Archive for the ‘Lost Girls RTW Adventure’ Category

All Roads Lead to Mellow Yellow!

All Roads Lead to Mellow Yellow!
Most of the time on trips like ours, bad luck and bumps in the road are simply a matter of chance. But sometimes life will throw out so many signs pointing in one direction, and for better or worse, we’d be fools not to follow them. Such was the case recently in Brazil. Before touching down in...
September 14th, 2006 | Backpacking & Trekking, Brazil, Hostels, Hotels & Resorts, Lost Girls RTW Adventure | Read More

The Boys of (Brazilian) Winter

The Boys of (Brazilian) Winter
Get Your Own! | View Slideshow After seven weeks spent journeying through stratospheric Andean highs and deep green Amazon lows, we were bummed to leave Peru and Bolivia behind, but thrilled to hop a flight to one of the world’s largest and most sensual countries: Brazil. Upon arrival, the salty,...
September 14th, 2006 | Brazil, Lost Girls RTW Adventure | Read More

American Defined

American Defined
Today began like most others on the road. Sleeping three to a room in our crash pad du jour, we were pulled from a deep sleep by the persistent buzzing of our ‘travel alarm’ – a.k.a. the timer on my $39 Fossil. I let out a frustrated groan; fumbling to silence the source of our pain...
September 11th, 2006 | Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Peru | Read More

Interviews with Each Other: Peru

Interviews with Each Other: Peru
We’ve just reached the end of our whirlwind journey through Peru, and are now taking off for the beaches of Brazil! Before we board our plane for shores unknown, we decided to interview each other about the best and worst of our trip so far. Here are our very candid thoughts about life as a Lost...
September 8th, 2006 | Group Travel, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Packing & Wardrobe, Peru | Read More

The Birthday Party

The Birthday Party
Even in an overstuffed metropolis that’s located thousands of miles and an entire hemisphere from the one I just left, there’s simply no hiding from Murphy’s Law. As I discovered on the night of my 28th birthday in Lima, the less you want bump into someone, the more likely you are...
September 3rd, 2006 | Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Peru | Read More

Lost Family of the Week: The Rennhacks

Lost Family of the Week: The Rennhacks
As style-savvy media chicks living in the city that gave rise to Project Runway and Daily Candy and Carrie Bradshaw, Jen, Holly and have I spent far more of our 20s contemplating the proper way to layer fall fashions (without looking bulky) and sprinting between post-work launch parties (without snapping...
August 30th, 2006 | Family & Kid Travel, Lost Girls, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Peru | Read More

Welcome to the Jungle

Welcome to the Jungle
When we first nominated Peru to be the inaugural country on our big jaunt around the world, there was one thing we all agreed on – exploring the jungle was non-negotiable! Sure, we’d all been in rainforests before in countries like Costa Rica, Belize and Guatemala, but saying you’ve...
August 29th, 2006 | Adventure Travel, Fitness & Workouts, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Peru, Tours & Attractions, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

Puno and Titicaca: Smells just about right

Puno and Titicaca: Smells just about right
by Amanda Pressner LG Executive Editor Jen, Holly and I had stayed longer in Cuzco, Peru than almost any other gringo we’d met–nearly three weeks–and I was starting to feel like we’d simply relocated to a new town. It was time to journey on. We decided to brave the sub-zero winter...
August 28th, 2006 | Backpacking & Trekking, City Travel, Hostels, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Peru | Read More

Charity Cases? An LG Quandary

Charity Cases? An LG Quandary
In a post earlier this month, we wrote about how the angel-faced children of Peru had the power to melt both our hearts and our resolve: Quite often Hol, Jen and I often would save our spare change just so we could distribute it among the palms of little ones who wanted to buy candy. While my conscience...
August 28th, 2006 | Finances & Savings, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Peru, Volunteering & Giving Back | Read More

Have A Little Faith

Have A Little Faith
I left my backpack with the staff for safekeeping while visiting a jungle lodge 25 miles downriver from the Amazon city of Iquitos. When I got it back with my wallet and camera gone, it was hard not to draw conclusions. Not wanting to accuse the employees, I ransacked my room before notifying my tour...
August 27th, 2006 | Adventure Travel, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Peru, Wildlife & Animals | Read More