Archive for the ‘Travel Books & Movies’ Category

Live from the Wienermobile: Escape to Oz

Live from the Wienermobile: Escape to Oz
Here’s the latest on-the-road dispatch from our Wienermobile girls. You can read more about their hot dogging adventures by clicking here by Selena Armendarez and Molly Fergus We’ll be frank: We’ve been giddy about our trip to Wamego, KS since it was scheduled (around the time of our...
November 20th, 2008 | Dispatches from the Road, Lost Girls, Travel Books & Movies, United States | Read More

Rolf Potts On Travel Writing

Rolf Potts On Travel Writing
Our previous entry highlighted Rolf Potts’ sophomore book that weaves his personal tales of adventures on the road with commentary on the art of storytelling. In travel, we seek to discover our humanity, our connection to other people, and our place in relation to it all. And the act of writing...
September 19th, 2008 | Adventure Travel, Blogging Your Trip, Travel Books & Movies, Websites and Blogs | Read More

Book Reviews: Marco Polo Didn’t Go There

Book Reviews: Marco Polo Didn’t Go There
As travel writer Rolf Potts’ says in Vagabonding: An Uncommon Guide to the Art of Long-Term World Travel, “If travel truly is in the journey and not the destination, if travel really is an attitude of awareness and openness to new things, then any moment can be considered travel.” He...
September 18th, 2008 | Travel Books & Movies | Read More

LG Obession: Idlewild

LG Obession: Idlewild
I didn’t think it was possible to love bookstores even more than I already do (the scent of freshly printed paperbacks mixed with coffee grounds practically makes me high) until the random Thursday morning I stumbled upon Idlewild in New York City. I’d been granted a full day off work, and...
September 9th, 2008 | Shopping & Style, Travel Books & Movies, Travel Products & Services, Wifi & Internet Cafes | Read More

Rolf Potts’ New Book: Marco Polo Didn’t Go There

Rolf Potts’ New Book: Marco Polo Didn’t Go There
At long last, ramblin’ man and Vagabonding scribe Rolf Potts has announced the release of his long-awaited new book, Marco Polo Didn’t Go There. According to Potts, this sophomore title is “a look back at my boldest, funniest, and most revealing travel-writing adventures from the past...
September 8th, 2008 | The Lost Girls: The Book, Travel Books & Movies, Wifi & Internet Cafes | Read More

A Flame Tree Dream Fulfilled

A Flame Tree Dream Fulfilled
When the girls and I first began to discuss the itinerary for our year around the world, there were certain locations that each of us just had to visit and specific goals we felt compelled to achieve. For Amanda, it was perfecting her Spanish in Peru; for Holly it was earning her Yoga teaching certificate...
October 3rd, 2006 | Kenya, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Travel Books & Movies, Volunteering & Giving Back | 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

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