Archive for the ‘Cultural Travel’ Category

When in Ghana: 4 Things to Do in Accra

Whether you are looking for luxury, adventure, or a little bit of both, Accra may be the perfect place. Located in the southern part of the country in the Greater Accra region, Accra is Ghana’s capital and a major tourist destination. The city is constantly in motion and will keep you entertained throughout...
March 3rd, 2011 | Cultural Travel, Ghana | Read More

Fresh, Fragrant, Fiery: 5 Best Indian Dishes to Try

Fresh, Fragrant, Fiery: 5 Best Indian Dishes to Try
By Meghann Foye Lost Girls Deputy Editor Trying to present a quick overview of Indian food may be like trying to catalog the world. As the center of the global spice trade for centuries, India’s cuisine has been shaped by its own Hindu and Buddhist history, longterm cultural interactions with Moghul...
January 28th, 2011 | Cultural Travel, Featured, Food & Wine, India | Read More

48 Hours in Brussels – What to Do in Brussels, Belgium

48 Hours in Brussels – What to Do in Brussels, Belgium
By Sarah Brown LG Correspondant Nestled in northern Belgium, not far from either France or the Netherlands, Brussels is a city with many cultural influences. While not as big as many other European capitals, it has charm and sophistication, and draws millions of tourists each year. As the capital of...
January 17th, 2011 | City Travel, Cultural Travel | Read More

5 Reasons to do a Language Stay

5 Reasons to do a Language Stay
By Briana Palma LG Contributor The world of travel presents endless options, from cruising the Caribbean to volunteering in Africa. A language stay is another rewarding alternative, particularly attractive for those who love to see the world but don’t get a kick out of the frenetic pace of new-day-new-place...
December 29th, 2010 | Cultural Travel, Featured | Read More

5 Things (You Didn’t Know) About Traveling Alone in Greece

5 Things (You Didn’t Know) About Traveling Alone in Greece
by Patty Hodapp LG Deputy Editor Greece, land of windmills, white marble, the Parthenon and Ouzo liqueur, is also an ideal destination for solo female travelers. It’s a relatively safe country and a hot spot for other solo travelers during high season between May and September. Because Australia’s...
December 24th, 2010 | Air, Air Travel News, Cars and Trucks, Cultural Travel, Extras, Food News, Greece, Italy, Solo Travel, Traveling Solo & Together, Weekly Travel News | Read More

On the Fringe: Festive Suggestions for Exploring Edinburgh

On the Fringe: Festive Suggestions for Exploring Edinburgh
Great Scot! The annual Edinburgh Festival Fringe attracts crowds of theater-goers to Scotland’s capital for 25 days of stage and street performances. Plus, there is much more to this city than summer stage antics: an annual military exhibition, traditional dance, hillside views, and surprising...
December 16th, 2010 | City Travel, Cultural Travel, Food & Wine, Parties, Festivals & Events, Scotland, Tours & Attractions | Read More

How to Dance the Samba: My Experience at Samba School

How to Dance the Samba: My Experience at Samba School
By Erin Griffith LG Correspondent On a recent month-long trip to Brazil, I was determined to learn the hip-shaking language they call samba. But, I’ll be honest: After many, many long evenings trying, I never really found my groove. So when I say I “went out samba dancing,” I’m referring to...
November 29th, 2010 | Brazil, Cultural Travel, Dispatches from the Road | Read More

How to Make Long-Term Travel a Reality

How to Make Long-Term Travel a Reality
Today we’re departing from our normal book review to get tips from Barbara Singer, author of Living Without Reservations: A Journey By Land and Sea in Search of Happiness about how she made her dream of travel happen. At the tender age of 44 years old, Barbara Singer decided to reinvent her life....
November 9th, 2010 | Budget Travel, City Travel, Cultural Travel, Expats Abroad, Finances & Savings, Leaving & Coming Home, Quitting & Career Management, Staying Connected, Travel Philosophy, Volunteering & Giving Back, Working Abroad | Read More

Bahamas Culture: Faces of a Weekend in Nassau

Bahamas Culture: Faces of a Weekend in Nassau
By Patty Hodapp Deputy Editor “Attention incoming passengers, if Patricia Hodapp is in the customs area will she please identify herself. Attention passengers, Patricia Hodapp, kindly come forward.” My attention, hovering somewhere between outer space and the grinning Nassau customs official,...
October 28th, 2010 | Bahamas, Caribbean, Cultural Travel, Restaurant Reviews | Read More

UNESCO’s Ten Best Intangible Cultural Heritage Sites

UNESCO’s Ten Best Intangible Cultural Heritage Sites
by Meg Pier Special to Lost Girls World Most people are familiar with UNESCO’s “World Heritage Site” designation, but may not know that the organization also has identified cultural “intangibles”— traditions or living expressions that are deemed equally important to safeguard,...
October 25th, 2010 | Cultural Travel, Featured | Read More