Archive for the ‘Travel Philosophy’ Category

Bring Me That Horizon

Bring Me That Horizon
by Jessica Goldstein LG Adventure Editor Here is something you may have noticed: It’s a big, big world out there. Shining, shimmering, splendid, etc. There’s home, and then there’s everywhere else. What is it exactly that makes us want to bolt from our roots and go someplace completely...
November 9th, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Dispatches from the Road, England, Expats Abroad, Featured, Studying Abroad, Travel Philosophy | Read More

5 Reasons to Travel Alone–and Love It!

5 Reasons to Travel Alone–and Love It!
Not sure you’re ready to strike out and roam the globe alone? Writer and Lost Girl Mary Tan shares her top five reasons why it’s actually better to break free from the pack and start exploring the world, solo-style. ****** Let’s face it : women are social creatures. We’re infamous...
July 29th, 2009 | Solo Travel, Travel Philosophy | Read More

The Lost Girls Love Adventure Life

The Lost Girls Love Adventure Life
When Jen, Amanda and I made it back home after our yearlong trek around the globe, the place that stuck with us the most wasn’t the ancient ruins of Angkor Wat in Cambodia or the Franz Joseph Glacier in New Zealand (though both are breathtaking), but rather a small farm town in Kenya called Kiminini....
July 3rd, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Kenya, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Peru, Staying There, Tours & Attractions, Travel Philosophy, Travel Products & Services, Volunteering & Giving Back, Websites and Blogs | Read More

The 10 Best Tours in America

The 10 Best Tours in America
While I’ve always been a fan of independent travel-exploring a place with little more than a map, a phrase-book and a sturdy pair of walking shoes to guide you-there’s still something to be said for the packaged tour. By putting yourself in the hands of someone with considerable local know-how,...
June 27th, 2009 | Adventure Travel, City Travel, Extras, Food & Wine, Tours & Attractions, Travel Philosophy, United States, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

Book Review: The Weight of Silence, by Shelley Seale

Book Review: The Weight of Silence, by Shelley Seale
Author Shelley Seale discusses her new narrative non-fiction book, The Weight of Silence: Invisible Children of India, which depicts her journey into orphanages and through the streets and slums of India where millions of innocent children live without families. During her three years of writing The...
June 16th, 2009 | India, Travel Books & Movies, Travel Philosophy, Volunteering & Giving Back | 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

LG Obsessions: Undress Me in the Temple of Heaven

LG Obsessions: Undress Me in the Temple of Heaven
By Amanda Pressner LG Executive Editor It’s not often that we pick up a book that all three Lost Girls become obsessed with. But after receiving an advance copy of Susan Jane Gilman’s latest tome Undress Me in the Temple of Heaven (and each reading the first three chapters) we found ourselves...
April 23rd, 2009 | China, Group Travel, Travel Books & Movies, Travel Philosophy | 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

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