Archive for the ‘Featured’ Category

Exploring the Malls of Bangkok

Exploring the Malls of Bangkok
By Gina Douglas Special to Lost Girls I ended up in my first mall in Bangkok on a whim, trying to escape the ninety degree weather emanating off the cars and pedestrians on the streets of Bangkok; the heat trapped in by the congestion and wall of buildings. I could feel the coolness of the mall’s...
February 23rd, 2012 | Featured, Shopping & Style | Read More

Heart Stops: Nontraditional Travels for Celebrating Love

Heart Stops: Nontraditional Travels for Celebrating Love
By Michele Herrmann Special to The Lost Girls During this month of looove, traveling couples probably would rather spend their time and wallet on romantic experiences than heart-shaped boxes of candy or big bouquets. Since love can extend beyond borders, here are some places and activities that provide...
February 20th, 2012 | Couples Travel, Featured, Love on the Road | Read More

Best Golf Courses for Women: Naples, Florida

Best Golf Courses for Women: Naples, Florida
When it comes to playing golf, the Lost Girls are total pros! Of course, that’s only the case when we’re teeing up on our boyfriend’s Nintendo Wii. Otherwise, well, we’d need a little bit lot of practice before you’d want us anywhere near a bag of clubs. Good thing we...
January 3rd, 2012 | Featured, Florida, Sports & Games | Read More

4 Best Outdoor Activities In Jamaica

4 Best Outdoor Activities In Jamaica
When you’re filled up with the offerings from the buffet at your all-inclusive resort in Jamaica, start looking for a way to burn those calories off. Whatever type of outdoor recreation you fancy, you’ll find it near Montego Bay and Negril. And it’s hardly surprising, considering the inviting...
November 29th, 2011 | Adventure Travel, Featured, Jamaica | Read More

Getting Married…and Other Fun Things to Do in St. Augustine

Getting Married…and Other Fun Things to Do in St. Augustine
Happy Thursday LGs! Hope everyone is gearing up for the upcoming holiday travel season—today I’m heading out to California for Flavor! Napa Valley before heading home to Florida for a big turkey feast with my family. Keeping my fingers crossed that the weather is good, and the delays are minimal! I...
November 17th, 2011 | Featured, Florida, Planning | Read More

Inspiration in South America

Inspiration in South America
By Maggie Parker Special to Lost Girls   I received Amanda Pressner’s email regarding the Contiki Vacations media trip to South America at 5:10 pm. By 5:13 pm, I was going. Her response was “Annnnnnd….that was fast!” Well, who could blame me? After living with a Brazilian and...
October 11th, 2011 | Adventure Travel, Featured, Peru | Read More

Packing Tips for Long Term Travel

Packing Tips for Long Term Travel
Ready to take off—but not sure how to plan for the getaway? Check out our new Guide to First Time Travel!   By Amanda King Special to the Lost Girls  Packing is always tricky, but packing for a long term trip can be especially daunting. To ease your pre-trip trepidations, we’ve compiled a list...
October 6th, 2011 | Featured, Packing & Wardrobe | Read More

Introducing: Ask the Travel Coach!

Introducing: Ask the Travel Coach!
Dear Lost Girl Readers, We are so excited to announce the launch of our newest  feature, Ask the Travel Coach!  Life Sabbatical Coach Tara Russell has joined the Lost Girls team to act as our resident Travel Coach in Residence to answer questions from readers in our brand-new monthly feature. Similar...
September 30th, 2011 | Featured, Lost in the Mail | Read More

Adventures in Mazatlan: 5 Ways to Get Lost on the Mexican Pacific

Adventures in Mazatlan: 5 Ways to Get Lost on the Mexican Pacific
Mazatlan, the pearl of the Pacific, is a historic port city nestled on Mexico’s western coast, and an ideal destination for a weekend of getting lost. While it first rose to fame in the 1920’s as a chic tropical hideaway of the Hollywood elite, the Mazatlan of today is part-bustling port...
August 31st, 2011 | Adventure Travel, Featured, Mexico | Read More

The Lost Girls Top Secret Girlfriend Getaway – Guess Where We’re Going!

The Lost Girls Top Secret Girlfriend Getaway – Guess Where We’re Going!
The tail end of our RTW adventure at "Secret Spot X" in Australia! Four years ago, when my fellow Lost Girls Jen, Holly and I returned from our big international journey, we made a pact: To travel together—at least one week, every year, for the rest of our lives. Back in 2007, with our backpacks...
August 19th, 2011 | Featured | Read More