Archive for the ‘Ideas’ Category

Top 10 Fun, Free Things to do in Los Angeles

Top 10 Fun, Free Things to do in Los Angeles
By Connie K. Ho Special to Lost Girls  The land of sun, beach, and Hollywood, Los Angeles has plenty of activities to offer visitors, even those on the strictest of budgets. Here’s our compilation of the top free fun activities to do in Los Angeles. Stroll by the Santa Monica Pier On a sunny weekend,...
April 12th, 2012 | California, City Travel | Read More

Lost in Korea: Escaping the City

Lost in Korea: Escaping the City
by Kissairis Munoz When you’ve lived in cities for long enough, it’s easy to get wrapped up in the fast-paced, hectic lifestyle that comes along. Crammed sidewalks; people jostling each other on the subway; noisy, crowded restaurants — they’re all part of what make cities unique. But every once...
April 10th, 2012 | Solo Travel, south korea, Working Abroad | Read More

Community-based Travel in Ecuador

Community-based Travel in Ecuador
By Liz Whiteman  Special to Lost Girls  Careening down a mountain road, watching the cloud shrouded peaks fall away, descending into humid forest, it´s easy to understand what draws so many travelers to the small South American country of Ecuador. The vibrant Latin culture and well preserved historical...
April 5th, 2012 | Eco-Travel, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

LG Guide to Geneva, Switzerland

LG Guide to Geneva, Switzerland
By Becky Johnson Special to Lost Girls  Located within the shadows of the Jura Mountains and at the junction of the Arve and Rhône Rivers lies Switzerland’s second-most populous city, Geneva. Housing the headquarters for the International Red Cross and several United Nations agencies, it’s one...
April 5th, 2012 | City Travel, Switzerland | Read More

Best Hostels In Queenstown, New Zealand

Best Hostels In Queenstown, New Zealand
by Mattie Schuler Special to The Lost Girls Queenstown Known as New Zealand’s “Adventure Capital,” Queenstown could also be listed as the country’s party capital. Situated in the mountains next to Lake Wakatipu, this small yet lively town is the place to go for good food, great drinks and even...
April 3rd, 2012 | Backpacking & Trekking, Hostels, New Zealand | Read More

Past, Present & Future—It’s All There in Berlin

Past, Present & Future—It’s All There in Berlin
By Isabel B Special to the Lost Girls  If one had to name a single metropolis in Europe that has undergone the most radical changes over the last century, there’s no doubt the answer would be Berlin. Founded in the 12th century, Berlin is considered a “young” city by European standards, yet its...
April 2nd, 2012 | City Travel, Cultural Travel, Germany, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Korea, WTF?

Korea, WTF?
Even though I’ve been here for almost a year, there are still some things I don’t understand about Korea. Here’s my roundup. Couples: Korean couples are fascinating. They’re not very affectionate here at all, especially compared to the West. Spice up your love life with matching couples lingerie I...
March 27th, 2012 | Extras, Solo Travel, south korea, Working Abroad | Read More

The Lost Girls’ Glamour Guide to the Festival Circuit

The Lost Girls’ Glamour Guide to the Festival Circuit
By Leyla Kee-McParlin Special to The Lost Girls Spring is finally here—any mention of winter is now a distant memory—and extended, drizzle-free daylight turns office daydreamers into wannabe Woodstockians: The festival season is approaching! Kickin’ It Indie The UK festival scene is the most...
March 26th, 2012 | Parties, Festivals & Events, Spa & Beauty | Read More

Running the Los Angeles Marathon

Running the Los Angeles Marathon
By Connie K. Ho Special to Lost Girls  “Here comes the sun.” The words from the infamous Beatle hit are the perfect way to describe the scene at the Los Angeles marathon this past weekend. After a Saturday full of lighting and pouring rain, Sunday was a perfect day for running with blue skies and...
March 22nd, 2012 | Adventure Travel, Fitness & Workouts | Read More

Beauty Around The World – Part 4

Beauty Around The World – Part 4
by J’Nisha Towne  The fourth in our series of what women around the world will 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 onto...
March 20th, 2012 | Central and South America, Cultural Travel, North America, Spa & Beauty | Read More