Archive for the ‘Traveling Solo & Together’ Category

How to Make Long-Term Travel a Reality

How to Make Long-Term Travel a Reality
Today we’re departing from our normal book review to get tips from Barbara Singer, author of Living Without Reservations: A Journey By Land and Sea in Search of Happiness about how she made her dream of travel happen. At the tender age of 44 years old, Barbara Singer decided to reinvent her life....
November 9th, 2010 | Budget Travel, City Travel, Cultural Travel, Expats Abroad, Finances & Savings, Leaving & Coming Home, Quitting & Career Management, Staying Connected, Travel Philosophy, Volunteering & Giving Back, Working Abroad | Read More

Couples Travel: Know How He Travels Before You Hit the Road

Couples Travel: Know How He Travels Before You Hit the Road
Suddenly you’re sitting across from a whiny, peeling, brightly colored lobster-boy, the outline of a tiny Speedo shining like Rudolph’s red nose, wondering what happened to your studly New Yorker-man. By Sophie-Claire Hoeller It can happen to the best of us. There’s no faster way to get to know...
September 16th, 2010 | Couples Travel, Traveling Solo & Together | Read More

Plan a staycation and see your city through a new lens

Plan a staycation and see your city through a new lens
Almost exactly one year after quitting my job to live the lost girl life abroad, I’m finally returning home to the States. For me, the greatest souvenir from my travels will be the pair of tourist eyes I’ve acquired…a way of viewing the world with a fresh, eager-and-awed perspective. What is...
September 9th, 2010 | Adventure Travel, Backpacking & Trekking, Budget Travel, City Travel, Solo Travel, Travel Philosophy, Websites and Blogs | Read More

China Travel: What to Do in Shanghai in 48 Hours

China Travel: What to Do in Shanghai in 48 Hours
LG Deputy Editor Meghann Foye finds time is on her side as she explores China’s fast-paced business and cultural capital. When exploring a city’s sights, I’m usually after quality, not quantity. In Paris, for example, I’d rather spend the day wandering around one exhibit at the...
September 3rd, 2010 | China, City Travel, Solo Travel, Traveling Solo & Together | Read More

Dispatches From the Road: Guatemala: What Not to Bring To A Third World Country

Dispatches From the Road: Guatemala: What Not to Bring To A Third World Country
San Marcos, Guatemala is a tiny town on the shores of Lake Atitlan, deep in the Western Guatemalan Highlands. Lush volcanoes and Mayan villages pepper the shore, and with clear views of both, San Marcos has become Guatemala’s epicenter of zen and spirituality. People come here to cook, to read,...
August 31st, 2010 | Central and South America, Dispatches from the Road, Guatemala, Solo Travel | Read More

Baby on Board: Tips for Traveling While Pregnant

Baby on Board: Tips for Traveling While Pregnant
By Kayleigh Minicozzi LG Contributor You’re eagerly awaiting the pitter patter of little feet and a flurry of concerns are running through your mind as you anticipate the arrival of the newest family addition. Flipping through parenting books, anxiety is high about pre-natal vitamins, finding the right...
August 31st, 2010 | Family & Kid Travel, Health & Safety | Read More

Upgrade Us! 5 Ways to Score First-Class Service on Your Honeymoon

Upgrade Us! 5 Ways to Score First-Class Service on Your Honeymoon
by Molly Fergus LG Travel News Editor Recently tied the knot? Like most newlyweds, you’d probably love to go on a super-lux vacation after tying the knot (Flowing bubbly! Airline upgrades! Cushy suites!) but in the era of carry-on baggage fees, it takes more than a giddy, “We’re on our honeymoon!”...
August 30th, 2010 | Air, Couples Travel, Featured, Getting There Deals | Read More

BootsnAll: Putting the “Ready” in “Ready, Set, Go”

BootsnAll: Putting the “Ready” in “Ready, Set, Go”
by Jessica Goldstein LG Adventure Editor You know the one thing that all would-be intrepid travelers do really, really well? Want. Wanting to go somewhere is as easy as seeing Julia Roberts half-smile on that Eat Pray Love poster with a spoon sticking out of her mouth and thinking, “Oooh, gelato in...
August 23rd, 2010 | Featured, Planning, Traveling Solo & Together, Websites and Blogs | Read More

Couch Surfing in France: 7 Reasons I Stayed with (New) Friends

Couch Surfing in France: 7 Reasons I Stayed with (New) Friends
by Sarah Bailey Special to Lost Girls World At first mention,  couch surfing seems like a somewhat sketchy idea.  You meet someone from a foreign country on the Internet and then go live at his/her house for a few nights for free?  The potential to end up with a socially awkward weirdo and/or klepto...
August 23rd, 2010 | Couchsurfing, Featured, Finances & Savings, France, Solo Travel | Read More

Air Travel News 8.17.10

Air Travel News 8.17.10
by Nancy Yeomans LG Air Travel News 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. *** All You Can Fly *** Jet Blue has just announced a return...
August 17th, 2010 | Air, Air Travel News, Family & Kid Travel, Passports & Visas | Read More