Archive for the ‘Packing & Wardrobe’ Category

Hair Dryer Rehab

Hair Dryer Rehab
While tossing a blow dryer into our backpacks was tempting, we realized we had to simplify our hair care routine to lighten our load. This called for expert advice, so The Lost Girls consulted Alain Pinon, master stylist and co-owner of A-K-S salon in New York City, and Kathleen Flynn, author of Beyond...
June 15th, 2006 | Packing & Wardrobe, Spa & Beauty | Read More

Packing Hell…

Packing Hell…
As anyone who’s lost hours of their life scraping invisible shreds of packing tape from a roll can attest, moving day–and the week leaving up to it-truly suck. Actually, we hear it’s a little like childbirth in that it’s supposed to be miserable, but you have to be the one actually...
May 27th, 2006 | Leaving & Coming Home, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Packing & Wardrobe, Planning | Read More

Trip Planning: How We…

Trip Planning: How We…
Chose a route Believe it or not, this was actually one of the most effortless parts of our travel planning. The Lost Girls agreed that if we had any hopes of making it around the globe before going broke, we’d have to select countries where we could survive on little more than a greenback and smile. Packed...
January 1st, 2006 | Leaving & Coming Home, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Packing & Wardrobe, Planning, Quitting & Career Management | Read More

What We Packed

What We Packed
Try as we might, we couldn’t pair down quite as much as the hardcore backpackers, who travel with a single change of clothes, sneakers, a toothbrush and a smile. But by sticking together, we were able to divide and conquer, splitting up our first aid kids, electronics, reading material and several...
January 1st, 2006 | Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Packing & Wardrobe | Read More