Archive for the ‘Israel’ Category

Climbing Masada at Dawn

By Rachel Khona Special to Lost Girls    Cavorting with inebriated Germans at a Munich beer hall? Count me in. Cycling the lush green coast of Dingle Peninsula in Ireland? Sounds festive! Scaling a mountain before dawn to see ruins? I would rather eat glass. Even if it is Masada, site of Israel’s...
December 29th, 2011 | Israel, Traveling Solo & Together | Read More

Jerusalem: The Holy City

By Brittany Gowan, LG Foreign Correspondent Check out my blog ShortWalls Last summer I escaped my cubicle job to take a year off to travel and write. Since then I have seen many amazing and unique parts of this world and had several memorable experiences that changed my understanding and opened my mind...
April 8th, 2011 | Israel | Read More

Beyond Words: A Self-Reflection on Israel

In a follow up to her piece on reasons to go on a Taglit-Birthright trip, Maggie Parker reflects on moments during her time in Israel that made her just about speechless. “You won’t like it, you have to wake up at like 6 a.m. everyday.” That’s what my friend told me when she got back from her...
March 24th, 2011 | Extras, Israel, Middle East, Spiritual Travel | Read More

Israel Travel Guide—Tips for Traveling to Israel

Israel Travel Guide—Tips for Traveling to Israel
By Maggie Parker Special to The Lost Girls Country Overview Israel has it all: big cities, small towns, culture, religion, history, beaches, hiking, and nightlife. There is not much you can’t do in this country—you can even ski! Many think the only reason to go to Israel would be for a religious...
March 21st, 2011 | Israel | Read More

Lost in Israel: Tel Aviv to Tiberias

By Brittany Gowan, LG Foreign Correspondent Stepping away from a cubicle job in NYC and taking a year off to write and travel, I have been fortunate enough to visit favorite destinations while also exploring new countries and cultures. My trips were scheduled to start back up in early spring but a last...
February 21st, 2011 | City Travel, Extras, Food & Wine, Israel, Tours & Attractions | Read More

8 Tips to Know with Birthright Israel

To prepare for a journey with Taglit-Birthright Israel, a program that provides educational, first-time trips to Israel for Jewish young adults, Maggie Parker suggests these eight tips to better enjoy this experience. There are guns everywhere, and the program leaders and staff will try to get you to...
February 17th, 2011 | Extras, Ideas, Israel, Middle East, Spiritual Travel, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Lost in Israel

Lost in Israel
By Brittany Gowan, LG Foreign Correspondent
February 17th, 2011 | Extras, Israel | Read More

Couch Surfing Around the Globe

Couch Surfing Around the Globe
In August 2008, fresh out of school, Lost Girl Heather Stein took a four-month contract working as everyone’s favorite service professional: an international debt collector. As the economy started to tank, she realized that getting a job in a different field was going to be next to impossible. Not...
July 6th, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Australia, Backpacking & Trekking, Bus, Canada, City Travel, Israel, Lost Girls, New York City, Sports & Games, Staying There, Traveling Solo & Together | Read More