Posts Tagged ‘Packing’

5 Things Worth Tossing on the Road

5 Things Worth Tossing on the Road
There are countless articles on what to bring while traveling, but not enough information on what to shed. Let LG Asia-Pacific Editor Mary Tan help you lighten your load! *** Let’s face it; we’re all pack-rats. We love carrying stuff around with us that we presume we might use…just...
April 22nd, 2010 | Featured, Packing & Wardrobe | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Laurel Case

Lost Girl of the Week: Laurel Case
This week’s LG is Laurel Case. Laurel lives in Syracuse, NY where she works in the public relations department of an advertising agency.  Her travels have taken her to all corners of the US and most of the in between. Upstate New York has served as a great home-base for planning her next adventure...
April 6th, 2010 | Couples Travel, Lost Girl of the Week, Planning | Read More

Top 5 Holiday Gifts for Travelers

Top 5 Holiday Gifts for Travelers
By Patty Hodapp LG Travel Lifestyle Editor It’s time to start your wish list! Scribble, scribble, as fast as you can… Santa is on his way and chances are you’ve been a good kid this year, so get ready to mail out your list. Sure we’re in a crappy economic downswing right now,...
December 14th, 2009 | Packing & Wardrobe, Travel Products & Services | Read More

The Girls’ Guide To Camping

The Girls’ Guide To Camping
Our guest blogger today is Britt Reints, who has been blogging at Miss Britt since 2005. Offline, she says she has a fancy title that includes words like “VP” and “marketing” – which essentially means she sells stuff. Online, she’s says she’s entirely too open...
June 9th, 2009 | Cabins & Camping, Lost Girls, Planning, United States, Websites and Blogs, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

Studying Abroad: How to Choose a Backpack and What to Pack

Studying Abroad: How to Choose a Backpack and What to Pack
Earlier this year, Lost Girls intern Patty Hodapp was accepted to the Syracuse study abroad program in Florence, Italy. She has her visa, her passport and her ticket. Her next big step was choosing a backpack, and figuring out which essentials were really essential. As the Lost Girls discovered, it’s...
May 29th, 2009 | Italy, Leaving & Coming Home, Lost Girls, Packing & Wardrobe, Studying Abroad | Read More

Packing Made Simple

The holidays can be pretty hectic, so it’s easy to forget to put an important item in your suitcase before hitting the road (one LG actually misplaced a typhoid vaccine enroute to South America, and has since learned to be a lot more organized). We came across this cool customized packing list...
December 19th, 2008 | Packing & Wardrobe, Planning | Read More

Alpaca-n Some Heat! (Warning: Extreme Dorkiness Ahead!)

Alpaca-n Some Heat! (Warning: Extreme Dorkiness Ahead!)
We brought rain-covers for our backpacks, SPF 30 sunscreen to protect our pasty city-girl skin and a first-aid kit that would make any emergency medical technician proud. The one thing The Lost Girls didn’t really prepare for? The frostbitten evenings and Icelandic temperatures that we’d...
June 29th, 2006 | Adventure Travel, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Packing & Wardrobe, Peru | Read More

Last Night a T-Shirt Saved My Life

Last Night a T-Shirt Saved My Life
Okay, not to be too melodramatic, but I really have been waking up in cold sweats, panicked about the final “packing of the backpack.” It’s not just that the girls and I have to prepare for weather that ranges from 32 degrees F (Inca Trail Hike) to 90 degrees (Rio), but that my on-the-road...
June 17th, 2006 | Backpacking & Trekking, Leaving & Coming Home, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Packing & Wardrobe, Shopping & Style | Read More

Packing Hell…

Packing Hell…
As anyone who’s lost hours of their life scraping invisible shreds of packing tape from a roll can attest, moving day–and the week leaving up to it-truly suck. Actually, we hear it’s a little like childbirth in that it’s supposed to be miserable, but you have to be the one actually...
May 27th, 2006 | Leaving & Coming Home, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Packing & Wardrobe, Planning | Read More

What We Packed

What We Packed
Try as we might, we couldn’t pair down quite as much as the hardcore backpackers, who travel with a single change of clothes, sneakers, a toothbrush and a smile. But by sticking together, we were able to divide and conquer, splitting up our first aid kids, electronics, reading material and several...
January 1st, 2006 | Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Packing & Wardrobe | Read More