Posts Tagged ‘Solo Travel’

10 Tips for Women Traveling to Iran

By Ashleen Williams Special to Lost Girls  I recently traveled to the Islamic Republic of Iran, alone, with the purpose of clearing my mind and finding my way again. I also wanted to buy some amazing handicrafts, indulge in the fantasy of being able to afford a Persian rug, and enjoy endless cups of...
April 26th, 2012 | Middle East, Passports & Visas | Read More

Lost Girl’s Guide to Cruising Solo: Ship Review

By Gina Douglas Special to Lost Girls I recently traveled on the 4,100 passenger Norwegian Epic, Norwegian Cruise Line’s newest mega ship. The Norwegian Epic has Vegas-style entertainment such as a Cirque du Soleil style dinner, performances by the Blue Man Group, waterslides, a huge casino area,...
January 12th, 2012 | Extras | Read More

Shy Girl’s Guide to Independent Travel

Shy Girl’s Guide to Independent Travel
By Jill Martiniuk Special to Lost Girls When I first told my mom that I was planning on backpacking independently for the summer of 2008, her immediate response was an incredulous, “You? You passed out during your genetics presentation because you were so afraid of public speaking. I’m worried...
January 5th, 2012 | Traveling Solo & Together | Read More

Going Solo in Valencia: The Ultimate Travel Guide

Going Solo in Valencia: The Ultimate Travel Guide
By Maggie Parker Special to the Lost Girls City Overview ValenTHia, as locals would call it, is on the coast and is known for: paella, el Ciudad de las artes y las ciencias, and oranges, but of course those aren’t the only great things about this city. Valencia was the first stop on my first solo...
August 26th, 2011 | Backpacking & Trekking, Cultural Travel, Extras, Spain | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Jaime Burnell

Lost Girl of the Week: Jaime Burnell
This week’s Lost Girl, Jaime Burnell, longed for a trip to Disneyland when she was a kid, but instead her parents dragged her through historical and culturally stimulating places, which eventually stuck a cord with Jaime, and fueled her passion for travel. She has since visited several countries,...
January 5th, 2011 | Lost Girl of the Week | Read More

eBook Review: The Art of Solo Travel: A Girl’s Guide

eBook Review: The Art of Solo Travel: A Girl’s Guide
eBook Review: The Art of Solo Travel: A Girl’s Guide by Stephanie Lee Indie Travel Media, $12.95 3.5 stars Reviewed by Ashley-Marie Olgado Dream of living like a lost girl, but unsure how to take the big first step? After a yearlong trip traveling alone across three continents, author Stephanie...
June 29th, 2010 | Getting There, Planning, Travel Books & Movies | Read More

Flying Solo: The Greek Islands

Flying Solo: The Greek Islands
By Patty Hodapp LG Editorial Intern As my time in Florence came to a close, I decided that I wanted to maximize my student visa and stay in Europe as long as possible before they kicked me out. None of my other friends from Syracuse were staying but I decided to go ahead and book a solo, two-week backpacking...
August 3rd, 2009 | Solo Travel | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Merry Padang

Lost Girl of the Week: Merry Padang
From the moment The Lost Girls touched down in Indonesia during our RTW trip, we were completely enchanted by the peaceful and effortless existence held so dear by islanders, who are without a doubt some of the kindest and most smily people we encountered on our journey. So we’re thrilled, and...
July 2nd, 2009 | Indonesia, Solo Travel | Read More