Posts Tagged ‘books’

Book Review: Based Upon Availability by Alix Strauss

Book Review: Based Upon Availability by Alix Strauss
Based Upon Availability by Alix Strauss Harper Collins, 2010 RATING: 3.5 Stars REVIEW BY SUE JORDAN In high school and later in college, I typically spent weekends, school vacations and summers working in my parent’s hotel.  It was small, homey, a place for “summer folk” to hang their hats...
January 4th, 2011 | Travel Books & Movies | Read More

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

eBook Review: The Art of Solo Travel: A Girl’s Guide

eBook Review: The Art of Solo Travel: A Girl’s Guide
eBook Review: The Art of Solo Travel: A Girl’s Guide by Stephanie Lee Indie Travel Media, $12.95 3.5 stars Reviewed by Ashley-Marie Olgado Dream of living like a lost girl, but unsure how to take the big first step? After a yearlong trip traveling alone across three continents, author Stephanie...
June 29th, 2010 | Getting There, Planning, Travel Books & Movies | Read More

Book Review: Currency by Zoe Zolbrod

Book Review: Currency by Zoe Zolbrod
Currency by Zoe Zolbrod OV Books, $16.95 Rating: 3 stars Review by Wendy Withers It’s an international traveler’s worst nightmare. Caught in another country with a foreign language, out of money, maxed out credit cards, and no way home. This is the scenario facing Robin, the...
June 17th, 2010 | Travel Books & Movies | Read More

Make Money Blogging: Nomadic Matt Explains it All

Make Money Blogging: Nomadic Matt Explains it All
by Molly Fergus LG Travel News Editor Tales of travel bloggers who rake in six-figures remind me of the opening montage of He’s Just Not That Into You. In the scene, 20 and 30-something single women swap relationship fictions -the reformed cheater, the suddenly pro-marriage live-in boyfriend. It...
September 17th, 2009 | Blogging Your Trip, Finances & Savings, Travel Books & Movies | Read More

An Other-Worldly Book Launch

An Other-Worldly Book Launch
Last night, The Lost Girls were invited to attend the launch of a very, very peculiar book at 675 Bar in the Meatpacking District. The title being celebrated? Death Becomes Them: Unearthing The Suicides of the Brilliant, the Famous, and the Notorious, by famed author Alix Strauss. The fellow journos...
September 16th, 2009 | Parties, Festivals & Events, Travel Books & Movies | Read More

Passport to the World

Passport to the World
Ever since Holly’s wallet got pick-pocketed in a Starbucks in Times Square during a Lost Girls’ planning session, she’s been toting her passport around in lieu of a driver’s license. Even in the intercultural Big Apple, bouncers’ gasp in surprise at seeing the notorious...
June 5th, 2006 | Uncategorized | Read More