Archive for the ‘Train’ Category

Indian Sleeper Trains: 5 Tips to Travel like a Pro

Indian Sleeper Trains: 5 Tips to Travel like a Pro
By Melissa Bressler LG Contributor Although conditions on India’s sleeper trains have improved vastly since Gandhi chronicled his experiences on them to demonstrate the inhumane treatment of the lower class, they can still be a jarring and potentially uncomfortable experience for even the most enthusiastic...
July 5th, 2011 | Budget Travel, India, Train | Read More

How to Navigate Trains in France

How to Navigate Trains in France
By Christine Cantera Special to Lost Girls World Train travel is perhaps the most delightful way to get around France while you’re on vacation. Athletic types can have their Tour de France inspired treks; and if you feel you may perish if you’re not able to stop at every single vineyard and...
June 20th, 2011 | France, Train | Read More

What I Learned while Traveling in Ghana: Getting Around

This past summer, I spent five weeks traveling in Ghana with a group of students from Syracuse University. Although this trip was not my first time in a foreign country, it was my first time in a developing country, and I had no idea what to expect. Before I left family and friends filled my head with...
February 3rd, 2011 | Africa, Air, Bus, Dispatches from the Road, Extras, Getting There, Ghana, Train | Read More

Morocco: 5 Things to Know Before You Go

Traveling in Morocco sounds exotic and fun, but the experience can also be an eye-opener when you’re not prepared or aren’t particularly assertive. Visitors to this North African country might encounter pushy storeowners or locals with questionable intentions. Or perhaps realize they should’ve...
December 16th, 2010 | Africa, Bus, Destinations, Extras, Getting There, Health & Safety, Morocco, Planning, Train | Read More

The LG Weekly News Roundup: 12.10.09

The LG Weekly News Roundup: 12.10.09
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…. ********************************* Resolutions on how to travel in 2010 With security taking away pumpkin pies from fliers...
December 10th, 2009 | Bus, Train, Weekly Travel News | Read More

The LG Weekly News Roundup: 11.12.09

The LG Weekly News Roundup: 11.12.09
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…. ****************************************** Riding the free rails Way to go, Amtrak! The broke and sometimes busted train service...
November 12th, 2009 | Air, Featured, Hotels & Resorts, Train, Weekly Travel News | Read More

Dispatches from the Road: Cote d’ Azur Part III, St. Tropez

Dispatches from the Road: Cote d’ Azur Part III, St. Tropez
Today we have guest blogger Kelly M. Newsome back to share the third of a series of posts about traveling through Europe. A self-described “recovering business attorney,” Kelly took a career break to explore Asia, Australia, and, now Europe. She’s also a yoga teacher, freelance nonprofit...
July 31st, 2009 | City Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Extras, Food & Wine, France, Lost Girls, Shopping & Style, Train | Read More

Cinque Terre: Love at First Hike

Cinque Terre: Love at First Hike
Traveling intern extraordaire, Patty Hodapp, reports on one of The Lost Girls all-time favorite Italian destinations, Cinque Terre. ***** By Patty Hodapp When I came to Italy in May I didn’t plan to fall in love. Then I visited the Italian Rivera and that completely changed. After the Scottish...
July 22nd, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Backpacking & Trekking, Fitness & Workouts, Italy, Train | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Olivia from Portland

Lost Girl of the Week: Olivia from Portland
There’s lots of blogs about travel, but fellow Lost Girl Olivia, writes about her “rehab back into daily life” after having the courage to turn her dream of an around-the-world trip into a reality. Here’s how she decided to take a career break, and why she thinks travel should...
July 16th, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Backpacking & Trekking, City Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Europe, Extras, Food & Wine, Lost Girl of the Week, Shopping & Style, Spiritual Travel, Tours & Attractions, Train | Read More

96 Hours in Northern Italy: 4 Cities in 4 Days

96 Hours in Northern Italy: 4 Cities in 4 Days
By Patty Hodapp For art history buffs or shopping gurus who like to browse through designer stores, markets or spend your travels at museums and churches, Northern Italy is definitely the place to be. The major cities are connected by train, so you can see all four of them even if you’re stuck...
July 15th, 2009 | City Travel, Food & Wine, Italy, Lost Girls, Shopping & Style, Spiritual Travel, Studying Abroad, Tours & Attractions, Train, Walking | Read More