Posts Tagged ‘career breaks’

Career Breaks: Why I Lost Myself on the Road

Career Breaks: Why I Lost Myself on the Road
by Amanda Pressner LG Executive Editor Friends, colleagues and LG readers often ask: why was it, exactly, that Jen, Holly and I put the brakes on our careers (and in fact, our whole lives!) just when we were finally getting somewhere. Why ditch the super-competitive gigs that we’d been working...
March 8th, 2010 | Lost Girls, Quitting & Career Management, Staying Connected, Websites and Blogs | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Olivia from Portland

Lost Girl of the Week: Olivia from Portland
There’s lots of blogs about travel, but fellow Lost Girl Olivia, writes about her “rehab back into daily life” after having the courage to turn her dream of an around-the-world trip into a reality. Here’s how she decided to take a career break, and why she thinks travel should...
July 16th, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Backpacking & Trekking, City Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Europe, Extras, Food & Wine, Lost Girl of the Week, Shopping & Style, Spiritual Travel, Tours & Attractions, Train | Read More

How to Quit Your Job to Travel

How to Quit Your Job to Travel
Blame it on the holidays, the cold weather or the government (for forcing more of us to get passports!) but it seems that a growing number of readers are writing to tell us they’re planning to quit their jobs to take extended trips overseas. One of the biggest challenges? How to give notice at...
December 31st, 2007 | Quitting & Career Management | Read More

The Lost Girls on CNN

The Lost Girls on CNN
When we received the following email several weeks ago (soon after reaching Australia), I immediately assumed it was some sort of hoax: Hello. I produce a program called “Project Life,” a new television program hosted by Dr. Sanjay Gupta, which will air on CNN International and CNN Headline...
July 23rd, 2007 | Australia, LG Press & Media, Lost Girls RTW Adventure | Read More