Archive for the ‘Wildlife & Animals’ Category

Air Travel News 6.18.10

Air Travel News 6.18.10
by Nancy Yeomans 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. All the Comforts of Home Another reason to fly Virgin Airlines! ...
June 18th, 2010 | Air, Air Travel News, Asia, England, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

The Best Food, Shopping and Partying in Perth, Australia

The Best Food, Shopping and Partying in Perth, Australia
Perth has never had the chance to shine like its sharply cosmopolitan brother Sydney, or its charmingly creative sister Melbourne. Yet, Western Australia has an appeal that is entirely its own. LG Asia-Pacific Editor Mary Tan uncovers the best of this underrated city down under. Here’s your guide...
May 6th, 2010 | Australia, Featured, Food & Wine, Parties, Festivals & Events, Restaurant Reviews, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

Lost in Belize VII: Manatees, Sharks, and Jaguars, Oh My!

Lost in Belize VII: Manatees, Sharks, and Jaguars, Oh My!
Belize’s mix of lush rainforests, labyrinth of underground caves, and Mayan ruins make this Central American country the perfect place for adventure. For diving and seeing reef sharks, Ambergris Caye is an easy choice. But if you want to experience more of the Mayan culture, hike to ancient ruins,...
March 22nd, 2010 | Adventure Travel, Belize, Dispatches from the Road, Hotels & Resorts, Travel Philosophy, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

Lost in Belize V: Catching Dinner in Punta Gorda

Lost in Belize V: Catching Dinner in Punta Gorda
I admit it: the biggest reason I visited Punta Gorda, Belize’s smallest and southernmost town, was because I was following my stomach. Well, I was actually  following the cacao trail to see how chocolate is made from bean to bar, and there’s a place in town that calls itself  “the...
March 12th, 2010 | Adventure Travel, Backpacking & Trekking, Belize, Cabins & Camping, Dispatches from the Road, Restaurant Reviews, Volunteering & Giving Back, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

Lost in Belize I: Diving the Blue Hole

Lost in Belize I: Diving the Blue Hole
I’d always wanted to see Belize after hearing Jen and Amanda’s tales of petting nurse sharks and doing wall dives when they visited before our round-the-world trip. So I made my way to the small country (roughly the size of New Hampshire) and the only English-speaking nation in Central America...
February 26th, 2010 | Adventure Travel, Belize, Central and South America, Lost Girls, Sports & Games, Tours & Attractions, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

Lost in South Africa: Top 10 Things to Do in Cape Town

Lost in South Africa: Top 10 Things to Do in Cape Town
By Courtney Brooks LG Travel Correspondent 1. Hike Table Mountain Table Mountain, with Lion’s Head on one side and Devil’s Peak on the other, is located in the middle of Cape Town. It often has a waterfall of clouds pouring off the front of it, otherwise known as the “table cloth,”...
January 20th, 2010 | Adventure Travel, Food & Wine, South Africa, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

The LG Weekly News Roundup: 1.4.10

The LG Weekly News Roundup: 1.4.10
by Molly Fergus LG Travel News Editor Missed the big travel stories of the week? And the weird, wacky and insignificant ones? We’ve got your round-up right here…. ********************************* Florida’s new food scene Foodies, take note. Miami is a new gourmet hub, which means...
January 4th, 2010 | Air, Budget Travel, City Travel, Food & Wine, New York City, United States, Weekly Travel News, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

Lost in Africa: Great Escape to Namibia

Lost in Africa: Great Escape to Namibia
By Courtney Brooks LG International Travel Correspondent Expired visas are the best excuse for a road trip… A few weeks after arriving in Cape Town I ran into a problem. South Africa only gives visitors 90-day visas, and mine was about to expire. Last year when I came here I got a volunteer visa...
December 9th, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Bus, Cabins & Camping, Fitness & Workouts, Group Travel, Namibia, Passports & Visas, South Africa, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

LG Sydney Series: Blue Mountains

LG Sydney Series: Blue Mountains
Sydney was our last stop on our round-the-world trip, and we have plenty of amazing memories from living “Down Under.” Now ’til the end of October, we’re going to be recalling our favorite Sydney moments. At the end of each post, you’ll find out how to get the chance to...
October 20th, 2009 | Australia, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

Six Things To Do in Johannesburg

Six Things To Do in Johannesburg
All this semester, LG intern Courtney Brooks will be sending us reports from the field in Johannesburg, South Africa. Got a question about what it’s like to live and work in Jo’burg-a city with one of the highest crime rates in the world? Send us an email at lostgirlsworld@gmail.com. Top...
October 13th, 2009 | City Travel, Health & Safety, Shopping & Style, South Africa, Wildlife & Animals | Read More