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Safety Tips for Women Travelers – How to Stay Safe on the Road

Safety Tips for Women Travelers – How to Stay Safe on the Road
By Michele Herrmann LG Section Editor Many articles and resources on personal safety tout different measures one should take when traveling. Here are some additional tidbits–perhaps new advice or friendly reminders–to consider when preparing for your next destination. Before You Go 1) Brush...
March 10th, 2011 | Health & Safety | Read More

Prague On Foot: A Walking Guide through Ancient Europe

Prague On Foot: A Walking Guide through Ancient Europe
By Michele Herrmann Special to Lost Girls World Like many European cities, Prague is best explored on foot. Much of this Czech city’s center has been declared as a UNESCO World Heritage site and many buildings from the 13th through 18th centuries preserve Prague’s rich legacy. From the reign of Bohemian...
September 26th, 2012 | Czech Republic, Destinations, Eastern Europe, Europe, Featured, Walking | Read More

Heart Stops: Nontraditional Travels for Celebrating Love

Heart Stops: Nontraditional Travels for Celebrating Love
By Michele Herrmann Special to The Lost Girls During this month of looove, traveling couples probably would rather spend their time and wallet on romantic experiences than heart-shaped boxes of candy or big bouquets. Since love can extend beyond borders, here are some places and activities that provide...
February 20th, 2012 | Couples Travel, Featured, Love on the Road | Read More

In Good Spirits: 7 U.S. Beverage Factory Tours

In Good Spirits: 7 U.S. Beverage Factory Tours
By Michele Herrmann LG Section Editor Whatever your choice of beverage is, a tour of the factory or distillery where a well-known U.S. brand is made can be pretty tasty. A number of top-brand and local favorites are opening their doors to the general public to see first-hand how their drinks are made....
August 18th, 2011 | Food & Wine, Ideas | Read More

Visiting Wineries: 10 Tips for Tours and Tastings

Visiting Wineries: 10 Tips for Tours and Tastings
By Michele Herrmann LG Section Editor Whether in Napa Valley or Bordeaux, or even your home state, visiting a winery can be a fun outing for wine novices and connoisseurs alike. To enhance your next jaunt and your palette, consider these 10 tips provided by three wine-savvy professionals: 1. Don’t...
July 28th, 2011 | Extras, Food & Wine, Ideas, Planning, Road Trips | Read More

Travel Skin Care: How to Protect Yourself during Summer

Travel Skin Care: How to Protect Yourself during Summer
One essential that a Lost Girl may or may not keep in check during her summer getaway is her skin–and the consequences can be irritating or painful. It’s easy to forget to practice proper skincare methods while on the road, at the beach, or in the woods. LG Section Editor Michele Herrmann asked...
July 7th, 2011 | Health & Safety, Spa & Beauty | Read More

Best New Orleans Dishes: Get a Taste of the Big Easy

Best New Orleans Dishes: Get a Taste of the Big Easy
By Michele Herrmann Section Editor New Orleans has a serious legacy with food. Influenced by Native American, Spanish, French, and African American cultures and mixed with local ingredients, the Big Easy maintains a tradition of fine Creole and Cajun dishes that have interesting histories. Drinks flow...
June 23rd, 2011 | Food & Wine, New Orleans | Read More

Blues & BBQs: Eight Must-Sees in Memphis

Blues & BBQs: Eight Must-Sees in Memphis
By Michele Herrmann Section Editor Memphis truly has soul. In fact, this Tennessean city not only gave birth to soul, but two other equally important forms of 20th-century American music: rock ‘n’ roll and blues. Elvis made his first recording here (as well as his famous digs) while W.C....
June 9th, 2011 | Food & Wine, Memphis | Read More

Boston Bound: A Guide for Exploring Beantown

Boston Bound: A Guide for Exploring Beantown
By Michele Herrmann LG Section Editor Lately Boston is getting more screen time (as seen in The Town, The Departed, and Fever Pitch) but the city maintains a diverse blend of attractions. This New England destination offers plenty: art and science museums, public park settings, institutes of higher learning,...
March 28th, 2011 | City Travel, Destinations, Getting There, Ideas, Massachusetts, Sports & Games, United States | Read More

How to Plan the Perfect (and Safe!) Getaway: 5 Tips for Women

How to Plan the Perfect (and Safe!) Getaway: 5 Tips for Women
When you start planning a trip, it’s easy to get excited.  Excitement and anticipation are a good thing. But, remember to keep your head–as well as your allotted time and budget–grounded in reality. Travel isn’t always easy, cheap, or the most feasible, but it’s doable...
November 18th, 2010 | Finances & Savings, Health & Safety, Leaving & Coming Home, Passports & Visas | Read More