The Lost Girls

Jennifer, Holly and Amanda. Photo by Stephen Bailey

Meet The Lost Girls
In June 2006, myself, Holly Corbett, along with two friends and fellow media professionals, Jennifer Baggett and Amanda Pressner, left our jobs, loved ones, apartments and everything familiar behind in New York City to embark on a year-long search for adventure and inspiration. Journeying across four continents and more than a dozen countries, we shared our experiences with other aspiring vagabonds on our website,

In January 2008, we signed on with HarperCollins to turn our tales into a travel memoir, which hits shelves in May 2010. Find out more about our Book, The Lost Girls: Three Friends. Four Continents. One Unconventional Detour Around the World. The Lost Girls book was optioned as a scripted series by Jerry Bruckheimer TV and Warner Bros. Studios, and the script is being written. ABC ordered the put pilot and the show is slated to air in Fall 2011.

About Lost Girls World
Since its launch, Lost Girls World has grown to become the premiere travel and lifestyle website for young women. Our readers turn to us as a trusted source of advice and information on ways to fit adventure and exploration into their everyday lives. They’re seeking to fuel and fulfill their wanderlust, and are inspired by stories of other Lost Girls currently on the road and living out their travel wish-lists. Because they want to find the best, most rewarding route to their own dream destinations, Lost Girls World provides smart, service-oriented articles that will help them get there-without sacrificing their career goals or breaking the bank.

Awards and Accolades
Winner of the 2007 Travvies Award for “Best Group Written Travel Blog” and a Finalist in both the 2007 Blogger’s Choice Awards and 2008 Weblog Awards.

Press and Publicity
The Lost Girls have been featured in such media outlets as: The New York Times, The Globe and Mail, Real Simple Travel, Budget Travel, Girlfriend Getaways, Company, For Me magazine, CNN Project Life,, Budget Travel Online, National Geographic Traveler online, the Guardian, and many more. Click here for coverage details and clips.

About the Book
“A triumphant journey about losing yourself, finding yourself, and coming home again.” —Allison Winn Scotch, New York Times bestselling author of The One That I Want

With their thirtieth birthdays looming, Jen, Holly, and Amanda are feeling the pressure to hit certain milestones—score the big promotion, find a soul mate, have 2.2 kids. Instead, they make a pact to quit their jobs, leave behind everything familiar, and embark on a yearlong round-the-world search for inspiration and direction

Traveling 60,000 miles across four continents, Jen, Holly, and Amanda push themselves far outside their comfort zones to embrace every adventure. Ultimately, theirs is a story of true friendship—a bond forged by sharing beds and backpacks, enduring exotic illnesses, trekking across mountains, and standing by one another through heartaches, whirlwind romances, and everything in the world in between.

“Three cheers to the Lost Girls for showing us, with good humor and graceful prose, the beauty and importance of leading life astray.” —Franz Wisner, New York Times bestselling author of Honeymoon with My Brother.

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