Posts Tagged ‘boating’

Pastel Paradise

Pastel Paradise
Any country that boosts a pair of Pink shorts as one of their national symbols, you would consider to either be: 1. Stuck in the 80’s era of bad dress sense and psychedelic drugs 2. Ludicrously drunk and attending a fancy (bad) dress party OR 3. Friendly, laid back, unassuming and keeping up with the...
April 28th, 2010 | Dispatches from the Road, Parties, Festivals & Events | Read More

Lost Girls Field Trip: Andros Island-Part 7

Lost Girls Field Trip: Andros Island-Part 7
Jen: While I wouldn’t trade my position as 1/3 of The Lost Girls writing team for anything in…well…the world, I recently spread my journalist wings and accepted my first solo assignment: a 9-part web series on Andros Island for the pop culture travel site, Jaunted.com. But even though...
February 25th, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Andros Island, Bahamas, Cruise, Dispatches from the Road, Hotels & Resorts, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

Lost in New Zealand: The South Island

Lost in New Zealand: The South Island
While New Zealand’s North Island plays host to the bulk of its population, many people believe that its Southern sister provides far more in the way of stunning natural settings, atmospheric small towns and brag-worthy adventure activities. Amused by the sibling rivalry and excited to indulge our...
May 28th, 2007 | Adventure Travel, Backpacking & Trekking, Car, City Travel, Fitness & Workouts, Food & Wine, Hostels, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, New Zealand, Spa & Beauty | Read More

Lost in New Zealand: The North Island

Lost in New Zealand: The North Island
Having alighted in a fantastically picturesque city where the streets were spotless, the residents spoke our language and we could indulge in the creature comfort we’d abandoned nine months ago (we now consider drinking water from the tap to be a rare treat), it was tough to fight the urge to...
May 24th, 2007 | Lost Girls RTW Adventure, New Zealand | Read More

Finding Nemo

Finding Nemo
I had many goals for my yearlong, around-the-world adventure: Hike the Inca Trail in Peru, volunteer in Kenya, do yoga school in India. I wanted to explore all the things I never had time to while slumped over my computer. Somehow I got the chance to try it all, and my final frontier was to dive into...
May 1st, 2007 | Adventure Travel, Bus, Fitness & Workouts, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Solo Travel, Sports & Games, Thailand, Tours & Attractions, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

Way Down Upon the Ayeyarwady River

Way Down Upon the Ayeyarwady River
Another crack-of-dawn morning for Dad, Nadine, Holly and me. After scarfing another quick buffet breakfast (I limited myself to a single plate this time), we flagged down a rusted-out taxicab with no shocks, cushioning or seatbelts but four working wheels and headed to the Yangon airport. Since Dad and...
April 27th, 2007 | Asia, Cruise, Family & Kid Travel, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Myanmar, Planning | Read More

Blame It on “The Beach”

Blame It on “The Beach”
Long before there was a Sex in the City tour highlighting Carrie Bradshaw’s favorite cosmo-sipping spots and a DaVinci Code tour tracing Robert Langdon’s quest for the Holy Grail, backpackers were following the footsteps of their own unlikely hero-Leonardo DeCaprio-who stumbled upon a white...
March 11th, 2007 | Asia, Backpacking & Trekking, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Planning, Thailand | Read More

Rollin’ on the River

Rollin’ on the River
Our guide Sang warned Jen and me that we’d encounter a few small “rapids” during our kayaking adventure in Laos down the Nam Khan River, and not to worry if we ended up with a mouthful of river water-almost everyone flipped over at some point. Determined to keep our heads (and bodies)...
February 21st, 2007 | Adventure Travel, Asia, Fitness & Workouts, Laos, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Surfing the Backwater

Surfing the Backwater
Unless there are hot men, scuba tanks or free alcohol samples involved, my fellow LG’s and I typically stay away from organized, made-for-backpacker tours. But after hearing rave reviews from other seasoned travelers, Jen and I decided to make an exception and book a houseboat “cruise”...
January 2nd, 2007 | Cruise, India, Lost Girls RTW Adventure | Read More