Posts Tagged ‘jobs abroad’

The Sad State of the American Gap Year – And Why We Should Change Our Ways

The Sad State of the American Gap Year – And Why We Should Change Our Ways
By Rachel Friedman Special to The Lost Girls There’s a beloved statistic bandied about by travelers, sometimes behind our backs but mostly right in front of our faces, an open challenge: “Only 5 percent of Americans have passports.” Cue non-American looking aghast. The number changes depending...
July 19th, 2011 | Adventure Travel, Solo Travel, Studying Abroad, Working Abroad | Read More

Tattoo Taboos: Inked Up and On the Job Hunt

Tattoo Taboos: Inked Up and On the Job Hunt
On a whim in Thailand at age 16, Lost Girl Kate Burggraf inked up her ankle and back two tattoos. At the time it was a cool idea, but now a few years later when she’s applying for overseas jobs, Kate realized that her ink is not-so-sweet after all. In the eyes of prospective employers ink can tip...
March 1st, 2010 | Featured, Quitting & Career Management, Working Abroad | Read More