Articles By: Meghann F

Is It Time to Go to Tokyo?

Is It Time to Go to Tokyo?
By Meghann Foye Lost Girls Deputy Editor Just in Japan before the earthquake and subsequent tsunami hit, Deputy Editor Meghann Foye urges people to consider returning to one of the world’s greatest, most exciting cities—and why the time to go is now. Back in November, I had the chance to visit...
May 6th, 2011 | City Travel, Japan, Spiritual Travel | Read More

“You’re Pouring Oil Where?” A Guide to Indian Ayurvedic Massage

“You’re Pouring Oil Where?” A Guide to Indian Ayurvedic Massage
By Meghann Foye Lost Girls Deputy Editor “How’s this? Too hot?” asks my therapist, brushing more warm oil over my limbs. I’m lying completely exposed on a thick wooden board in a treatment room in Kerala, India, the tropical southern coastal state below Goa. “Ugh, cold?”...
February 11th, 2011 | Fitness & Workouts, India, Spa & Beauty, Spiritual Travel | 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 Best Pubs in London: 7 Can’t-Miss Watering Holes

The Best Pubs in London: 7 Can’t-Miss Watering Holes
By Meghann Foye Lost Girls Deputy Editor On a recent stop-over visit to London, I decided to give myself a challenge. In two days, I wanted to try out as many new pubs as possible. There were no rules, other than to follow people’s recommendations, online top-10 lists and my own gut instincts to...
January 14th, 2011 | Bar Reviews, City Travel, England, Featured | Read More

China Travel: Cultural Missteps to Avoid

China Travel: Cultural Missteps to Avoid
Lost Girls Deputy Editor Meghann Foye learns to navigate confusing, but fascinating social customs on her recent trip to China. I’d read my Lonely Planet China diligently, poured through Ann Mah’s excellent book Kitchen Chinese and Lisa See’s best-selling Shanghai Girls, and badgered...
September 17th, 2010 | China, Travel Philosophy | Read More

Trekking Beyond China’s Big Cities

Trekking Beyond China’s Big Cities
Lost Girls Deputy Editor Meghann Foye discovers that secret views of Huangshan Mountains take time and faith to find. They say your outer world reflects your inner world. If that’s the case, than my inner world is tired. Very tired. After climbing up and down hundreds of chiseled rock steps I still...
September 10th, 2010 | Adventure Travel, China | Read More

China Travel: What to Do in Shanghai in 48 Hours

China Travel: What to Do in Shanghai in 48 Hours
LG Deputy Editor Meghann Foye finds time is on her side as she explores China’s fast-paced business and cultural capital. When exploring a city’s sights, I’m usually after quality, not quantity. In Paris, for example, I’d rather spend the day wandering around one exhibit at the...
September 3rd, 2010 | China, City Travel, Solo Travel, Traveling Solo & Together | Read More

Splattery, Salty, Spicy: 5 Authentic Chinese Dishes That Will Blow Your Senses Away

Splattery, Salty, Spicy: 5 Authentic Chinese Dishes That Will Blow Your Senses Away
Lost Girls Deputy Editor Meghann Foye finds that sampling China’s cuisine brings on sensory overload—in the best possible way. I may have claimed to be excited about taking in Tiananmen, checking out the Forbidden City and touring the Great Wall on my recent trip to China, but in all honesty...
August 9th, 2010 | China, Food & Wine | Read More

Spa Review: Praba Salon

Spa Review: Praba Salon
As a busy freelancer with no office space, I am always jamming myself into strange positions to type—sitting lotus-like on my couch while hunched over the keys, squeezing into the last seat in crowded coffee shops with my laptop cradled in my lap—and as a result, am usually in need of regular runs...
July 30th, 2010 | Extras, Shopping & Style, Spa & Beauty | Read More

Is Beijing the Next Great Expat City?

Is Beijing the Next Great Expat City?
After a recent trip to China, Lost Girls World Deputy Editor, Meghann Foye, considers trading life in New York for an up-and-coming city on the opposite side of the world. The time is 10:15 p.m. and I am hurtling through the city of Beijing in a cab after just having landed from a 12-hour-flight Air...
July 22nd, 2010 | China, City Travel, Featured, Food & Wine | Read More