Archive for the ‘France’ Category

Air Travel News 10.19.10

Air Travel News 10.19.10
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. No Fuel For You! Due to job actions targeting several French...
October 19th, 2010 | Air, Air Travel News, Canada, France | Read More

French Riviera Travel | Finding Nature, in the midst of Cannes’ Glamour

French Riviera Travel | Finding Nature, in the midst of Cannes’ Glamour
The French Riviera is known for many things – celebrities, designer stores, and great weather– but nature is not really one of them. The ritzy lifestyle of Cannes is a bit out of my element – I had never seen so many things like fashionably dressed people or expensive cars. After a few weeks...
October 14th, 2010 | Adventure Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Featured, Fitness & Workouts, France, Studying Abroad | Read More

Practice French Before You Visit France: 5 Easy Language Tips

Practice French Before You Visit France: 5 Easy Language Tips
Heading off to France and can’t remember your “s’il vous plaît” from “je voudrais”? Was that deux or douze euros? Did she tell me to turn right or left? Before I jetted off to France for the semester, I knew that I would have to do something to practice my French. I needed to review everyday...
September 2nd, 2010 | Dispatches from the Road, France, Studying Abroad | Read More

Couch Surfing in France: 7 Reasons I Stayed with (New) Friends

Couch Surfing in France: 7 Reasons I Stayed with (New) Friends
by Sarah Bailey Special to Lost Girls World At first mention,  couch surfing seems like a somewhat sketchy idea.  You meet someone from a foreign country on the Internet and then go live at his/her house for a few nights for free?  The potential to end up with a socially awkward weirdo and/or klepto...
August 23rd, 2010 | Couchsurfing, Featured, Finances & Savings, France, Solo Travel | Read More

Rue Cler: A Taste of Parisian Lifestyle

Rue Cler: A Taste of Parisian Lifestyle
Lost Girl Adrienne Supino recently went on a little jaunt to France with her family. Sure, she did all the touristy stuff like the Eiffel Tower and the museums… but during her efforts NOT to be a tourist, she discovered a great gem for all you foodies. Check out her memories of putting together...
May 3rd, 2010 | City Travel, France, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Dispatches from the Road: Anti-Americanism Abroad

Dispatches from the Road: Anti-Americanism Abroad
Our European Correspondent, Lost Girl Jessica Szewczuk, shares her eye-opening experience encountering a group of Anti-Americans during her recent visit to France. ***** “Shut up you stupid American.” Talk about a wakeup call, right? I came to Barcelona to study abroad in order to experience...
April 28th, 2010 | Dispatches from the Road, France, Health & Safety | Read More

5 Travel Tips to Max Out Your Stay in Paris

5 Travel Tips to Max Out Your Stay in Paris
The women in my family have been talking about taking an “all girls” trip to Paris for years.  In our minds, the City of Lights was a romantic place with fine architecture, effortlessly classy people, perfectly preserved history, and delicious wine. So when we finally made it there we were...
April 19th, 2010 | City Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Featured, France, Travel Philosophy | Read More

How to Pack (Fashionably) Light for Cold Weather Travel

How to Pack (Fashionably) Light for Cold Weather Travel
No one wants to stick out like a sore thumb in a yellow windbreaker in Europe, where style is as essential as a morning espresso, but what’s a budget traveler to do in the middle of winter? LG Asia-Pacific Editor Mary Tan shares some of her flash-packing tips. *** Before my 2-month trip to France/Italy...
April 8th, 2010 | Air, Europe, France, Italy, Packing & Wardrobe, Planning | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Katherine Ainsworth

Lost Girl of the Week: Katherine Ainsworth
A few months ago, we bumped into a very good friend of ours, Katherine Ainsworth, in (of all places!) an airport in Minneapolis-St Paul airport. She was positively glowing with the news that in a few short weeks, she would be leaving New York City and heading to Paris to start business school-and a brand...
September 16th, 2009 | Expats Abroad, France, Lost Girl of the Week, Lost Girls, Quitting & Career Management, Studying Abroad | Read More

Dispatches from the Road: Cote d’ Azur Part III, St. Tropez

Dispatches from the Road: Cote d’ Azur Part III, St. Tropez
Today we have guest blogger Kelly M. Newsome back to share the third of a series of posts about traveling through Europe. A self-described “recovering business attorney,” Kelly took a career break to explore Asia, Australia, and, now Europe. She’s also a yoga teacher, freelance nonprofit...
July 31st, 2009 | City Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Extras, Food & Wine, France, Lost Girls, Shopping & Style, Train | Read More