Archive for the ‘City Travel’ Category

Discovering Bordeaux in Winter

By Katherine Logan Special to Lost Girls During the summer, Bordeaux attract hoards of wine lovers with its world famous vineyards and wine chateaux.   Sadly, every winter as the vines become bare of their juicy fruit so do the tour buses, as visitors shy away from this beautiful French coastal city...
March 1st, 2012 | City Travel, Cultural Travel, France | Read More

Saratoga Springs: Away from the track

By Amanda King Special to Lost Girls We all know that Saratoga Springs is a great place to go in the summer, when it’s warm – but what about a getaway to upstate New York in the winter? Is there even anything to do in the cold? The short answer is yes, there is— but here is the long answer. Saratoga...
February 16th, 2012 | City Travel, New York State | Read More

Explore Rock and Roll New York City

Explore Rock and Roll New York City
By Rachel Khona Special to Lost Girls  When most people think about rock stars, the first place that comes to mind is the Sunset Strip in L.A. Or perhaps the “Swinging” London of the Sixties. But if you really want a whiff of rock music’s dirty history, it would remiss to leave the Big Apple out...
February 9th, 2012 | City Travel, Cultural Travel, New York City | Read More

Best Hostels In Wellington, New Zealand

by Mattie Schuler Welcome to Wellington, New Zealand’s Windy City As the next biggest city on the North Island, Wellington has a very different feel from Auckland. There are cafes galore, beautiful parks and gardens, and plenty of beaches for hanging out by the water. A handful of hostels are located...
January 24th, 2012 | City Travel, Hostels, New Zealand | Read More

Exploring Denmark: A Lost Girl’s Guide

By Meredith Kaufman Special to Lost Girls  Though small in size, this Scandinavian country packs a lot of culture and sites to see. Located just above Germany, Denmark is home to some 5.4 million people, with a little under 2 million located in the city of Copenhagen. A country characterized by sprawling...
December 8th, 2011 | City Travel, Country Guides | Read More

3 Great Choices For A Hostel In Auckland, New Zealand

3 Great Choices For A Hostel In Auckland, New Zealand
by Mattie Schuler Most people don’t travel to New Zealand to spend time in the city, but if you do hit up Auckland, there are plenty of hostels to stay in. Head downtown to Queen Street and you can find cheap accommodation right off the main drag and close to all the action, food and spirits you want....
October 18th, 2011 | City Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Hostels, New Zealand | Read More

Lost Girls’ Guide to Baltimore: The ‘Charm City’

Lost Girls’ Guide to Baltimore: The ‘Charm City’
By Kristen Putch LG North American Travel Editor Baltimore is called the ‘Charm City’ for a reason… anyone who visits is easily charmed by the city’s small-town feel wrapped up with big city energy. The city’s reputation has earned it the nickname ‘Smalltimore’ In...
October 12th, 2011 | Baltimore, City Travel | Read More

The Parisian Birthday Disaster

The Parisian Birthday Disaster
By Leland Strott Special to the Lost Girls I hate my birthday.  I don’t know if it’s a rule or just a really awful coincidence, but I tend to spend at least some of my “special” day in tears. That’s why last year, since I was studying abroad in the UK, I wanted to make my birthday fail-proof...
October 5th, 2011 | City Travel, Extras | Read More

Trendy Budget Hotels Starting at $99

By Brenna Lasky Hotels in major cities can cost upwards of $300 a night. While you probably don’t want to blow your trip budget all on a bed, you also don’t want to sacrifice comfort and proximity to your destination’s trendiest neighborhoods. Here we’ve rounded up three hotels that prove that...
September 16th, 2011 | Budget Travel, California, Chicago, City Travel, Hotels & Resorts, New York City, United States | Read More

Things to do on the Upper East Side of NYC

Things to do on the Upper East Side of NYC
By Kayleigh Minicozzi LG Contributor After living in New York City for a few years, there are many things that fascinate me about this concrete jungle. The people, the food, the freedom of expression all captivating but one unmistakable trait that constantly intrigues me is that Manhattan has a self-diagnosed...
August 17th, 2011 | City Travel | Read More