Archive for the ‘Photography & Video’ Category

Book Review: PhotoTrekking

Book Review: PhotoTrekking
PhotoTrekking: A Traveler’s Guide to Capturing Moments Around the World by Nick Onken, Amphoto Books, $24.99 4 stars Review by Kirsten Alana Nick Onken is a talented photographer. I would buy his books just to put it on my coffee table and stare at it on gray days when I need a jolt of happy. Nick...
May 4th, 2010 | Extras, Photography & Video, Travel Books & Movies | Read More

Vote for the Best Travel Photography

Vote for the Best Travel Photography
A picture can help inspire your next trip, fuel your imagination, make you feel more relaxed…and win you a trip to Dominica. Check out Matador’s Discover Dominica Photo Contest to see the 25 finalists and vote for your favorite-the winner gets a paid trip for two to the Caribbean. Looking...
October 23rd, 2009 | Photography & Video, Websites and Blogs | Read More

Lost in Costa Rica: Getting There

Lost in Costa Rica: Getting There
By Amanda Pressner, LG Executive Editor Last month, I traveled to Costa Rica for an extended getaway with my boyfriend Jeff before he left for law school. We decided to combine our adventure with a long-overdue Pressner family vacation-and I recently wrote about that experience for our good friends...
August 31st, 2009 | Air, Costa Rica, Dispatches from the Road, Group Travel, Photography & Video, Planning | Read More

Caps for Sale: Topping It Off in Ecuador

Caps for Sale: Topping It Off in Ecuador
by Molly Fergus When I swung down to Peru and Ecuador to visit my college roommate, a current Peace Corps volunteer, I expected to rough it in her home base of Pampas, Peru, huff and puff my way around Machu Picchu (that altitude’s a killer), and frolic on some mitad del mundo beaches. I did...
July 30th, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Ecuador, Lost Girls, Peru, Photography & Video, Shopping & Style, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Dancing Around the World

Dancing Around the World
For all of you who haven’t yet seen this guy, Matt, dancing in different locations around the world, you can click here to see his videos. I’m posting it for a few reasons. 1. It always makes me smile, and hopefully it will do the same for you. 2. According to Matt’s site, he thinks...
July 15th, 2008 | Lost Boys, Photography & Video, Websites and Blogs | Read More

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

Finding Your Passion

Finding Your Passion
Growing up near New York’s Finger Lakes region, I spent the summers of my childhood building tree forts in the woods behind my house, riding my bike down hilly country roads on imaginary expeditions, and nagging my mother whenever I was bored. One summer during our tween years, my mom arranged...
March 10th, 2008 | Lost Boys, Photography & Video, Spiritual Travel | Read More

Even More Fun with Vending Machines

Even More Fun with Vending Machines
When I caught sight of the Proactiv Solutions vending machine in the Dallas/Ft. Worth airport, I wowed, believe in to be one-of-a-kind. Silly me. As it turns out, there are an endless of gigantor machines around the globe, distributing everything from iPods to cells phone to soccer balls. Check out this...
August 25th, 2007 | Photography & Video, Shopping & Style, Travel Products & Services | Read More

Feeling Lost? Tell Us About It…

Feeling Lost? Tell Us About It…
As you have may have read in our “Taking the Long Way Around” post, we’ve wrapped up our yearlong journey and are now in various stages of returning home (Amanda’s off solo-traveling Australia, Jen’s doing the friends n’ family tour and Hol went straight back to NYC). But...
August 6th, 2007 | Blogging Your Trip, Departments, Leaving & Coming Home, Lost Girls, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Photography & Video | Read More

Crash and Learn: Part 1

Crash and Learn: Part 1
All you loyal readers out there can attest to the fact that unbelievable luck has often followed in Holly, Amanda and my footsteps throughout our round-the-world journey. For those of you just tuning in to our blog, allow me to recap. During our travels, The Lost Girls have managed to: 1. Convince the...
July 6th, 2007 | Australia, Health & Safety, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Photography & Video, Tours & Attractions | Read More