Archive for the ‘Car’ Category

How to Rent a Car: Tips for Saving Time and Money

How to Rent a Car: Tips for Saving Time and Money
By Kristen Putch LG North American Travel Editor While we would all love to consider ourselves jet-setters, the truth is, sometimes driving is necessary—and if you’re using your own set of wheels, it can actually be convenient and cost-effective. However, there is often a need to rent a car...
January 19th, 2011 | Car | Read More

Air Travel News 7.2.10

Air Travel News 7.2.10
by Nancy Yeomans 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. Chitty-Chitty Bang-Bang!! The Federal Aviation Administration just...
July 2nd, 2010 | Air, Air Travel News, Canada, Car, City Travel, Leaving & Coming Home, Packing & Wardrobe | Read More

5 Tips For Surviving A Family Road Trip

5 Tips For Surviving A Family Road Trip
source: ourordinarylife.com By Courtney Brooks LG International Correspondent (South Africa) ***** During my last three weeks in South Africa my older brother and sister came to visit for 10 days, and then one of my best friends from college for another 10, overlapping by just a couple of days. My siblings...
March 3rd, 2010 | Car, Dispatches from the Road, Family & Kid Travel, Featured, South Africa | Read More

The LG Weekly News Roundup: 1.14.10

The LG Weekly News Roundup: 1.14.10
By Molly Fergus LG Travel News Editor Missed the big travel stories of the week? And the weird, wacky and insignificant ones? We’ve got your round-up right here…. ********************************* Facebook: Cancun’s antidote? Can Facebook help Mexico recover from last year’s onslaught...
January 14th, 2010 | Air, Car, Mexico, Weekly Travel News | Read More

Casseroles for Cancer Part II: To Travel Well, You Need Sparkle

Casseroles for Cancer Part II: To Travel Well, You Need Sparkle
Last summer, Blair Hickman retraced a 12,000 mile cross-country road trip in memory of her mom, who died from cancer in 2003. The girls retraced a path their mom had taken in 1977, serving dinner at 9 Ronald McDonald Houses and raising money for the charity along the way to raise awareness about the...
November 24th, 2009 | Car, Dispatches from the Road, Group Travel, Spiritual Travel, United States, Volunteering & Giving Back | Read More

Casseroles for Cancer Part I: How Not to Go to South East Asia

Casseroles for Cancer Part I: How Not to Go to South East Asia
This summer, Blair Hickman retraced a 12,000 mile cross-country road trip in memory of her mom, who died from cancer in 2003. Along with her sister and best friend, the three girls retraced a path their mom had taken in 1977, serving dinner at 9 Ronald McDonald Houses and raising money for the charity...
November 17th, 2009 | Car, Dispatches from the Road, Family & Kid Travel, Lost Girl of the Week, Spiritual Travel, Travel Philosophy, United States | Read More

World Nomads: VAN-Tastistic Adventures Australian Road Trip

World Nomads: VAN-Tastistic Adventures Australian Road Trip
During the course of The Lost Girls’ year-long adventure around the world, Amanda, Holly and I tallied numerous brag-worthy adventures (hiking the Inca Trail; sandboarding down mountain-sized dunes; rafting over a 21 foot waterfall), unique cultural experiences (capoeira classes in a world-renowned...
May 12th, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Australia, Car, Health & Safety, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Travel Products & Services | Read More

March in the Outer Banks, NC (better bring groceries!)

March in the Outer Banks, NC (better bring groceries!)
Last week, Lost Girl Kristen J. Putch sent us dispatches from her recent Spring Break in the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Here she shares what happens when you book a “summer rental” in March… **** Kristen: After two days of traveling and a stressful first half of the semester, we...
April 1st, 2009 | Cabins & Camping, Car, Dispatches from the Road, Food & Wine, Group Travel, Hotels & Resorts, Lost Girl of the Week, Planning, Tours & Attractions, United States | Read More

Road Trip Alternatives

Road Trip Alternatives
by Molly Fergus I’ll admit it, I’m lucky. I travel the country for one year, all-expenses paid, and I get to call it a job. But landing a gig as a hotdogger certainly isn’t the only way to travel the U.S. on a shoestring. Whether you want to hitch a ride in some other crazy car or befriend...
March 31st, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Cabins & Camping, Car, Dispatches from the Road, Hostels, Hotels & Resorts, Lost Girl of the Week, Planning, Tours & Attractions, Traveling Solo & Together, United States, Websites and Blogs | Read More

LG Spring Break: Outer Banks on a Budget

LG Spring Break: Outer Banks on a Budget
This week and next, Lost Girl Kristen J. Putch will be sending us dispatches from her recent Spring Break in the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Will her journey be “Shag” revisited? Stay tuned to find out… ******* Saturday morning: up bright and early to get a head start on our trip...
March 19th, 2009 | Car, Dispatches from the Road, Finances & Savings, Food & Wine, Lost Girl of the Week, United States | Read More