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Beyond the Lederhosen: An In-Depth Guide to Germany’s Regions

Beyond the Lederhosen: An In-Depth Guide to Germany’s Regions
By Kae Lani Kennedy LG Contributor What is the first thing you think of when someone mentions Germany?  Most people’s minds wander to thoughts of dancing on grassy mountains, locals wearing dirndls and lederhosen, eating heavy decadent meals of sausages and sauerkraut, and washing it down with an...
April 29th, 2011 | Country Guides, Germany | Read More

The LG Travel News Roundup: 4.29.11

The LG Travel News Roundup: 4.29.11
By Susmita Baral LG News Intern Missed the big travel stories of the week? And the weird, wacky and insignificant ones? We’ve got your roundup right here… Hong Kong Airlines takes Kung Fu to the air Ever wished you had an excuse to roundhouse a drunkard in flight? Now, flight attendants for Hong...
April 29th, 2011 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

Pitching 101: How to Write for the Travel Belles

Pitching 101: How to Write for the Travel Belles
By Candace Rardon LG Section Editor Want to get paid to travel? Find out about two dozen more websites that pay for freelance travel writing! The Travel Belles describes itself as the travel magazine “for women who know getting out of town is a beautiful thing.” Indeed, that’s the...
April 22nd, 2011 | Travel Writing | Read More

The LG Travel News Roundup: 4.22.11

The LG Travel News Roundup: 4.22.11
By Susmita Baral LG News Intern Missed the big travel stories of the week? And the weird, wacky and insignificant ones? We’ve got your roundup right here… Sao Paulo Builds New Lego Landmark What do you get with 500,000 Lego pieces, 6,000 Brazilians and one crane? The world’s largest Lego...
April 22nd, 2011 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

The Gear Guide: 5 Ways to Prepare for the Worst Case Scenario

The Gear Guide: 5 Ways to Prepare for the Worst Case Scenario
By Jessica Goldstein Adventure Editor Surely you have a vision of your Perfect Camping Trip: sunshine all the time, mosquito-free mountains, clearly marked trails in not-actually-pathless woods. Unfortunately, reality might not be as flawless as your fantasy. But just because things don’t go according...
April 15th, 2011 | Extras | Read More

The LG Travel News Roundup: 4.15.11

The LG Travel News Roundup: 4.15.11
By Susmita Baral LG News Intern Missed the big travel stories of the week? And the weird, wacky and insignificant ones? We’ve got your roundup right here… New Chinese Hotel Takes Love for Ping Pong to the Extreme It’s been estimated that over 300 million people in China play ping pong,...
April 15th, 2011 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

Mendoza, Argentina: 5 Reasons to Go

Mendoza, Argentina: 5 Reasons to Go
By Taylor Dolven LG Travel Correspondent Located on the other side of Argentina across from Buenos Aires, Mendoza is  the capital of the Mendoza Province and home to about 112,000 people. In March, LG Travel Correspondent Taylor Dolven, a junior at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, and currently studying...
April 8th, 2011 | Argentina, Cultural Travel, Food & Wine | Read More

The LG Travel News Roundup: 4.8.11

The LG Travel News Roundup: 4.8.11
By Susmita Baral LG News Intern Missed the big travel stories of the week? And the weird, wacky and insignificant ones? We’ve got your roundup right here… Scaling the Slopes of Mt. Everest…With a Cause Think climbing Mt. Everest is a daunting task? Imagine cleaning it! A team of national...
April 8th, 2011 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

Off-Beat India: 5 Can’t-Miss Temples in Orissa

Off-Beat India: 5 Can’t-Miss Temples in Orissa
By Susmita Baral LG News Intern For kicks, Susmita always calls Orissa—an Indian state—the “Nebraska of India.” It’s there, but people don’t think twice about and it certainly doesn’t spring to mind when you think of a vacation location. Since both her parents are from there, she’s had...
April 1st, 2011 | Cultural Travel, India, Spiritual Travel | Read More

The LG Travel News Roundup: 4.1.11

The LG Travel News Roundup: 4.1.11
By Susmita Baral LG News Intern Missed the big travel stories of the week? And the weird, wacky and insignificant ones? We’ve got your roundup right here… Prime Real Estate: Irish Castle on Sale at 60% Off If you happen to have $9 million sitting around–you know, because don’t we...
April 1st, 2011 | Weekly Travel News | Read More