Archive for the ‘Shopping & Style’ Category

How To Hammam Like A Local

How To Hammam Like A Local
by Alexis Steinman Special to The Lost Girls “Follow the buckets” This was my first clue on my hunt for hammams in Marrakech. I fancy myself as a bathing bon vivant; each trip I take involves a foray into regional tubbing, rubbing and scrubbing.  I have been pummeled by burly men in Poland, soaked...
September 25th, 2012 | Dispatches from the Road, Morocco, Shopping & Style, Spa & Beauty | Read More

Backpack In Style – Without Over-Stuffing Your Bag

Backpack In Style – Without Over-Stuffing Your Bag
by Karmen Fox Special to The Lost Girls Backpacking trips are notorious for jam-packing as many sites in a short timeframe and cramming as few clothes into a confined bag as possible. And though the fast-paced travel itineraries excite me, repeating the same outfit tires me, especially with the same...
September 11th, 2012 | Extras, Italy, Packing & Wardrobe, Shopping & Style | Read More

Air Travel News 7.17.12

Air Travel News 7.17.12
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.  Service Animals In The Sky Guide dogs, make some room. According...
July 17th, 2012 | Air, Air Travel News, Shopping & Style | Read More

Traveling Light – The Do’s And Dont’s Of Barely-There Backpack Wear

by J’Nisha Towne Special To The Lost Girls I find that most of my travels are best explored on foot, namely small historical, touristy towns. Your toes must find the scraggy torn rock and curl against the steep incline of ruins that is Malacca’s St. Paul’s Church. Unavoidable will be the swinging...
June 26th, 2012 | Extras, Packing & Wardrobe, Shopping & Style, Solo Travel | Read More

Exploring the Malls of Bangkok

Exploring the Malls of Bangkok
By Gina Douglas Special to Lost Girls I ended up in my first mall in Bangkok on a whim, trying to escape the ninety degree weather emanating off the cars and pedestrians on the streets of Bangkok; the heat trapped in by the congestion and wall of buildings. I could feel the coolness of the mall’s...
February 23rd, 2012 | Featured, Shopping & Style | Read More

Must-have dSLR Accessories for Travelers

By Jill Martiniuk Special to Lost Girls So you went ahead and took the plunge, and bought a brand new dSLR for your trip.  The number of lenses, bags and other accessories out there for your camera can be overwhelming both in variety and price.  Here are some of the necessary accessories for lost...
February 23rd, 2012 | Shopping & Style, Travel Products & Services | Read More

Air Travel News 12.13.11

by Nancy Yeomans LG Air Travel News 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.  Baldwin Behaving Badly Santa might not be visiting Alec Baldwin...
December 13th, 2011 | Air, Air Travel News, Packing & Wardrobe, Shopping & Style | Read More

Air Travel News 11.8.11

by Nancy Yeomans LG Air Travel News 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.  TSA Strikes Again We love to hate them, but this time we have...
November 8th, 2011 | Air, Air Travel News, Shopping & Style | Read More

6 Hot Spots in Jacksonville’s Cuisine Scene: Where to Eat on a Floridian Girlfriend-Getaway

By Patty Hodapp Deputy Editor Forget Miami and Palm Beach: those Florida destinations are old news–everyone goes there. Next time you’re planning a girlfriend getaway, head to Jacksonville, northern Florida’s underrated (and largely undiscovered) gem. Whether you’re a foodie,...
April 21st, 2011 | City Travel, Florida, Food & Wine, Hotels & Resorts, Restaurant Reviews, Shopping & Style, Spa & Beauty, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Best Backpacking Clothes and Gear for Women: Spring 2011

Best Backpacking Clothes and Gear for Women: Spring 2011
When you head out on a backpacking trip, carrying the right gear is crucial. Most travelers know that. And unless you’re backpacking somewhere really hot (we’re talking sub equator here) it’s vital to account for spring’s chilly, wet weather when you pack. Take a place like Ireland....
March 10th, 2011 | Backpacking & Trekking, Shopping & Style | Read More