Posts Tagged ‘adventure’

The Adventurer’s Handbook by Mick Conefrey

The Adventurer’s Handbook by Mick Conefrey
The Adventurer’s Handbook by Mick Conefrey Palgrave Macmillan, $12.00 RATING: 3 Stars THE PREMISE: Mick Conefrey has culled some of the most ambitious expeditions from the 19th and 20th centuries, the “heroic age” of exploration, and packaged them into a How-To guide that’s...
November 30th, 2010 | Travel Books & Movies | Read More

Are you a Lost Girl?

Are you a Lost Girl?
One of the most common questions we encounter here at Lost Girls World is, “What is a Lost Girl?” In our experience, a lost girl can be anyone… yes, even you. A lost girl is not an easily defined person, they are individuals, all unique in their own ways. Some lost girls get lost for...
November 24th, 2010 | Lost Girl of the Week | Read More

High on Ketchikan, Alaska: Zip-lining Through the Wilderness

High on Ketchikan, Alaska: Zip-lining Through the Wilderness
by Nancy Yeomans LG Air Travel Editor “There has got to be a way down”, I thought to myself as I stood on a platform high in the treetops.  Looking around, all I could see was the swinging log in front of me.  Everyone in front of me had traversed the log without incident, but I knew as...
June 25th, 2010 | Adventure Travel, Cruise, Dispatches from the Road, Eco-Travel, Extras, Group Travel, North America | Read More

Book Review: Title: The New Age of Adventure: Ten Years of Great Writing

Book Review: Title: The New Age of Adventure: Ten Years of Great Writing
by Lisa Katzenberger Special to Lost Girls World National Geographic Adventure is the magazine for readers who prefer to climb around the wild outdoors versus just glance at the pictures from the safety of their couch. Their new anthology, The New Age of Adventure: Ten Years of Great Writing, strikes...
November 2nd, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Travel Books & Movies, Weekly Travel News | Read More

New 7 Wonders of Nature: Calling Green Travelers and Adventure Explorers!

New 7 Wonders of Nature: Calling Green Travelers and Adventure Explorers!
It used to be that international explorers merely strived to check off as many wonders of the world as they could off their travel lists. Now, they can take it one step further and actually influence which locations fall on that list – gotta love the digital age! And since Iguacu Falls and The...
August 5th, 2009 | Brazil | Read More

The 10 Best Tours in America

The 10 Best Tours in America
While I’ve always been a fan of independent travel-exploring a place with little more than a map, a phrase-book and a sturdy pair of walking shoes to guide you-there’s still something to be said for the packaged tour. By putting yourself in the hands of someone with considerable local know-how,...
June 27th, 2009 | Adventure Travel, City Travel, Extras, Food & Wine, Tours & Attractions, Travel Philosophy, United States, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

LG Small Town Favorites: Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania

LG Small Town Favorites: Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania
I love running, but it can be hard on your knees. I’ve always wanted to do a triathlon, and figured it’d be a good way to switch up my workouts. Still, swimming in a lake with hundreds of people-not to mention sorting through all the gear you’ll need-can be overwhelming. So I joined...
June 18th, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Fitness & Workouts, Food & Wine, Hotels & Resorts, In-Room Reviews, Shopping & Style, United States | Read More