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The LG Travel News Roundup: Afghanistan Rebuilding for History

The LG Travel News Roundup: Afghanistan Rebuilding for History
By Heather Brennan LG News Intern Missed the big travel stories of the week? And the weird, wacky and insignificant ones? We’ve got your roundup right here… Afghan Museum Rebuilding The National Museum of Afghanistan is slowly rebuilding after the being very hard hit by war and Taliban rule. The...
September 14th, 2012 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

Backpack In Style – Without Over-Stuffing Your Bag

Backpack In Style – Without Over-Stuffing Your Bag
by Karmen Fox Special to The Lost Girls Backpacking trips are notorious for jam-packing as many sites in a short timeframe and cramming as few clothes into a confined bag as possible. And though the fast-paced travel itineraries excite me, repeating the same outfit tires me, especially with the same...
September 11th, 2012 | Extras, Italy, Packing & Wardrobe, Shopping & Style | Read More

The LG Travel News Roundup: Frequent Flyer Miles Redeemable for Space Vacations

The LG Travel News Roundup: Frequent Flyer Miles Redeemable for Space Vacations
By Heather Brennan LG News Intern Missed the big travel stories of the week? And the weird, wacky and insignificant ones? We’ve got your roundup right here… Frequently Flying Your Way to Space Virgin Airlines has declared that it will offer its most frequent flier a trip to space. Virgin Galactic...
September 10th, 2012 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

Timing is Everything.

I’m new to the Lost Girls blog and a little hesitant to start blogging in prep for our upcoming marathon training, but I’ve been putting it off for too long, so here is goes.  One of my fears, I suppose. in starting to write for the blog is that I won’t write anything entertaining,...
September 4th, 2012 | Extras, Runaway Bridesmaids | Read More

Dairy Farming In New Zealand

Dairy Farming In New Zealand
by Thea Hutchinson Special to The Lost Girls I had heard for years from numerous people that “WWOOFing” in New Zealand was one of the best things they had done. For many reasons; the people commonly called “kiwis”, the landscape, and the laid-back attitude. For English speakers...
September 4th, 2012 | Dispatches from the Road, New Zealand, Solo Travel, Travel Philosophy | Read More

The LG Travel News Roundup: Airport Planned Near Machu Picchu

The LG Travel News Roundup: Airport Planned Near Machu Picchu
By Heather Brennan LG News Intern Missed the big travel stories of the week? And the weird, wacky and insignificant ones? We’ve got your roundup right here… Closer than Ever to Machu Picchu The press reports that the Peruvian government has set aside a new budget in order to build a new airport in...
August 31st, 2012 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

Britain’s Best Beaches

Britain’s Best Beaches
by Cindy Klimek Special to The Lost Girls Although the days are starting to get shorter and feel a bit cooler, there’s still plenty of time to break out the sunblock and margarita mix. Before you go packing your bags and jetting off to Ibiza, Santorini, or somewhere else along the Mediterranean...
August 28th, 2012 | Adventure Travel, England, Extras | Read More

The LG Travel News Roundup: A Floating Historical Hotel

The LG Travel News Roundup: A Floating Historical Hotel
By Heather Brennan LG News Intern Missed the big travel stories of the week? And the weird, wacky and insignificant ones? We’ve got your roundup right here… An Ellis Island Getaway In Hoboken, New Jersey, an old New York Ferry has been converted into a floating hotel. There are five rooms and used...
August 24th, 2012 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

6 Reasons To Choose Ireland For Your First Solo Trip

by Hannah Logan Special to The Lost Girls For those first timers who want to break out on their own but aren’t sure where to go, here are my top 6 reasons why Ireland has it all for the first time solo female traveller. Thinking about traveling solo but worried about those rumours? As women we have...
August 21st, 2012 | Extras, Ireland, Solo Travel | Read More

The LG Travel News Roundup: Shanghai Hotel Builds Scariest Pool in the World

The LG Travel News Roundup: Shanghai Hotel Builds Scariest Pool in the World
By Heather Brennan LG News Intern Missed the big travel stories of the week? And the weird, wacky and insignificant ones? We’ve got your roundup right here… World’s Scariest Hotel Pool Holiday Inn Shanghai has built a pool that hangs over a 24 foot drop and was constructed with a glass bottom....
August 18th, 2012 | Weekly Travel News | Read More