An Adventurous 2014: Top 5 Highlights of My Year

What a whirlwind of a year it has been for the Lost Girl’s Guide to Finding the World! Beginning the year in South America, I spent the first few months of 2014 exploring one amazing continent from sea to summit. Read More …

Madagascar: A Red Island Love Affair

I’ve traveled a bit, seen a few countries, and tried to take advantage of all opportunities whenever I could when spending time in a country. With all that I’ve been so fortunate to see, do, and experience, I could not help Read More …

10 Signs You’re Traveling Through Madagascar

It’s been less than three weeks, but already several things have become apparent while traveling Madagascar. Although some of these can be flexible to other continents and countries, I especially feel they are true for the parts of Madagascar I’ve Read More …

Yes All Women (Travelers)

I usually write on the fun, frivolous, funny, and practical side of travel. Occasionally I delve into aspects of safety and awareness and the scary things that can happen on the road, and today I’m blogging about something viral going Read More …

Amazon Adventure

When I was in Peru, I hopped on an airplane out of Lima and ventured into the largest city in the world inaccessible by road. The city is Iquitos, in the North Eastern part of Peru and is home to Read More …

10 Things I Hate About Backpacking

Not everything about backpacking the world is awesome, rosy, and wonderful. It can be really stressful, hard, and tiring (26 hour bus rides alone aren’t exactly fun) and often there are many things that happen on the road that frustrate Read More …

How to Efficiently Pack Your Luggage

Every trip I go on, I secretly get very excited to pack up all my gear and I even have a little box sitting in my apartment in which I slowly compile everything I want to take. Although I quite Read More …