Posts Tagged ‘backpacking’

The LG Travel News Roundup: Introducing the World’s Oldest Backpacker

The LG Travel News Roundup: Introducing the World’s Oldest Backpacker
By Susmita Baral LG News Intern Missed the big travel stories of the week? And the weird, wacky and insignificant ones? We’ve got your roundup right here… World’s Oldest Backpacker Australian backpacker Keith Wright, who is known as the world’s oldest backpacker, has planned a two month...
May 18th, 2012 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

Couple’s Travel: Romantic Stays in Argentina

By Sophie Massie Special to Lost Girls  Traveling as a couple can be a very rewarding experience. Beautiful scenery and shared adventure adds a higher level of intimacy to a relationship. At times though, traveling together can be a major turnoff. When you’re on the road for extended periods of...
February 2nd, 2012 | Argentina, Couples Travel | Read More

Going Solo in Valencia: The Ultimate Travel Guide

Going Solo in Valencia: The Ultimate Travel Guide
By Maggie Parker Special to the Lost Girls City Overview ValenTHia, as locals would call it, is on the coast and is known for: paella, el Ciudad de las artes y las ciencias, and oranges, but of course those aren’t the only great things about this city. Valencia was the first stop on my first solo...
August 26th, 2011 | Backpacking & Trekking, Cultural Travel, Extras, Spain | 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 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

Crossing Bolivia’s Salt Flats

Crossing Bolivia’s Salt Flats
By Erin Griffith LG Correspondent It’s about three days sans shower or heat, with possibly drunk drivers jeep-ing you across incredibly harsh and desolate desert terrain. And the seatbelts probably don’t even work. Excited yet? Thanks to its promise of adventure, otherworldly terrain, and dirt...
January 10th, 2011 | Adventure Travel, Backpacking & Trekking, Bolivia, Budget Travel, Central and South America, Tours & Attractions | Read More