Archive for the ‘Wildlife & Animals’ Category

From Glaciers to Guanacos: Chile’s Patagonia

Lost Girl Julie Falconer recently took a trip to Chile and spent two days exploring Patagonia in the south of the country. Read on for a selection of her personal essays of her trip experiences. See Julie’s London travel blog and Chile travel website for more stories. Patagonia has always fascinated...
April 21st, 2011 | Adventure Travel, Chile, Destinations, Ideas, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

3 Outdoor Activites Near Cape Town

3 Outdoor Activites Near Cape Town
By: Laura Malandra You can spot penguins, swim in two oceans, and walk in botanical gardens by taking a short drive from Cape Town. Here are three must-see attractions for nature lovers: Boulder’s Beach A few kilometers south of Simon’s Town is Boulders Beach, which is home to African penguins. The...
April 19th, 2011 | South Africa, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

The Bucket List: South Africa Edition

The Bucket List: South Africa Edition
By: Laura Malandra The world is filled with amazing opportunities everyone should experience in their lifetime. South Africa, in particular, is home to spectacular activities and events that must be added to your bucket list. The Guinness Book of World Record’s Highest Bungee Jump Along the garden...
April 5th, 2011 | Adventure Travel, South Africa, Tours & Attractions, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

The Gear Guide: 4 Simple Steps to Setting Up Camp

The Gear Guide: 4 Simple Steps to Setting Up Camp
By Jessica Goldstein Adventure Editor The quest for the perfect campsite: it isn’t just about romantic views or the moment when your legs feel like Jell-o from hiking so far that you just collapse on the spot. Your choice of campsite is crucial to the quality of your great adventuring–you don’t...
February 18th, 2011 | Adventure Travel, Backpacking & Trekking, Cabins & Camping, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

Exploring Malaysia’s Hidden Gem: Langkawi

Lost Girl Julie Falconer recently took a trip to Langkawi in Malaysia and explored the island’s stunning flora and fauna. Read on for a selection of her personal essays of her trip experiences. See Julie’s London travel blog and Asia travel website for more stories. Every Lost Girl needs a bit...
February 17th, 2011 | Extras, Ideas, Malaysia, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

How to Ride Elephants in Laos: A City Girl’s Guide

How to Ride Elephants in Laos: A City Girl’s Guide
by Perrin Bailey Special to Lost Girls World Seven years ago, I awoke in my second-avenue apartment to the jolly musical renderings of twenty-six yellow taxis.  The streets flickered like a Pac Man machine featuring two-dozen Pac Men on a Starbucks drip.  All vehicles raced towards dollar signs and...
February 3rd, 2011 | Laos, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

Visit the Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center

Visit the Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center
By Patty Hodapp Deputy Editor *** I had no idea life under the wavy ocean-surface was so fascinating until I visited the Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center. For example, the center is home to a special, small square aquarium tank that houses a very dangerous venomous marine creature called the “lionfish”....
September 2nd, 2010 | Eco-Travel, Florida Keys, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

New England Weekend Getaways: Things to Do in Rhode Island

New England Weekend Getaways: Things to Do in Rhode Island
New England is best known for its fall foliage but the region has plenty of natural attractions to see this time of year. From Maine to Massachusetts, this mini-series highlights what each of its states has to offer outdoors while the weather is still warm. By Michele Herrmann Rhode Island may be the...
August 26th, 2010 | Adventure Travel, City Travel, Featured, Parties, Festivals & Events, Rhode Island, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

Florida Keys Marine Ecosystem: Ride Safely Through Blue Rider

Florida Keys Marine Ecosystem: Ride Safely Through Blue Rider
By Patty Hodapp LG Deputy Editor When it comes to personal watercrafts (PWC) a.k.a. Waverunners and Jetskis, people in the Florida Keys either love them or hate them. But regardless, almost 80,000 machines are sold each year in America, and according to the National Survey on Recreation and the Environment,...
August 19th, 2010 | Adventure Travel, Eco-Travel, Florida Keys, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

New England Weekend Getaways: Things to Do in Connecticut

New England Weekend Getaways: Things to Do in Connecticut
New England is best known for its fall foliage but the region has plenty of natural attractions to see this time of year. From Maine to Massachusetts, this mini-series highlights what each of its states has to offer outdoors while the weather is still warm. By Michele Herrmann From the Gold Coast...
August 12th, 2010 | Adventure Travel, Tours & Attractions, Wildlife & Animals | Read More