Archive for the ‘Extras’ Category

Lost Girl’s Guide to Romania

By Ioana Popa Special to Lost Girls    Country Overview Romania – a mix between two worlds: a highly developed city-world and a wild, traditional country world. What surprises most people when they visit Romania is this striking dichotomy: in the cities you find all the culture, the technology,...
March 22nd, 2012 | Europe, Extras, Romania, Travel Guides - Country Guides | Read More

Following The Footsteps Of Hobbits

by Sarah Deveau Special to The Lost Girls In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit. As I approached the perfectly round door of my motel unit, I thought of that first line in J.R.R.Tolkien’s epic novel, The Hobbit. I was staying in my very own Hobbit hole at Woodlyn Park in Waitomo, New Zealand....
March 6th, 2012 | Extras, New Zealand, Travel Books & Movies | Read More

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

12 Festivals For 2012

by Nancy Yeomans LG Air Travel Editor As 2011 draws to a close my thoughts naturally turn to the year ahead. The year in travel specifically. One of the best ways to get to know a destination is to learn about what makes it special. A festival, be it culinary, cultural or with another focus, brings a...
December 27th, 2011 | Cultural Travel, Extras, Food & Wine, Parties, Festivals & Events | Read More

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

Beauty Around The World

by J’Nisha Towne The first in our series about what women around the world do in their quest for beauty and eternal youth. Beauty regimes, whether waxing stubborn hair from sensitive body parts and injecting fat into facial creases to eating animal entrails and smearing bird droppings onto blemished...
December 13th, 2011 | China, Extras, Spa & Beauty, Vietnam | Read More

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

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

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 Girls’ Guide to Greenville, SC

By Kristen Putch LG Acquisitions Editor Big city visits can be great fun, with countless dining and entertainment options right outside your door. But, if you want to get away from the metropolis hustle, a small town getaway can be just the ticket. The city of Greenville, SC offers a number of fun eateries...
November 9th, 2011 | City Guides, Extras, South Carolina | Read More