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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

What To Do In Algarve, Portugal

What To Do In Algarve, Portugal
By Jade Eva Upon arrival, it is not difficult to see why this region is such a coveted holiday destination: the sun-kissed Algarve, Portugal boasts miles of golden beaches, a thriving nightlife and a fascinating historical culture, keeping tourists flocking into the region in their thousands. Planning...
March 16th, 2011 | Portugal, Websites and Blogs | Read More

Travel Deals: 5 Ways to Save When Booking Online

Travel Deals: 5 Ways to Save When Booking Online
By Patty Hodapp LG Deputy Editor Getting places costs money. Travel costs money. But if you buy at the right time, search for coupons and scour the internet for the best travel deals, taking a vacation doesn’t have to break the bank. In fact, with these five simple tips, you can save hundreds of...
January 13th, 2011 | Finances & Savings, Websites and Blogs | Read More

Travel Spotlight: Valerie Stivers-Isakova of Virtual GDBK

Travel Spotlight: Valerie Stivers-Isakova of Virtual GDBK
By The Lost Girls staff Travel writer and novelist Valerie Stivers-Isakova found herself growing tired of sifting through the “rusty junket-ville of most travel reporting” when planning her getaways. She took action and launched VirtualGDBK.com in October, a website that aggregates smart online...
November 22nd, 2010 | Planning, Travel Books & Movies, Websites and Blogs | Read More

Jet Set Zero Italy: The Final Moments

Here’s the final installment in our series of of Jet Set Zero Italy roundups, written by Courtney Scott. As the final week of Jet Set Zero snuck up on us, our fate dangled in the wind.  Where would we go next?  How could we earn money?  Would we ever see our new friends again?  With major...
September 22nd, 2010 | Budget Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Italy, Websites and Blogs | Read More

Jet Set Zero Italy: Week 5 Roundup

Jet Set Zero Italy: Week 5 Roundup
Find out what the girls were up to during Week 5 in the roundups below, written by Courtney Scott (www.courtneyscott.tv) and Sarah Bailey. And watch Italy Episode 1 on Jet Set Zero! Nettuno by night. In Week 5 of Jet Set Zero’s Italy adventure, the girls faced their final job placement as English teachers. ...
September 15th, 2010 | Budget Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Italy, Websites and Blogs | 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

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

Jet Set Zero Italy Week 4: Best-Of Edition

Jet Set Zero Italy Week 4: Best-Of Edition
All the best things about Italy–local wines, lazy lakes, the countryside, the piazzas–are here in Courtney Scott’s Jet Set Zero Italy Week 4 roundup, with a few unexpected challenges and off-the-beaten-path adventures. Read on for a vicarious romp through the small town of Lanuvio,...
August 11th, 2010 | Budget Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Italy, Websites and Blogs, Working Abroad | Read More

5 Wacky, Weird and Wonderful Travel Websites You’ve (Probably) Never Heard Of

5 Wacky, Weird and Wonderful Travel Websites You’ve (Probably) Never Heard Of
Travel websites are an integral part of planning a trip. Whether it’s determining where to go, how to get there, what to see and do, where to eat, or how to score a toothbrush (if you’re a serial forgetful packer) these websites provide services, travel tips, and amusement to give your adventure...
August 2nd, 2010 | Air, Spa & Beauty, Websites and Blogs | Read More