Archive for the ‘Lost Girl of the Week’ Category

Lost Girl of the Week: Olivia from Portland

Lost Girl of the Week: Olivia from Portland
There’s lots of blogs about travel, but fellow Lost Girl Olivia, writes about her “rehab back into daily life” after having the courage to turn her dream of an around-the-world trip into a reality. Here’s how she decided to take a career break, and why she thinks travel should...
July 16th, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Backpacking & Trekking, City Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Europe, Extras, Food & Wine, Lost Girl of the Week, Shopping & Style, Spiritual Travel, Tours & Attractions, Train | Read More

I dreamed a dream…

I dreamed a dream…
By Amanda Pressner LG Executive Editor A few days ago, my Mom emailed me a YouTube link and followed up with a few phone calls making me *swear* to watch the video asap. Never one who loves forwards or viral stuff, I kind of “forgot” to be a good daughter and listen until today. I have to...
April 17th, 2009 | Ideas, Lost Girl of the Week | 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

March in the Outer Banks, NC (better bring groceries!)

March in the Outer Banks, NC (better bring groceries!)
Last week, Lost Girl Kristen J. Putch sent us dispatches from her recent Spring Break in the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Here she shares what happens when you book a “summer rental” in March… **** Kristen: After two days of traveling and a stressful first half of the semester, we...
April 1st, 2009 | Cabins & Camping, Car, Dispatches from the Road, Food & Wine, Group Travel, Hotels & Resorts, Lost Girl of the Week, Planning, Tours & Attractions, United States | Read More

Road Trip Alternatives

Road Trip Alternatives
by Molly Fergus I’ll admit it, I’m lucky. I travel the country for one year, all-expenses paid, and I get to call it a job. But landing a gig as a hotdogger certainly isn’t the only way to travel the U.S. on a shoestring. Whether you want to hitch a ride in some other crazy car or befriend...
March 31st, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Cabins & Camping, Car, Dispatches from the Road, Hostels, Hotels & Resorts, Lost Girl of the Week, Planning, Tours & Attractions, Traveling Solo & Together, United States, Websites and Blogs | 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

LG Spring Break: Outer Banks on a Budget

LG Spring Break: Outer Banks on a Budget
This week and next, Lost Girl Kristen J. Putch will be sending us dispatches from her recent Spring Break in the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Will her journey be “Shag” revisited? Stay tuned to find out… ******* Saturday morning: up bright and early to get a head start on our trip...
March 19th, 2009 | Car, Dispatches from the Road, Finances & Savings, Food & Wine, Lost Girl of the Week, United States | Read More

St. Patty’s Parties in Chicago

St. Patty’s Parties in Chicago
by Molly Fergus Apparently, the luck of the Irish is with us. We’re celebrating the greenest holiday of the year in Chicago – Jaunted’s top pick for St. Patrick’s Day celebrations and one of CNN’s five selections for Emerald Isle festivities this side of the pond. Some...
March 17th, 2009 | Chicago, City Travel, Cruise, Dispatches from the Road, Ireland, Lost Girl of the Week, Parties, Festivals & Events, United States | Read More

LG Spring Break: A Philly Cheese Steak to Go

LG Spring Break: A Philly Cheese Steak to Go
This week, Lost Girl Kristen J. Putch will be sending us dispatches from her recent Spring Break in the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Will her journey be “Shag” revisited? Stay tuned to find out… ***** Spring Break: A term that ellicits images of girls gone wild and body shots. But...
March 17th, 2009 | Car, City Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Food & Wine, Group Travel, Lost Girl of the Week, Tours & Attractions, United States | 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