Archive for the ‘Working Abroad’ Category

Why I Got Lost: Doing Business in Italy

Why I Got Lost: Doing Business in Italy
When New Yorker Chris Caruana, 23, wrote to tell us that he’d be leaving the city next month to get his MBA in Rome, we were psyched for him–and more than a little curious. What prompted this all-American guy to forgo the ivy-draped business school experience in the US to learn macroeconomics...
February 13th, 2008 | Blogging Your Trip, Departments, Italy, Lost Boys, Websites and Blogs, Working Abroad | Read More

La Dolce Vita!

La Dolce Vita!
No wonder Italians coined the phrase, “the sweet life:” They have plenty of time to pursue it with a whopping 28 paid vacation days plus 18 paid holidays (that’s more than nine weeks off a year!). Compare that to the measly 14 days American companies tend to offer. The law of the European...
January 10th, 2008 | Extras, Ideas, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Travel Philosophy, Working Abroad | Read More

How We: Paid for Everything

by Amanda Pressner LG Executive Editor “Where are you from?” and “How long are you staying” are the questions we hear most frequently on the road, but what people back home are dying to know is: “How the heck can you afford to quit your job and spend a whole year bouncing...
August 15th, 2006 | Budget Travel, Finances & Savings, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Working Abroad | Read More