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LG of the Week: Victoria Brown

LG of the Week: Victoria Brown
In short, a lost girl is any woman on the road to self discovery. We were inspired by fellow Lost Girl Victoria Brown, 25. Check out how she caught the travel bug and her lessons learned on the road. “I made my first venture abroad at the age of 13, traveling to eastern Australia and New Zealand...
June 29th, 2006 | Adventure Travel, Backpacking & Trekking, Lost Girl of the Week, Lost Girls, Spiritual Travel, Traveling Solo & Together | Read More

How We Stay in Touch

How We Stay in Touch
The Lost Girls often remark, if we were traveling a few years ago, or really any other time but the present, it would be a heck of a lot harder to keep in touch with our loved ones. Now, in addition to the travelers’ classics-postcards and phone cards-we can keep an online web log (like the one...
June 24th, 2006 | Blogging Your Trip, Calling & Texting, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Planning, Staying Connected, Websites and Blogs, Wifi & Internet Cafes | Read More

Got Baggage? The Lost Girls Don’t

Got Baggage? The Lost Girls Don’t
We have arrived! Unfortunately, not all of our bags have. Holly flew from NYC to meet Amanda and Jen in Miami yesterday for the 5 1/2 flight to Lima, Peru. We spent our first night at the airport trying to track down Holly’s missing luggage, which also happened to contain the very last in a series...
June 21st, 2006 | Dispatches from the Road, Leaving & Coming Home, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Peru | Read More

Don’t Mess with a Lost Girl!

Don’t Mess with a Lost Girl!
No joke, we’ve heard the warning “Be careful on your trip!” a million times (thanks to worried moms, protective boyfriends and concerned pals). Holly decided to put some minds at ease by signing up for self defense with Matan Gavish (www.DEFitness.com), a personal trainer schooled...
June 18th, 2006 | Fitness & Workouts, Health & Safety, Travel Books & Movies | 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

Taking the Leap

Taking the Leap
The Lost Girls took a big step towards hitting the road: We quit our jobs. What was my experience leaving my gig as an editor at a national women’s magazine, you ask? Well, it was scary (I’ll sure miss those steady paychecks), sad (call me lucky, but I love my boss and actually look forward...
April 30th, 2006 | Adventure Travel, Argentina, Group Travel, Leaving & Coming Home, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Planning, Quitting & Career Management | Read More

You’ve got graphics…

You’ve got graphics…
Kudos to designer Tracey E. Schmitt, who designed the kick ass logos and illustrations that will be going up on our main site, www.lostgirlsworld.com. Here are some examples of her excellent work. If you like one more than the others, write and let us know! The site itself it getting there; we’re...
February 25th, 2006 | Blogging Your Trip, LG Press & Media, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Quitting & Career Management, Traveling Solo & Together | Read More

Best of the Travel Books

Best of the Travel Books
Behind every great travel blogger are the great travel memoirs that inspired them. Here are a few of our favorites…shout outs to: *MAIDEN VOYAGE, by Tania Aebe. She was an eighteen-year-old dropout and barfly, going nowhere until her father offered her a challenge. He would offer her either a...
February 24th, 2006 | Travel Books & Movies, Travel Philosophy, Traveling Solo & Together | Read More