Posts Tagged ‘world nomads’

3 Ideas for Travel Insurance

By: Laura Malandra                                                                                                                               Your passport and wallet are stolen in Europe? Who do you turn to for fast emergency cash? A...
February 18th, 2011 | Extras, Health & Safety, Planning, Traveling Solo & Together | Read More

World Nomads: VAN-Tastistic Adventures Australian Road Trip

World Nomads: VAN-Tastistic Adventures Australian Road Trip
During the course of The Lost Girls’ year-long adventure around the world, Amanda, Holly and I tallied numerous brag-worthy adventures (hiking the Inca Trail; sandboarding down mountain-sized dunes; rafting over a 21 foot waterfall), unique cultural experiences (capoeira classes in a world-renowned...
May 12th, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Australia, Car, Health & Safety, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Travel Products & Services | Read More

Crash and Learn: Part 2

Crash and Learn: Part 2
After spending two full days lapping up the luxury and relaxing atmosphere at The Golden Door Spa, I had almost forgotten about the fact that I’d kinda, sorta damaged our van just a teensy, weensy bit. That was until we were forced to drag our dirty backpacks out of our lovely world of tranquility...
July 10th, 2007 | Australia, Car, Health & Safety, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Spa & Beauty | Read More

Crash and Learn: Part 1

Crash and Learn: Part 1
All you loyal readers out there can attest to the fact that unbelievable luck has often followed in Holly, Amanda and my footsteps throughout our round-the-world journey. For those of you just tuning in to our blog, allow me to recap. During our travels, The Lost Girls have managed to: 1. Convince the...
July 6th, 2007 | Australia, Health & Safety, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Photography & Video, Tours & Attractions | Read More

The Lost Girls RTW Budget: Part 3

The Lost Girls RTW Budget: Part 3
Meals & Snacks, Intra-Country Travel, Entertainment & Extras and Miscellaneous. Plus Bonus Features! Jen: OK, faithful budget followers, it’s trivia time on www.lostgirlsworld.com… What do The Lord of the Rings, Back to the Future, Indiana Jones and The Lost Girls RTW Budget Series...
July 1st, 2007 | Calling & Texting, Finances & Savings, Food & Wine, Getting There, Leaving & Coming Home, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Wifi & Internet Cafes | Read More

Head for the Hills!: Part One

Head for the Hills!: Part One
Since the Lost Girls scored an awesome camper World Nomads camper van, we decided to take it-where else?-camping. Our premiere girlfriends getaway in the Blue Monster (as we affectionately named our new set of wheels) takes place in Barrington Tops National Park. I chose our destination in my usual last-minute...
June 24th, 2007 | Australia, Lost Girls RTW Adventure | Read More

Oil Changes: Our Road Trip Near-Miss

Oil Changes: Our Road Trip Near-Miss
I should probably be more embarrassed to admit this, but during the six years I held both a valid driver’s licences and a working vehicle (affectionately named White Fire, in case you care), I never actually checked, changed or gave more than a passing thought to the oil. I had some vague awareness...
June 21st, 2007 | Australia, Car, Lost Girls RTW Adventure | Read More

Soaking Up Sydney

Soaking Up Sydney
When the weather gods deliver a day as brilliant as the one we recently had in Sydney–the last major city on our RTW route–it would be foolish not to spring out of bed and make the most of it. Well, the Lost Girls don’t exactly “spring,” but we did manage to zip out the...
June 3rd, 2007 | Australia, City Travel, Fitness & Workouts, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Choosing Travel Insurance

Choosing Travel Insurance
Hurricanes. Montezuma’s revenge. IPod thieves. No trip ever goes exactly as planned, and there are plenty of surprises that could put a damper on the joys of travel. Just look at the Lost Girls-we kicked off our trip with lost luggage and two out of three of us getting a funky foreign bug. Fortunately,...
July 10th, 2006 | Blogging Your Trip, Health & Safety, Planning, Travel Products & Services | Read More