Archive for the ‘Solo Travel’ Category

Like to Fly Solo on the Road? Take this Survey!

Like to Fly Solo on the Road? Take this Survey!
We recently posted a few blog entries about why we think its so friggin’ cool to travel on your own as a woman-and several of you wrote into to share reasons of your own. We’re thrilled that so many Lost Girls are packing up and hitting the road on their own. What better way is there to...
August 21st, 2009 | Solo Travel, Websites and Blogs | Read More

Flying Solo: Week Two, Barcelona

Flying Solo: Week Two, Barcelona
By Patty Hodapp LG Travel Lifestyle Editor Part two of my solo backpacking trip took me on a ferry from Santorini back to Athens to catch a flight to Barcelona, Spain. As my luck would have it, this leg of my trip began with a BANG. Quite Literally. The ferry from Santorini to Athens hit a sailboat...
August 13th, 2009 | Bus, City Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Food & Wine, Health & Safety, Shopping & Style, Solo Travel, Spain, Walking | Read More

Flying Solo: The Greek Islands

Flying Solo: The Greek Islands
By Patty Hodapp LG Editorial Intern As my time in Florence came to a close, I decided that I wanted to maximize my student visa and stay in Europe as long as possible before they kicked me out. None of my other friends from Syracuse were staying but I decided to go ahead and book a solo, two-week backpacking...
August 3rd, 2009 | Solo Travel | Read More

5 Reasons to Travel Alone–and Love It!

5 Reasons to Travel Alone–and Love It!
Not sure you’re ready to strike out and roam the globe alone? Writer and Lost Girl Mary Tan shares her top five reasons why it’s actually better to break free from the pack and start exploring the world, solo-style. ****** Let’s face it : women are social creatures. We’re infamous...
July 29th, 2009 | Solo Travel, Travel Philosophy | Read More

How to Shop and Dress Like an Italian

How to Shop and Dress Like an Italian
Earlier this week, Lost Girl Patty Hodapp-currently studying abroad in Florence-shared 8 ways to eat and drink like an Italian and 5 ways to Walk and Ride like one. This week, she offers her tips for striking a deal with Italian vendors (legally), dressing like a local, plus a bonus on surviving advances...
July 9th, 2009 | City Travel, Health & Safety, Italy, Packing & Wardrobe, Shopping & Style, Solo Travel, Walking | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Merry Padang

Lost Girl of the Week: Merry Padang
From the moment The Lost Girls touched down in Indonesia during our RTW trip, we were completely enchanted by the peaceful and effortless existence held so dear by islanders, who are without a doubt some of the kindest and most smily people we encountered on our journey. So we’re thrilled, and...
July 2nd, 2009 | Indonesia, Solo Travel | Read More

Lost Girls Field Trip: Andros Island-Part 8

Lost Girls Field Trip: Andros Island-Part 8
Jen: While I wouldn’t trade my position as 1/3 of The Lost Girls writing team for anything in…well…the world, I recently spread my journalist wings and accepted my first solo assignment: a 9-part web series on Andros Island for the pop culture travel site, Jaunted.com. But even though...
March 25th, 2009 | Adventure Travel, All Inclusives, Andros Island, Dispatches from the Road, Fitness & Workouts, Hotels & Resorts, Solo Travel, Websites and Blogs | Read More

Lost Girl Field Trip: Andros Island-Part1

Lost Girl Field Trip: Andros Island-Part1
Jen: While I wouldn’t trade my position as 1/3 of The Lost Girls writing team for anything in…well…the world, I recently spread my journalist wings and accepted my first solo assignment: a 9-part web series on Andros Island for the pop culture travel site, Jaunted.com. But even though...
December 30th, 2008 | Adventure Travel, All Inclusives, Andros Island, Bahamas, Blogging Your Trip, Caribbean, Dispatches from the Road, Hotels & Resorts, Solo Travel, Websites and Blogs | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Ida Becker

Lost Girl of the Week: Ida Becker
It’s often people, more so than a pretty landscape, that makes a place really memorable. Rubbing elbows with the locals can open your eyes to a whole new way of seeing the world, as I learned from sitting on the beach in Bahia after a Brazilian woman invited me into her circle of friends. I curled...
July 8th, 2008 | Blogging Your Trip, Lost Girl of the Week, Photography & Video, Solo Travel, Spiritual Travel, Volunteering & Giving Back, Websites and Blogs | Read More

My no-laptop diet

My no-laptop diet
So, I’ve been wrestling with whether or not to go back and share some of the more interesting/scary/annoying/joyous aspects of my last two and a half weeks of solo travel in Australia. Since I feel like I can’t “return home” online without sharing what happened at the very end,...
October 6th, 2007 | Australia, Blogging Your Trip, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Solo Travel | Read More