Archive for the ‘City Travel’ Category

Salsa Dancing Hotspots in Barcelona

Salsa Dancing Hotspots in Barcelona
By Melissa Kim Special to The Lost Girls  Apparently I’d had my hopes up on a lofty little perch when I traded Los Angeles for central Europe. I left my job in sunny L.A. and flew onward to a TEFL program in the Czech Republic in mid-November. I also left the nightlife—the salsa clubs you can...
August 15th, 2011 | City Travel, Cultural Travel, Spain | Read More

London Calling: 9 Steps to a Perfect Day in the City

London Calling: 9 Steps to a Perfect Day in the City
By Maggie Parker Special to the Lost Girls After many visits to London (one of which lasted four months) Maggie has become somewhat of an expert on sightseeing , especially for the budget-friendly and time-crunched. While helping many friends plan short trips to London, she devised a one-day walking...
July 22nd, 2011 | City Travel, England, Extras | Read More

Summer in the City: 7 Things to Do in NYC for Free

Summer in the City: 7 Things to Do in NYC for Free
By Susmita Baral LG News Intern New York City is known for being expensive, so it’s always a pleasant surprise when you stumble upon free things to do there. The summer is the best time to take up on all the free offerings around the city, and LG News Intern Susmita Baral shares her finds on how to...
June 17th, 2011 | Budget Travel, City Travel, New York City | Read More

Beloved Brisbane: Exploring This Eclectic City

Yelena Galstyan, a magazine journalism student at Syracuse University, is taking a study abroad semester at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia. In her fourth piece in a series about her observations in the land down under, she highlights what Brisbane has to offer. As...
June 16th, 2011 | Australia/New Zealand/Pacific, City Travel | Read More

Torino Travel Guide: A Budget-Friendly Weekend in Torino, Italy

Torino Travel Guide: A Budget-Friendly Weekend in Torino, Italy
City Overview Torino is one of Italy’s well-kept secrets. When I first heard about the city, I automatically thought of the 2006 Winter Olympics and that’s about it. However, Torino has so much more to offer, although it is a small city that can be seen in a weekend. Torino was actually the first...
June 10th, 2011 | City Travel, Italy, Travel Guides - Country Guides | Read More

How to Experience New York City Like A Local

How to Experience New York City Like A Local
By Rob Silverman Special to Lost Girls World I wrote my book New York, New York, So Good They Named it Twice, as a guide to experiencing what it’s like to live in the greatest city in the world. I came to live in New York 15 years ago, and my wife and I are so in love with living in this city that...
June 7th, 2011 | City Travel, New York City | Read More

On the Coast of Croatia: 7 Ideas to Making the Most of Zadar

On the Coast of Croatia: 7 Ideas to Making the Most of Zadar
By Candace Rardon LG Section Editor Just across the Adriatic Sea from Italy, tucked away between the former Yugoslavian states of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia, as well as Hungary and Slovenia, Croatia is almost easy to miss on the grand scale of a European map. But as the home of kind and generous...
June 3rd, 2011 | City Travel, Croatia, Travel Guides - Country Guides | Read More

Exploring Chicago like a local

By Katie Hammel Special to The Lost Girls As with any major city, Chicago rums the gamut from free and cheap to outrageously expensive. You could go all out, dining at only the best restaurants and spending hundreds on the city’s great attractions—or, with a little extra planning and effort,...
May 23rd, 2011 | Chicago, City Travel | Read More

Alternative Capital: 5 Lesser-Known Sights to Explore in Washington D.C.

Alternative Capital: 5 Lesser-Known Sights to Explore in Washington D.C.
By Susmita Baral LG News Intern Each spring Washington D.C. hosts the Cherry Blossom Festival that commemorates the friendship between the United States and Japan. If you’re not a local, then chances are you’ll want to make the most of your trip to the nation’s capital! While it’s easy to find...
May 20th, 2011 | City Travel, Tours & Attractions, Washington D.C. | Read More

3 Tranquil Spots to Read a Book in Rome

3 Tranquil Spots to Read a Book in Rome
by Briana Palma LG Contributor Rome is one of the most beautiful cities in the world, an alive, outdoor museum of ancient civilization. But today, it’s also chaotic and noisy in a sometimes overwhelming way. From my second floor apartment on a side street near Vatican City, I experienced very few...
May 18th, 2011 | City Travel, Italy | Read More