Archive for the ‘Europe’ Category

Air Travel News 4.10.12

Air Travel News 4.10.12
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.  J’Aime Paris When anyone asks me about traveling to Europe...
April 10th, 2012 | Air Travel News, Europe, Family & Kid Travel | Read More

LG Guide to Geneva, Switzerland

LG Guide to Geneva, Switzerland
By Becky Johnson Special to Lost Girls  Located within the shadows of the Jura Mountains and at the junction of the Arve and Rhône Rivers lies Switzerland’s second-most populous city, Geneva. Housing the headquarters for the International Red Cross and several United Nations agencies, it’s one...
April 5th, 2012 | City Travel, Switzerland | Read More

Past, Present & Future—It’s All There in Berlin

Past, Present & Future—It’s All There in Berlin
By Isabel B Special to the Lost Girls  If one had to name a single metropolis in Europe that has undergone the most radical changes over the last century, there’s no doubt the answer would be Berlin. Founded in the 12th century, Berlin is considered a “young” city by European standards, yet its...
April 2nd, 2012 | City Travel, Cultural Travel, Germany, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Lost Girl’s Guide to Romania

Lost Girl’s Guide to Romania
By Ioana Popa Special to Lost Girls    Country Overview Romania – a mix between two worlds: a highly developed city-world and a wild, traditional country world. What surprises most people when they visit Romania is this striking dichotomy: in the cities you find all the culture, the technology,...
March 22nd, 2012 | Europe, Extras, Romania, Travel Guides - Country Guides | Read More

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

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 Tuscany’s Wine Towns

Exploring Tuscany’s Wine Towns
By Gina Douglas Special to Lost Girls  One reason I love when my parents visit  is the yummy nights out they treat me to at delicious gourmet restaurants. So when my mom arrives in town for a visit, I am quick to suggest a trip to a popular Italian restaurant in San Diego. My mom is a quarter Italian,...
March 15th, 2012 | Italy, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Five Essential Phrases for European Travel

Five Essential Phrases for European Travel
By Nicole Trilivas  Special to Lost Girls  Sure Europe is conveniently packed together making crossing boarders a breeze, but that also means switching languages at the drop of a beret—er, hat. Then of course there are the countries like Switzerland where there are four national languages (German,...
March 8th, 2012 | Europe, Traveling Solo & Together | Read More

Amsterdam by Bike

Amsterdam by Bike
By Meredith Kaufman Special to Lost Girls  With its extensive canals and modern architecture, Amsterdam is one of the most visually appealing cities to visit in Amsterdam. From the Red Light District, to the Van Gogh museum, to the city’s old windmills, Amsterdam packs a lot to see. For the Lost...
March 1st, 2012 | Bike, Holland | Read More

Discovering Bordeaux in Winter

Discovering Bordeaux in Winter
By Katherine Logan Special to Lost Girls During the summer, Bordeaux attract hoards of wine lovers with its world famous vineyards and wine chateaux.   Sadly, every winter as the vines become bare of their juicy fruit so do the tour buses, as visitors shy away from this beautiful French coastal city...
March 1st, 2012 | City Travel, Cultural Travel, France | Read More

Beauty Around The World – Part 3

Beauty Around The World – Part 3
by J’Nisha Towne The third in our series of what women around the world will 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 onto blemished...
February 7th, 2012 | Europe, Spa & Beauty | Read More