca 7

The Lost Girls Races: The Seneca 7
By Holly C. Corbett LG Executive Editor How it all began… Travel can transform us—especially when we step outside of our comfort zone. My fellow Lost Girls (Jen and Amanda) and I volunteered in Kenya through a program called Village Volunteers during our yearlong, round-the-world trip. It was...
March 7th, 2011 | Fitness & Workouts, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Travel Philosophy, Volunteering & Giving Back | Read More

UK Employment: England Border Officials Turned Me Away

UK Employment: England Border Officials Turned Me Away
Many people dream of working abroad in England. For Americans, British work visas are harder than ever to obtain, even with the promise of sponsorship from a British company. Lost Girls Maggie Parker was set to work in England–her dream country. She had a job lined up, a company to back her, and...
December 2nd, 2010 | England, Leaving & Coming Home, Solo Travel, Travel Philosophy, Working Abroad | Read More

Air Travel News 11.16.10

Air Travel News 11.16.10
by Nancy Yeomans LG Air Travel News 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. DIY Bag Tags If several of the airlines have their way, passengers...
November 16th, 2010 | Air, Air Travel News, Extras, Family & Kid Travel, Travel Philosophy | Read More

How to Make Long-Term Travel a Reality

How to Make Long-Term Travel a Reality
Today we’re departing from our normal book review to get tips from Barbara Singer, author of Living Without Reservations: A Journey By Land and Sea in Search of Happiness about how she made her dream of travel happen. At the tender age of 44 years old, Barbara Singer decided to reinvent her life....
November 9th, 2010 | Budget Travel, City Travel, Cultural Travel, Expats Abroad, Finances & Savings, Leaving & Coming Home, Quitting & Career Management, Staying Connected, Travel Philosophy, Volunteering & Giving Back, Working Abroad | Read More