Archive for the ‘Dispatches from the Road’ Category

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

Six Things to Do in Buenos Aires, By Day Or By Night

Six Things to Do in Buenos Aires, By Day Or By Night
Lost Girl Leah Moushey recently took off on a seven-month trip to South America, taking her to a different hemisphere, WAY out of her travel comfort zone. She set up shop for a month in Cuenca, Ecuador, where she dived head first into a Spanish language immersion program and discovered the ins and...
September 10th, 2010 | Argentina, Dispatches from the Road | Read More

Practice French Before You Visit France: 5 Easy Language Tips

Practice French Before You Visit France: 5 Easy Language Tips
Heading off to France and can’t remember your “s’il vous plaît” from “je voudrais”? Was that deux or douze euros? Did she tell me to turn right or left? Before I jetted off to France for the semester, I knew that I would have to do something to practice my French. I needed to review everyday...
September 2nd, 2010 | Dispatches from the Road, France, Studying Abroad | Read More

Dispatches From the Road: Guatemala: What Not to Bring To A Third World Country

Dispatches From the Road: Guatemala: What Not to Bring To A Third World Country
San Marcos, Guatemala is a tiny town on the shores of Lake Atitlan, deep in the Western Guatemalan Highlands. Lush volcanoes and Mayan villages pepper the shore, and with clear views of both, San Marcos has become Guatemala’s epicenter of zen and spirituality. People come here to cook, to read,...
August 31st, 2010 | Central and South America, Dispatches from the Road, Guatemala, Solo Travel | Read More

Dispatches: A Minnesota Girl Goes to France…and India…for a Year

Dispatches: A Minnesota Girl Goes to France…and India…for a Year
When I tell people my travel plans for this year, they seem to understand the appeal of France and the Cote D’Azur, but then they ask me the inevitable question, “So, why India?” accompanied by a polite, yet bemused, expression. I can’t really blame them. I’m from northern Minnesota –...
August 19th, 2010 | Dispatches from the Road, Studying Abroad | Read More

How To Choose a Spanish School in Guatemala

How To Choose a Spanish School in Guatemala
Blair Hickman is spending six weeks in Guatemala–traveling, learning Spanish and strengthening her chakras–before grad school starts in September. Catch her dispatches from the road every other Tuesday. In high school, I took two years of Spanish. Our teacher was actually from Spain and,...
August 17th, 2010 | Central and South America, City Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Studying Abroad | 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

The Married Guy’s Guide to: Las Vegas

The Married Guy’s Guide to: Las Vegas
By Dean Arrindell Special to Lost Girls World *** The moment you land in Las Vegas, it’s easy to see why it’s called Sin City:  slot machines are in the airport and scantily-clad party-people are living it up in nearly every ad.  The city tourism department even embraced “What happens...
August 10th, 2010 | Dispatches from the Road, Featured, Lost Boys, Nevada, Sports & Games | 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