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Prague On Foot: A Walking Guide through Ancient Europe

Prague On Foot: A Walking Guide through Ancient Europe
By Michele Herrmann Special to Lost Girls World Like many European cities, Prague is best explored on foot. Much of this Czech city’s center has been declared as a UNESCO World Heritage site and many buildings from the 13th through 18th centuries preserve Prague’s rich legacy. From the reign of Bohemian...
September 26th, 2012 | Czech Republic, Destinations, Eastern Europe, Europe, Featured, Walking | Read More

8 Tips for Women Traveling to the Middle East

8 Tips for Women Traveling to the Middle East
By Ashleen Williams  Special to Lost Girls  Traveling through the Middle East is an awesome yet intimidating endeavor. Before you leave you’ll probably hear a range of opinions on the matter, especially if you’re a young woman willing to backpack the Levant, North Africa or the conservative Gulf...
May 25th, 2012 | Featured, Middle East, Travel Philosophy | Read More

Navigating the Arab Spring

Navigating the Arab Spring
By Ashleen Williams Special to Lost Girls  Everything changed in the Middle East in December 2010, when Muhammad Al Bouazizi, a Tunisian fruit seller, lit himself on fire and ignited what is popularly called the “Arab Spring.” Though a little over a year has past, there is still unrest and revolution...
May 18th, 2012 | City Travel, Featured, Solo Travel | Read More

Lost Girl’s Guide to Las Vegas

Lost Girl’s Guide to Las Vegas
By Becky Johnson Special to Lost Girls With nicknames such as “Sin City,” “The City that Never Sleeps,” and “The Entertainment Capital of the World” Las Vegas has much to live up to. Yet many visitors to this oasis in the desert never venture far past the infamous Las Vegas Strip, which is...
April 26th, 2012 | City Travel, Featured, Nevada | Read More

UK Dishes: 5 Traditional English and Scotish Foods Worth the Visit

UK Dishes: 5 Traditional English and Scotish Foods Worth the Visit
The UK is brimming with unique gastronomic opportunities; local foodie Charlotte Stamper dishes on five not-to be-missed culinary experiences. Bakewell Tart Traditionally from the Derbyshire town of Bakewell, this is a shortcrust pastry case filled with a layer of jam and a sponge filling with ground...
April 16th, 2012 | England, Featured, Food & Wine, Scotland | Read More

Your First Trip Abroad: 5 Reasons The Lost Girls Love Contiki for First Time Travelers

Your First Trip Abroad: 5 Reasons The Lost Girls Love Contiki for First Time Travelers
By Amanda Pressner LG Executive Editor Years before Jen and I embarked on our round-the-world Lost Girls adventure with Holly, the two of us backpacked through Europe together. We did it the summer after our college graduation, a four-week, whirlwind tour that took us to some of the continent’s most...
April 15th, 2012 | Featured, Featured Getaway, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Lost in Nicaragua: A Renewal at Aqua Wellness Resort

Lost in Nicaragua: A Renewal at Aqua Wellness Resort
by Courtney Dubin Special to Lost Girls World Like a few things in my life, Taylor Swift deserves a bit of credit for my vacation to Nicaragua, or at the very least the idea for how I would write about my trip to the Aqua Wellness Resort in Redonda Bay.  The way she shares her feelings through her lyrics...
March 3rd, 2012 | Featured, In-Room Reviews, Nicaragua | Read More

Australia’s Best Reason to Road Trip: The Great Ocean Road

Australia’s Best Reason to Road Trip: The Great Ocean Road
by Adam Miezio Special to Lost Girls World The Great Ocean Road along Australia’s southeastern coast is the Aussie’s answer to California’s Pacific Coast Highway.  The Great Ocean Road stretches for 151 miles (243km) between the cities Torquay and Warrnambool in the state of Victoria.  An Australian...
March 3rd, 2012 | Australia, Featured, Road Trips | Read More

Get to the Airport for Less – How to Find Cheap Airport Parking

Get to the Airport for Less – How to Find Cheap Airport Parking
By Kristen Putch LG Acquisitions Editor Your flights and hotel are paid for. You’ve bought tickets for your favorite attractions and your budget for food is set. You think you’ve got it all covered… right up until you get to the airport. Airport parking is one of those hidden costs...
February 29th, 2012 | Air, Featured | 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