Articles By: Michele H

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

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

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

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

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

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

Going Country: 8 Musical Venues to Visit in Nashville

Appropriately nicknamed “Music City, USA,” Nashville is home to a number of musical venues worth visiting. Country may lead the way but bluegrass and other genres have earned a following in Tennessee’s capital city. Here are eight places to learn some history, be surrounded by legends...
May 12th, 2011 | City Travel, Destinations, Ideas, Nashville, North America, Tennessee, United States | Read More

Jetset with Your Pet: Tips for Animal Travel

Having a four-legged, furry friend as your trip buddy sounds fun, but preparing your pet for travel early on is essential. To best accommodate Kitty or Fido, read up on advice from pet-related professionals (and owners) on how you can get your pet set for the journey. Before You Go 1. Weigh in your...
April 28th, 2011 | Extras, Getting There, Ideas, Planning, Staying There, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

15 Tips for Eating Healthy While You Travel

15 Tips for Eating Healthy While You Travel
Even the most health conscious Lost Girl can slip on her eating habits when traveling. So we asked five nutrition experts (and fellow travelers) for their advice in travel scenarios where healthy food might not be as readily available. Meet the Experts Tim Harlan is an internist and medical director...
March 31st, 2011 | Food & Wine, Health & Safety | Read More