Archive for the ‘Cruise’ Category

Vacations at Sea: Planning for a Liveaboard

Vacations at Sea: Planning for a Liveaboard
Words by Nadia Pidgeon Photos by Alexandra Baackes Exclusive to the Lost Girls Ahh… life on a boat. What is better than sailing around a gorgeous ocean, eating amazing food, seeing a world that humans were never meant to see, and escaping from society as we know it? Not much by my standards! What...
December 30th, 2011 | Adventure Travel, Cruise | Read More

Rolling (Solo) on a River Cruise Through Scotland

Lost Girl Sophie McGovern had never traveled solo, but after a serious relationship ended, she decided to book a river cruise—and a one-way ticket to self-discovery.
November 23rd, 2011 | Cruise, Scotland | Read More

5 Cruising Tips for Backpackers

By Gina Douglas Special to Lost Girls “I hate you!” exclaimed my new friend, a just-married bubbly and outgoing bride from New England, as I sat back down next to her after a quick bathroom break. We were in the cruise ship Celebrity Equinox’s game room and the “Newlywed Game” was about to...
November 3rd, 2011 | Cruise | Read More

6 Ways to NOT Gain Weight On A Cruise

6 Ways to NOT Gain Weight On A Cruise
by Nancy Yeomans LG Air Travel Editor Cruises are known for fruity, free-flowing drinks, ever-present buffets, and 24-hour room service—making it easy to bring home extra pounds as a souvenir.  Couple the unlimited food options with the more sedentary lifestyle usually seen on cruises, and that cute...
September 30th, 2010 | Air Travel News, Cruise, Extras, Fitness & Workouts, Food & Wine | Read More

3 Ultra-Affordable Cruises (Less Than $1000 Per Trip!)

3 Ultra-Affordable Cruises (Less Than $1000 Per Trip!)
By Patty Hodapp LG Deputy Editor Dying to go on a cruise, but can’t quite bring yourself to click the “confirm purchase” button on a pricey seven-day getaway? We hear ya. Fronting the entire cost of your trip all at once can be daunting, particularly when you’re dealing with limited...
July 1st, 2010 | Budget Travel, Caribbean, Cruise, Europe, Getting There Deals, Mexico | Read More

First Time Cruises – Best Cruise Itineraries for People Who’ve Never Cruised

First Time Cruises – Best Cruise Itineraries for People Who’ve Never Cruised
By Patty Hodapp LG Deputy Editor Think you know cruising? Gone are the days where ships were packed only with honeymooners and retirees. Now, thanks to the introduction of several new ships that were custom-built for adventure—and itineraries that take you way off the traditional charted course–cruises...
June 25th, 2010 | All Inclusives, Budget Travel, Cruise, Featured, Featured Getaway, Getting There Deals | Read More

High on Ketchikan, Alaska: Zip-lining Through the Wilderness

High on Ketchikan, Alaska: Zip-lining Through the Wilderness
by Nancy Yeomans LG Air Travel Editor “There has got to be a way down”, I thought to myself as I stood on a platform high in the treetops.  Looking around, all I could see was the swinging log in front of me.  Everyone in front of me had traversed the log without incident, but I knew as...
June 25th, 2010 | Adventure Travel, Cruise, Dispatches from the Road, Eco-Travel, Extras, Group Travel, North America | Read More

Lost in San Antonio: Rolling on the River Walk

Lost in San Antonio: Rolling on the River Walk
By Amanda Pressner LG Executive Editor This first time I caught a glimpse of The San Antonio River Walk, I did a bit of a double take. Although I’d arrived in San Antonio with the understanding that city had some kind of entertainment district located on a body of water, I wasn’t expecting this...
May 16th, 2010 | City Travel, Cruise, Featured, Featured Getaway, Texas | Read More

The LG Weekly News Roundup: 1.21.10

The LG Weekly News Roundup: 1.21.10
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…. ********************************* Carnival Cruise Lines tames cougars Is this age discrimination or just a smart business...
January 21st, 2010 | Air, Cruise, Weekly Travel News | Read More

Cruise for a Cure

Cruise for a Cure
By Holly C. Corbett LG Executive Editor I’ve volunteered abroad, but I’ve never purely vacationed for a cause before going on Cruise for a Cure to the Bahamas this month. Syracuse University basketball coach Jim Boeheim teamed up with Coaches vs. Cancer, so a portion of the proceeds from...
August 20th, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Bahamas, Cruise, Dispatches from the Road, Extras, Hotels & Resorts, Sports & Games, Tours & Attractions, United States, Volunteering & Giving Back | Read More