Archive for the ‘Europe’ Category

Trouble and Enchantment in Portugal: Adventures in Lisbon and Sintra

Trouble and Enchantment in Portugal: Adventures in Lisbon and Sintra
By Kathryn Robinson LG Intern Portugal and I have a strange relationship. When my friend Molly and I were planning our three-week jaunt across Europe before being launched face-first into finals at the University of Edinburgh, it seemed the perfect country to begin with. After months of Scotland drear...
July 12th, 2011 | Portugal, Studying Abroad | Read More

Five Attractions You Shouldn’t Miss in Prague

Five Attractions You Shouldn’t Miss in Prague
By Edd Morris Charmingly cobbled and surprisingly cosmopolitan, Prague’s rightfully one of the most attractive destinations in Europe. From baroque squares to renaissance churches, the diminutive historic centre heaves with centuries of architectural triumphs, all jostling for the attention of...
July 6th, 2011 | Eastern Europe | Read More

48 Hours in Edinburgh, Scotland

48 Hours in Edinburgh, Scotland
By Sarah Brown Special to The Lost Girls It’s the land of tartan plaid, bagpipes, and lush, green countryside, home to Sean Connery, the Loch Ness monster, and an accent that can only be described as lyrical. Scotland boasts an exciting history, a rich culture, and promises to fulfill all your...
July 4th, 2011 | Scotland | Read More

Air Travel News 6.21.11

Air Travel News 6.21.11
Happy Summer Solstice 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. Nonstop To Zagreb Normally one would expect...
June 21st, 2011 | Air, Air Travel News, Croatia, Staying Connected | Read More

How to Navigate Trains in France

How to Navigate Trains in France
By Christine Cantera Special to Lost Girls World Train travel is perhaps the most delightful way to get around France while you’re on vacation. Athletic types can have their Tour de France inspired treks; and if you feel you may perish if you’re not able to stop at every single vineyard and...
June 20th, 2011 | France, Train | Read More

Torino Travel Guide: A Budget-Friendly Weekend in Torino, Italy

Torino Travel Guide: A Budget-Friendly Weekend in Torino, Italy
City Overview Torino is one of Italy’s well-kept secrets. When I first heard about the city, I automatically thought of the 2006 Winter Olympics and that’s about it. However, Torino has so much more to offer, although it is a small city that can be seen in a weekend. Torino was actually the first...
June 10th, 2011 | City Travel, Italy, Travel Guides - Country Guides | Read More

The Magic of Sevilla’s La Feria de Abril

The Magic of Sevilla’s La Feria de Abril
By Maggie Parker The first time I heard anything about La Feria de Abril in Sevilla, Spain, was 4 days before I was scheduled to arrive there. I was traveling through Spain, and when I was in Valencia, I overheard someone on my walking tour mention that La Feria would be going on in Sevilla when she...
June 9th, 2011 | Parties, Festivals & Events, Spain | Read More

Beer, Boys & Best Buds: Road Tripping in Ireland

Beer, Boys & Best Buds: Road Tripping in Ireland
By Alexondra Purnomo Special to Lost Girls World Five of my girlfriends and I scrunched into a left-side-of-the-road minivan on a whirlwind, weeklong tour of Ireland—for beer, cute boys with accents, and even more beer. We found plenty of all of the above as we braved obscenely narrow roads, endured...
June 6th, 2011 | Ireland, Road Trips | Read More

How to Speak English Like the Irish

How to Speak English Like the Irish
By Sarah Brown Special to The Lost Girls For about six months now, I’ve been living with a lovely Irish girl from Cork. We get along wonderfully and always have a good time, but I must admit, it took me a few months to understand her. You’re probably thinking, now, how can that be? You both speak...
June 6th, 2011 | Extras, Ireland | Read More

On the Coast of Croatia: 7 Ideas to Making the Most of Zadar

On the Coast of Croatia: 7 Ideas to Making the Most of Zadar
By Candace Rardon LG Section Editor Just across the Adriatic Sea from Italy, tucked away between the former Yugoslavian states of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia, as well as Hungary and Slovenia, Croatia is almost easy to miss on the grand scale of a European map. But as the home of kind and generous...
June 3rd, 2011 | City Travel, Croatia, Travel Guides - Country Guides | Read More