Posts Tagged ‘Backpacking & Trekking’

5 Tips for Solo Minded Couple’s Travel

By Gina Douglas Special to Lost Girls  The first conversation I had with my now fiancé mostly centered around our love for travel and where we’d been and where we wanted to go next. He scored a first date with me. I scored a new traveling partner. It only took a few months until we were planning...
January 19th, 2012 | Couples Travel, Love on the Road | Read More

The Sad State of the American Gap Year – And Why We Should Change Our Ways

The Sad State of the American Gap Year – And Why We Should Change Our Ways
By Rachel Friedman Special to The Lost Girls There’s a beloved statistic bandied about by travelers, sometimes behind our backs but mostly right in front of our faces, an open challenge: “Only 5 percent of Americans have passports.” Cue non-American looking aghast. The number changes depending...
July 19th, 2011 | Adventure Travel, Solo Travel, Studying Abroad, Working Abroad | Read More

How to Pack Light: 9 Tips for Packing Your Backpack

How to Pack Light: 9 Tips for Packing Your Backpack
Ready to travel the world? Check out our Guide to First Time Travel! Lost Girl Sophie-Claire Hoeller was a big city girl with a big city closet… that is, until she had to consolidate for a backpacking trip with her boyfriend this summer. Cramming her massive closet into her bag was a no-go,...
August 19th, 2010 | Packing & Wardrobe | Read More