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Lost In Korea: Making Any Place Feel Like Home

by Kissairis Munoz When you move to a foreign country, adjusting to a new language, culture and area is overwhelming. Some days, you want to just escape to the comfort of your home and relax. But when your apartment is a pre-arranged place that you had no role in choosing or furnishing, it can turn into...
May 29th, 2012 | Solo Travel, south korea, Working Abroad | Read More

The LG Travel News Roundup: The Hot Air Balloon Work Out

The LG Travel News Roundup: The Hot Air Balloon Work Out
By Susmita Baral 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… 13 Miles at 3,000 Feet Australian Rob Ginnivan ran 13 miles on his treadmill… while his treadmill was on a hot air balloon. The treadmill,...
May 25th, 2012 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

WWOOFing In Australia

WWOOFing In Australia
by Thea Hutchinson For travelers not familiar with “wwoofing” here is a little introduction. It is a type of eco-tourism, where workers and travelers can develop a different kind of tourist connection with locals and openminded hosts. Travelers can give back to a community instead of the...
May 22nd, 2012 | Australia, Eco-Travel, Extras, Traveling Solo & Together | Read More

24 Hours Of Food In Rome

24 Hours Of Food In Rome
By Laura Hounsom Rome wasn’t built in a day, but can you eat your way around it in one? On a trip to visit one of my best friends who lives in the capital, that is certainly what we did! Forget the tourist traps and visit the haunts and hangouts of local Romans; here are my favourite food stops in...
May 22nd, 2012 | Dispatches from the Road, Food & Wine, Italy | Read More

Navigating the Arab Spring

Navigating the Arab Spring
By Ashleen Williams Special to Lost Girls  Everything changed in the Middle East in December 2010, when Muhammad Al Bouazizi, a Tunisian fruit seller, lit himself on fire and ignited what is popularly called the “Arab Spring.” Though a little over a year has past, there is still unrest and revolution...
May 18th, 2012 | City Travel, Featured, Solo Travel | Read More

The LG Travel News Roundup: Introducing the World’s Oldest Backpacker

The LG Travel News Roundup: Introducing the World’s Oldest Backpacker
By Susmita Baral 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 Oldest Backpacker Australian backpacker Keith Wright, who is known as the world’s oldest backpacker, has planned a two month...
May 18th, 2012 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

My Evening at MasterChef Korea

My Evening at MasterChef Korea
by Kissairis Munoz A few weeks ago, I received an unexpectedly awesome email from my running group. The international cooking show MasterChef was currently filming its first Korean season and one of the upcoming episodes was based around a Western-style challenge. The show’s producers had contacted...
May 15th, 2012 | Extras, Food News, south korea | Read More

The LG Travel News Roundup: Hello Kitty Brand Extends to Airlines

The LG Travel News Roundup: Hello Kitty Brand Extends to Airlines
By Susmita Baral 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… Hello Kitty Air Eva Airlines and Sanrio have collaborated to create a Hello Kitty themed airlines that will fly between Taiwan, South Korea, Japan...
May 11th, 2012 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

Navigating Frommer’s Interactive Travel App

Navigating Frommer’s Interactive Travel App
By Connie K. Ho Special to Lost Girls Gone are the days where you had to lug around a thick travel guide book. New technology has allowed travelers to carry a guide book that can be used on their tablets and phones. Frommer’s, in particular, recently teamed up with Inkling, an interactive publishing...
May 10th, 2012 | Solo Travel, Travel Products & Services | Read More

How to Pitch: Travelfish.org

How to Pitch: Travelfish.org
By Emma Rosenberg Special to The Lost Girls Samantha Brown, managing editor of Travelfish.org, caught up with The Lost Girls to give no-nonsense advice on how to pitch for the site. Travelfish.org is an all-encompassing travel guide for backpacking Southeast Asia written by travelers who’ve really...
May 2nd, 2012 | Asia, Travel Writing, Websites and Blogs | Read More