Archive for the ‘Air’ Category

Travel Gear: Downsizing your Life…in 3 oz or less

Travel Gear: Downsizing your Life…in 3 oz or less
Lucky Magazine really isn’t the first place we turn to learn about fabulous-yet-practical products for backpackers (they once ran a travel spread featuring $900 Marc Jacobs “trekking boots”) but it was in the January issue that we first learned about our newest web obsession: www.Minimus.biz. The...
January 4th, 2008 | Air, Backpacking & Trekking, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Packing & Wardrobe, Planning, Travel Products & Services | Read More

Discounts and Deals

Discounts and Deals
TLG: We’re kicking off what we hope will be a weekly alert about cool travel deals. We just got word that American Airlines is rolling out it’s shiny new $1.3 billion terminal in JFK today (with a brand new Admirals Club!). That translates to savings for you, but you have to act fast. You...
August 30th, 2007 | Air, Getting There Deals, Weekly Travel News | Read More

Expert Advice: Buying Round the World (RTW) Tickets

Expert Advice: Buying Round the World (RTW) Tickets
by Amanda Pressner LG Executive Editor One of the questions we’re asked most frequently is, “Do you think I should book a round-the-world airline ticket for my journey, or just purchase tickets as I go?” While you might get a bit more flexibility when buying a string of one-ways, as...
August 20th, 2007 | Air, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Travel Products & Services | Read More

DFW Gets Proactiv(e)

DFW Gets Proactiv(e)
I was just about to miss my connecting flight at the Dallas/Ft. Worth Airport (en route home to see my family), but I just *had* to stop an snap a picture of this….a tractor-trailer sized vending machine that sold nothing but Proactiv Solution products. For those of you who don’t regularly...
August 13th, 2007 | Air, Packing & Wardrobe, Shopping & Style, Spa & Beauty | Read More

The Lost Girls RTW Budget: Part 2

The Lost Girls RTW Budget: Part 2
Flights, Travel Gear, Visas, Vaccines and Accommodations I hope all you readers out there enjoyed Part 1 of The Lost Girls RTW Budget series, which I posted a few days ago. If you’ve been waiting with bated breath for Part 2 (as I know you have!), wait no longer. Today’s entry will reveal...
July 1st, 2007 | Air, Finances & Savings, Health & Safety, Leaving & Coming Home, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Packing & Wardrobe, Passports & Visas, Staying There | Read More

International Lampoon’s Pressner Family Vacation

International Lampoon’s Pressner Family Vacation
When my father first suggested that he, his new wife Nadine, my sister Jennifer, my cousin Cerise and my Aunt Joy meet up with The Lost Girls in Southeast Asia I was thrilled-and mildly shocked. For almost as long as I can remember, I’d pleaded with Dad to arrange a family vacation somewhere beyond...
April 23rd, 2007 | Air, Asia, Family & Kid Travel, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Myanmar, Planning, Thailand | Read More

How We: Booked Our Flights

How We: Booked Our Flights
by Amanda Pressner LG Executive Editor Back in New York, when the girls and I were strategizing the cheapest ways to convey ourselves and three very heavy packs around the planet, we ruled out the infamous RTW or round the world ticket. Not only do Americans have to shell out hundreds or even thousands...
December 17th, 2006 | Air, Finances & Savings, Leaving & Coming Home, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Travel Products & Services | Read More

Do you Peru? Yes, we do!

Yesterday, in the wee hours of the morning, The Lost Girls made major strides towards departing the country by snagging seats on Lima-bound COPA aircraft (official departure date: June 20th). True, the tickets weren’t as cheap as on a budget,no-frills airline–$550 from Miami, $650 from New...
March 21st, 2006 | Air | Read More