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

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

Culinary Adventures: Thai Food

Culinary Adventures: Thai Food
By Gina Douglas Special to Lost Girls “I’ll also take an order of the nachos, please,” I said and handed my menu to the server, avoiding my amused fiancé Tom’s eyes. I reached for my Singha beer and took a sip of it. In doing so, I made the mistake of looking at Tom. He was smirking back at...
April 12th, 2012 | Couples Travel, Food & Wine | Read More

5 Tips for Solo Minded Couple’s Travel

5 Tips for Solo Minded Couple’s Travel
By Gina Douglas Special to Lost Girls  The first conversation I had with my now fiancé mostly centered around our love for travel and where we’d been and where we wanted to go next. He scored a first date with me. I scored a new traveling partner. It only took a few months until we were planning...
January 19th, 2012 | Couples Travel, Love on the Road | Read More

Lost Girl’s Guide to Cruising Solo: Ship Review

Lost Girl’s Guide to Cruising Solo: Ship Review
By Gina Douglas Special to Lost Girls I recently traveled on the 4,100 passenger Norwegian Epic, Norwegian Cruise Line’s newest mega ship. The Norwegian Epic has Vegas-style entertainment such as a Cirque du Soleil style dinner, performances by the Blue Man Group, waterslides, a huge casino area,...
January 12th, 2012 | Extras | Read More

Exploring San Diego’s Beach Communities

Exploring San Diego’s Beach Communities
By Gina Douglas Special to Lost Girls San Diego has no shortage of beaches, however for a Lost Girl looking for some fun and a taste of the laid-back San Diego beach-town lifestyle, head north of downtown San Diego and its surrounding harbor to a beach mecca – a trio of beach communities that epitomizes...
December 15th, 2011 | California, Extras | Read More

One Day in Venice

One Day in Venice
By Gina Douglas Special to Lost Girls Exploring each of Venice’s awe-inspiring sites in a day, is tricky, but it can be done. When short on time in Venice, there are three main things to do to get an overall feel for the city and its surrounding lagoon islands. St. Mark’s Square Venice’s main attraction,...
December 2nd, 2011 | Extras | Read More

One Day in Istanbul

One Day in Istanbul
By Gina Douglas Special to Lost Girls    I watched the two women in front of me go in without a head covering. I paused and fingered the scarf I had draped over my head and shoulders self-consciously. “Does my head not have to be covered?” I asked the guard at the entrance, wanting to be respectful,...
November 17th, 2011 | Extras, Middle East, Turkey | Read More

One Day in Barcelona

One Day in Barcelona
By Gina Douglas Special to Lost Girls   Only one day in Barcelona? Yes, I know what you’re thinking. Barcelona is such a large and multi-faceted city that you could spend months there and not run out of things to do and places to see. How could you possibly see it in one day? My first time in Barcelona,...
November 11th, 2011 | Extras | Read More

Lost Girl’s Guide to Cruising the Mediterranean

Lost Girl’s Guide to Cruising the Mediterranean
By Gina Douglas Special to Lost Girls   Imagine, you’re sailing the clear waters of the Mediterranean on a cruise ship while traveling from Greece to Italy. The weather is warm, the food is amazing, you’re sipping a cold margarita by the pool… Sounds nice, right? Now add into that fantasy...
November 3rd, 2011 | Budget Travel, Extras | Read More

The Best Books I Read on my RTW Adventure

The Best Books I Read on my RTW Adventure
by Jodi Ettenberg Special to The Lost Girls The thirsty demand for book recommendations is part-and-parcel of long term travel. While iPods and laptops are great time-wasters on an endless bus journey, nothing satisfies like the pages of a good book. When I travel, I try and limit my reading to non-fiction....
September 15th, 2009 | Travel Books & Movies | Read More