Archive for the ‘Ideas’ Category

#Follow Friday: The Best of Travel in Social Media (Part 7!)

#Follow Friday: The Best of Travel in Social Media (Part 7!)
…Food! One of the aspects of traveling that I love the most is food. I try to ignore any sort of guilt that comes with overindulging and  thankfully I can usually chalk it up to being on vacation. In Scotland, a meal of neeps, tatties and (vegetarian) haggis found its way into my wary heart; in Portugal...
February 17th, 2012 | Food & Wine, Websites and Blogs | Read More

Saratoga Springs: Away from the track

Saratoga Springs: Away from the track
By Amanda King Special to Lost Girls We all know that Saratoga Springs is a great place to go in the summer, when it’s warm – but what about a getaway to upstate New York in the winter? Is there even anything to do in the cold? The short answer is yes, there is— but here is the long answer. Saratoga...
February 16th, 2012 | City Travel, New York State | Read More

Lost In Korea: On Making and Leaving Friends

Lost In Korea: On Making and Leaving Friends
by Kissairis Munoz One of the major draws to traveling for any length of time is meeting new people. Encounters with locals who help you find that obscure site you’ve spent an hour searching for, meeting kindred spirits at a hostel, striking up conversation with that person sitting next to you on the...
February 14th, 2012 | Solo Travel, south korea, Working Abroad | Read More

Explore Rock and Roll New York City

Explore Rock and Roll New York City
By Rachel Khona Special to Lost Girls  When most people think about rock stars, the first place that comes to mind is the Sunset Strip in L.A. Or perhaps the “Swinging” London of the Sixties. But if you really want a whiff of rock music’s dirty history, it would remiss to leave the Big Apple out...
February 9th, 2012 | City Travel, Cultural Travel, New York City | Read More

Tour Angkor Wat

Tour Angkor Wat
By Gina Douglas Special to Lost Girls  If you’re like me, you won’t fully understand the magnitude of Angkor Wat until you’re in the middle of planning your trip there. I thought Angkor Wat was going to be like the Colosseum in Rome – get in, look around, leave. But as I quickly learned, Angkor...
February 9th, 2012 | Backpacking & Trekking, Cambodia, Cultural Travel | Read More

Beauty Around The World – Part 3

Beauty Around The World – Part 3
by J’Nisha Towne The third 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 blemished...
February 7th, 2012 | Europe, Spa & Beauty | Read More

Air Travel News 2.7.12

Air Travel News 2.7.12
by Nancy Yeomans LG Air Travel Editor Look up in the sky! It’s a bird….it’s a plane! No….it’s your weekly air travel news! Here’s what’s happening in the world of aviation, from the ground up.  Answers From The Cockpit When we’re about to take off on a...
February 7th, 2012 | Air, Air Travel News, Spa & Beauty | Read More

Backpacking On A Budget In New Zealand

Backpacking On A Budget In New Zealand
By Sarah Deveau When you think backpacking, Europe likely pops into mind. Yet far-flung New Zealand is a popular backpacking destination, especially for adventurers looking to avoid the hassle of skirting around areas of turmoil or travelling nervously through them. A compact country with relaxed beaches,...
January 31st, 2012 | Backpacking & Trekking, Cabins & Camping, Dispatches from the Road, New Zealand | Read More

Best Hostels In Wellington, New Zealand

Best Hostels In Wellington, New Zealand
by Mattie Schuler Welcome to Wellington, New Zealand’s Windy City As the next biggest city on the North Island, Wellington has a very different feel from Auckland. There are cafes galore, beautiful parks and gardens, and plenty of beaches for hanging out by the water. A handful of hostels are located...
January 24th, 2012 | City Travel, Hostels, New Zealand | Read More

How Lost Girls Can Connect With Locals While Traveling

How Lost Girls Can Connect With Locals While Traveling
By Isabel B Special to The Lost Girls “Connecting with locals did not just enhance my trip—it made my trip!” said Yolanda Clatworthy, an avid Lost Girl who was recently discovered as the Ulimate Triptrotter by the new travel start-up, Triptrotting. After winning the contest, Yolanda spent part...
January 23rd, 2012 | Couchsurfing, Travel Philosophy | Read More