Archive for the ‘Staying Connected’ Category

Best NYC Cafes for Writers: EarthMatters

Best NYC Cafes for Writers: EarthMatters
Since posting my Viva La Vie Boheme blog a couple weeks ago, I’m embarrassed to admit that I’ve slipped back into old bad habits. Although I’ve added a few sets of rather stylish pajamas and lounge wear to my ‘freelance uniform’ collection, that’s still no excuse for...
June 24th, 2009 | Extras, New York City, Restaurant Reviews, Wifi & Internet Cafes | Read More

Lost Girls’ Cause: Armchair Volunteering

Lost Girls’ Cause: Armchair Volunteering
If you’ve been dreaming of doing a volunteer vacation but don’t have the time or money, long-distance volunteering might be for you. It’s free, doesn’t require you to use up your vacation days, and can make a big impact on people around the globe. A reader wrote in to tell us...
June 12th, 2009 | Calling & Texting, Volunteering & Giving Back, Websites and Blogs | Read More

Viva La Vie Boheme!

Viva La Vie Boheme!
 Blame it on my television background/life-long passion for film, but when Amanda, Holly and I first learned that we were going to be book authors, a montage of romanticized images flashed in my mind: Lounging with my laptop in an East Village coffee shop surrounded by poets, artists and other quintessential...
June 10th, 2009 | City Travel, Food & Wine, New York City, The Lost Girls: The Book, Wifi & Internet Cafes | Read More

A New Way to Wi-Fly!

A New Way to Wi-Fly!
I hate to pull the whole “when I was a kid I had to walk a hundred miles to school through a snow storm in bare feet” but when The Lost Girls were traveling around the world, we often had to scour remote villages for tiny huts containing 1980s PCs, wrestle other backpackers for an open station...
May 20th, 2009 | Air, Travel Products & Services, Websites and Blogs, Wifi & Internet Cafes | Read More

In-room Reviews: Beijing on Any Budget

In-room Reviews: Beijing on Any Budget
On the same day the Lost Girls and I turned in the first draft of our manuscript, I boarded a plane to China to celebrate. I had two big incentives for visiting a country that’s home to some of the oldest civilizations in the world. First, my friend and former co-worker, Jen, lives in the capital...
May 11th, 2009 | Air, Backpacking & Trekking, China, City Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Hostels, Hotels & Resorts, In-Room Reviews, Lost Girls, Wifi & Internet Cafes | Read More

The Lost Girls are on Twitter!

The Lost Girls are on Twitter!
Okay, we caved… The Lost Girls are now on Twitter, and you can find us under the name “lostgirlsworld.” We literally went live about 1/2 hour ago, but will be posting as soon as our follower count goes above two people. So all you tweeters out there–come  find us and say hi! xo,...
April 22nd, 2009 | Blogging Your Trip, LG Press & Media, New York City, Websites and Blogs | Read More

Lost in Colombia: A Side Trip to Santa Marta

Lost in Colombia: A Side Trip to Santa Marta
By Amanda Pressner LG Executive Editor Even if you’re hard at work on a big project (in my case, a book!) every Lost Girl needs a vacation. This year, I took mine in Cartagena, Colombia and posted about my experiences for the fabulous travel website Jaunted. This week and next, I’ll be sharing...
April 22nd, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Blogging Your Trip, City Travel, Colombia, Couples Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Food & Wine, Hotels & Resorts, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Lost in Colombia: Shake it all night long in Cartagena

Lost in Colombia: Shake it all night long in Cartagena
By Amanda Pressner LG Executive Editor Even if you’re hard at work on a big project (in my case, a book!) every Lost Girl needs a vacation. This year, I took mine in Cartagena, Colombia and posted about my experiences for the fabulous travel website Jaunted. This week and next, I’ll be sharing...
April 17th, 2009 | Blogging Your Trip, Colombia, Couples Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Parties, Festivals & Events | Read More

Lost in Colombia: The Coffeeshops of Cartagena

Lost in Colombia: The Coffeeshops of Cartagena
ADP: Even if you’re hard at work on a big project (in my case, a book!) every Lost Girl needs a vacation. This year, I took mine in Cartagena, Colombia and posted about my experiences for the fabulous travel website Jaunted. This week and next, I’ll be sharing dispatches from my journey,...
April 9th, 2009 | Blogging Your Trip, City Travel, Colombia, Couples Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Food & Wine, Websites and Blogs | Read More

2009 Lonely Planet Travel Blog Awards: The Winners!

2009 Lonely Planet Travel Blog Awards: The Winners!
The Lost Girls would like to congratulate all of the winners of the 2009 Lonely Planet Travel Blog Awards. This is the first year that LP has commended excellence in travel blogging, and we say…it’s about time! The voting consisted of a weighted score–50 percent coming from a panel...
April 6th, 2009 | Blogging Your Trip, Traveling Solo & Together, Websites and Blogs, Weekly Travel News | Read More