Archive for the ‘North America’ Category

A Walk on the Wild Side in British Columbia

A Walk on the Wild Side in British Columbia
Europeans often find the vast open spaces of North America overwhelming. But, even when judged against other Canadian provinces, British Columbia’s truly huge. On Canada’s western shores, B.C. stretches over more than 27,000km of coastline, and encompasses an area of about one million square...
July 13th, 2011 | Canada | Read More

Air Travel News 7.12.11

Air Travel News 7.12.11
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. South Beach Express When cheap and easy transportation pops up...
July 12th, 2011 | Air, Air Travel News, Florida | Read More

Best New Orleans Dishes: Get a Taste of the Big Easy

By Michele Herrmann Section Editor New Orleans has a serious legacy with food. Influenced by Native American, Spanish, French, and African American cultures and mixed with local ingredients, the Big Easy maintains a tradition of fine Creole and Cajun dishes that have interesting histories. Drinks flow...
June 23rd, 2011 | Food & Wine, New Orleans | Read More

Summer in the City: 7 Things to Do in NYC for Free

Summer in the City: 7 Things to Do in NYC for Free
By Susmita Baral LG News Intern New York City is known for being expensive, so it’s always a pleasant surprise when you stumble upon free things to do there. The summer is the best time to take up on all the free offerings around the city, and LG News Intern Susmita Baral shares her finds on how to...
June 17th, 2011 | Budget Travel, City Travel, New York City | Read More

Exotic Highlights of Puerto Rico

Exotic Highlights of Puerto Rico
By Edd Morris For an island that’s just 180 miles long and 40 miles wide, you’ll be surprised at the diversity of things to do in Puerto Rico. This little Caribbean paradise is just 1,000 miles southeast of Miami, and, with an average beach-side temperature of 80°F (26°C), it’s not hard to...
June 15th, 2011 | Caribbean | Read More

The Perfect Girlfriends Getaway to Las Vegas

The Perfect Girlfriends Getaway to Las Vegas
By JoAnna Haugen Special to The Lost Girls Las Vegas appeals to visitors of all sorts—families, budget travelers, adventurers. But one of the increasingly popular segments of travelers choosing Sin City as a vacation destination are groups of women who are looking for a fun, affordable, and memorable...
June 14th, 2011 | Group Travel, Nevada | Read More

Blues & BBQs: Eight Must-Sees in Memphis

By Michele Herrmann Section Editor Memphis truly has soul. In fact, this Tennessean city not only gave birth to soul, but two other equally important forms of 20th-century American music: rock ‘n’ roll and blues. Elvis made his first recording here (as well as his famous digs) while W.C....
June 9th, 2011 | Food & Wine, Memphis | Read More

How to Experience New York City Like A Local

How to Experience New York City Like A Local
By Rob Silverman Special to Lost Girls World I wrote my book New York, New York, So Good They Named it Twice, as a guide to experiencing what it’s like to live in the greatest city in the world. I came to live in New York 15 years ago, and my wife and I are so in love with living in this city that...
June 7th, 2011 | City Travel, New York City | Read More

The Coast Less Travelled: Visiting Gloucester’s Beaches

By Adrienne Supino For many, summertime in Massachusetts usually conjures images of presidents chilling on private sandy beaches behind their vacation homes on Martha’s Vineyard, an island off the coast of Cape Cod. Though the bulk of tourists head to the southern tip of state during warmest months...
June 2nd, 2011 | Destinations, Gloucester | Read More

Bunk Up in Downtown Chicago on a Summer Beach Weekend (For Super Cheap)

By Patty Hodapp Deputy Editor Nestled on the south shore of Lake Michigan, Chicago’s soft-sand beaches, skyscraper skyline, and diverse culinary scene make the city the throbbing heart of the Midwest. So if you’re dying to ditch your cubicle or stuffy office for a weekend getaway, check out Chicago....
June 2nd, 2011 | Budget Travel, Chicago | Read More