Posts Tagged ‘communications’

Lost Girls’ Cause: Armchair Volunteering

Lost Girls’ Cause: Armchair Volunteering
If you’ve been dreaming of doing a volunteer vacation but don’t have the time or money, long-distance volunteering might be for you. It’s free, doesn’t require you to use up your vacation days, and can make a big impact on people around the globe. A reader wrote in to tell us...
June 12th, 2009 | Calling & Texting, Volunteering & Giving Back, Websites and Blogs | Read More

How We: Quit our Jobs to Travel

How We: Quit our Jobs to Travel
Office life might be little more than fuzzy memory now, but here’s what we have to say about giving our job–and yours–the old heave-ho. How We: Quit our Jobs to Travel Initially, Jen, Holly and I worried that it would appear a little flakey to take a working hiatus after only five...
March 3rd, 2007 | Leaving & Coming Home, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, New York City, Planning, Quitting & Career Management | Read More

Choosing Travel Insurance

Choosing Travel Insurance
Hurricanes. Montezuma’s revenge. IPod thieves. No trip ever goes exactly as planned, and there are plenty of surprises that could put a damper on the joys of travel. Just look at the Lost Girls-we kicked off our trip with lost luggage and two out of three of us getting a funky foreign bug. Fortunately,...
July 10th, 2006 | Blogging Your Trip, Health & Safety, Planning, Travel Products & Services | Read More

How We Stay in Touch

How We Stay in Touch
The Lost Girls often remark, if we were traveling a few years ago, or really any other time but the present, it would be a heck of a lot harder to keep in touch with our loved ones. Now, in addition to the travelers’ classics-postcards and phone cards-we can keep an online web log (like the one...
June 24th, 2006 | Blogging Your Trip, Calling & Texting, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Planning, Staying Connected, Websites and Blogs, Wifi & Internet Cafes | Read More