Archive for January, 2011

How to Make a Podcast: A Step-by-Step Guide

How to Make a Podcast: A Step-by-Step Guide
By Brooke Schoenman LG Tech & Gear Editor Adding a podcast to your blog can have many benefits—it’s a more personal element since people are able to hear you speak, and it can also help you grab an audience that would prefer to listen instead of read. There are many reasons to start a podcast,...
January 31st, 2011 | Blogging Your Trip | Read More

Braving the Canadian Wilderness – Pukaskwa National Park in Ontario, Canada

Braving the Canadian Wilderness – Pukaskwa National Park in Ontario, Canada
by Ceri Houlbrook Special to Lost Girls World Everyone likes a little adventure. Everyone, including me – a born and bred city-girl – craves the occasional escape from the hustle and bustle of city life, and the opportunity to find some hidden corner of wilderness. But true wilderness is surprisingly...
January 31st, 2011 | Canada | Read More

10 Ways to Look and Act Like a Local in France

10 Ways to Look and Act Like a Local in France
By Sarah Brown LG Correspondent France is the single most visited country in the entire world. It tops the United States in the number of tourists it attracts each year by more than 20 million. Paris, the capital and most visited city in the world, is home to some of the greatest museums, cathedrals,...
January 31st, 2011 | France | Read More

Get Paid to Travel – Travel Websites that Pay for Articles

Get Paid to Travel – Travel Websites that Pay for Articles
Ready to travel the world? Check out our Guide to First Time Travel! Be sure to check out our new Pitching 101 Series, including interviews with: BootsnAll editor, Katie Hammel New York Times’ deputy travel editor, Monica Drake The Expeditioner’s founder and editor-in-chief, Matt...
January 30th, 2011 | Travel Writing | Read More

Fresh, Fragrant, Fiery: 5 Best Indian Dishes to Try

Fresh, Fragrant, Fiery: 5 Best Indian Dishes to Try
By Meghann Foye Lost Girls Deputy Editor Trying to present a quick overview of Indian food may be like trying to catalog the world. As the center of the global spice trade for centuries, India’s cuisine has been shaped by its own Hindu and Buddhist history, longterm cultural interactions with Moghul...
January 28th, 2011 | Cultural Travel, Featured, Food & Wine, India | Read More

The LG Travel News Roundup: 1.28.11

The LG Travel News Roundup: 1.28.11
By Candace Rardon LG Section Editor Missed the big travel stories of the week? And the weird, wacky and insignificant ones? We’ve got your roundup right here… German restorers bring ancient Syrian statues back to life They may not look like Humpty Dumpty, but a team of restorers in Germany have...
January 28th, 2011 | Extras, Weekly Travel News | Read More

How to Survive a Winter Storm While Traveling

How to Survive a Winter Storm While Traveling
By Nancy Yeomans LG Air Travel News Editor Unless you’ve been lucky enough to have spent the last couple of months on a tropical beach (and we’re jealous if you have), you know that air travel this winter has been brutal. So far, 3 major snowstorms and counting have completely shut down air travel...
January 27th, 2011 | Air, Extras, Getting There, Leaving & Coming Home, Planning | Read More

8 Things You Should Know Before You Go to India

8 Things You Should Know Before You Go to India
After a semester of French on the beaches of Cannes, I’m now settled in Kolkata (Calcutta), India for the next 4 months on another study abroad. I’m here with 11 other students from my college, and we’ve a whirlwind month of traveling, sightseeing, and settling down in Kolkata. India is as thrilling...
January 27th, 2011 | Dispatches from the Road, India, Studying Abroad | Read More

6 Ways to Avoid and Deal with Lost Luggage

6 Ways to Avoid and Deal with Lost Luggage
Cabo San Lucas, Turks and Caicos, and London were the three different destinations I was en route to when the airlines lost my luggage. During my senior year of high school, I went to Cabo San Lucas for my first big trip without the parents. It was also my first time leaving the country (besides Canada)....
January 27th, 2011 | Air, Extras, Getting There | Read More

Required Reading for your Italian Vacation: 4 Not-to-Miss Books

Required Reading for your Italian Vacation: 4 Not-to-Miss Books
By Briana Palma LG Contributor Over the years, Italian culture and food have seamlessly integrated with the American experience. Many cities across the U.S. even boast a Little Italy area that plays off the Mediterranean country’s magic, responsible for attracting more than 40 million international...
January 26th, 2011 | Travel Books & Movies | Read More