Posts Tagged ‘study abroad’

Study Abroad Disaster: How to Learn From A Bad Weekend Trip

By Katie Marpe Special to the Lost Girls My weekend holiday to Brighton can be described as the trip when everything went wrong and everything went right. I was studying abroad in England, and my first big trip out of my Canterbury-comfort-zone was to Brighton, a gorgeous beach town known for its pebble...
March 16th, 2012 | England, Studying Abroad | Read More

Lost In Korea: On Making and Leaving Friends

by Kissairis Munoz One of the major draws to traveling for any length of time is meeting new people. Encounters with locals who help you find that obscure site you’ve spent an hour searching for, meeting kindred spirits at a hostel, striking up conversation with that person sitting next to you on the...
February 14th, 2012 | Solo Travel, south korea, Working Abroad | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Vanessa Watson

Lost Girl of the Week: Vanessa Watson
This week’s Lost Girl, Vanessa Watson, discovered a love for travel through a love for history. She began her journeys in college, and decided that the only passion she wanted to pursue from there forward was travel. Unlike many of our lost girls, she chose to skip the stress of job searching and...
January 4th, 2012 | Lost Girl of the Week | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Leland Strott

Lost Girl of the Week: Leland Strott
This week’s LG of the Week, Leland Strott, packed her bags after college graduation at Syracuse University and headed to England to study in a ground-breaking program. She found herself lost, not just physically, but emotionally, and learned that being lost not only means finding yourself away...
September 21st, 2011 | Lost Girl of the Week | Read More

Observatory, South Africa Bar Guide

Observatory, South Africa Bar Guide
By: Laura Malandra Observatory, a well-known student suburb of Cape Town, is filled with an entertaining and varied bar scene. You’ll be sure to have a great night out in Obz whether for the big game, a birthday or some fun with friends! Stones Stones, a Cape Town chain, is a pool hall and bar....
May 10th, 2011 | Africa, Bar Reviews, Food & Wine, South Africa | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Gaylen Clutter

Lost Girl of the Week: Gaylen Clutter
This week’s Lost Girl, Gaylen Clutter, knew from a young age that she loved adventure. She used her college years to explore the world, everywhere from living in a flat in Paris to hiking in Morocco. Since graduating college, she has found a career that she loves, but hopes to find a way to combine...
February 16th, 2011 | Lost Girl of the Week | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Jaime Burnell

Lost Girl of the Week: Jaime Burnell
This week’s Lost Girl, Jaime Burnell, longed for a trip to Disneyland when she was a kid, but instead her parents dragged her through historical and culturally stimulating places, which eventually stuck a cord with Jaime, and fueled her passion for travel. She has since visited several countries,...
January 5th, 2011 | Lost Girl of the Week | Read More

How To Choose a Spanish School in Guatemala

How To Choose a Spanish School in Guatemala
Blair Hickman is spending six weeks in Guatemala–traveling, learning Spanish and strengthening her chakras–before grad school starts in September. Catch her dispatches from the road every other Tuesday. In high school, I took two years of Spanish. Our teacher was actually from Spain and,...
August 17th, 2010 | Central and South America, City Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Studying Abroad | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Julie Falconer

Lost Girl of the Week: Julie Falconer
Julie Falconer, Lost Girl of the Week, writes the travel blog A Lady in London and runs a travel consultant business helping people plan trips all over the world. She has written for such publications as the National Geographic Intelligent Travel Blog and is a regular contributor to Lost Girls World....
August 11th, 2010 | Lost Girl of the Week | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Briana Palma

Lost Girl of the Week: Briana Palma
This week’s Lost Girl, Briana Palma, graduated from Syracuse University in 2009 with a dual degree in magazine journalism and Spanish language. Shortly after, she moved to Madrid, Spain, where she took up work as an au pair before beginning a one-year master’s program and an internship at celebrity...
July 27th, 2010 | Lost Girl of the Week | Read More