Archive for the ‘Featured’ Category

Australia: A Laid-Back & Down-to-Earth Country

Australia: A Laid-Back & Down-to-Earth Country
By Brooke Schoenman Special to The Lost Girls If I could paint a picture of Australia with words, there’s about a 95-percent chance that “laid-back” will be in that description—and most of the time, this chill quality is why I’m so happy to now call Australia my home. It’s also a great reason...
August 8th, 2011 | Australia, Featured | Read More

InterNations: Connecting a World of Global Minds

InterNations: Connecting a World of Global Minds
If you’re an expat, or have ever dreamed of living and working abroad, you might be aware of all there is to think about with such a move. With members based in over 200 cities across the world, online expat community InterNations wants to help you in the process of taking your life global–whether...
July 1st, 2011 | Featured, Staying Connected, Working Abroad | Read More

Cataracas Calling: How to Hike Argentina’s Iguazu Falls

Cataracas Calling: How to Hike Argentina’s Iguazu Falls
By Taylor Dolven LG Correspondent Watch out, Niagara Falls! The beauty of the famous Cataracas waterfalls of Puerto Iguazu is enough to rival other well-known falls around the world. They are a must-see that any trip to Argentina would not be complete without. Lost Girls’ correspondent Taylor...
May 13th, 2011 | Adventure Travel, Argentina, Featured | Read More

Exploring Australia’s East Coast

Exploring Australia’s East Coast
By Bobbi-Jo O’Gilvie Special to The Lost Girls Australia. Known to many as the land of Vegemite and funny-looking animals that can almost always kill you. Where things grow bigger and weirder, and you’re always greeted with a hat tip and a “G’Day, mate!” Australia is also known for the...
May 2nd, 2011 | Australia, Country Guides, Featured | Read More

New Orleans Travel Guide – NOLA Neighborhoods

New Orleans Travel Guide – NOLA Neighborhoods
by Alexa Brooks Lost Girls Social Media Coordinator New Orleans City Overview Laissez les bons temps rouler! Translated this means “Let the Good Times Roll.” One of the most amazing things about New Orleans is its people who are always out to have a good time and to enjoy all of what New Orleans...
April 21st, 2011 | City Guides, Featured, New Orleans | Read More

Pitching 101: How to Write for Galavanting

Pitching 101: How to Write for Galavanting
By Candace Rardon LG Section Editor You may have followed along Galavanting on their webseries, GalvantingTV, which takes viewers on quirky adventures across the world, from the “polar bear capital of the world” in Manitoba to visiting a school in Roatan, Honduras, to a hobo gathering...
March 18th, 2011 | Dispatches from the Road, Featured, Travel Writing | Read More

Sugar & Spice: 10 Snacks and Sweets in Kolkata

Sugar & Spice: 10 Snacks and Sweets in Kolkata
Kolkata is well known for its delicious street food, an essential part of the city’s life. These roadside delicacies are made in front of you in little makeshift stalls and are enjoyed by a hodgepodge group of businessmen, students, poorer people, and foreigners. Street food is a cheap treat that...
March 17th, 2011 | Featured, Food & Wine, India | Read More

You’re Invited! Shoot, Busk & Blog—A Panel Discussion and Pub Crawl at Hostelling International DC

You’re Invited! Shoot, Busk & Blog—A Panel Discussion and Pub Crawl at Hostelling International DC
If you’re reading this post, you’re probably either a backpacker, flashpacker, arm-chair traveler (or just happened upon us when doing a google search, in which case, welcome!). But while you might already be a hard-core vagabond, versed in ways to save money on  flights and hostel stays,...
March 8th, 2011 | Featured, Photography & Video | Read More

Pitching 101: How to Write for the New York Times InTransit blog

Pitching 101: How to Write for the New York Times InTransit blog
Check out 20 more great sites that accept (and pay for!) travel articles from freelancers! By Amanda Pressner LG Executive Editor Yes, you too can write for the New York Times website! Well, that is, if you have a truly stellar idea pegged to an event in a major international city. This week, The Lost...
March 4th, 2011 | Featured, Travel Writing | Read More

Malta Country Guide – What to Do in Malta

Malta Country Guide – What to Do in Malta
by Sophie Fraser Special to Lost Girls World With an impressive 122 miles of coastline and an average of 3,000 hours of sunshine per year, the tiny European nation of Malta is truly a sun worshiper’s paradise. However, this gem in the Mediterranean is far more than just a spot for catching rays: ...
February 28th, 2011 | Featured, Malta | Read More