Archive for the ‘Africa’ Category

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

Surfing Adventures in Morocco

By Candace Partridge  Special to Lost Girls  Most people go to Morocco to soak up some sunshine and get a dose of culture shock, but but for some us is there is another attraction: surfing. The coast of Morocco is lined with dozens of surf breaks where the waves line up like green chips of glass, just...
May 17th, 2012 | Morocco | Read More

Beauty Around The World – Part 5

by J’Nisha Towne The final installment of our series about what women around the world do in their quest for beauty and eternal youth. Beauty regimes, whether waxing stubborn hair from sensitive body parts and injecting fat into facial creases to eating animal entrails and smearing bird droppings...
May 1st, 2012 | Africa, Middle East, Spa & Beauty | Read More

Air Travel News 4.3.12

by Nancy Yeomans LG Air Travel 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.  Pilot Meltdown There are always stories about airline passengers...
April 3rd, 2012 | Africa, Air Travel News | Read More

Ancient Ruins and Terrifying Infinity Pools: Discovering Zimbabwe

Ancient Ruins and Terrifying Infinity Pools: Discovering Zimbabwe
By Edd Morris Your friends will raise their eyebrows when you tell them you’re vacationing in Zimbabwe. Rather like Vietnam, the general public’s perception of the country is exaggerated from the reality – dwelling upon the most negative aspects without a thought to the positive. It’s a...
August 10th, 2011 | Africa | Read More

A Night Out in Cape Town

A Night Out in Cape Town
By Edd Morris The stunning natural beauty of outdoorsy Cape Town makes it easy to while away days exploring the verdant green bay, or poking around the apex of Table Mountain. But you’d be wrong if you thought that the excitement stopped when the sun went down. Cape Town nightlife is as varied and...
July 27th, 2011 | Africa | Read More

Slumber Party with Lions: Visiting South Africa’s Drakenstein Lion Park

Slumber Party with Lions: Visiting South Africa’s Drakenstein Lion Park
By: Laura Malandra Seeing lions, one of South Africa’s Big Five wild animals, is a necessity while visiting the country. But why visit the lions for just a few hours and stay in a hotel when you can sleep surrounded by them? Drakenstein Lion Park, located 30 minutes outside Cape Town, specializes...
May 24th, 2011 | Cabins & Camping, South Africa, Tours & Attractions, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

What to do in Cape Verde

What to do in Cape Verde
By Ceri Houlbrook Special to Lost Girls World 350 miles off the coast of West Africa lies an archipelago of ten volcanic islands, known collectively as Cape Verde. Despite their small sizes, these islands offer a wealth of stunning landscapes – from stark, black volcanic slopes to idyllic white,...
May 18th, 2011 | Adventure Travel, Africa | Read More

What to do in Johannesburg

What to do in Johannesburg
By Ceri Houlbrook JoBurg, Jozi, Egoli: Whatever you want to call it, the city of Johannesburg is place to go for anyone in search of culture, history, and natural beauty, all contained within a thriving, modern metropolis. However, despite its many charms, Johannesburg hasn’t always attracted a wealth...
May 11th, 2011 | South Africa | Read More

Observatory, South Africa Bar Guide

Observatory, South Africa Bar Guide
By: Laura Malandra Observatory, a well-known student suburb of Cape Town, is filled with an entertaining and varied bar scene. You’ll be sure to have a great night out in Obz whether for the big game, a birthday or some fun with friends! Stones Stones, a Cape Town chain, is a pool hall and bar....
May 10th, 2011 | Africa, Bar Reviews, Food & Wine, South Africa | Read More