Archive for the ‘Extras’ Category

Dining In A Paris Restaurant: Avoid A Faux Pas

Dining In A Paris Restaurant: Avoid A Faux Pas
by J’Nisha Towne I can still remember the flight from London to Paris. Sleep had eluded me for hours, leaving me to fantasize about pain au chocolat and cobblestone streets, warm milky café au laits, and buttery brioches to pair. “I will ‘oui’ this and ‘s’il vous plaît’ that”...
November 8th, 2011 | Extras, Food & Wine, France | Read More

On-the-Road Recipes: Backpack-Cooking Made Easier (and Cheaper!)

Eating out at restaurants while you travel  is one of the quickest ways to blow through cash. Even if you think you’re eating cheaply, the cost of restaurant entrees almost always trumps the cost of buying groceries and cooking for yourself. So no matter what amenities the hostel kitchen has (or...
November 6th, 2011 | Backpacking & Trekking, Budget Travel, Extras, Food & Wine, Hostels | Read More

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

Lost Girl’s Guide to Ghana

By Jessica Festa Special to Lost Girls  Ghana is located in Western Africa and is a nation rich with culture, history, and chances to experience nature. The people of Ghana are friendly and welcoming, curious to learn about your life, and tell you about their own. Walking around Ghana, you will often...
November 3rd, 2011 | Extras | Read More

Theatre In Washington, DC

by Nancy Yeomans LG Air Travel Editor Monuments, museums and statues, oh my! The thought of Washington, DC probably brings images of one of these to mind. The District of Columbia is all about politics and power. History, too, plays a big role in why visitors choose the area as a travel destination every...
October 25th, 2011 | Cultural Travel, Extras, Parties, Festivals & Events, Washington D.C. | Read More

10 Dos and Don’ts of Traveling While Sick

10 Dos and Don’ts of Traveling While Sick
By Maggie Parker Special to Lost Girls   Travel is very unpredictable, especially in terms of health. The exhaustion of flying, sightseeing, and exploring can take a toll on your body. Not only that, you never know who around you could be carrying a virus. So, you might come down with something mid-trip,...
October 20th, 2011 | Adventure Travel, Extras | Read More

National Park Hopping in the Desert Southwest

National Park Hopping in the Desert Southwest
By JoAnna Haugen Special to The Lost Girls Dry deserts, jagged mountain peaks, crystal clear streams, wide open spaces, clean air, miles of hiking trails void of people—doesn’t that sound pretty awesome? If you’re itching to escape the every day hustle and bustle, consider hitting up these...
October 10th, 2011 | Extras, North America, United States | Read More

10 Tips for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

10 Tips for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
By Sarah Fudin Special to Lost Girls Becoming a teacher can be a daunting task. It’s no surprise then that starting your career as an ESL teacher can contain a lot of gray areas that must be addressed. Have no fear though, we’re about to help you kick-start your career with some proven tips that...
October 6th, 2011 | Extras, Working Abroad | Read More

The Parisian Birthday Disaster

The Parisian Birthday Disaster
By Leland Strott Special to the Lost Girls I hate my birthday.  I don’t know if it’s a rule or just a really awful coincidence, but I tend to spend at least some of my “special” day in tears. That’s why last year, since I was studying abroad in the UK, I wanted to make my birthday fail-proof...
October 5th, 2011 | City Travel, Extras | Read More

6 Best Websites For Travelers

6 Best Websites For Travelers
by Kathryn Robinson LG Contributor We’re always on the lookout for ways to make our travels easier and more fun. There are a lot of websites out there that promise to do this, but not too many of them actually deliver. Here’s a round-up of some that do. Skyscanner When I was abroad in Edinburgh,...
October 4th, 2011 | Extras, Getting There Deals, Hotels & Resorts, Websites and Blogs | Read More