Archive for the ‘Lost Girl of the Week’ Category

Lost Girl of the Week: Ida Becker

Lost Girl of the Week: Ida Becker
It’s often people, more so than a pretty landscape, that makes a place really memorable. Rubbing elbows with the locals can open your eyes to a whole new way of seeing the world, as I learned from sitting on the beach in Bahia after a Brazilian woman invited me into her circle of friends. I curled...
July 8th, 2008 | Blogging Your Trip, Lost Girl of the Week, Photography & Video, Solo Travel, Spiritual Travel, Volunteering & Giving Back, Websites and Blogs | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Jessica Marie

Lost Girl of the Week: Jessica Marie
Most would-be travelers need some sort of catalyst to uproot them from a comfy spot on the couch (or an exceedingly uncomfortable office chair) and propel them towards the open road. For many, its a window of unscheduled time–the period between college and grad school, a sabatical from work, an...
May 30th, 2008 | Backpacking & Trekking, Leaving & Coming Home, Lost Girl of the Week, Quitting & Career Management | 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

Lost Girl of the Week: Jennifer Conrad

Lost Girl of the Week: Jennifer Conrad
This week we’re giving props to Jennifer Conrad, a New York City dweller who left her job as an web editor to move to Beijing for four months so she could experience what it’s like to live in a foreign city. Rather than merely passing through a new place, she’s brave enough to stay...
March 11th, 2008 | Blogging Your Trip, China, Lost Girl of the Week, Websites and Blogs, Working Abroad | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Courtney Scott

Lost Girl of the Week: Courtney Scott
When Amanda, Holly and I quit our jobs to travel around the globe, we idealistically imagined that the trip would drastically change our lives, hurdling epiphany after epiphany into our paths until we were completely enlightened beings. As you can guess, it didn’t exactly work out that way. ...
March 6th, 2008 | Blogging Your Trip, Lost Girl of the Week, New York City, Quitting & Career Management, Travel Philosophy, Websites and Blogs, Working Abroad | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Stephanie Davis

Lost Girl of the Week: Stephanie Davis
Few people know, but before Holly, Jen and I went away on our world tour, there was another Lost Girl planning to take part in the adventure. Best friend and fellow New York media girl Stephanie Davis, came pretty close to strapping on a backpack and hitting the road LG-style, but she decided to follow...
November 6th, 2007 | Lost Girl of the Week | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Jayna Rust

Lost Girl of the Week: Jayna Rust
In this entry, Lost Girl Jayna Rust share her experience encountering something truly terrifying on the road. No, it wasn’t a spider the size of her face, a rabid dingo or a roving pack of guidebook pushers, but something growing right out of her own head! Here, Jayna learns that while your body...
October 19th, 2007 | Lost Girl of the Week | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Lisa Lubin

Lost Girl of the Week: Lisa Lubin
We dare you to read about our latest Lost Girl of the Week and not be totally impressed. Lisa Lubin, pictured here, was a triple Emmy-award winning writer/producer for ABC in Chicago and has during her time there, produced a weekly entertainment, lifestyle and travel show. But after nearly 15 years in...
September 26th, 2007 | Lost Girl of the Week | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Kyle Hepp

Lost Girl of the Week: Kyle Hepp
When we came across Kyle Hepp’s blog detailing her life as an ex-pat living in Chile, we bookmarked it immediately. Not only does the girl have a flair for spinning the mundane into the hilarious, but the story of how she met her husband (a Chilean hottie!) simply made us melt. Talk about the benefits...
September 7th, 2007 | Chile, Couples Travel, Expats Abroad, Lost Girl of the Week | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Alexis Thomas

Lost Girl of the Week: Alexis Thomas
When the Tsunami devestated the Pacific Rim on December 26th, 2004, it seemed as if the entire planet turned out to donate their money, or their time, to help. In all, the worldwide community gave more than $7 billion (2004 US dollars) in humanitarian aid to those affected by the earthquake. This kind...
August 15th, 2007 | Cambodia, Indonesia, Lost Girl of the Week, Volunteering & Giving Back | Read More