Articles By: Lost Girls

A Stumble About Barcelona

A Stumble About Barcelona
by Caitlin Cromwell Special to The Lost Girls Having never been to Spain and not knowing much about it my boyfriend, Bradley, and I decided a quick trip to Barcelona would be the perfect side trip when we went to visit my parents in London this summer. Bradley thought Barcelona was going to be rather...
September 18th, 2012 | Couples Travel, Cultural Travel, Spain | Read More

Britain’s Best Beaches

Britain’s Best Beaches
by Cindy Klimek Special to The Lost Girls Although the days are starting to get shorter and feel a bit cooler, there’s still plenty of time to break out the sunblock and margarita mix. Before you go packing your bags and jetting off to Ibiza, Santorini, or somewhere else along the Mediterranean...
August 28th, 2012 | Adventure Travel, England, Extras | Read More

Hostel Review: Ponsonby Backpacker Hostel, Auckland, NZ

Hostel Review: Ponsonby Backpacker Hostel, Auckland, NZ
by Thea Hutchinson Special to The Lost Girls If you arrive in New Zealand by air, chances are you will fly into Auckland. It is a hub of connectivity to everywhere else in New Zealand. As the largest city in New Zealand, it offers a cosmopolitan feel before you begin adventuring along the many coasts,...
August 7th, 2012 | Backpacking & Trekking, Dispatches from the Road, Hostels, New Zealand | Read More

Oltrepò Pavese Lombardia: Drinking And Eating

Oltrepò Pavese Lombardia: Drinking And Eating
by Silvia Menini Special to The Lost Girls Wineries Important wineries include the historic Frecciarossa (Casteggio area), Monsupello (Broni Stadella area), Casa Ré (Montecalvo Versiggia area, and it is also an agriturismo, where you can find accomodation), Ca`di Frara (in Mornico Losana) and Il Bosco...
July 24th, 2012 | Extras, Food & Wine, Italy | Read More

Oltrepò Pavese, Italy – What To See And Where To Stay

Oltrepò Pavese, Italy – What To See And Where To Stay
by Silvia Menini Special To The Lost Girls   The Oltrepò Pavese is the closest wine region to Milan and it is considered the most traditional wine growing area in Lombardia.This area includes 78 towns (the main one is Pavia, while the main wine hamlet is Santa Maria della Versa) and has the shape...
July 17th, 2012 | Extras, Food & Wine, Italy | Read More

What The Airline Industry Taught Me About Life

What The Airline Industry Taught Me About Life
by Jennifer McDonald Special to The Lost Girls They say the airline industry is something that gets in your blood. When I started flight attendant training, coworkers warned be I’d be hooked. College degree be damned, I’d be drawn to the skies for life. Well, they were wrong — for the most...
July 10th, 2012 | Extras, Travel Philosophy | Read More

Traveling Light – The Do’s And Dont’s Of Barely-There Backpack Wear

by J’Nisha Towne Special To The Lost Girls I find that most of my travels are best explored on foot, namely small historical, touristy towns. Your toes must find the scraggy torn rock and curl against the steep incline of ruins that is Malacca’s St. Paul’s Church. Unavoidable will be the swinging...
June 26th, 2012 | Extras, Packing & Wardrobe, Shopping & Style, Solo Travel | Read More

Surviving The Long Distance Break-Up

by Lauren Watt Special to The Lost Girls Discover current boyfriend cheated was not on my pre-departure to-do list. As I headed down the Lufthansa aisle in tears, dumping him via phone wasn’t either. Tossing long distance relationship plans adds heartbreak to any travel itinerary. Unsure how to survive...
June 12th, 2012 | Extras, Love on the Road | Read More

10 Ideas For 20-Somethings In Rome

by Kevin Kilbride Special To The Lost Girls With a reputation that stems from its historic architecture and remarkable museum offerings, college students rarely consider Rome, Italy’s rich capital, for their next vacation. However, amidst all the museums and history, visitors will find an abundance...
June 5th, 2012 | Dispatches from the Road, Italy, Lost Boys | Read More

Exploring Lombardia, Italy

by Silvia Menini Lombardia is certainly not the first destination for foreigners who have just a few weeks to get a rough idea of Italy. It is the industrial heart of Northern Italy and is indeed the richest and the most populated region. The capital is Milan, which is the economic and financial center...
May 29th, 2012 | Dispatches from the Road, Food & Wine, Italy | Read More