Archive for the ‘United States’ Category

Things to Do in Phoenix Arizona

Things to Do in Phoenix Arizona
This week, we have replaced our lost girl of the week, with a lost trip of the week. Former LG of the Week and LG contributor, Kayleigh Minicozzi, has learned how to make the best of business trips. But a trip to Phoenix turned out to be less of a good time, and more of a disaster. She compared it to...
October 27th, 2010 | Phoenix | Read More

How To Improve Your Life!

How To Improve Your Life!
You don’t have to do something as drastic as The Lost Girls and quit your job, sell all your possessions, and live out of a backpack for a year to add a sense of discovery to your life. Here are four quick ways you can uncover that open state of mind that travel often brings—and live more mindfully—in...
October 19th, 2010 | Lost Girls, North America, Travel Philosophy, United States, Volunteering & Giving Back | Read More

Staten Island Ferry, NYC: See the skyline and harbor on a free boat ride

Staten Island Ferry, NYC: See the skyline and harbor on a free boat ride
By Patty Hodapp Deputy Editor If you’re visiting the Big Apple, take a ride on the Staten Island Ferry for gorgeous skyline views of the New York Harbor. Unlike most things in New York, it’s free. And Staten Island is much quieter than Manhattan, so if you feel the need to get away for an afternoon,...
October 7th, 2010 | City Travel, New York City | Read More

New England Weekend Getaways: Things to Do in Maine

New England Weekend Getaways: Things to Do in Maine
New England is best known for its fall foliage but the region has plenty of natural attractions to see this time of year. From Maine to Massachusetts, this mini-series highlights what each of its states has to offer outdoors while the weather is still warm. By Michele Herrmann Maine is a summer vacation...
October 7th, 2010 | Adventure Travel, Backpacking & Trekking, Maine | Read More

Nearby Escape from L.A.

Nearby Escape from L.A.
By Susan Michals Contributor Every once in a while, you need to get out of town. But you don’t always have the time to hop a plane – because with that comes the security check, the waiting, the possible flight delay…and suddenly a trip to say, San Francisco becomes a 6 hour ordeal. If you’re...
September 29th, 2010 | California, Hotels & Resorts | Read More

New England Weekend Getaways: Things to Do in Vermont

New England Weekend Getaways: Things to Do in Vermont
New England is best known for its fall foliage but the region has plenty of natural attractions to see this time of year. From Maine to Massachusetts, this mini-series highlights what each of its states has to offer outdoors while the weather is still warm. By Michele Herrmann Vermont is an outdoor...
September 23rd, 2010 | Adventure Travel, Backpacking & Trekking, Vermont | Read More

9 Best American Airports to find Regional Food

9 Best American Airports to find Regional Food
by Nancy Yeomans LG Air Travel Editor *** For me, the phrase “When in Rome…” ends with “eat pasta”.  One of the things I anticipate most when traveling is the local cuisine.  I love seeing and tasting what passes for everyday food in distant places.  Not just on foreign...
September 9th, 2010 | Air, Air Travel News, Extras, Food News, Leaving & Coming Home, United States | Read More

New England Weekend Getaways: Things to Do in New Hampshire

New England Weekend Getaways: Things to Do in New Hampshire
New England is best known for its fall foliage but the region has plenty of natural attractions to see this time of year. From Maine to Massachusetts, this mini-series highlights what each of its states has to offer outdoors while the weather is still warm. By Michele Herrmann New Hampshire has its rugged...
September 9th, 2010 | Extras, New Hampshire | Read More

LG Food News: 9.4.10

LG Food News: 9.4.10
By Danielle E. Alvarez LG Food Editor A roundup of the most delicious news in the world ***** Feast this Labor Day Farmer’s Market season may be coming to an end, but the exotic excitement is just beginning. This upcoming Labor Day, (September 6,  from 12pm – 5pm),  Flushing, Queens will...
September 4th, 2010 | Food News, New York City, United States | Read More

Visit the Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center

Visit the Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center
By Patty Hodapp Deputy Editor *** I had no idea life under the wavy ocean-surface was so fascinating until I visited the Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center. For example, the center is home to a special, small square aquarium tank that houses a very dangerous venomous marine creature called the “lionfish”....
September 2nd, 2010 | Eco-Travel, Florida Keys, Wildlife & Animals | Read More