Archive for the ‘Australia/New Zealand/Pacific’ Category

Exploring Australia’s East Coast

Exploring Australia’s East Coast
By Bobbi-Jo O’Gilvie Special to The Lost Girls Australia. Known to many as the land of Vegemite and funny-looking animals that can almost always kill you. Where things grow bigger and weirder, and you’re always greeted with a hat tip and a “G’Day, mate!” Australia is also known for the...
May 2nd, 2011 | Australia, Country Guides, Featured | Read More

Colorful Cairns: Four Must-See Places

Yelena Galstyan, a magazine journalism student at Syracuse University, is taking a study abroad semester at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia. In her second piece in a series about her observations in the land down under, she explores Cairns’ natural wonders. If you’re looking...
April 21st, 2011 | Adventure Travel, Australia, Australia/New Zealand/Pacific, Extras, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

Speak Like an Aussie: Slang for Down Under

Yelena Galstyan, a magazine journalism student at Syracuse University, is taking a study abroad semester at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia. Her first piece in a series about her observations in the land down under provides a lesson on Aussie slang. It took me all of two days in Brisbane...
April 7th, 2011 | Australia, Australia/New Zealand/Pacific, Destinations, Studying Abroad | Read More

Where to Stay in Sydney, Australia

Where to Stay in Sydney, Australia
For anyone who’s ever been to Sydney, they know that a good pair of walking shoes is definitely on the packing list. Sydney is a city that is wider than it is tall: You won’t get the “big city” feel that you have in cities like New York or Chicago, but there is still a lot to...
April 4th, 2011 | Australia, Hotels & Resorts | Read More

Air Travel News 03.08.11

Air Travel News 03.08.11
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. Share The Cost? Not only do more carry-on bags make for a longer...
March 8th, 2011 | Air, Air Travel News, Australia, Travel Products & Services | Read More

The Top 5 Jobs on a New Zealand Working Holiday

The Top 5 Jobs on a New Zealand Working Holiday
By Candace Rardon LG Correspondant Job hunting is stressful for everyone, everywhere. But that process of applying, interviewing, and waiting for a call back can be even crazier when you’ve just moved abroad and are starting fresh. I went to New Zealand on a working holiday, looking for a year-long,...
January 10th, 2011 | Expats Abroad, New Zealand, Working Abroad | Read More

6 Tips for Traveling to Australia in the Summer

6 Tips for Traveling to Australia in the Summer
By Brooke Schoenman LG Tech & Gear Editor If you’re located in the Northern Hemisphere and freezing your bum off at the moment, you’re probably going to hate what I have to share. The summer season has definitely come to the land down under, and to be honest, I find myself wanting to...
December 20th, 2010 | Australia, Australia/New Zealand/Pacific | Read More

Working Holiday Visas: How to Get a Job in Australia, Ireland or New Zealand

Working Holiday Visas: How to Get a Job in Australia, Ireland or New Zealand
By Candace Rardon LG Correspondent Ever dreamed about working in the world of Hobbiton? Hanging out with kangaroos and koalas on your day off? Or maybe grabbing a perfectly poured Guinness at the pub after a long day at the office? The choice is yours with New Zealand, Australia, and Ireland all offering...
December 6th, 2010 | Australia/New Zealand/Pacific, Expats Abroad, Ireland, Passports & Visas, Working Abroad | Read More

The World’s 8 Best Low-Cost Air Carriers

The World’s 8 Best Low-Cost Air Carriers
by Nancy Yeomans LG Air Travel News Editor When traveling around the globe, the cost of your plane ticket is likely to be the largest expense you’ll incur.  If you don’t mind sacrificing a little comfort and amenities—but never safety!—to save money, you’ll have to look beyond...
July 9th, 2010 | Air, Asia, Australia/New Zealand/Pacific, Budget Travel, Central and South America, Europe, Expats Abroad, Finances & Savings | Read More

Air Travel News 5.28.10

Air Travel News 5.28.10
by Nancy Yeomans 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. JetBlue Fare Sale If you can act quickly, need to fly in the early...
May 30th, 2010 | Air, Air Travel News, Getting There Deals, New Zealand, United States | Read More