Posts Tagged ‘travel budget’

Why Pay More? Because You’re a Westerner

Why Pay More? Because You’re a Westerner
Once the first seven months on the road passed and our bank balances started growing dangerously anemic, our resident secretary/treasurer Jen B started creating lists, charts and even excel spreadsheets (hey, we’re all computer nerds) to figure out exactly why we were exceeding our $30 per day...
February 3rd, 2007 | Asia, Backpacking & Trekking, Finances & Savings, Laos, Lost Girls RTW Adventure | Read More

How We: Booked Our Flights

How We: Booked Our Flights
by Amanda Pressner LG Executive Editor Back in New York, when the girls and I were strategizing the cheapest ways to convey ourselves and three very heavy packs around the planet, we ruled out the infamous RTW or round the world ticket. Not only do Americans have to shell out hundreds or even thousands...
December 17th, 2006 | Air, Finances & Savings, Leaving & Coming Home, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Travel Products & Services | Read More

Choosing Travel Insurance

Choosing Travel Insurance
Hurricanes. Montezuma’s revenge. IPod thieves. No trip ever goes exactly as planned, and there are plenty of surprises that could put a damper on the joys of travel. Just look at the Lost Girls-we kicked off our trip with lost luggage and two out of three of us getting a funky foreign bug. Fortunately,...
July 10th, 2006 | Blogging Your Trip, Health & Safety, Planning, Travel Products & Services | Read More

Passport to the World

Ever since Holly’s wallet got pick-pocketed in a Starbucks in Times Square during a Lost Girls’ planning session, she’s been toting her passport around in lieu of a driver’s license. Even in the intercultural Big Apple, bouncers’ gasp in surprise at seeing the notorious...
June 5th, 2006 | Uncategorized | Read More

The Frugal Grand Tour

The Frugal Grand Tour
Just when we thought we were quite original, its seems we’re not the only New Yorkers with the fabulous idea to ditch the city and take a whirlwhind tour of the planet: Travel writer Matt Gross has just departed for a 90-day, round-the-world expedition and blogging about his experiences for the...
May 22nd, 2006 | Finances & Savings, Lost Boys, Websites and Blogs | Read More