Articles By: Patty H

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

Barcelona Club Review: Razzmatazz

Barcelona Club Review: Razzmatazz
Barcelona is a city that doesn’t sleep and if you like bright lights and loud music, it’s the city for you. Famous for its wild nightlife, the clubs are extra competitive with each other, and therefore that much better. The Spanish eat late, drink late and sleep late so clubs won’t...
May 31st, 2010 | Bar Reviews, Parties, Festivals & Events, Spain | Read More

9 London Restaurants for Every Girl’s Budget

9 London Restaurants for Every Girl’s Budget
British food has a bad rap—especially when you compare it to Italian  pizza, French bread, and Spanish tapas. Plus, eating out isn’t cheap, particularly in London, one of the most expensive cities in the world. Fish and chips are a bargain, but they can get old after a while. So, what’s...
May 17th, 2010 | England, Food & Wine, Restaurant Reviews | Read More

6 Whiskey Tasting Tips Every Girl Should Know

6 Whiskey Tasting Tips Every Girl Should Know
When Lost Girl Emily Luger went whiskey tasting in Scotland, she put her college partying years to the test. Traditionally a tough-guy drink, whiskey isn’t always a favorite for cocktail lovers. But in Scotland, Emily learned whiskey can be pretty enjoyable, so for you brave bar goers, check out...
May 10th, 2010 | Europe, Food & Wine, Parties, Festivals & Events, Scotland | Read More

Rue Cler: A Taste of Parisian Lifestyle

Rue Cler: A Taste of Parisian Lifestyle
Lost Girl Adrienne Supino recently went on a little jaunt to France with her family. Sure, she did all the touristy stuff like the Eiffel Tower and the museums… but during her efforts NOT to be a tourist, she discovered a great gem for all you foodies. Check out her memories of putting together...
May 3rd, 2010 | City Travel, France, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Top 5 Reasons to Stay Home–And Why to Forget Them

Top 5 Reasons to Stay Home–And Why to Forget Them
You’ve finally gotten a great job or you think it’s going really well with Mr. Right, but something in the back of your head is nagging you to pay attention to your desire to travel. Finding the time to travel is tough. Career, education, kids, family, and fears can all stop you from taking...
April 26th, 2010 | Leaving & Coming Home, Quitting & Career Management, Travel Philosophy | Read More

Dispatches from the Road: Las Fallas Festival, Valencia

Dispatches from the Road: Las Fallas Festival, Valencia
Lost Girl Lauren Tousignant recently spent time in Valencia during Las Fallas, one of Spain’s hottest holidays. She tasted Paella, watched parades, statue-gazed and partied her way through the streets of Valencia during the celebration. Read on to hear more about Lauren’s discoveries as she...
April 12th, 2010 | Dispatches from the Road, Parties, Festivals & Events, Spain | Read More

Savvy Cash Savers in London

Savvy Cash Savers in London
London is one of the most expensive cities in the world. With the killer exchange rate, the US dollar doesn’t hold a candle to the British pound. But don’t let that impact your itinerary because London is a travel-must. So, whether you’re passing through or setting up shop for a while,...
April 5th, 2010 | Budget Travel, England, Finances & Savings | Read More

When Cultures Collide: A Snapshot into the Encompass Program

When Cultures Collide: A Snapshot into the Encompass Program
In Mid-February, Lost Girl Deputy Editor Patty Hodapp had quite the adventure in Scotland. Acting as a delegate for the USA, she met with other young adults from Indonesia, Israel, Palestine, and the UK to talk politics, religion, culture…and to get her hands a little dirty, and her feet a little...
March 29th, 2010 | Dispatches from the Road, Featured, Volunteering & Giving Back | Read More

To Each Her Own: Body Image Abroad

To Each Her Own: Body Image Abroad
After growing up in the states where tanned skin and toned bodies are the beauty ideals, Lost Girl Adrienne Supino discovered a whole new side to body image. In her travels through Thailand, she learned that beauty is all relative depending on what culture you’re raised in. Through lessons from...
March 22nd, 2010 | Featured, Spa & Beauty, Thailand | Read More