Archive for the ‘Italy’ Category

Air Travel News 7.09.10

Air Travel News 7.09.10
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. Lost or Stolen?? Airports are easy pickings for thieves.  Lots...
July 9th, 2010 | Air, Air Travel News, Budget Travel, Food News, Health & Safety, Ireland, Italy | Read More

Jet Set Zero Italy: The Adventure Begins!

Jet Set Zero Italy: The Adventure Begins!
By Sarah Amandolare LG Entertainment Editor Who among us hasn’t considered dropping everything and jetting off to Italy? Four very lucky young women from the U.S. and Scotland have made that pipe dream a reality, ditching their lives back home in favor of La Dolce Vita. They are the new cast of Jet...
July 7th, 2010 | Dispatches from the Road, Italy, Websites and Blogs | 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

The LG Weekly News Roundup: 2.18.10

The LG Weekly News Roundup: 2.18.10
By Molly Fergus LG Travel News Editor Missed the big travel stories of the week? And the weird, wacky and insignificant ones? We’ve got your round-up right here…. Naples’ pizza policy Here’s a deal we can really stand behind: The European Union last week gave Naples pizza the...
February 18th, 2010 | Canada, Food & Wine, Italy, Peru, Weekly Travel News | Read More

Book Review: David Farley’s “An Irreverent Curiosity”

Book Review: David Farley’s “An Irreverent Curiosity”
By Sarah Amandolare LG Entertainment Editor ***** The thing about Italy is that it’s far too chaotic to characterize. Despite the plethora of titles based on the idea of an Italian paradise with rolling Tuscan hills, plenty of wine and grandmas wearing black, the idyllic Italy is just one side...
January 19th, 2010 | Italy, Spiritual Travel, Travel Books & Movies, Travel Philosophy | Read More

Eat Pray Love Filming Update: On to Italy

Eat Pray Love Filming Update: On to Italy
by Sarah Amandolare Special to The Lost Girls Julia Roberts and the cast arrived in Rome at the end of August, but before we fill you in on her Italian whereabouts, enjoy these Monsters and Critics pictures of Julia, casual in jeans and flowy blouse, filming in lower Manhattan on August 23. Three days...
September 18th, 2009 | Italy, Travel Books & Movies | Read More

Cinque Terre: Love at First Hike

Cinque Terre: Love at First Hike
Traveling intern extraordaire, Patty Hodapp, reports on one of The Lost Girls all-time favorite Italian destinations, Cinque Terre. ***** By Patty Hodapp When I came to Italy in May I didn’t plan to fall in love. Then I visited the Italian Rivera and that completely changed. After the Scottish...
July 22nd, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Backpacking & Trekking, Fitness & Workouts, Italy, Train | Read More

96 Hours in Northern Italy: 4 Cities in 4 Days

96 Hours in Northern Italy: 4 Cities in 4 Days
By Patty Hodapp For art history buffs or shopping gurus who like to browse through designer stores, markets or spend your travels at museums and churches, Northern Italy is definitely the place to be. The major cities are connected by train, so you can see all four of them even if you’re stuck...
July 15th, 2009 | City Travel, Food & Wine, Italy, Lost Girls, Shopping & Style, Spiritual Travel, Studying Abroad, Tours & Attractions, Train, Walking | Read More

How to Shop and Dress Like an Italian

How to Shop and Dress Like an Italian
Earlier this week, Lost Girl Patty Hodapp-currently studying abroad in Florence-shared 8 ways to eat and drink like an Italian and 5 ways to Walk and Ride like one. This week, she offers her tips for striking a deal with Italian vendors (legally), dressing like a local, plus a bonus on surviving advances...
July 9th, 2009 | City Travel, Health & Safety, Italy, Packing & Wardrobe, Shopping & Style, Solo Travel, Walking | Read More

8 Ways to Eat and Drink Like an Italian

8 Ways to Eat and Drink Like an Italian
By Patty Hodapp My study abroad trip to Italy is approaching its three-week mark. Just by living with an Italian family-and being a tourist-and I’ve learned a lot about the local culture. My Italian has improved vastly and I’ve definitely eaten my weight’s worth in both gelato and...
June 18th, 2009 | City Travel, Food & Wine, Italy, Studying Abroad | Read More