Archive for the ‘Ideas’ Category

Lost Girl’s Guide to Las Vegas

Lost Girl’s Guide to Las Vegas
By Becky Johnson Special to Lost Girls With nicknames such as “Sin City,” “The City that Never Sleeps,” and “The Entertainment Capital of the World” Las Vegas has much to live up to. Yet many visitors to this oasis in the desert never venture far past the infamous Las Vegas Strip, which is...
April 26th, 2012 | City Travel, Featured, Nevada | 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

Lost In Korea – Korea FTW!

by Kissairis Munoz A few weeks ago, I wrote a post about all the quirky aspects of Korea that I still don’t understand. And while it was fun to dish on the things I haven’t fully embraced yet, there are so many random things that I’ve come to love. Here are some of my favorites. Cheap healthcare?...
April 24th, 2012 | Solo Travel, south korea, Working Abroad | Read More

London on a Student Budget

By Katie Marpe Special to The Lost Girls A visit to London can benefit a college student in many ways: the city has a rich history, a great music scene, friendly people, and there is always a pub within stumbling distance. However, there is one thing London definitely will not benefit: a student’s...
April 20th, 2012 | Budget Travel, England, Europe, Studying Abroad | Read More

Stand Up Paddleboarding In Key West

by Nancy Yeomans LG Air Travel Editor When in Key West one must head to the water. As the island is surrounded by the stuff, some of the most fun activities are to be had there. I’ve been keen to try the celebrity sport of choice, Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP), for a while now. The chance to check...
April 17th, 2012 | Dispatches from the Road, Fitness & Workouts, Florida Keys | Read More

UK Dishes: 5 Traditional English and Scotish Foods Worth the Visit

UK Dishes: 5 Traditional English and Scotish Foods Worth the Visit
The UK is brimming with unique gastronomic opportunities; local foodie Charlotte Stamper dishes on five not-to be-missed culinary experiences. Bakewell Tart Traditionally from the Derbyshire town of Bakewell, this is a shortcrust pastry case filled with a layer of jam and a sponge filling with ground...
April 16th, 2012 | England, Featured, Food & Wine, Scotland | Read More

MyCityCuisine: Find Tasty Traditional Foods From All Over the Globe

MyCityCuisine: Find Tasty Traditional Foods From All Over the Globe
By Isabel B Special to The Lost Girls “What should I order?” How many times have you asked yourself that question on your travels? I certainly have—in the Argentine Pampa, near the favelas of Rio, on a stroll through the souks of Marrakech, while visiting the Spice Market of Istanbul, in an Indian...
April 16th, 2012 | Food & Wine | Read More

Your First Trip Abroad: 5 Reasons The Lost Girls Love Contiki for First Time Travelers

Your First Trip Abroad: 5 Reasons The Lost Girls Love Contiki for First Time Travelers
By Amanda Pressner LG Executive Editor Years before Jen and I embarked on our round-the-world Lost Girls adventure with Holly, the two of us backpacked through Europe together. We did it the summer after our college graduation, a four-week, whirlwind tour that took us to some of the continent’s most...
April 15th, 2012 | Featured, Featured Getaway, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Ten Days of Silence: A Meditation Retreat in Thailand

Ten Days of Silence: A Meditation Retreat in Thailand
By Nadia Pidgeon Exclusive to the Lost Girls When I announced my intentions to attend a 10 day silent meditation retreat, some friends said it sounded interesting but most said I was crazy and that it sounded either miserable or pointless. Ultimately, it is difficult to provide a meaningful summary as...
April 13th, 2012 | Solo Travel, Spiritual Travel, Thailand | Read More

Culinary Adventures: Thai Food

Culinary Adventures: Thai Food
By Gina Douglas Special to Lost Girls “I’ll also take an order of the nachos, please,” I said and handed my menu to the server, avoiding my amused fiancé Tom’s eyes. I reached for my Singha beer and took a sip of it. In doing so, I made the mistake of looking at Tom. He was smirking back at...
April 12th, 2012 | Couples Travel, Food & Wine | Read More