Archive for the ‘Europe’ Category

Fáilte Ireland! A Travel Guide

Fáilte Ireland! A Travel Guide
By Isabel B Special to The Lost Girls The country of Ireland is known for its rich Irish heritage, beautiful scenery, and the friendly locals who are quick with a warm Irish welcome—Fáilte Ireland! The island itself boasts both entertaining cities and enthralling countryside. In terms of cities,...
September 5th, 2011 | Ideas, Ireland | Read More

7 Ways to Not Really Pay for Anything in Croatia*

7 Ways to Not Really Pay for Anything in Croatia*
By Kathryn Robinson LG Contributor *The opinions presented here are of purely circumstantial nature and do not reflect the views of The Lost Girls; they are merely a set of strange incidents that occurred while island hopping in Croatia. Kathryn does not own a yacht and will not own one in the foreseeable...
August 30th, 2011 | Adventure Travel, Croatia | Read More

Going Solo in Valencia: The Ultimate Travel Guide

Going Solo in Valencia: The Ultimate Travel Guide
By Maggie Parker Special to the Lost Girls City Overview ValenTHia, as locals would call it, is on the coast and is known for: paella, el Ciudad de las artes y las ciencias, and oranges, but of course those aren’t the only great things about this city. Valencia was the first stop on my first solo...
August 26th, 2011 | Backpacking & Trekking, Cultural Travel, Extras, Spain | Read More

Living ‘La Dolce Vita’: How to Be Carefree and Travel with Meaning

Living ‘La Dolce Vita’: How to Be Carefree and Travel with Meaning
By Amy Rhodin Special to The Lost Girls “We want to live la dolce vita!” I explained to my new Roman friend, drinking down the last sips from my glass of champagne. At a beautiful outdoor bar off Via Dei Serpenti, he shot back with a smirk that made my knees weak, explaining that two American girls...
August 23rd, 2011 | Adventure Travel, Greece, Italy, Travel Philosophy | Read More

Salsa Dancing Hotspots in Barcelona

Salsa Dancing Hotspots in Barcelona
By Melissa Kim Special to The Lost Girls  Apparently I’d had my hopes up on a lofty little perch when I traded Los Angeles for central Europe. I left my job in sunny L.A. and flew onward to a TEFL program in the Czech Republic in mid-November. I also left the nightlife—the salsa clubs you can...
August 15th, 2011 | City Travel, Cultural Travel, Spain | Read More

Switzerland: A Guide to Combining Cows and Cities

Switzerland: A Guide to Combining Cows and Cities
By Isabel B Special to The Lost Girls One Country, 26 Cantons, and Four Different Languages Switzerland may be small, but it is certainly not lacking in diversity. Landlocked in the Alps of central Europe, the country is notorious for its political neutrality and high standard of living. A federal republic...
August 8th, 2011 | Switzerland | Read More

Conquering Cinque Terre: How to Get Around

Conquering Cinque Terre: How to Get Around
By Heather Drost Tucked away on the coast of northern Italy are five quintessential Italian towns, formally known as Cinque Terre or the Five Lands. The coastal cliffs are lined with miles of rugged hiking trails, and have been alluring hikers who long to see some of the most picturesque views in Italy. Among...
August 4th, 2011 | Adventure Travel, Backpacking & Trekking, Cinque Terre, Destinations, Extras, Ideas, Italy, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

Air Travel News 8.2.11

Air Travel News 8.2.11
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.  Going Too Far We’ve all heard the stories about airline...
August 2nd, 2011 | Air, Air Travel News, England, Finances & Savings, Getting There Deals | Read More

London Calling: 9 Steps to a Perfect Day in the City

London Calling: 9 Steps to a Perfect Day in the City
By Maggie Parker Special to the Lost Girls After many visits to London (one of which lasted four months) Maggie has become somewhat of an expert on sightseeing , especially for the budget-friendly and time-crunched. While helping many friends plan short trips to London, she devised a one-day walking...
July 22nd, 2011 | City Travel, England, Extras | Read More

On the Trail of Aphrodite: Exploring Cyprus, the Island of Love

On the Trail of Aphrodite: Exploring Cyprus, the Island of Love
By Edd Morris It’s easy to fall in love on vacation. Well, when you’re miles away from the drab routine of work, boring colleagues and dinners in front of the TV, it’s hard not to get swept up in the excitement of it all! Of course, some places (and people) are easier to fall in love with than...
July 20th, 2011 | Cyprus | Read More