Posts Tagged ‘Adventure Travel’

The Lost Girls Races: Tough Mudder Race Day

The Lost Girls Races: Tough Mudder Race Day
by Nancy Yeomans LG Air Travel News Editor We came, we mudded, we conquered.  The Lost Girls Race at the Tough Mudder, Mount Snow, Vermont happened on Saturday, May 7.  Our team of five Lost Girls bravely faced the 10-mile mountain course.  Along the way we encountered 28 obstacles while trekking...
May 10th, 2011 | Extras, Fitness & Workouts, Vermont, Volunteering & Giving Back | Read More

The Gear Guide: 5 Ways to Prepare for the Worst Case Scenario

The Gear Guide: 5 Ways to Prepare for the Worst Case Scenario
By Jessica Goldstein Adventure Editor Surely you have a vision of your Perfect Camping Trip: sunshine all the time, mosquito-free mountains, clearly marked trails in not-actually-pathless woods. Unfortunately, reality might not be as flawless as your fantasy. But just because things don’t go according...
April 15th, 2011 | Extras | Read More

The Gear Guide: 5 Easy Ways to Beat the Hunger Games

By Jessica Goldstein Adventure Editor If you have been keeping up with our handy-dandy gear guide, you are almost ready to venture into the great outdoors. You’ve got the perfect pack and have settled on an ideal destination. You’ve practiced pitching your tent in the safety of your own backyard....
March 25th, 2011 | Adventure Travel, Backpacking & Trekking, Cabins & Camping, Eco-Travel | Read More

The New York Times Travel Show 2011: Saturday Road Map

The New York Times Travel Show 2011: Saturday Road Map
by Courtney Scott Special to Lost Girls World The travel industry’s jet setters, junkies and international elite are descending upon New York’s Javits Center this weekend for the 2011 New York Times Travel Show. Whether you’re a professional travelista or just looking for a dose of...
February 25th, 2011 | Adventure Travel, Traveling Solo & Together | Read More

The Gear Guide: 4 Simple Steps to Setting Up Camp

The Gear Guide: 4 Simple Steps to Setting Up Camp
By Jessica Goldstein Adventure Editor The quest for the perfect campsite: it isn’t just about romantic views or the moment when your legs feel like Jell-o from hiking so far that you just collapse on the spot. Your choice of campsite is crucial to the quality of your great adventuring–you don’t...
February 18th, 2011 | Adventure Travel, Backpacking & Trekking, Cabins & Camping, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

Plan Your Perfect Italian Vacation: Part I

By Briana Palma LG Contributor Travel means different things to different people. Some envision beach days and spa visits, while others imagine volunteering on a farm or in an impoverished nation. No matter what kind of traveler you are, though, you’re likely to find options in Italy. One of the world’s...
February 9th, 2011 | Adventure Travel, Couples Travel, Italy | Read More

The Gear Guide: 7 Steps to the Perfect Pack

The Gear Guide: 7 Steps to the Perfect Pack
by Jessica Goldstein LG Adventure Editor You think it would be simple. It’s just a backpack, right? You used to carry your books in one every day. No big deal. Then you pull up to your local outdoor gear store and are suddenly overwhelmed by all the options. It occurs to you that you don’t even know...
January 21st, 2011 | Adventure Travel, Backpacking & Trekking, Cabins & Camping, Packing & Wardrobe | Read More

Canyon Jumping vs. Skydiving: Take Your Pick in Switzerland

Canyon Jumping vs. Skydiving: Take Your Pick in Switzerland
By: Jessica Szewczuk European Correspondent Before going abroad, all of my friends gave me the same advice—go to Switzerland and skydive. My mother almost fainted at the idea, but skydiving is on my ‘bucket list’ of things I want to accomplish in my life. So when I arrived in Interlaken...
July 2nd, 2010 | Adventure Travel, Switzerland | Read More