The Lost Girls come home

We introduced the Lost Girls earlier in the year, after they’d won the 2007 Travvies award for Best Group Written Travel Blog. But in case you don’t remember them, Lost Girls Jen, Holly and Amanda are three twenty-something New Yorkers who put their media careers on hold to take a year-long trip around the world; a vagabond move if there ever was one.

Well, that year has just come to an end. And, as they’ve blogged, the Lost Girls are now facing the inevitable drag that comes with the end of an amazing trip. Then they’ve got re-entry to figure out.

But just before they wound up their trip, the Lost Girls caught the attention of a producer at CNN, who invited them to be profiled on CNN’s Project Life. Hosted by medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Project Life explores living healthfully in a series of blog and video stories covering diet, exercise and lifestyle. In its Project Life video story on gap years, CNN followed the Lost Girls around for a day in Sydney, revealing through their experiences one of travel’s most important benefits: reducing stress by simplified living. A good lesson, and a thick silver lining to the end-of-trip gray cloud.

To watch the video, stop by the Project Life Web site and select the gap year video.

Posted by | Comments (2)  | July 31, 2007
Category: Notes from the collective travel mind

2 Responses to “The Lost Girls come home”

  1. Amanda Says:

    Hi Chris,

    Is it considered bad form to add the first comment when the post is about your crew? Anyway, my fellow Lost Girls and I want to thank you guys for reading the site and taking note that our trip, sadly, has come to a close. We hope to continue blogging about all things travel and of course, the inevitable fun of moving home to NYC as broke, homeless and jobless girls!

  2. Chris Says:

    Not at all, Amanda. Thanks for the note, and best of luck to you.