Articles By: Alex B

An Escorted Tour Through Peru

When Lost Girl Sophie McGovern felt the pull of returning to Peru, she worried that at age 30 she was over the backpacking scene. She quickly realized there are alternate ways to travel the Andean highlands, and set off to rediscover the home of the Incas.  From the glossy pages of travel brochures...
December 18th, 2011 | Peru, Tours & Attractions | Read More

The LG Travel News Roundup: Angry Birds Playground Planned in Finland

By Susmita Baral LG News Intern Missed the big travel stories of the week? And the weird, wacky and insignificant ones? We’ve got your roundup right here… Angry Birds Themed Playground Planned Angry birds themed playgrounds have been planned for Finland, Denmark by gaming company Rovio. The playground...
December 16th, 2011 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

Ask The Travel Coach: Home(sick?) For The Holidays

Recently we announced the launch of our newest  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...
December 13th, 2011 | Lost in the Mail | Read More

The LG Travel News Roundup: Neon Surfers Kick off Australian Summer

By Susmita Baral LG News Intern Missed the big travel stories of the week? And the weird, wacky and insignificant ones? We’ve got your roundup right here… Neon Surfers Kick Off Summer Seventeen surfers in Bondi Beach sported glow-in-the-dark wetsuits and neon boards to kick off the Australian summer....
December 9th, 2011 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

A Month in Hong Kong

With only four days to prepare for an impromptu month-long work trip to Hong Kong, Lost Girl Carley Hollis was a bundle of nerves. She quickly realized there are highs and lows to traveling alone, from fun dinners of room service in bed to having no one to join you to Disneyland. Now don’t get me...
December 3rd, 2011 | China, Solo Travel | Read More

Ask The Travel Coach!

Calling all Lost Girls! Recently we announced our new partnership with Life Sabbatical Coach Tara Russell, who has joined the Lost Girls team to act as our resident Travel Coach in Residence. Each month she will answer questions from readers in this new info-packed and fun feature. You can read Tara’s...
December 2nd, 2011 | Lost in the Mail | Read More

The LG Travel News Roundup: The Congo Boasts New Tourist Attraction

By Susmita Baral LG News Intern Missed the big travel stories of the week? And the weird, wacky and insignificant ones? We’ve got your roundup right here… Congo Has A New Tourist Attraction The Democratic Republic of Congo, also known to be the rape capital of the world, has a fresh tourist...
December 2nd, 2011 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

The LG Travel News Roundup: Artist Completes World Map Made of Computer Parts

By Susmita Baral LG News Intern Missed the big travel stories of the week? And the weird, wacky and insignificant ones? We’ve got your roundup right here… World Map Made of Computer Parts UK-based eco-friendly artist Susan Stockwell has created an giant world made made of computer parts. Materials...
November 25th, 2011 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

A Bit of Brazil in South Florida

By Megan Hubbell Samba, Capirinhas, microscopic bikinis and not to mention the biggest party in the world: Carnival! With all of this, what’s not to love about Brazil? Well, perhaps the fact that it’s thousands of miles away and the plane tickets and visa fees can be astronomical. Fortunately, there...
November 18th, 2011 | Brazil, Florida | Read More

The LG Travel News Roundup: World’s Largest Crocodile Now a Tourist Attraction

By Susmita Baral LG News Intern Missed the big travel stories of the week? And the weird, wacky and insignificant ones? We’ve got your roundup right here… Philippine Town Catches Largest Crocodile A remote Philippine town of 27,000 people has caught the world’s largest crocodile measuring...
November 18th, 2011 | Weekly Travel News | Read More