Posts Tagged ‘saving money’

Ask The Travel Coach: Saving For a Dream Trip

Welcome back to our newest monthly 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. Readers will submit questions here, and one will be answered...
January 24th, 2012 | Lost in the Mail | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Kate McCulley

Lost Girl of the Week: Kate McCulley
This week’s LG of the Week, Kate McCulley, got the travel bug at the age of 16, and it began an obsession. But she quickly learned how easily her travel dreams could be pushed aside when life gets in the way. But when things started to crumble, it gave her the motivation she needed to get her dreams...
November 17th, 2010 | Lost Girl of the Week | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Melanie Ehler

Lost Girl of the Week: Melanie Ehler
Perhaps my story will be the plainest one you will ever read on Lost Girls. I was never a powerful executive, had a cutting-edge career, made a lucrative income, or had an Orlando Bloom clone for a boyfriend, like so many of the other featured lost girls. My only real advantage has been my education. I...
October 20th, 2010 | Lost Girl of the Week | Read More

3 Ultra-Affordable Cruises (Less Than $1000 Per Trip!)

3 Ultra-Affordable Cruises (Less Than $1000 Per Trip!)
By Patty Hodapp LG Deputy Editor Dying to go on a cruise, but can’t quite bring yourself to click the “confirm purchase” button on a pricey seven-day getaway? We hear ya. Fronting the entire cost of your trip all at once can be daunting, particularly when you’re dealing with limited...
July 1st, 2010 | Budget Travel, Caribbean, Cruise, Europe, Getting There Deals, Mexico | Read More

Featured Blog of the Week: Twenty-Something Travel

Featured Blog of the Week: Twenty-Something Travel
This week’s featured blog comes from our friend, Steph, over at Twenty-SomethingTravel.com, a blog about travel for young people; the why, the where and the how. Here, she shares some great (and easy!) tips on how to stash away a nice chunk of travel money. ***** The Small Things: 9 Little Ways...
June 11th, 2010 | Featured, Finances & Savings, Planning | Read More

Lost in the Mail: How To Afford Your Adventure

Lost in the Mail: How To Afford Your Adventure
Q. Wow girls! You all rock my world—I love your site and ditto on all the Lost Girl sentiments. I have been a relatively steady traveler: China, Russia, Mongolia, all of Western Europe, Honduras, parts of Eastern Europe and India. I feel a travel bug nagging for a longer trip though…. Are...
December 30th, 2009 | Extras | Read More

Make Money Blogging: Nomadic Matt Explains it All

Make Money Blogging: Nomadic Matt Explains it All
by Molly Fergus LG Travel News Editor Tales of travel bloggers who rake in six-figures remind me of the opening montage of He’s Just Not That Into You. In the scene, 20 and 30-something single women swap relationship fictions -the reformed cheater, the suddenly pro-marriage live-in boyfriend. It...
September 17th, 2009 | Blogging Your Trip, Finances & Savings, Travel Books & Movies | Read More

Creative Ways to Save for Travel: Move to Latin America

Creative Ways to Save for Travel: Move to Latin America
by Kyle Hepp So the last time the Lost Girls heard from me, I had just married my Chilean husband, was adjusting to life as a newlywed expat in Chile and trying to save money for a trip around the world. Well, guess what I’m doing now – still trying to save money for a trip around the...
March 3rd, 2009 | Budget Travel, Chile, Couples Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Finances & Savings, Leaving & Coming Home, Lost Girl of the Week, Quitting & Career Management | Read More

Stay in New York on the Cheap

Stay in New York on the Cheap
For those of us on a backpackers’ budget but who want to stay within walking distance of New York’s trendiest neighborhoods, The Jane Hotel opened its doors this fall. The restored waterfront building has rooms for just $99 a night and is next to the legendary Meatpacking District, West Village,...
November 24th, 2008 | Hotels & Resorts, United States | Read More

Five Myths About Money and Travel

Five Myths About Money and Travel
We’re not sure if its the super-cute, girlie logo, the service-driven content or the fact that blogger Gwen Bell isn’t afraid to post wacky pictures of herself, but we’re totally addicted to her new travel site Expatriette. In her “vision statment,” Gwen pledges to “support,...
August 23rd, 2007 | Finances & Savings, Lost Girls, Quitting & Career Management, Websites and Blogs | Read More