1. The Lost Girls
In June 2006, Jennifer Baggett, Holly Corbett and Amanda Pressner-left their jobs, boyfriends, 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, they shared their experiences with other aspiring vagabonds in their travel memoir, The Lost Girls: Three Friends. Four Continents. One Unconventional Detour Around the World. Coincidentally, Sarah used to work with Holly and Amanda at Self magazine. They very much influenced her to travel, so check out their story!
2. Jet Set Zero
Ok, so we’re biased since we worked with these guys. But we had an incredible experience with them and really believe in their mission. The idea behind their site is to send four people abroad to work locally and live immersed in a culture for 90 days. Professional camera men document the whole experience so everyone back home can share in the journey too. We spent the summer as cast members in Italy. Check it out
Matt is a fellow twenty-something vagabond who has been on the road regularly since 2005. After a trip to Thailand in 2005, he decided to leave the rat race and explore the world, so he finished his MBA, quit his cubicle job and set out on an adventure around the world.
Since then he has been blogging about his experiences and has an impressive repertoire of travel information. We have stolen many hostel suggestions from this guru…