Archive for the ‘Staying Connected’ Category

Speaking Franglish: the tale of modern day pen-pals

Speaking Franglish: the tale of modern day pen-pals
What could happen if two women, who have never met, on two different continents, in two different cities, at two different places in their lives wrote letters to each other, back and forth, for a year? That what Glamour health blogger Sarah Jio and her friend-from-a-distance Valentina Russo asked themselves...
September 9th, 2008 | Staying Connected, Websites and Blogs | Read More

Rolf Potts’ New Book: Marco Polo Didn’t Go There

Rolf Potts’ New Book: Marco Polo Didn’t Go There
At long last, ramblin’ man and Vagabonding scribe Rolf Potts has announced the release of his long-awaited new book, Marco Polo Didn’t Go There. According to Potts, this sophomore title is “a look back at my boldest, funniest, and most revealing travel-writing adventures from the past...
September 8th, 2008 | The Lost Girls: The Book, Travel Books & Movies, Wifi & Internet Cafes | 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

The 2008 Travvies: Nominations are open!

The 2008 Travvies: Nominations are open!
Hey travel fans…it’s that time of year again! The nominations are now open for the 2008 Travvies. These are the coveted awards given out to the best travel resources on the web and were created by Mark Ashley of the site Upgrade: Travel Better. We were in Bali last year when discovered that...
March 26th, 2008 | Blogging Your Trip, Group Travel, LG Press & Media, Websites and Blogs | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Jennifer Conrad

Lost Girl of the Week: Jennifer Conrad
This week we’re giving props to Jennifer Conrad, a New York City dweller who left her job as an web editor to move to Beijing for four months so she could experience what it’s like to live in a foreign city. Rather than merely passing through a new place, she’s brave enough to stay...
March 11th, 2008 | Blogging Your Trip, China, Lost Girl of the Week, Websites and Blogs, Working Abroad | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Courtney Scott

Lost Girl of the Week: Courtney Scott
When Amanda, Holly and I quit our jobs to travel around the globe, we idealistically imagined that the trip would drastically change our lives, hurdling epiphany after epiphany into our paths until we were completely enlightened beings. As you can guess, it didn’t exactly work out that way. ...
March 6th, 2008 | Blogging Your Trip, Lost Girl of the Week, New York City, Quitting & Career Management, Travel Philosophy, Websites and Blogs, Working Abroad | Read More

Why I Got Lost: Doing Business in Italy

Why I Got Lost: Doing Business in Italy
When New Yorker Chris Caruana, 23, wrote to tell us that he’d be leaving the city next month to get his MBA in Rome, we were psyched for him–and more than a little curious. What prompted this all-American guy to forgo the ivy-draped business school experience in the US to learn macroeconomics...
February 13th, 2008 | Blogging Your Trip, Departments, Italy, Lost Boys, Websites and Blogs, Working Abroad | Read More

Blogs we Love: Traveling with Kids

Blogs we Love: Traveling with Kids
Okay forgive us for being total chicks here, but how friggin’ cute is this travel blog? The posts on Traveling with Elliot are pretty standards family-on-a-trip stuff, but the photos are so adorable that we haven’t actually been doing much reading. In the past year, little Elliot has visited...
January 31st, 2008 | Blogging Your Trip, Family & Kid Travel, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Websites and Blogs | Read More

We’ve got a feed!

We’ve got a feed!
After months spent wondering what the term RSS stood for, we finally asked our web-savvy editor friend Paul B over at Jaunted.com what it was and how we could get our own. Turns out, RSS (Really Simple Syndication–duh!) can help blog lovers like yourselves to check out what their favorite bloggers...
January 31st, 2008 | Blogging Your Trip, Lost Girls RTW Adventure | Read More

How to: Start Your Own Travel Blog

How to: Start Your Own Travel Blog
Gone are the days when travelers kept in touch with loved ones (and bragged about their overseas exploits!) through mass email. Now, backpackers, vagabonders and itinerant wanderers keep things organized by posting their adventures on a travel blog. The good news is, you don’t even have to be technically...
January 29th, 2008 | Blogging Your Trip, LG Press & Media, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Staying Connected | Read More