Upcoming Events and Appearances

Want to catch up with The Lost Girls?

You totally know that you do. Here’s a listing of where we’ll be and when in the coming months. Come out an bring a friend – or 50! If you’re interested in setting up a private author appearance or a Skype “virtual appearance” for your book club, please contact us at Lost Girls World.

Current Events

June 2011

Travel Blog Exchange (TBEX) 2011

Date: June 11th and 12th, 2011
Location: Vancouver
Notes: Lost Girl Amanda Pressner will speak on the mainstage panel about ways to monitize your Travel Website

Read about the event and quotes from Amanda in the Vancouver Observer!

January  – March 2011

The Travel and Adventure Shows

Presentation: Get Lost! How to escape the cubicle and take the trip of a lifetime


January 14th and 15th (Jen Baggett and Tara Russell, California)

January 29th and 30th (Amanda Pressner and Patty Hodapp, Chicago)

March 12th and 13th (Jen, Holly and Amanda—the Lost Girls reunite!)

November 2010


Date: November 12, 2010
Location: New York City


Past Events

October 2010

An Evening in Conversation with The Lost Girls – SF Travel Lectures Series Event

Date: Thursday, October 28th, 2010

Time: 7:30pm

Location: Revealed when you sign up! Hint: It’s in the central SF area

About the Event: Ever dreamed of taking time off to hit the road and travel with your best friends? If so, you don’t want to miss this month’s SF Travel Lectures Series event! Join us on October 28th for An Evening in Conversation with The Lost Girls!

About the San Francisco Travel Book Club and Lectures Series: Founded by Tara Russell of Three Month Visa Coaching and Consulting, this is a great Meetup for seasoned globetrotters and armchair travelers alike! Our Travel Book Club discussions and Travel Lectures Series events feature books and speakers to inspire you if you are currently dreaming of “hitting the road” as well as provide necessary resources for planning and realizing that trip of a lifetime.

September 2010

Shoot, Busk and Blog: How to Share Your Travel Experiences

Date: Friday, September 10th
Time 6:30 pm – 9:30pm
Location: Hostelling International; 891 Amsterdam Avenue, NYC 10025 (at the corner of 104th street)

About the event: Ever wanted to share your travels with more than just your family and friends? Join us on September 10th as we explore how these travelers ventured around the world and attracted the attention of thousands via film, music, photography and blogging. There will be a panel discussion featuring:

Come to to meet other travelers and learn the best techniques to capture your travels. This panel discussion will be followed by a music peformance on HI-NYC’s patio (the largest outdoor patio in NYC!) by Tica Douglas and Ryan Dieringer performing as The Making of San Bernandino.

RSVP:  Register for this event on Eventbrite

Meet, Plan, Go! New York and Meet, Plan, Go! Boston

Date: Tuesday September 14, 2010
Time: 6:30 (doors) – 9:30

New York Location: Professor Thom’s Loft; 219 2nd Avenue; NYC 10003 (near 13th st)
(212) 260-9480

Boston Location: TBD

About the event: Have you been laid off, stuck in a rut, or just plain burnt out in your career? Want to follow your dreams of extended travel but afraid it might look bad on your resume? At Meet Plan Go! you’ll hear from a panel who will answer your questions and dispense sage advice: Travelers who have taken career breaks, and travel planning experts to show you how it’s done.

In New York.

Lost Girl Jennifer Baggett will be joining an all-star lineup of panelists that include: Michael Bontempi, Sherry Ott,Brian Peters, Michaela Potter, and Brook Silva-Braga

RSVP: Register for Meet, Plan, Go! New York on Eventbrite (this is waitlist only, but you jump on that–the organizers might be putting together a *bonus* night if enough people are interested! Or, sign up for…)

Price: Free!

In Boston…

Lost Girls Holly Corbett and Amanda Pressner will be joining an superstar lineup of panelists that include:

Lillie Marshall, Stever Robbins, Bob Riel, Jessica McHugh & Tim McGregor

RSVP: Register for Meet Plan Go! Boston on Eventbrite!

Price: Free!

Lost Girls Book Signing and Q&A in Trenton, NJ

Date: Thursday, September 22, 2010

Time: 8:30pm

Location: Central Trenton (more details once you sign up)

We’ll be heading to Trenton, New Jersey to do a special reading for a local bookclub in the area.

RSVP: If you’re near to the city and want to join, simply email us at LostGirlsWorld@gmail.com to let us know and we’ll add you to the list!

Price: Free!

RSVP: Sign up through the Meetup.org (you’ve got to join to register, but its free! And you love us, so its worth it!)

Shoot, Busk and Blog: How to Share Your Travel Experiences

Friday, Sep 10 6:30p