Archive for the ‘Travel Products & Services’ Category

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

World Nomads: VAN-Tastistic Adventures Australian Road Trip

World Nomads: VAN-Tastistic Adventures Australian Road Trip
During the course of The Lost Girls’ year-long adventure around the world, Amanda, Holly and I tallied numerous brag-worthy adventures (hiking the Inca Trail; sandboarding down mountain-sized dunes; rafting over a 21 foot waterfall), unique cultural experiences (capoeira classes in a world-renowned...
May 12th, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Australia, Car, Health & Safety, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Travel Products & Services | Read More

Our favorite things: Maghound

Our favorite things: Maghound
by Cassie Kreitner courtesy of: Syracuse Ed2010 Tired of burning your hard-earned cash on your favorite magazines? Recently, Time Inc. debuted a solution for avid magazine readers: a cheap Netflix-like service for monthly subscriptions. Maghound.com, the self-professed “magazine lover’s...
February 2nd, 2009 | Travel Products & Services, Websites and Blogs | Read More

Live from the Wienermobile: Getting Lush for T-Giving

Live from the Wienermobile: Getting Lush for T-Giving
Here’s the latest on-the-road dispatch from our Wienermobile girls. You can read more about their hot dogging adventures by clicking here Molly and Selena: We’re a little bit spoiled when it comes to traveling. Driving across the country in a Wienermobile means we (almost) never have to...
November 27th, 2008 | Dispatches from the Road, Lost Girls, Spa & Beauty, Travel Products & Services, United States | Read More

How to: Pack for a Year Away

How to: Pack for a Year Away
by Jodi Ettenberg Special to the Lost Girls After being on the road for a few months, I’ve found that everyone becomes a walking encyclopedia of travel tips. “Oh, you DEFINITELY need to check X place out, but whatever you do, don’t go to Y.” I am not exempt from this pathological...
October 19th, 2008 | Adventure Travel, Backpacking & Trekking, Packing & Wardrobe, Shopping & Style, Travel Products & Services | Read More

LG Obession: Idlewild

LG Obession: Idlewild
I didn’t think it was possible to love bookstores even more than I already do (the scent of freshly printed paperbacks mixed with coffee grounds practically makes me high) until the random Thursday morning I stumbled upon Idlewild in New York City. I’d been granted a full day off work, and...
September 9th, 2008 | Shopping & Style, Travel Books & Movies, Travel Products & Services, Wifi & Internet Cafes | Read More

Travel Gear: Downsizing your Life…in 3 oz or less

Travel Gear: Downsizing your Life…in 3 oz or less
Lucky Magazine really isn’t the first place we turn to learn about fabulous-yet-practical products for backpackers (they once ran a travel spread featuring $900 Marc Jacobs “trekking boots”) but it was in the January issue that we first learned about our newest web obsession: www.Minimus.biz. The...
January 4th, 2008 | Air, Backpacking & Trekking, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Packing & Wardrobe, Planning, Travel Products & Services | 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

Expert Advice: Buying Round the World (RTW) Tickets

Expert Advice: Buying Round the World (RTW) Tickets
by Amanda Pressner LG Executive Editor One of the questions we’re asked most frequently is, “Do you think I should book a round-the-world airline ticket for my journey, or just purchase tickets as I go?” While you might get a bit more flexibility when buying a string of one-ways, as...
August 20th, 2007 | Air, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Travel Products & Services | Read More

How We: Booked Our Flights

How We: Booked Our Flights
by Amanda Pressner LG Executive Editor Back in New York, when the girls and I were strategizing the cheapest ways to convey ourselves and three very heavy packs around the planet, we ruled out the infamous RTW or round the world ticket. Not only do Americans have to shell out hundreds or even thousands...
December 17th, 2006 | Air, Finances & Savings, Leaving & Coming Home, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Travel Products & Services | Read More