Archive for the ‘Fitness & Workouts’ Category

Running The Death Valley Marathon – A Race to the Finish

Running The Death Valley Marathon – A Race to the Finish
by Nancy Yeomans LG Air Travel Editor Source: www.trekearth.com Death Valley National Park is the hottest, driest and lowest place in North America. If I hadn’t driven across it myself I’d never guess that this 3 million acres of vastness lies only 2 hours by car from the glitz and excess...
March 29th, 2010 | Adventure Travel, California, Fitness & Workouts, Nevada | Read More

Lost in Belize IV: Balancing Your Mind-Body-Spirit

Lost in Belize IV: Balancing Your Mind-Body-Spirit
source: goambergriscaye.com Scuba diving. Kayaking. Parasailing. There are plenty of adventures to be had in Ambergris Caye, but the island’s idyllic scenery and the locals’ slower pace make it a natural setting for letting go of stress. Here are some spots that’ll help get you back...
March 9th, 2010 | Belize, Cabins & Camping, Couples Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Fitness & Workouts, Hotels & Resorts, Spa & Beauty, Spiritual Travel | Read More

Hurts So Good: Advice for the Inca Trail

Hurts So Good: Advice for the Inca Trail
Rachel Hunt is a native Oregonian who has stumbled her way across four continents with designs on the other three. Having haggled in the souks of Oman and wrestled caimans in the Amazon, she is constantly in search of her next adventure. In the meantime you can find her blogging on The Matchbox Dairies...
February 23rd, 2010 | Adventure Travel, Featured, Fitness & Workouts, Peru | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Nancy Yeomans

Lost Girl of the Week: Nancy Yeomans
Nancy Yeomans has run more than 20 marathons, as well as countless shorter distances, all around the world.  She can be found living and running in Newburyport, Massachusetts when she is not traveling.  Nancy is an Air Traffic Controller by day and a Travel Agent by ‘moonlight’. *** I’ve...
February 19th, 2010 | Adventure Travel, Antarctica, Asia, Fitness & Workouts, Greece, Lost Girl of the Week, New Zealand, Peru, Travel Philosophy | Read More

How to Stay Fit on the Road

How to Stay Fit on the Road
By Patty Hodapp LG Travel Lifestyle Editor ***** Ringing in the new year means parties, champagne, and (grumble, grumble) for many people, new promises of better fitness and well-being. When you’re traveling, it’s especially easy to slide into the zero-exercise pitfall where your cardio routine...
January 8th, 2010 | Dispatches from the Road, Fitness & Workouts | Read More

Lost in Africa: Great Escape to Namibia

Lost in Africa: Great Escape to Namibia
By Courtney Brooks LG International Travel Correspondent Expired visas are the best excuse for a road trip… A few weeks after arriving in Cape Town I ran into a problem. South Africa only gives visitors 90-day visas, and mine was about to expire. Last year when I came here I got a volunteer visa...
December 9th, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Bus, Cabins & Camping, Fitness & Workouts, Group Travel, Namibia, Passports & Visas, South Africa, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

Casseroles for Cancer Part III: The Tao of Travel

Casseroles for Cancer Part III: The Tao of Travel
Last summer, Blair Hickman retraced a 12,000 mile cross-country road trip in memory of her mom, who died from cancer in 2003. The girls retraced a path their mom had taken in 1977, serving dinner at 9 Ronald McDonald Houses and raising money for the charity along the way to raise awareness about the...
December 4th, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Cabins & Camping, Fitness & Workouts, Volunteering & Giving Back | Read More

Sydney Series: Our Final Wrap Up of Fave Moments

Sydney Series: Our Final Wrap Up of Fave Moments
Sydney was our last stop on our round-the-world trip, and we have plenty of amazing memories from living “Down Under.” Now ’til mid-November, we’re going to be recalling our favorite Sydney moments. At the end of each post, you’ll find out how to get the chance to make your...
November 13th, 2009 | Australia, Backpacking & Trekking, Blogging Your Trip, Budget Travel, City Travel, Fitness & Workouts, Food & Wine, Hotels & Resorts, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Shopping & Style, Tours & Attractions, Websites and Blogs | Read More

The Lost Coast: Northern California’s Untamed Waterfront

The Lost Coast: Northern California’s Untamed Waterfront
by Jessica Goldstein LG Adventure Editor Before I went to the Lost Coast in Northern California, I’d been to the beach- at least, I’d been down the shore (pronounced “sho-wuh”). The waterfront as I knew it tasted like funnel cake washed down with beer and sounded like Bon Jovi....
October 19th, 2009 | Adventure Travel, California, Fitness & Workouts | Read More

LG Sydney Series: Bronte Beach Walk

LG Sydney Series: Bronte Beach Walk
Sydney was our last stop on our round-the-world trip, and we have plenty of amazing memories from living “Down Under.” Now ’til the end of October, we’re going to be recalling our favorite Sydney moments. At the end of each post, you’ll find out how to get the chance to...
October 16th, 2009 | Australia, Fitness & Workouts, Walking | Read More