Articles By: Sarah A

Jet Set Zero Italy: The Final Moments

Here’s the final installment in our series of of Jet Set Zero Italy roundups, written by Courtney Scott. As the final week of Jet Set Zero snuck up on us, our fate dangled in the wind.  Where would we go next?  How could we earn money?  Would we ever see our new friends again?  With major...
September 22nd, 2010 | Budget Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Italy, Websites and Blogs | Read More

Jet Set Zero Italy: Week 5 Roundup

Jet Set Zero Italy: Week 5 Roundup
Find out what the girls were up to during Week 5 in the roundups below, written by Courtney Scott (www.courtneyscott.tv) and Sarah Bailey. And watch Italy Episode 1 on Jet Set Zero! Nettuno by night. In Week 5 of Jet Set Zero’s Italy adventure, the girls faced their final job placement as English teachers. ...
September 15th, 2010 | Budget Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Italy, Websites and Blogs | Read More

The Coolest Chinese Cooking Courses, Here and Abroad

“In all honesty I was there for the food,” writes Lost Girl Meghann Foye of her time spent traveling in Beijing. “Looking for some kind of generalization about Chinese cuisine proved difficult. The diversity of flavors, textures and tastes is astonishing.” From the season finale of Top Chef in...
September 13th, 2010 | Asia, China, Extras, Food & Wine | Read More

Jet Set Zero Italy Week 4: Best-Of Edition

Jet Set Zero Italy Week 4: Best-Of Edition
All the best things about Italy–local wines, lazy lakes, the countryside, the piazzas–are here in Courtney Scott’s Jet Set Zero Italy Week 4 roundup, with a few unexpected challenges and off-the-beaten-path adventures. Read on for a vicarious romp through the small town of Lanuvio,...
August 11th, 2010 | Budget Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Italy, Websites and Blogs, Working Abroad | Read More

Sitting House: How to Get House Sitting Jobs Abroad 


Sitting House: How to Get House Sitting Jobs Abroad 

Ready to travel the world? Check out our Guide to First Time Travel! By Sarah Amandolare LG Entertainment Editor It sounds almost too good to be true: you live in someone’s home, experience a new place, pace and culture, all for the cost of a plane ticket. But house sitting can be done,...
August 4th, 2010 | Working Abroad | Read More

Jet Set Zero Italy Week 3: From Pizza Man to Italian Men

Jet Set Zero Italy Week 3: From Pizza Man to Italian Men
The Jet Set Zero Italy cast is back this week, letting us in on their rainy walks, home-cooked Italian meals, coffee breaks, jousting sessions and, for better or worse, Italian men. The cast’s Twitter maven Courtney Scott and Lynne trekked to the site of the Oscar-winning film, Life is Beautiful, in...
July 28th, 2010 | Dispatches from the Road, Featured, Food & Wine, Italy, Websites and Blogs | Read More

Jet Set Zero Italy: Week 2 Journal

Jet Set Zero Italy: Week 2 Journal
The Lost Girls are tagging along (vicariously) with Jet Set Set Zero’s Italy cast. This week, Sarah Bailey fills us in on the girls’ first teaching placements in Roccafranca and Tuscany. Despite exhausting days with their young students, it seems the homemade gelato, countryside cycling trips and...
July 14th, 2010 | Dispatches from the Road, Extras, Featured, Italy, Websites and Blogs | Read More

Jet Set Zero Italy: The Adventure Begins!

Jet Set Zero Italy: The Adventure Begins!
By Sarah Amandolare LG Entertainment Editor Who among us hasn’t considered dropping everything and jetting off to Italy? Four very lucky young women from the U.S. and Scotland have made that pipe dream a reality, ditching their lives back home in favor of La Dolce Vita. They are the new cast of Jet...
July 7th, 2010 | Dispatches from the Road, Italy, Websites and Blogs | Read More

Interview with Brian Lio of Jet Set Zero

Interview with Brian Lio of Jet Set Zero
by Sarah Amandolare LG Entertainment Editor Brian Lio had toyed with the idea of leaving his cushy Microsoft job for something different. What would happen, he wondered, if he took off and saw how far he could go? Lio pitched the premise to his friend Rob “over a stack of pancakes at IHOP” in Seattle,...
June 18th, 2010 | Expats Abroad, Featured, Websites and Blogs | Read More

Jet Set Zero: Risk Necessary, Money Optional

Jet Set Zero: Risk Necessary, Money Optional
by Sarah Amandolare LG Entertainment Editor Working abroad might be the most challenging yet rewarding way to experience a foreign culture. Regardless of what time of day your job begins and ends, or in which part of town it’s located, you’ll become entrenched in the local economy and way...
June 2nd, 2010 | Budget Travel, Featured, Websites and Blogs, Working Abroad | Read More