Posts Tagged ‘dining’

Where to Eat in Beijing

Where to Eat in Beijing
HCC: I’m hopping on a plane to China to celebrate the completion of the book on April 15th. My sister is coming with me, and I’m visiting my friend Jen who left New York to live and work in Beijing. My favorite part about having a blog is all the amazing people we meet virtually (and sometimes...
April 3rd, 2009 | Asia, China, Departments, Destinations, Dispatches from the Road, Expats Abroad, Food & Wine, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Antarctica: A long way down

Antarctica: A long way down
Ushuaia is known as both del fin del mundo (translation: the end of the world) and the beginning of the journey to Antarctica from South America. Convicts helped construct its streets, bridges, and buildings after the Argentinean government built a jail here in the early 1900s. Officials figured wannabe-escape...
April 20th, 2008 | Adventure Travel, Antarctica, Argentina, Fitness & Workouts, Packing & Wardrobe, Planning | Read More

Soaking Up Sydney

Soaking Up Sydney
When the weather gods deliver a day as brilliant as the one we recently had in Sydney–the last major city on our RTW route–it would be foolish not to spring out of bed and make the most of it. Well, the Lost Girls don’t exactly “spring,” but we did manage to zip out the...
June 3rd, 2007 | Australia, City Travel, Fitness & Workouts, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Cows, Caste and Curry

Cows, Caste and Curry
“There’s too much traffic in Delhi,” says our driver, Sunil, who we hired for a four-day tour of northern India-just before jerking the wheel to narrowly miss a cow wandering the crowded city streets. “Everything is too much in Delhi.” With over one billion people (and...
September 28th, 2006 | India, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Spiritual Travel, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Mallika Khuansathavoranit

Lost Girl of the Week: Mallika Khuansathavoranit
Age: 25 Currently living in: Tarragona, Spain Mallika originally hails from Bangkok, Thailand but now lives in Spain. Her love of travel and adventure most likely burst forth during her childhood — during a six-year stay in the United States, she travelled extensively around North America with...
September 27th, 2006 | Lost Girl of the Week, Thailand, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Lovin´ Los Ninos

Lovin´ Los Ninos
After sharing co-ed dorm rooms with very stinky (male) roommates at one germ-infested hostel, freezing our asses of at another that had neither heaters or hot water and coming down with fevers, stomach cramps and general ickiness, the Lost Girls finally decided to take good care of themselves during...
July 9th, 2006 | Hotels & Resorts, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Peru, Volunteering & Giving Back | Read More

Food Fight

Food Fight
Eating exotic new dishes and sampling local delicacies can certainly be one of the best parts of traveling abroad, but the Lost Girls learned today that satisfying our stomachs isn’t an enjoyable afterthought-food is absolutely essential to our collective group happiness. Without regularly scheduled...
June 29th, 2006 | Food & Wine, Hostels, Lost Girls RTW Adventure | Read More

The Big Apple Gets a Little Love

The Big Apple Gets a Little Love
We’re practically breaking out in hives we’re so itchy to get the f*#$&^ out of town already (have we been planning this trip for years, or what?) but we’re saving a little nostalgia for our favorite city on the planet. Here are the places we’ve loved since our “freshman...
June 19th, 2006 | City Travel, Food & Wine, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Parties, Festivals & Events, Planning, Tours & Attractions, United States | Read More