Archive for the ‘Finances & Savings’ Category

Top 5 Destinations for Girlfriends Getaways

Top 5 Destinations for Girlfriends Getaways
By Amanda Pressner LG Executive Editor Finally! You and your best buds have a few extra days of vacation time saved up – no weddings or baby showers to attend, and a few extra bucks in the bank. You’re all dying to take the ultimate girls’ trip, but the big question is: where in the world should...
December 1st, 2010 | City Travel, Finances & Savings, Group Travel, Spa & Beauty, Sports & Games, Travel Products & Services | Read More

How to Plan the Perfect (and Safe!) Getaway: 5 Tips for Women

How to Plan the Perfect (and Safe!) Getaway: 5 Tips for Women
When you start planning a trip, it’s easy to get excited.  Excitement and anticipation are a good thing. But, remember to keep your head–as well as your allotted time and budget–grounded in reality. Travel isn’t always easy, cheap, or the most feasible, but it’s doable...
November 18th, 2010 | Finances & Savings, Health & Safety, Leaving & Coming Home, Passports & Visas | Read More

Handling License Renewal, Jury Duty and Other Issues On the Road

Handling License Renewal, Jury Duty and Other Issues On the Road
There’s nothing worse than getting summoned for jury duty when you’re half way across the world. Or having a suspension on your credit card. Or an expired license. Unfortunately we travelers run into these problems all the time, and dealing with American companies two time zones away while...
November 11th, 2010 | Extras, Finances & Savings, Passports & Visas, Planning | Read More

5 Reasons To Choose A Destination Wedding

5 Reasons To Choose A Destination Wedding
Congratulations.  You’ve found your partner for happily ever after and you’ve made it official.  But, with so many choices on where to host your Big Day, planning  might feel overwhelming. Think about what you love. If you already have a penchant for travel, consider having a destination...
November 11th, 2010 | Budget Travel, Couples Travel, Extras, Finances & Savings, Group Travel, Love on the Road, Parties, Festivals & Events, Shopping & Style | Read More

How to Make Long-Term Travel a Reality

How to Make Long-Term Travel a Reality
Today we’re departing from our normal book review to get tips from Barbara Singer, author of Living Without Reservations: A Journey By Land and Sea in Search of Happiness about how she made her dream of travel happen. At the tender age of 44 years old, Barbara Singer decided to reinvent her life....
November 9th, 2010 | Budget Travel, City Travel, Cultural Travel, Expats Abroad, Finances & Savings, Leaving & Coming Home, Quitting & Career Management, Staying Connected, Travel Philosophy, Volunteering & Giving Back, Working Abroad | Read More

Air Travel News 10.12.10

Air Travel News 10.12.10
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. Some Good News About Baggage Fees The hotel consortium known...
October 12th, 2010 | Air, Air Travel News, Extras, Finances & Savings, Getting There Deals, Hotels & Resorts, Staying There Deals | Read More

Air Travel News 8.24.10

Air Travel News 8.24.10
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. It’s Not Too Late! If you missed out on Jet Blue’s...
August 24th, 2010 | Air, Air Travel News, Finances & Savings, Packing & Wardrobe, Photography & Video | Read More

Couch Surfing in France: 7 Reasons I Stayed with (New) Friends

Couch Surfing in France: 7 Reasons I Stayed with (New) Friends
by Sarah Bailey Special to Lost Girls World At first mention,  couch surfing seems like a somewhat sketchy idea.  You meet someone from a foreign country on the Internet and then go live at his/her house for a few nights for free?  The potential to end up with a socially awkward weirdo and/or klepto...
August 23rd, 2010 | Couchsurfing, Featured, Finances & Savings, France, Solo Travel | Read More

Cheap Airfare Tips: 9 Pieces of Advice That’ll Get You Flights for Less

Cheap Airfare Tips: 9 Pieces of Advice That’ll Get You Flights for Less
There is no magic bullet for buying airfare.  Arm yourself with knowledge and spend a little time checking out all of your options.  Perhaps most importantly, when you find a fare you’re happy with, buy it and don’t look back.  Make sure your seat belt is securely fastened, sit back,...
August 5th, 2010 | Air, Finances & Savings, Getting There Deals, Leaving & Coming Home | Read More

Air Travel News 7.23.10

Air Travel News 7.23.10
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. Job Hunting?  Check Here! For the first time in recent history...
July 23rd, 2010 | Air, Air Travel News, All Inclusives, Budget Travel, Caribbean, Extras, Finances & Savings, Getting There Deals | Read More