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Jet Set Zero Italy Week 3: From Pizza Man to Italian Men

Jet Set Zero Italy Week 3: From Pizza Man to Italian Men
The Jet Set Zero Italy cast is back this week, letting us in on their rainy walks, home-cooked Italian meals, coffee breaks, jousting sessions and, for better or worse, Italian men. The cast’s Twitter maven Courtney Scott and Lynne trekked to the site of the Oscar-winning film, Life is Beautiful, in...
July 28th, 2010 | Dispatches from the Road, Featured, Food & Wine, Italy, Websites and Blogs | Read More

Jet Set Zero Italy: Week 2 Journal

Jet Set Zero Italy: Week 2 Journal
The Lost Girls are tagging along (vicariously) with Jet Set Set Zero’s Italy cast. This week, Sarah Bailey fills us in on the girls’ first teaching placements in Roccafranca and Tuscany. Despite exhausting days with their young students, it seems the homemade gelato, countryside cycling trips and...
July 14th, 2010 | Dispatches from the Road, Extras, Featured, Italy, Websites and Blogs | Read More

Jet Set Zero Italy: The Adventure Begins!

Jet Set Zero Italy: The Adventure Begins!
By Sarah Amandolare LG Entertainment Editor Who among us hasn’t considered dropping everything and jetting off to Italy? Four very lucky young women from the U.S. and Scotland have made that pipe dream a reality, ditching their lives back home in favor of La Dolce Vita. They are the new cast of Jet...
July 7th, 2010 | Dispatches from the Road, Italy, Websites and Blogs | Read More

Cheap Sleeping! Couch Surfing, AirBnB and Crash Padding As You Travel

Cheap Sleeping! Couch Surfing, AirBnB and Crash Padding As You Travel
by Adrienne Supino Special to Lost Girls World I love to travel, but as a young professional in an entry-level job I’m not exactly flying first class and chilling at trendy hotel bars while I wait to check into my deluxe penthouse suite! Fortunately for me and most travelers on a budget, there...
June 23rd, 2010 | Budget Travel, Featured, Staying There, Websites and Blogs | Read More

50th Birthday Q&A: Harvard’s ‘Let’s Go’ Travel Series Still Sends Students Global

50th Birthday Q&A: Harvard’s ‘Let’s Go’ Travel Series Still Sends Students Global
It’s always exciting when a fellow respected travel website celebrates their birthday–especially a 50th birthday! Obviously the Harvard Let’s Go series hasn’t been around for 50 years in digital form, but through it’s work abroad bringing young travelers budget savvy advice...
June 21st, 2010 | Solo Travel, Websites and Blogs | Read More

Interview with Brian Lio of Jet Set Zero

Interview with Brian Lio of Jet Set Zero
by Sarah Amandolare LG Entertainment Editor Brian Lio had toyed with the idea of leaving his cushy Microsoft job for something different. What would happen, he wondered, if he took off and saw how far he could go? Lio pitched the premise to his friend Rob “over a stack of pancakes at IHOP” in Seattle,...
June 18th, 2010 | Expats Abroad, Featured, Websites and Blogs | Read More

Jet Set Zero: Risk Necessary, Money Optional

Jet Set Zero: Risk Necessary, Money Optional
by Sarah Amandolare LG Entertainment Editor Working abroad might be the most challenging yet rewarding way to experience a foreign culture. Regardless of what time of day your job begins and ends, or in which part of town it’s located, you’ll become entrenched in the local economy and way...
June 2nd, 2010 | Budget Travel, Featured, Websites and Blogs, Working Abroad | Read More

Asia-Pacific on the Web

Asia-Pacific on the Web
It’s not an easy region to understand, so LG Asia-Pacific Editor Mary Tan has dug deep, uncovering four of her favorite Asian-Pacific websites. If it’s travel advice or tips that you’re looking for in this varied continent, you’re bound to find some useful nuggets here. *** Traveling...
April 5th, 2010 | Asia, Australia/New Zealand/Pacific, Featured, Planning, Websites and Blogs | Read More

Cool Travel Site Spotlight: Atlas Obscura

Cool Travel Site Spotlight: Atlas Obscura
Atlas Obscura calls itself “A Compendium of The World’s Wonders, Curiosities and Esoterica” and lives up to it. Check the site each day for “Featured Places,” and prepare to feel bewildered or gleefully surprised by what you’ll see. On a recent day, I learned about...
April 1st, 2010 | Websites and Blogs | Read More

5 Twitter Tools for Travelers

5 Twitter Tools for Travelers
by Brooke Schoenman LG Tech and Gear Editor Travelers that use Twitter already know of this simple application’s power when it comes to sharing information and getting tips from other worldly adventurers. Now, with the growing number of backpackers taking mobile phones and iPhones on their journeys,...
March 18th, 2010 | Travel Products & Services, Websites and Blogs | Read More