Archive for the ‘Shopping & Style’ Category

Flying Solo: Week Two, Barcelona

Flying Solo: Week Two, Barcelona
By Patty Hodapp LG Travel Lifestyle Editor Part two of my solo backpacking trip took me on a ferry from Santorini back to Athens to catch a flight to Barcelona, Spain. As my luck would have it, this leg of my trip began with a BANG. Quite Literally. The ferry from Santorini to Athens hit a sailboat...
August 13th, 2009 | Bus, City Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Food & Wine, Health & Safety, Shopping & Style, Solo Travel, Spain, Walking | Read More

Dispatches from the Road: Cote d’ Azur Part III, St. Tropez

Dispatches from the Road: Cote d’ Azur Part III, St. Tropez
Today we have guest blogger Kelly M. Newsome back to share the third of a series of posts about traveling through Europe. A self-described “recovering business attorney,” Kelly took a career break to explore Asia, Australia, and, now Europe. She’s also a yoga teacher, freelance nonprofit...
July 31st, 2009 | City Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Extras, Food & Wine, France, Lost Girls, Shopping & Style, Train | Read More

Caps for Sale: Topping It Off in Ecuador

Caps for Sale: Topping It Off in Ecuador
by Molly Fergus When I swung down to Peru and Ecuador to visit my college roommate, a current Peace Corps volunteer, I expected to rough it in her home base of Pampas, Peru, huff and puff my way around Machu Picchu (that altitude’s a killer), and frolic on some mitad del mundo beaches. I did...
July 30th, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Ecuador, Lost Girls, Peru, Photography & Video, Shopping & Style, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Dispatches from the Road: Cote d’ Azur Part II, Nice

Dispatches from the Road: Cote d’ Azur Part II, Nice
Today we have guest blogger Kelly M. Newsome back to share the second of a series of posts about traveling through Europe. A self-described “recovering business attorney,” Kelly took a career break to explore Asia, Australia, and, now Europe. She’s also a yoga teacher, freelance nonprofit...
July 28th, 2009 | City Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Extras, Food & Wine, France, Shopping & Style | Read More

Dispatches From The Road: Cote d’ Azur Part I, Cannes

Dispatches From The Road: Cote d’ Azur Part I, Cannes
Today we have guest blogger Kelly M. Newsome sharing one of a series of posts about traveling through Europe. A self-described “recovering business attorney,” Kelly took a career break to explore Asia, Australia, and, now Europe. She’s also a yoga teacher, freelance nonprofit consultant,...
July 23rd, 2009 | City Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Extras, Food & Wine, France, Shopping & Style | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Olivia from Portland

Lost Girl of the Week: Olivia from Portland
There’s lots of blogs about travel, but fellow Lost Girl Olivia, writes about her “rehab back into daily life” after having the courage to turn her dream of an around-the-world trip into a reality. Here’s how she decided to take a career break, and why she thinks travel should...
July 16th, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Backpacking & Trekking, City Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Europe, Extras, Food & Wine, Lost Girl of the Week, Shopping & Style, Spiritual Travel, Tours & Attractions, Train | Read More

Beauty in the Bag: Kimara Ahnert

Beauty in the Bag: Kimara Ahnert
We admit it: We’re jealous of those guys who travel for weeks with nothing but a toothbrush and razor in their toiletry bag. As women, we want to feel pretty on the road without toting around a lot of products. So we mined tips from makeup artist Kimara Ahnert on how to simplify our cosmetics case...
July 16th, 2009 | Packing & Wardrobe, Shopping & Style, Spa & Beauty, Travel Products & Services | Read More

96 Hours in Northern Italy: 4 Cities in 4 Days

96 Hours in Northern Italy: 4 Cities in 4 Days
By Patty Hodapp For art history buffs or shopping gurus who like to browse through designer stores, markets or spend your travels at museums and churches, Northern Italy is definitely the place to be. The major cities are connected by train, so you can see all four of them even if you’re stuck...
July 15th, 2009 | City Travel, Food & Wine, Italy, Lost Girls, Shopping & Style, Spiritual Travel, Studying Abroad, Tours & Attractions, Train, Walking | Read More

How to Shop and Dress Like an Italian

How to Shop and Dress Like an Italian
Earlier this week, Lost Girl Patty Hodapp-currently studying abroad in Florence-shared 8 ways to eat and drink like an Italian and 5 ways to Walk and Ride like one. This week, she offers her tips for striking a deal with Italian vendors (legally), dressing like a local, plus a bonus on surviving advances...
July 9th, 2009 | City Travel, Health & Safety, Italy, Packing & Wardrobe, Shopping & Style, Solo Travel, Walking | Read More

LG Small Town Favorites: Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania

LG Small Town Favorites: Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania
I love running, but it can be hard on your knees. I’ve always wanted to do a triathlon, and figured it’d be a good way to switch up my workouts. Still, swimming in a lake with hundreds of people-not to mention sorting through all the gear you’ll need-can be overwhelming. So I joined...
June 18th, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Fitness & Workouts, Food & Wine, Hotels & Resorts, In-Room Reviews, Shopping & Style, United States | Read More