Archive for the ‘North America’ Category

Theatre In Washington, DC

by Nancy Yeomans LG Air Travel Editor Monuments, museums and statues, oh my! The thought of Washington, DC probably brings images of one of these to mind. The District of Columbia is all about politics and power. History, too, plays a big role in why visitors choose the area as a travel destination every...
October 25th, 2011 | Cultural Travel, Extras, Parties, Festivals & Events, Washington D.C. | Read More

How To Eat In Grenada

They call Grenada the Spice Island of the West: cinnamon, cloves, bay leaves, tumeric, ginger, saffron, allspice and of course the omnipresent spice nutmeg– exports of which from the island now account for nearly thirty percent of the world’s crop. But Grenada’s culinary treats extend...
October 21st, 2011 | Caribbean, Country Guides, Food & Wine, Ideas, Restaurant Reviews | Read More

Unique Sleeps in Canada—from Tipis to Ice

Unique Sleeps in Canada—from Tipis to Ice
By Julie Ovenell-Carter Special to The Lost Girls I don’t care how many threads they swaddle you in—a hotel bed = Plain. Old. Boring. Why should your vacation adventure come to a standstill just because it’s time to rest your head? It doesn’t have to in Canada! Sleep with a polar bear… Wildlife...
October 17th, 2011 | Canada, Hotel News, Staying There | Read More

Puerto Rico, Hurricane Irene, & The Not-To-Miss Dive Spot We Missed

When we first had the mission to book an extended weekend away using only AMEX points, the three of us chose Puerto Rico as our destination for a few reasons: Direct flights from New York to San Juan were quick and easy with Jet Blue offering daily nonstop flights (we didn’t want to waste our precious...
October 14th, 2011 | Hotels & Resorts, Puerto Rico, Travel Products & Services | Read More

Where To Stay In Grenada

This is the second post of a three-part series on what to do, where to stay and how to eat in Grenada.  Grenada offers a wide range of lodging, from camping to rainforest cottages at $40 per night to five-star, luxury resorts that run closer to $1500. As a general rule, the neighboring islands of...
October 14th, 2011 | Caribbean, Hotels & Resorts, In-Room Reviews, Staying There | Read More

Lost Girls’ Guide to Baltimore: The ‘Charm City’

Lost Girls’ Guide to Baltimore: The ‘Charm City’
By Kristen Putch LG Acquisitions Editor Baltimore is called the ‘Charm City’ for a reason… anyone who visits is easily charmed by the city’s small-town feel wrapped up with big city energy. The city’s reputation has earned it the nickname ‘Smalltimore’ In most...
October 12th, 2011 | Baltimore, City Travel | Read More

Best Food In Jamaica

Best Food In Jamaica
by Nancy Yeomans LG Air Travel Editor Jamaica, with it’s varied landscape and proximity to the ocean all around has a diverse food scene. While Red Stripe beer is available almost everywhere on the planet – and does represent the Jamaica style quite well – some of the other gastronomic...
October 11th, 2011 | Caribbean, Destinations, Food & Wine, Jamaica | Read More

National Park Hopping in the Desert Southwest

National Park Hopping in the Desert Southwest
By JoAnna Haugen Special to The Lost Girls Dry deserts, jagged mountain peaks, crystal clear streams, wide open spaces, clean air, miles of hiking trails void of people—doesn’t that sound pretty awesome? If you’re itching to escape the every day hustle and bustle, consider hitting up these...
October 10th, 2011 | Extras, North America, United States | Read More

Vegas on a Budget: Do it Big Without Spending a Dime

By Megan Hubbell Vegas works hard to live up to its Sin City alias: gluttony, vanity and greed are right at your fingertips with some of the world’s most elite shopping, finest luxury hotels and top restaurants all conveniently located in one tiny desert oasis. However, there is one original sin that...
October 7th, 2011 | Budget Travel, Nevada | Read More

Get Lost in Alaska—No Passport Required

Get Lost in Alaska—No Passport Required
By Jenny Avallon Special to The Lost Girls So often we get lost in daydreams of traveling to foreign cultures and far-flung lands that we forget the beauty and adventure found within U.S. borders. Local Alaskans though—all 700,000 of them—know better. They know of scenic vistas, outdoors adventures,...
October 3rd, 2011 | United States | Read More