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Oltrepò Pavese, Italy – What To See And Where To Stay

Oltrepò Pavese, Italy – What To See And Where To Stay
by Silvia Menini Special To The Lost Girls   The Oltrepò Pavese is the closest wine region to Milan and it is considered the most traditional wine growing area in Lombardia.This area includes 78 towns (the main one is Pavia, while the main wine hamlet is Santa Maria della Versa) and has the shape...
July 17th, 2012 | Extras, Food & Wine, Italy | Read More

Russia: What to Know Before You Go

By Jill Martiniuk Special to Lost Girls  Russia is not always the easiest travel destination. Between the visa applications, the price of tickets and the language barrier, the process can be overwhelming to even the most experienced of travelers. However, Russia’s history, culture and beauty make...
July 12th, 2012 | Extras | Read More

What The Airline Industry Taught Me About Life

What The Airline Industry Taught Me About Life
by Jennifer McDonald Special to The Lost Girls They say the airline industry is something that gets in your blood. When I started flight attendant training, coworkers warned be I’d be hooked. College degree be damned, I’d be drawn to the skies for life. Well, they were wrong — for the most...
July 10th, 2012 | Extras, Travel Philosophy | Read More

Air Travel News 7.10.12

Air Travel News 7.10.12
by Nancy Yeomans LG Air Travel Editor Look up in the sky! It’s a bird….it’s a plane! No….it’s your weekly air travel news! Here’s what’s happening in the world of aviation, from the ground up.  Airline Fees Not to give them any more ideas, but a recent survey...
July 10th, 2012 | Air, Air Travel News, Packing & Wardrobe | Read More

You’ll Never Have The Chance Again: 5 Must Try Foods

By Amanda King Special to Lost Girls After years of travel (and more than 30 countries) I’m convinced that music is not the universal language – it’s food. How else could a sarcastic Manhattan chef have a travel show running for so many years? (Other than the fact that Anthony Bourdain is awesome?) It’s...
July 6th, 2012 | Extras | Read More

Kiev: Dining Adventures For The Solo Female

by Emma French Special to The Lost Girls Since Ukraine gained independence in 1991, its beautiful capital city Kiev has been steadily building buzz as an alternative destination to flashier neighbours like St Petersburg and Budapest. It doesn’t enjoy such a high profile as a destination for lone female...
July 3rd, 2012 | Dispatches from the Road, Eastern Europe, Food & Wine, Solo Travel | Read More

Air Travel News 7.03.12

by Nancy Yeomans LG Air Travel Editor Look up in the sky! It’s a bird….it’s a plane! No….it’s your weekly air travel news! Here’s what’s happening in the world of aviation, from the ground up.   TSA Cracking Down Eight federal air marshals are being fired for...
July 3rd, 2012 | Air, Air Travel News | Read More

The Hanoian Haggle: Learning to Bargain in Vietnam

The Hanoian Haggle: Learning to Bargain in Vietnam
By Samantha Laufer This expat author tells a story about learning to assimilate with one of the most important and pervasive aspects of Southeast Asian culture: the art of the bargain. Today, I spent a few minutes arguing (or, shall I say, “bargaining”) with the woman at the local market for a bushel...
July 2nd, 2012 | Expats Abroad, Vietnam | Read More

The LG Travel News Roundup: Tourists Taking Home Pieces of Rome

The LG Travel News Roundup: Tourists Taking Home Pieces of Rome
By Susmita Baral LG News InternMissed the big travel stories of the week? And the weird, wacky and insignificant ones? We’ve got your roundup right here… When in Rome… Steal Cobblestones Airport police have revealed that cobblestones used by Romans 2,000 years ago to pave roads, marble mile...
July 2nd, 2012 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

Interview with Lost Girl, Lara Miller — founder of Mylifebeacon.com

Lost Girl Lara Miller recently founded the travel tool website mylifebeacon.com.  Check out this interview to learn more about Lara’s adventures as a lost girl and how you can utilize beacons in the course of your world travels. 1. How did you become a “Lost Girl”?   I grew up in...
June 27th, 2012 | Extras | Read More