Archive for the ‘England’ Category

Britain’s Best Beaches

Britain’s Best Beaches
by Cindy Klimek Special to The Lost Girls Although the days are starting to get shorter and feel a bit cooler, there’s still plenty of time to break out the sunblock and margarita mix. Before you go packing your bags and jetting off to Ibiza, Santorini, or somewhere else along the Mediterranean...
August 28th, 2012 | Adventure Travel, England, Extras | Read More

Air Travel News 6.5.12

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.  Heathrow Not Up To Olympic Demand If you’ve ever flown to...
June 5th, 2012 | Air, Air Travel News, England | Read More

London on a Student Budget

By Katie Marpe Special to The Lost Girls A visit to London can benefit a college student in many ways: the city has a rich history, a great music scene, friendly people, and there is always a pub within stumbling distance. However, there is one thing London definitely will not benefit: a student’s...
April 20th, 2012 | Budget Travel, England, Europe, Studying Abroad | Read More

UK Dishes: 5 Traditional English and Scotish Foods Worth the Visit

UK Dishes: 5 Traditional English and Scotish Foods Worth the Visit
The UK is brimming with unique gastronomic opportunities; local foodie Charlotte Stamper dishes on five not-to be-missed culinary experiences. Bakewell Tart Traditionally from the Derbyshire town of Bakewell, this is a shortcrust pastry case filled with a layer of jam and a sponge filling with ground...
April 16th, 2012 | England, Featured, Food & Wine, Scotland | Read More

Study Abroad Disaster: How to Learn From A Bad Weekend Trip

By Katie Marpe Special to the Lost Girls My weekend holiday to Brighton can be described as the trip when everything went wrong and everything went right. I was studying abroad in England, and my first big trip out of my Canterbury-comfort-zone was to Brighton, a gorgeous beach town known for its pebble...
March 16th, 2012 | England, Studying Abroad | Read More

Exploring English Fashion

Exploring English Fashion
By Tracy Le Special to Lost Girls When it comes to fashion, seasonal transitions are always an adventure. Big jumps are made when we swap out our skirts for corduroys and our tanks for pea coats and when adding a suitcase to the mixture, packing can become Everest, especially if one has no idea what...
January 12th, 2012 | England, Spa & Beauty | Read More

Culinary Adventures in London

by Tracy Le Special to Lost Girls I arrived in London-town laden with my winter luggage, utter excitement and a preconceived notion that English food would leave much to be desired.  But as a self-proclaimed foodie, I was determined to prove otherwise. Exploring the culinary map of London can be an...
December 22nd, 2011 | England, Food & Wine | Read More

How Travel Changed Me

By Brianna Entler Special to Lost Girls   It was the day before I was to take my first trip out of the country. My sister and I would be flying to England to visit a friend I had met the previous semester. I was doing the usual pre-trip checks. Clothes? Check. Camera? Check. Charger? Check. Passport?...
December 22nd, 2011 | England, Traveling Solo & Together | Read More

Insider’s Guide to London

By Jayne Gorman Special to Lost Girls It will come as no surprise to hear that London natives do not spend their free time in Leicester Square and Covent Garden. Like the residents of any capital city, given the choice, Londoners avoid the tourist areas like the plague. So where do they go instead? Having...
October 13th, 2011 | England, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Gibraltar: A Little Piece of Britain in Spain

Gibraltar: A Little Piece of Britain in Spain
By Melissa Bressler LG Contributor For one of the most beautiful views in all of Spain, it turns out that you need to travel to…well, Britain. Yes, you read that right. Britain, complete with all the fish and chips, clipped accents and “God Save the Queen” you can possibly handle. Though Gibraltar...
September 6th, 2011 | Adventure Travel, Cultural Travel, England, Spain, Wildlife & Animals | Read More