Archive for the ‘Lost Girls’ Category

Meet Plan Go 2011: Have You Had Your Career Break Today?

Meet Plan Go 2011: Have You Had Your Career Break Today?
It was back in 2007, just as our round-the-world adventure was coming to a close, that Jen, Holly and I first heard the term “Career Break.” A producer from CNN emailed us when we were in Sydney and mentioned that she was planning a show on the new trend of Americans taking Career Breaks....
October 12th, 2011 | Lost Girls Events and Tour, Planning, Traveling Solo & Together | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Sera Snyder

Lost Girl of the Week: Sera Snyder
Sera Snyder left her safe, secure job as a financial analyst, and followed her dream of working for a non-profit after being diagnosed with a Desoid tumor at just 26 years old. She’s now the Executive Director for Back on My Feet‘s Philadelphia and Baltimore chapters, which helps homeless...
October 12th, 2011 | Lost Girl of the Week, Volunteering & Giving Back | Read More

Inspiration in South America

Inspiration in South America
By Maggie Parker Special to Lost Girls   I received Amanda Pressner’s email regarding the Contiki Vacations media trip to South America at 5:10 pm. By 5:13 pm, I was going. Her response was “Annnnnnd….that was fast!” Well, who could blame me? After living with a Brazilian and...
October 11th, 2011 | Adventure Travel, Featured, Peru | Read More

Packing Tips for Long Term Travel

Packing Tips for Long Term Travel
Ready to take off—but not sure how to plan for the getaway? Check out our new Guide to First Time Travel!   By Amanda King Special to the Lost Girls  Packing is always tricky, but packing for a long term trip can be especially daunting. To ease your pre-trip trepidations, we’ve compiled a list...
October 6th, 2011 | Featured, Packing & Wardrobe | Read More

Lost Girls of the Week: Kim Pitingolo and Coley Nelson

Lost Girls of the Week: Kim Pitingolo and Coley Nelson
This week’s lost girls are friends Kim Pitingolo and Coley Nelson who were inspired to plan a trip around the world and are currently traveling through New Zealand, Australia, Thailand, and Laos. Kim is a 20-something, adventure-seeking, culture junkie with the desire to inspire. Kim caught the...
October 5th, 2011 | Lost Girl of the Week | Read More

Introducing: Ask the Travel Coach!

Introducing: Ask the Travel Coach!
Dear Lost Girl Readers, We are so excited to announce the launch of our newest  feature, Ask the Travel Coach!  Life Sabbatical Coach Tara Russell has joined the Lost Girls team to act as our resident Travel Coach in Residence to answer questions from readers in our brand-new monthly feature. Similar...
September 30th, 2011 | Featured, Lost in the Mail | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Lara Miller

Lost Girl of the Week: Lara Miller
This week’s Lost Girl, Lara Miller, encourages all LGs out there to ban all excuses and go after their dreams, no matter what they are. ***** I did everything I was supposed to do.  I worked for my career and succeeded at it.  I lived the high life, mingling with celebrities and coat-tailing...
September 28th, 2011 | Lost Girl of the Week | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Leland Strott

Lost Girl of the Week: Leland Strott
This week’s LG of the Week, Leland Strott, packed her bags after college graduation at Syracuse University and headed to England to study in a ground-breaking program. She found herself lost, not just physically, but emotionally, and learned that being lost not only means finding yourself away...
September 21st, 2011 | Lost Girl of the Week | Read More

Adventures in Mazatlan: 5 Ways to Get Lost on the Mexican Pacific

Adventures in Mazatlan: 5 Ways to Get Lost on the Mexican Pacific
Mazatlan, the pearl of the Pacific, is a historic port city nestled on Mexico’s western coast, and an ideal destination for a weekend of getting lost. While it first rose to fame in the 1920′s as a chic tropical hideaway of the Hollywood elite, the Mazatlan of today is part-bustling port...
August 31st, 2011 | Adventure Travel, Featured, Mexico | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Kayleigh Minicozzi

Lost Girl of the Week: Kayleigh Minicozzi
This week’s Lost Girl, Kayleigh Minicozzi, graduated from Syracuse University with a degree in Newspaper Journalism, Religion and Women’s Studies in 2008.  A native of upstate New York and current resident of New York City, Kayleigh likes to think of the world as her neighborhood. She got...
August 31st, 2011 | Lost Girl of the Week | Read More