Archive for the ‘Cultural Travel’ Category

Theatre In Washington, DC

by Nancy Yeomans LG Air Travel Editor Monuments, museums and statues, oh my! The thought of Washington, DC probably brings images of one of these to mind. The District of Columbia is all about politics and power. History, too, plays a big role in why visitors choose the area as a travel destination every...
October 25th, 2011 | Cultural Travel, Extras, Parties, Festivals & Events, Washington D.C. | Read More

Secrets of Rome: Knights of Malta Keyhole

Secrets of Rome: Knights of Malta Keyhole
By Holly McMahon Special to Lost Girls Throughout the year, tourists plod through the streets of Rome, checking historic sites off their lists, unknowingly missing one of the most unique and mysterious spots, the Knights of Malta keyhole. The keyhole, one of the ancient city’s best-kept secrets, lies...
October 13th, 2011 | Cultural Travel, Italy | Read More

Gibraltar: A Little Piece of Britain in Spain

Gibraltar: A Little Piece of Britain in Spain
For one of the most beautiful views in all of Spain, it turns out that you need to travel to…well, Britain. Yes, you read that right. Britain, complete with all the fish and chips, clipped accents and “God Save the Queen” you can possibly handle. Though Gibraltar and its famous rock are firmly...
September 6th, 2011 | Adventure Travel, Cultural Travel, England, Spain, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

Going Solo in Valencia: The Ultimate Travel Guide

Going Solo in Valencia: The Ultimate Travel Guide
By Maggie Parker Special to the Lost Girls City Overview ValenTHia, as locals would call it, is on the coast and is known for: paella, el Ciudad de las artes y las ciencias, and oranges, but of course those aren’t the only great things about this city. Valencia was the first stop on my first solo...
August 26th, 2011 | Backpacking & Trekking, Cultural Travel, Extras, Spain | Read More

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

An Island Discovery: Kura Hulanda Museum, Curaçao

By KeriLee Horan Special to The Lost Girls With the summer months comes the inevitable question of where to take one’s long-awaited vacation. Living in the United States, the Caribbean islands are often the luxury vacation we dream of—white sandy beaches, a mixed drink or two, and some adrenaline...
July 14th, 2011 | Caribbean, Cultural Travel, Curaçao, Destinations, Extras, Ideas, North America | Read More

Discovering Jordan’s Historical Treasures

Lost Girl Julie Falconer recently took a trip to Jordan and spent two days exploring the historical highlights of the country. Read on for a selection of her personal essays of her trip experiences. See Julie’s London travel blog, Jordan travel website, and new Lonely Planet e-book for more stories. My...
May 5th, 2011 | Cultural Travel, Destinations, Extras, Ideas, Jordan, Middle East | Read More

Mendoza, Argentina: 5 Reasons to Go

Mendoza, Argentina: 5 Reasons to Go
By Taylor Dolven LG Travel Correspondent Located on the other side of Argentina across from Buenos Aires, Mendoza is  the capital of the Mendoza Province and home to about 112,000 people. In March, LG Travel Correspondent Taylor Dolven, a junior at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, and currently studying...
April 8th, 2011 | Argentina, Cultural Travel, Food & Wine | Read More

Off-Beat India: 5 Can’t-Miss Temples in Orissa

Off-Beat India: 5 Can’t-Miss Temples in Orissa
By Susmita Baral LG News Intern For kicks, Susmita always calls Orissa—an Indian state—the “Nebraska of India.” It’s there, but people don’t think twice about and it certainly doesn’t spring to mind when you think of a vacation location. Since both her parents are from there, she’s had...
April 1st, 2011 | Cultural Travel, India, Spiritual Travel | Read More

Experience Rome with all 5 Senses

Experience Rome with all 5 Senses
By Briana Palma LG Contributor In Italy, indulgence is the law of land. People often opt for pleasure, whether in the comfort of home-cooked food or the excitement of an extramarital affair. The Mediterranean country awakens the senses, and no place more than its historic and vibrant capital city. See A...
March 23rd, 2011 | Cultural Travel, Italy | Read More