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Lost Girl’s Guide to Seattle

By Becky A. Johnson Special to Lost Girls From grunge music to Microsoft, coffee to Boeing, Seattle is home to an eclectic mix of cultural, culinary and corporate pursuits.  With an abundance of evergreen trees dotting the landscape, Seattle earns its title as The Emerald City, and glimpses of Mount...
June 21st, 2012 | Extras | Read More

Top 10 Free Things to Do in Santa Barbara, CA

By Connie K. Ho Special to Lost Girls  Aqua green water sparkles in the sun next to sandy white beaches. Spanish-styled architecture sits atop a hill with breathtaking mountain views. Smooth jazz melodies can be heard in the distance. Santa Barbara is great for a getaway weekend or an adventure to explore...
June 14th, 2012 | California, City Travel | Read More

Four Reasons to Skip Pamplona and One Reason Not to

Four Reasons to Skip Pamplona and One Reason Not to
By Victoria Drexel Special to Lost Girls  Every July a sea of people and an ocean of sangria flood the streets of what is usually a quiet, mid-sized, Basque mountain town for the annual San Fermin celebration. But it isn’t the sun rising over the Pyrenees or the rich Basque culture or even the chance...
June 14th, 2012 | City Guides, Spain | Read More

Guide to Nightlife in the Middle East

Guide to Nightlife in the Middle East
By Ashleen Williams Special to Lost Girls  The Gulf tends to show one of two faces to people who haven’t had the opportunity to travel within the GCC – one of veiled women in the deserts of Saudi Arabia, the other the skyscrapers and overwhelming materialism invoked by new Dubai. Reality of course...
June 7th, 2012 | Middle East | Read More

Dos and Don’ts of a Girl’s Getaway to Las Vegas

By Gina Douglas  Special to Lost Girls  Dancing, shows, cocktails, an excuse to finally whip out that itty-bitty dress you love, but can’t ever bring yourself to wear because it’s just a little bit too risqué. Is it any wonder Las Vegas is the quintessential girlfriend getaway? To make...
June 7th, 2012 | City Travel, Extras, Las Vegas | Read More

You’ll Never Have The Chance Again: 5 Must Try Foods

By Amanda King Special to Lost Girls You’ll Never Have The Chance Again: 5 Must Try Foods After years of travel (and more than 30 countries) I’m convinced that music is not the universal language – it’s food. How else could a sarcastic Manhattan chef have a travel show running for so many...
June 6th, 2012 | Extras | Read More

Lost Girl’s Guide to Macedonia

By Victoria Drexel  Special to Lost Girls  After spending most of the 20th century hidden from the rest of the world by warring empires and iron curtains a new generation of travelers are uncovering one of the last of the European countries unspoiled by tourists, Macedonia. A place to be explored...
May 31st, 2012 | Extras | Read More

8 Tips for Women Traveling to the Middle East

8 Tips for Women Traveling to the Middle East
By Ashleen Williams  Special to Lost Girls  Traveling through the Middle East is an awesome yet intimidating endeavor. Before you leave you’ll probably hear a range of opinions on the matter, especially if you’re a young woman willing to backpack the Levant, North Africa or the conservative Gulf...
May 25th, 2012 | Featured, Middle East, Travel Philosophy | Read More

Navigating the Arab Spring

Navigating the Arab Spring
By Ashleen Williams Special to Lost Girls  Everything changed in the Middle East in December 2010, when Muhammad Al Bouazizi, a Tunisian fruit seller, lit himself on fire and ignited what is popularly called the “Arab Spring.” Though a little over a year has past, there is still unrest and revolution...
May 18th, 2012 | City Travel, Featured, Solo Travel | Read More

Lost Girl’s Guide to Charlottesville, Virginia

By Jill Martiniuk  Special to Lost Girls  With plane tickets and gas prices soaring, that big international trip you planned with your girlfriends might have to wait for a bit. Instead of giving up entirely on a fun girls only weekend, why not try a more budget friendly trip like a trip to Charlottesville,...
May 17th, 2012 | Bar Reviews, Food & Wine | Read More