Archive for the ‘Destinations’ Category

Top 10 Free Things to Do in Santa Barbara, CA

By Connie K. Ho Special to Lost Girls  Aqua green water sparkles in the sun next to sandy white beaches. Spanish-styled architecture sits atop a hill with breathtaking mountain views. Smooth jazz melodies can be heard in the distance. Santa Barbara is great for a getaway weekend or an adventure to explore...
June 14th, 2012 | California, City Travel | Read More

Four Reasons to Skip Pamplona and One Reason Not to

Four Reasons to Skip Pamplona and One Reason Not to
By Victoria Drexel Special to Lost Girls  Every July a sea of people and an ocean of sangria flood the streets of what is usually a quiet, mid-sized, Basque mountain town for the annual San Fermin celebration. But it isn’t the sun rising over the Pyrenees or the rich Basque culture or even the chance...
June 14th, 2012 | City Guides, Spain | Read More

Big things in Small Packages: A week-long adventure in Prince Edward Island, Canada

Big things in Small Packages: A week-long adventure in Prince Edward Island, Canada
By Patricia Page Lost Girls Contributor As I child, I dreamed of the far away lands I would one day visit. I wrote lists, read guide books, and before I knew what ‘paying the bills’ meant, I thought I’d be visiting all those places before I turned 25. Now, with every dollar saved after the ‘paying...
June 8th, 2012 | Canada | Read More

Guide to Nightlife in the Middle East

Guide to Nightlife in the Middle East
By Ashleen Williams Special to Lost Girls  The Gulf tends to show one of two faces to people who haven’t had the opportunity to travel within the GCC – one of veiled women in the deserts of Saudi Arabia, the other the skyscrapers and overwhelming materialism invoked by new Dubai. Reality of course...
June 7th, 2012 | Middle East | Read More

Dos and Don’ts of a Girl’s Getaway to Las Vegas

By Gina Douglas  Special to Lost Girls  Dancing, shows, cocktails, an excuse to finally whip out that itty-bitty dress you love, but can’t ever bring yourself to wear because it’s just a little bit too risqué. Is it any wonder Las Vegas is the quintessential girlfriend getaway? To make...
June 7th, 2012 | City Travel, Extras, Las Vegas | Read More

10 Ideas For 20-Somethings In Rome

by Kevin Kilbride Special To The Lost Girls With a reputation that stems from its historic architecture and remarkable museum offerings, college students rarely consider Rome, Italy’s rich capital, for their next vacation. However, amidst all the museums and history, visitors will find an abundance...
June 5th, 2012 | Dispatches from the Road, Italy, Lost Boys | Read More

Air Travel News 6.5.12

by Nancy Yeomans LG Air Travel 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.  Heathrow Not Up To Olympic Demand If you’ve ever flown to...
June 5th, 2012 | Air, Air Travel News, England | Read More

Exploring Lombardia, Italy

by Silvia Menini Lombardia is certainly not the first destination for foreigners who have just a few weeks to get a rough idea of Italy. It is the industrial heart of Northern Italy and is indeed the richest and the most populated region. The capital is Milan, which is the economic and financial center...
May 29th, 2012 | Dispatches from the Road, Food & Wine, Italy | Read More

Lost In Korea: Making Any Place Feel Like Home

by Kissairis Munoz When you move to a foreign country, adjusting to a new language, culture and area is overwhelming. Some days, you want to just escape to the comfort of your home and relax. But when your apartment is a pre-arranged place that you had no role in choosing or furnishing, it can turn into...
May 29th, 2012 | Solo Travel, south korea, Working Abroad | Read More

Seoul-Searching: 5 Can’t Miss Activities in South Korea’s Capital City

Seoul-Searching: 5 Can’t Miss Activities in South Korea’s Capital City
By Chantal and Carolyn Moclair Exclusive to the Lost Girls It’s all about Seoul!  Seoul, South Korea was the last stop on our six and half week backpacking trip around Asia. When we arrived in Seoul, we knew instantly that our last stop could very well be our favorite.  After a week in South Korea’s...
May 25th, 2012 | south korea | Read More