Archive for the ‘Cultural Travel’ Category

A Stumble About Barcelona

A Stumble About Barcelona
by Caitlin Cromwell Special to The Lost Girls Having never been to Spain and not knowing much about it my boyfriend, Bradley, and I decided a quick trip to Barcelona would be the perfect side trip when we went to visit my parents in London this summer. Bradley thought Barcelona was going to be rather...
September 18th, 2012 | Couples Travel, Cultural Travel, Spain | Read More

8 Tips for Dressing in the Middle East

By Ashleen Williams Special to Lost Girls  Dressing to look like a local can sometimes be difficult. For me, navigating an abaya without tripping in it, is easily my greatest difficulty. The abaya is a long black robe that women in the Middle East wear with a shayla or head scarf, this is especially...
April 25th, 2012 | Cultural Travel, Middle East | Read More

Past, Present & Future—It’s All There in Berlin

Past, Present & Future—It’s All There in Berlin
By Isabel B Special to the Lost Girls  If one had to name a single metropolis in Europe that has undergone the most radical changes over the last century, there’s no doubt the answer would be Berlin. Founded in the 12th century, Berlin is considered a “young” city by European standards, yet its...
April 2nd, 2012 | City Travel, Cultural Travel, Germany, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Beauty Around The World – Part 4

by J’Nisha Towne  The fourth in our series of what women around the world will do in their quest for beauty and eternal youth. Beauty regimes, whether waxing stubborn hair from sensitive body parts and injecting fat into facial creases to eating animal entrails and smearing bird droppings onto...
March 20th, 2012 | Central and South America, Cultural Travel, North America, Spa & Beauty | Read More

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

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

Tour Angkor Wat

By Gina Douglas Special to Lost Girls  If you’re like me, you won’t fully understand the magnitude of Angkor Wat until you’re in the middle of planning your trip there. I thought Angkor Wat was going to be like the Colosseum in Rome – get in, look around, leave. But as I quickly learned, Angkor...
February 9th, 2012 | Backpacking & Trekking, Cambodia, Cultural Travel | Read More

Foreign Festival Tips for Lost Girls

By Amanda King Special to Lost Girls  Round the world travels are always inspiring and surprising. There’s nothing more astonishing than arriving in a new locale only to stumble upon a city partaking in an annual cultural festival. Vibrant citywide festivities can elevate and enrich your experience...
January 5th, 2012 | Asia, Cultural Travel | Read More

12 Festivals For 2012

by Nancy Yeomans LG Air Travel Editor As 2011 draws to a close my thoughts naturally turn to the year ahead. The year in travel specifically. One of the best ways to get to know a destination is to learn about what makes it special. A festival, be it culinary, cultural or with another focus, brings a...
December 27th, 2011 | Cultural Travel, Extras, Food & Wine, Parties, Festivals & Events | Read More

Lost Girl’s Guide to Brittany, France

By Cathy Martin Special to Lost Girls Picture rocky seashores and lush rolling hills, a countryside dotted with dilapidated stone cottages with bright yellow flowers peeking from their windowsills. The faint sound of bagpipes floats through the cloudy skies. Now add to the scene French people zipping...
November 17th, 2011 | Cultural Travel, France | Read More