Posts Tagged ‘Adventure Travel’

‘Lost Girls’ tout travel to aid career

From the Boston Herald by Darren Garnick: As an editor and internship coordinator for both Self and Shape magazines, Amanda Pressner noticed a disturbing trend among the pile of resumes clogging her desk. Students weren’t just competing for the right to earn a marquee company name for their resume...
April 9th, 2014 | LG Press & Media | Read More

Preparing for China’s Biggest Leap of Faith: The Macau Tower Bungy Jump

Preparing for China’s Biggest Leap of Faith: The Macau Tower Bungy Jump
By Chantal and Carolyn Moclair Exclusive to the Lost Girls As self-proclaimed “Adrenaline Twunkies,” (twin junkies), we have a thirst for thrill-seeking activities.  First we conquered Queenstown, New Zealand by leaping headfirst from the world’s first AJ Hackett Bungy site, the Kawarau Bridge....
May 18th, 2012 | Adventure Travel, China | Read More

Surfing Adventures in Morocco

By Candace Partridge  Special to Lost Girls  Most people go to Morocco to soak up some sunshine and get a dose of culture shock, but but for some us is there is another attraction: surfing. The coast of Morocco is lined with dozens of surf breaks where the waves line up like green chips of glass, just...
May 17th, 2012 | Morocco | Read More

Community-based Travel in Ecuador

By Liz Whiteman  Special to Lost Girls  Careening down a mountain road, watching the cloud shrouded peaks fall away, descending into humid forest, it´s easy to understand what draws so many travelers to the small South American country of Ecuador. The vibrant Latin culture and well preserved historical...
April 5th, 2012 | Eco-Travel, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

Amsterdam by Bike

By Meredith Kaufman Special to Lost Girls  With its extensive canals and modern architecture, Amsterdam is one of the most visually appealing cities to visit in Amsterdam. From the Red Light District, to the Van Gogh museum, to the city’s old windmills, Amsterdam packs a lot to see. For the Lost...
March 1st, 2012 | Bike, Holland | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Lori Kessler

Lost Girl of the Week: Lori Kessler
This week’s Lost Girl, Lori Kessler, discovered her love for travel after she graduated college. Intrigued by the unique places she visited, she is now determined to leave her perfect New York life behind for adventure around the world. ***** Where to begin.  Let’s start with booking a one-way...
December 7th, 2011 | Lost Girl of the Week | Read More

Cyprus: A Historical and Stunning Island

Cyprus’s location has created an island that is a melting pot of cultures; the country lies in the European Mediterranean, but is also geographically close to Syria and the Lebanon, leading to more than just a touch of the Middle East. The island of Aphrodite lures tourists from around the world ...
October 21st, 2011 | Cyprus, Featured Getaway | Read More

Peru and Beyond: 5 Can’t-Miss Spots to Explore

Peru and Beyond: 5 Can’t-Miss Spots to Explore
By Taylor Dolven LG Correspondent If the Inca ruins, giant condors, and rare animals aren’t enough, the kind-hearted people and spicy seafood of Perú and Ecuador are worth making the trip. Recently, LG Correspondent Taylor Dolven spent two weeks traveling though these countries with her family at...
August 19th, 2011 | Adventure Travel, Ecuador, Peru, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

Book Review: The Good Girl’s Guide to Getting Lost

Book Review: The Good Girl’s Guide to Getting Lost
By Briana Palma LG Contributor If you ever need inspiration to hit the road without feeling guilty for leaving behind responsibilities – especially if you’re a confused college student or graduate itching to see the world – pick up The Good Girl’s Guide to Getting Lost. In this memoir, author...
June 29th, 2011 | Solo Travel, Travel Books & Movies | 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