Archive for the ‘Ideas’ Category

24 Hours Of Food In Rome

24 Hours Of Food In Rome
By Laura Hounsom Rome wasn’t built in a day, but can you eat your way around it in one? On a trip to visit one of my best friends who lives in the capital, that is certainly what we did! Forget the tourist traps and visit the haunts and hangouts of local Romans; here are my favourite food stops in...
May 22nd, 2012 | Dispatches from the Road, Food & Wine, Italy | Read More

Navigating the Arab Spring

Navigating the Arab Spring
By Ashleen Williams Special to Lost Girls  Everything changed in the Middle East in December 2010, when Muhammad Al Bouazizi, a Tunisian fruit seller, lit himself on fire and ignited what is popularly called the “Arab Spring.” Though a little over a year has past, there is still unrest and revolution...
May 18th, 2012 | City Travel, Featured, Solo Travel | Read More

Preparing for China’s Biggest Leap of Faith: The Macau Tower Bungy Jump

Preparing for China’s Biggest Leap of Faith: The Macau Tower Bungy Jump
By Chantal and Carolyn Moclair Exclusive to the Lost Girls As self-proclaimed “Adrenaline Twunkies,” (twin junkies), we have a thirst for thrill-seeking activities.  First we conquered Queenstown, New Zealand by leaping headfirst from the world’s first AJ Hackett Bungy site, the Kawarau Bridge....
May 18th, 2012 | Adventure Travel, China | Read More

Lost Girl’s Guide to Charlottesville, Virginia

By Jill Martiniuk  Special to Lost Girls  With plane tickets and gas prices soaring, that big international trip you planned with your girlfriends might have to wait for a bit. Instead of giving up entirely on a fun girls only weekend, why not try a more budget friendly trip like a trip to Charlottesville,...
May 17th, 2012 | Bar Reviews, Food & Wine | Read More

My Evening at MasterChef Korea

My Evening at MasterChef Korea
by Kissairis Munoz A few weeks ago, I received an unexpectedly awesome email from my running group. The international cooking show MasterChef was currently filming its first Korean season and one of the upcoming episodes was based around a Western-style challenge. The show’s producers had contacted...
May 15th, 2012 | Extras, Food News, south korea | Read More

How To Pack for a Himalayan Trek

By Annie Shustrin An important part in planning any journey or trek is curating a packing list. For a Himalayan trek, this packing list can get pretty specific. Not only will it deviate from what’s needed for typical travel, but it may also deviate from what’s needed for typical trekking due to...
May 11th, 2012 | Adventure Travel, Backpacking & Trekking, India, Packing & Wardrobe | Read More

Best Hostels In Cairns, Queensland, Australia

by Thea Hutchison Special To Lost Girls Thea is currently on a solo trip around the world and will be sharing her best finds with us as she travels. Make your way up the eastern coast of Australia to the Great Barrier Reef and chances are you will stay in Cairns. It is the one of the closest towns to...
May 8th, 2012 | Budget Travel, Hostels, New Zealand | Read More

Corsica: L’Ile de Beaute

by Kelly Newsome Special to Lost Girls Today guest blogger Kelly Newsome returns to Lost Girls World after a two-year writing hiatus, sharing musings on her latest sightseeing sanctuary, Corsica. Today she talks terrain, men in camoflage and where to find what may be the best pasta in France. Here’s...
May 8th, 2012 | Food & Wine, France | Read More

LG Guide to Myrtle Beach

LG Guide to Myrtle Beach
By Kristen Putch LG North American Travel Editor I’ll admit: I’m very skeptical of beach towns. While I love the ocean and the beach itself, the surrounding areas tend to be overrun with souvenir shops and arcades. So when I was invited to visit Myrtle Beach back in June, I expected nothing more...
May 2nd, 2012 | Adventure Travel, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Spa & Beauty | Read More

Beauty Around The World – Part 5

by J’Nisha Towne The final installment of our series about what women around the world 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...
May 1st, 2012 | Africa, Middle East, Spa & Beauty | Read More