Posts Tagged ‘transportation’

Madrid Travel Guide

Madrid Travel Guide
By Briana Palma LG Contributor Travelers often skip over Spain’s vibrant capital city, opting instead for artistic adventures in Barcelona or relaxing getaways in the south. But Madrid, touted as the most Spanish city, is more about experiences rather than simple sights. From discovering national...
April 20th, 2011 | Spain, Travel Guides - Country Guides | Read More

Lost in Jordan: Amman Mixes Ancient with Modern

Lost in Jordan: Amman Mixes Ancient with Modern
By Brittany Gowan, LG Foreign Correspondent Amman, Jordan is a bustling Middle Eastern city that rises out of the surrounding desert with a traveler’s feast of ornate mosques, historic sights, museums, and modern accommodations. During my recent trip to Jordan, I was in awe of this ancient city, from...
December 21st, 2010 | City Travel, Hostels, Hotels & Resorts, Jordan, Shopping & Style, Staying There, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Green Travel: Find Your Inner Eco-Girl

Green Travel: Find Your Inner Eco-Girl
With our environment as a high stakes global issue, green-consciousness is a growing habit for many people… whether your an avid recycler or big-time energy consumer, travel may seem like it comes with unavoidable waste. Despite what you may think, going green on the road is actually easy to do,...
June 7th, 2010 | Eco-Travel, Travel Philosophy | Read More

Book Review: The Lunatic Express

Book Review: The Lunatic Express
The Lunatic Express by Carl Hoffman Broadway Books, $24.95 Rating: 4 Stars Unsettled by Spirit airlines new $40 carry-on fee? After reading Carl Hoffman’s The Lunatic Express, you might change your mind. In this rollicking travel memoir, Hoffman decides, on the heels of a mid-life crisis, to travel...
May 18th, 2010 | Travel Books & Movies | Read More

5 Ways to Walk and Ride Like an Italian

5 Ways to Walk and Ride Like an Italian
Earlier this week, Lost Girl Patty Hodapp-currently studying abroad in Florence-shared eight ways to eat and drink like an Italian. This week, she offers up her tips for surviving the notoriously terrible traffic (and crazy drivers) in Italy. By Patty Hodapp Today’s Lesson: 5 Ways to Walk and...
July 1st, 2009 | Walking | Read More

A New Way to Wi-Fly!

A New Way to Wi-Fly!
I hate to pull the whole “when I was a kid I had to walk a hundred miles to school through a snow storm in bare feet” but when The Lost Girls were traveling around the world, we often had to scour remote villages for tiny huts containing 1980s PCs, wrestle other backpackers for an open station...
May 20th, 2009 | Air, Travel Products & Services, Websites and Blogs, Wifi & Internet Cafes | Read More

Lost with a Boyfriend: Beyond Cumbaya (The Country Retreat)

Lost with a Boyfriend: Beyond Cumbaya (The Country Retreat)
After sleeping off one hell of a long-haul travel hangover, Jeff and I stumbled downstairs to meet our hosts, Andrew and his Ecuadorian girlfriend Lau, for the day’s activity. When the pair had originally suggested a small barbeque at the family farm outside of Quito, I’d somehow presumed...
March 6th, 2008 | Adventure Travel, Couples Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Ecuador | Read More

The Lost Girls RTW Budget: Part 3

The Lost Girls RTW Budget: Part 3
Meals & Snacks, Intra-Country Travel, Entertainment & Extras and Miscellaneous. Plus Bonus Features! Jen: OK, faithful budget followers, it’s trivia time on www.lostgirlsworld.com… What do The Lord of the Rings, Back to the Future, Indiana Jones and The Lost Girls RTW Budget Series...
July 1st, 2007 | Calling & Texting, Finances & Savings, Food & Wine, Getting There, Leaving & Coming Home, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Wifi & Internet Cafes | Read More

Head for the Hills!: Part One

Head for the Hills!: Part One
Since the Lost Girls scored an awesome camper World Nomads camper van, we decided to take it-where else?-camping. Our premiere girlfriends getaway in the Blue Monster (as we affectionately named our new set of wheels) takes place in Barrington Tops National Park. I chose our destination in my usual last-minute...
June 24th, 2007 | Australia, Lost Girls RTW Adventure | Read More

Oil Changes: Our Road Trip Near-Miss

Oil Changes: Our Road Trip Near-Miss
I should probably be more embarrassed to admit this, but during the six years I held both a valid driver’s licences and a working vehicle (affectionately named White Fire, in case you care), I never actually checked, changed or gave more than a passing thought to the oil. I had some vague awareness...
June 21st, 2007 | Australia, Car, Lost Girls RTW Adventure | Read More