Posts Tagged ‘career break’

Lost Girl of the Week: A. Christine Maxfield

Lost Girl of the Week: A. Christine Maxfield
This week’s Lost Girl, Christine Maxfield, had a hard wake-up call—working at a travel magazine didn’t necessarily mean that she was able to travel! So she quit her journalism job in New York, stuffed her goods in storage, and bought a one-way ticket to Africa on a quest to experience the same...
February 1st, 2012 | Lost Girl of the Week | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Candice Cook

Lost Girl of the Week: Candice Cook
This week’s lost girl, Candice Cook, a former New York attorney discovered it is okay to break the mold and to venture out in pursuit of your best self.  She learned that lesson after a tragic loss, and nearly learned it too late. **** As a former private practice attorney who now practices within...
December 28th, 2011 | Lost Girl of the Week | Read More

Ask The Travel Coach!

Calling all Lost Girls! Recently we announced our new partnership with Life Sabbatical Coach Tara Russell, who has joined the Lost Girls team to act as our resident Travel Coach in Residence. Each month she will answer questions from readers in this new info-packed and fun feature. You can read Tara’s...
December 2nd, 2011 | Lost in the Mail | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Katie Aune

This week’s lost girl, Katie Aune, is a Minnesota native who is a sports fanatic, running enthusiast, recovering attorney and, of course, obsessed with travel. She recently quit her job in nonprofit fundraising to spend a year volunteering and traveling through the 15 countries of the former Soviet...
November 23rd, 2011 | Lost Girl of the Week | Read More

Ask The Travel Coach: Should I Leave a Good Job in a Bad Economy?

Ask The Travel Coach: Should I Leave a Good Job in a Bad Economy?
Last month we announced the launch of our newest  feature, Ask the Travel Coach!  Life Sabbatical Coach Tara Russell has joined the Lost Girls team to act as our resident Travel Coach in Residence to answer questions from readers in our brand-new monthly feature. Similar to past Lost Girls feature...
October 28th, 2011 | Lost in the Mail | Read More

Introducing: Ask the Travel Coach!

Introducing: Ask the Travel Coach!
Dear Lost Girl Readers, We are so excited to announce the launch of our newest  feature, Ask the Travel Coach!  Life Sabbatical Coach Tara Russell has joined the Lost Girls team to act as our resident Travel Coach in Residence to answer questions from readers in our brand-new monthly feature. Similar...
September 30th, 2011 | Featured, Lost in the Mail | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Lara Miller

Lost Girl of the Week: Lara Miller
This week’s Lost Girl, Lara Miller, encourages all LGs out there to ban all excuses and go after their dreams, no matter what they are. ***** I did everything I was supposed to do.  I worked for my career and succeeded at it.  I lived the high life, mingling with celebrities and coat-tailing...
September 28th, 2011 | Lost Girl of the Week | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Alexandra Baackes

Lost Girl of the Week: Alexandra Baackes
Lost Girl of the Week, Alexandra Baackes, gave up on trying to save up for a dream trip and escaped New York to explore the world while working along the way. Currently based in Scotland, she is freelancing her way through a European summer before relocating permanently to South East Asia to work in...
July 20th, 2011 | Lost Girl of the Week | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Liz Behler

Lost Girl of the Week: Liz Behler
After realizing how little time a full time travel editor got to actually travel, Liz Behler decided to quit her job. She’s currently four months into a year-long journey that will take her to six continents. Follow along on her blog (link: http://www.thetravelbeast.com/) and Twitter (link: http://twitter.com/thetravelbeast). ***** For...
June 15th, 2011 | Lost Girl of the Week | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Elizabeth Farrar

Lost Girl of the Week: Elizabeth Farrar
After finding herself without a job and without a plan, Lost Girl Liz Farrar embraced her ‘hopelessly lost’ status and booked a 10-week trip to Europe. When she’s not posing as a nomad, Liz works (or rather worked) as a communications guru in Congress — writing speeches, thinking...
April 20th, 2011 | Lost Girl of the Week | Read More