Archive for the ‘Wildlife & Animals’ Category

Lost in Costa Rica: How to Hike Corcovado National Park

Lost in Costa Rica: How to Hike Corcovado National Park
Last month, I traveled to Costa Rica for a long-overdue Pressner family vacation-and I recently wrote about that experience for our good friends at Jaunted.com. I’ve also been sharing those adventures on Lost Girls World-read on, or visit Jaunted for the full series. ****** While the list...
September 22nd, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Costa Rica, Couples Travel, Fitness & Workouts, Tours & Attractions, Walking, Wildlife & Animals | 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

The Girls’ Guide To Camping

The Girls’ Guide To Camping
Our guest blogger today is Britt Reints, who has been blogging at Miss Britt since 2005. Offline, she says she has a fancy title that includes words like “VP” and “marketing” – which essentially means she sells stuff. Online, she’s says she’s entirely too open...
June 9th, 2009 | Cabins & Camping, Lost Girls, Planning, United States, Websites and Blogs, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

Lost Girls Field Trip: Andros Island-Part 7

Lost Girls Field Trip: Andros Island-Part 7
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 25th, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Andros Island, Bahamas, Cruise, Dispatches from the Road, Hotels & Resorts, Wildlife & Animals | 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

Travel News: One hotel that’s got your bag

Travel News: One hotel that’s got your bag
We’re not sure who still checks two full-sized pieces of luggage anymore, but if you’re a chronic overpacker (or just planning to haul presents across the country over the holidays) there’s a cool way to skirt the extra-baggage fees you’ll incur at the ticket counter. Kimpton...
October 15th, 2008 | Hotels & Resorts, Packing & Wardrobe, Staying There Deals, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

South of the Border

South of the Border
I’m used to hauling backpacks and shacking in hostels with my fellow Lost Girls, but my latest getaway was done family style: I met my mother and sister Kate for a resort vacation in Playa Del Carmen. Just 45 minutes south of Cancun on the Mayan Riviera, the beach town is filled with souvenir shops...
July 10th, 2008 | Family & Kid Travel, Mexico, Shopping & Style, Sports & Games, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

Happy Feet?

Happy Feet?
A trip to Antarctica is like the real-life version of Animal Planet: Where else in the world can you sail past seals sleeping on ice bergs or plop down on a snowy beach where curious penguins climb right onto your lap? Thus far all of our wildlife spottings have been the warm and cuddly kind-until our...
June 4th, 2008 | Adventure Travel, Antarctica, Volunteering & Giving Back, Websites and Blogs, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

Taking the Polar Plunge

Taking the Polar Plunge
Maybe we were on a natural high after surviving the Drake Passage, or maybe all that fresh Antarctic air went straight to our heads, but almost every passenger on our voyage took a (polar) plunge and joined the Antarctic Swim Team. As our ship headed to Whaler’s Bay, Deception Island, in the South...
May 15th, 2008 | Adventure Travel, Antarctica, Cruise, Extras, Lost Girls, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Julie Stone

Lost Girl of the Week: Julie Stone
As much as Jen, Holly and I loved traveling together as a dynamic trio of girlfriends, we always wondered what it might be like to do a similar trip with a boyfriend. Happily, our questions were answered after stumbling upon Globestompers.com, created by fellow backpacker diva Julie Stone, and her fiance...
April 30th, 2008 | Adventure Travel, Argentina, Backpacking & Trekking, Brazil, Car, Couples Travel, Fitness & Workouts, Lost Girl of the Week, Lost Girls, Wildlife & Animals | Read More