Archive for the ‘Destinations’ Category

Hang Gliding in Paradise

Hang Gliding in Paradise
By Nneka Opene A sensory overload sets in while taking in the sights cruising along Rio de Janeiro’s stunning coastline.  Skin glistens in the warmth of the sun, while hair blows freely in the breeze, all scents and sounds are magnified. No, you’re not cruising along the beach in a convertible;...
February 6th, 2013 | Adventure Travel, Brazil, Extras | Read More

Resort Review, Honeymoon Edition: Gaige House, Sonoma, CA

By Mona Lisa Macalino LG Contributor Sonoma is the perfect destination for honeymooners or couples looking for a romantic hideaway. With its Asian-inspired design and secret-garden charm, the Gaige House fits the bill for travelers looking for luxury and upscale comfort. The Location Sonoma is...
February 4th, 2013 | California, Couples Travel, Departments, Hotels & Resorts, In-Room Reviews, Traveling Solo & Together, United States | Read More

Resort Review, Honeymoon Edition: Shangri-La’s Boracay Resort and Spa

By Mona Lisa Macalino LG Deputy Editor What’s at the top of every soon-to-be-married Lost Girl’s wedding list? Planning a fabulous and worldly honeymoon, of course. For Lost Girl’s editor Mona Lisa Macalino, her honeymoon was something she dreamed of even more than finding her wedding dress. Her...
November 18th, 2012 | Asia, Couples Travel, Departments, Destinations, Hotels & Resorts, In-Room Reviews, Philippines, Traveling Solo & Together | Read More

Foods Of Northern Italy

Foods Of Northern Italy
by Charlotte Hammond Special to The Lost Girls Most travelers come to Italy with a bucket list of famous painting and famous foods, hoping to scratch off as many as they can in one trip. Italy is a mine of edible gems but I liken eating Italy to a culinary scavenger hunt—it’s essential to look for...
October 9th, 2012 | Extras, Food & Wine, Italy | Read More

Prague On Foot: A Walking Guide through Ancient Europe

Prague On Foot: A Walking Guide through Ancient Europe
By Michele Herrmann Special to Lost Girls World Like many European cities, Prague is best explored on foot. Much of this Czech city’s center has been declared as a UNESCO World Heritage site and many buildings from the 13th through 18th centuries preserve Prague’s rich legacy. From the reign of Bohemian...
September 26th, 2012 | Czech Republic, Destinations, Eastern Europe, Europe, Featured, Walking | Read More

How To Hammam Like A Local

How To Hammam Like A Local
by Alexis Steinman Special to The Lost Girls “Follow the buckets” This was my first clue on my hunt for hammams in Marrakech. I fancy myself as a bathing bon vivant; each trip I take involves a foray into regional tubbing, rubbing and scrubbing.  I have been pummeled by burly men in Poland, soaked...
September 25th, 2012 | Dispatches from the Road, Morocco, Shopping & Style, Spa & Beauty | Read More

A Stumble About Barcelona

A Stumble About Barcelona
by Caitlin Cromwell Special to The Lost Girls Having never been to Spain and not knowing much about it my boyfriend, Bradley, and I decided a quick trip to Barcelona would be the perfect side trip when we went to visit my parents in London this summer. Bradley thought Barcelona was going to be rather...
September 18th, 2012 | Couples Travel, Cultural Travel, Spain | Read More

Backpack In Style – Without Over-Stuffing Your Bag

Backpack In Style – Without Over-Stuffing Your Bag
by Karmen Fox Special to The Lost Girls Backpacking trips are notorious for jam-packing as many sites in a short timeframe and cramming as few clothes into a confined bag as possible. And though the fast-paced travel itineraries excite me, repeating the same outfit tires me, especially with the same...
September 11th, 2012 | Extras, Italy, Packing & Wardrobe, Shopping & Style | Read More

Dairy Farming In New Zealand

Dairy Farming In New Zealand
by Thea Hutchinson Special to The Lost Girls I had heard for years from numerous people that “WWOOFing” in New Zealand was one of the best things they had done. For many reasons; the people commonly called “kiwis”, the landscape, and the laid-back attitude. For English speakers...
September 4th, 2012 | Dispatches from the Road, New Zealand, Solo Travel, Travel Philosophy | Read More

Puerto Rico Honeymoon: St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort

Planning a wedding can be stressful. Cake, invitations, table arrangements, ensuring your feuding relatives aren’t sitting at the same table for dinner—it takes months of effort to cover your bases and think of the little things. Chances are, after the Big Day, all you’ll want to do is fly away...
August 30th, 2012 | Featured Getaway, Hotels & Resorts | Read More