Archive for the ‘Lost Girls’ Category

3 Destination Road Races That Give Back

From MensFitness.com: Run in any one of these races happening in cool places this fall, and you’ll be able to do good while exploring a new location.  Whether you need extra motivation to train and break your personal record—or just an excuse to take a road trip—consider registering for a race...
September 29th, 2012 | LG Press & Media | Read More

Prague On Foot: A Walking Guide through Ancient Europe

Prague On Foot: A Walking Guide through Ancient Europe
By Michele Herrmann Special to Lost Girls World Like many European cities, Prague is best explored on foot. Much of this Czech city’s center has been declared as a UNESCO World Heritage site and many buildings from the 13th through 18th centuries preserve Prague’s rich legacy. From the reign of Bohemian...
September 26th, 2012 | Czech Republic, Destinations, Eastern Europe, Europe, Featured, Walking | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Jennifer Manis

Lost Girl of the Week: Jennifer Manis
Jennifer Manis, this week’s Lost Girl, was on a path to a successful life as a teacher, working on her Ph.D. in Oregon. But, when she decided that path wasn’t right for her, she took off to find herself and hasn’t looked back. ***** As I sit here in my apartment in the countryside of...
June 6th, 2012 | Lost Girl of the Week | Read More

10 Ideas For 20-Somethings In Rome

by Kevin Kilbride Special To The Lost Girls With a reputation that stems from its historic architecture and remarkable museum offerings, college students rarely consider Rome, Italy’s rich capital, for their next vacation. However, amidst all the museums and history, visitors will find an abundance...
June 5th, 2012 | Dispatches from the Road, Italy, Lost Boys | Read More

8 Tips for Women Traveling to the Middle East

8 Tips for Women Traveling to the Middle East
By Ashleen Williams  Special to Lost Girls  Traveling through the Middle East is an awesome yet intimidating endeavor. Before you leave you’ll probably hear a range of opinions on the matter, especially if you’re a young woman willing to backpack the Levant, North Africa or the conservative Gulf...
May 25th, 2012 | Featured, Middle East, Travel Philosophy | Read More

Navigating the Arab Spring

Navigating the Arab Spring
By Ashleen Williams Special to Lost Girls  Everything changed in the Middle East in December 2010, when Muhammad Al Bouazizi, a Tunisian fruit seller, lit himself on fire and ignited what is popularly called the “Arab Spring.” Though a little over a year has past, there is still unrest and revolution...
May 18th, 2012 | City Travel, Featured, Solo Travel | Read More

Lost Girl’s Guide to Las Vegas

Lost Girl’s Guide to Las Vegas
By Becky Johnson Special to Lost Girls With nicknames such as “Sin City,” “The City that Never Sleeps,” and “The Entertainment Capital of the World” Las Vegas has much to live up to. Yet many visitors to this oasis in the desert never venture far past the infamous Las Vegas Strip, which is...
April 26th, 2012 | City Travel, Featured, Nevada | Read More

Lost Girls of the Week: Kristen Refermat & Kelsey Ogden

Lost Girls of the Week: Kristen Refermat & Kelsey Ogden
This week’s lost girls, Kristen Refermat and Kelsey Ogden, are the creators of Sixpenny Globe, a new documentary web series that follows their journey around the world on a budget of just $30 a day. The two best friends and San Diego natives spent 4 months traveling through 12 countries across Europe,...
April 18th, 2012 | Lost Girl of the Week | Read More

UK Dishes: 5 Traditional English and Scotish Foods Worth the Visit

UK Dishes: 5 Traditional English and Scotish Foods Worth the Visit
The UK is brimming with unique gastronomic opportunities; local foodie Charlotte Stamper dishes on five not-to be-missed culinary experiences. Bakewell Tart Traditionally from the Derbyshire town of Bakewell, this is a shortcrust pastry case filled with a layer of jam and a sponge filling with ground...
April 16th, 2012 | England, Featured, Food & Wine, Scotland | Read More

Your First Trip Abroad: 5 Reasons The Lost Girls Love Contiki for First Time Travelers

Your First Trip Abroad: 5 Reasons The Lost Girls Love Contiki for First Time Travelers
By Amanda Pressner LG Executive Editor Years before Jen and I embarked on our round-the-world Lost Girls adventure with Holly, the two of us backpacked through Europe together. We did it the summer after our college graduation, a four-week, whirlwind tour that took us to some of the continent’s most...
April 15th, 2012 | Featured, Featured Getaway, Tours & Attractions | Read More