Archive for the ‘Health & Safety’ Category

Handling a Hong Kong Hoodwink: the Do’s and Don’ts of Surviving a Swindle

Handling a Hong Kong Hoodwink: the Do’s and Don’ts of Surviving a Swindle
By Chantal and Carolyn Moclair Exclusive to the Lost Girls Hong Kong is easily one of our favorite places, but it didn’t always put smiles on our faces. After spending almost five months in this major city we came to know it quite well; from things that fascinated us, to the less-than-favorable flaws....
July 27th, 2012 | China, City Travel, Health & Safety | Read More

Yosemite’s Famed Flock Causes Closures

By Nneka Opene LG Contributor During the year, roads and trails of Yosemite National Park are often closed due to natural hazards such as fire, rockslides and extreme weather. This time, however, the primary reason for closures in the park is due to endangered peregrine falcons nesting along popular...
July 23rd, 2012 | Backpacking & Trekking, California, Destinations, Health & Safety, North America, Planning, Tours & Attractions, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

Lost In Korea: Seeing 20/20 in Korea

by Kissairis Munoz Special to The Lost Girls Thinking of getting a medical procedure done in a different country? Here’s my story about getting laser eye surgery in Korea and a few suggestions to make sure you get the most out of it. I’ve had terrible eyesight for the majority of my life. I remember...
June 19th, 2012 | Dispatches from the Road, Health & Safety, south korea | Read More

Air Travel News 3.27.12

by Nancy Yeomans LG Air Travel 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.    Pay Or The Seat Stays Empty Ryanair, the Irish airline we...
March 27th, 2012 | Air Travel News, Health & Safety, Travel Products & Services | Read More

Air Travel News 1.3.12

Air Travel News 1.3.12
by Nancy Yeomans LG Air Travel 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.  Best Airline Of 2011 Seems like every year brings new strife to...
January 3rd, 2012 | Air Travel News, Health & Safety | Read More

Air Travel News 12.27.11

by Nancy Yeomans LG Air Travel 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.  Good Health In The Air Face it, an airplane is a sort of a petri...
December 27th, 2011 | Air, Air Travel News, Health & Safety | Read More

Air Travel News 9.06.11

Air Travel News 9.06.11
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.  ** Act Quickly ** One of my favorites, Porter Airlines, is...
September 6th, 2011 | Air, Air Travel News, Health & Safety | Read More

Air Travel News 8.30.11

Air Travel News 8.30.11
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.  What’s Our Vector, Victor If you’re already familiar...
August 30th, 2011 | Air, Air Travel News, Health & Safety | Read More

8 Simple Steps to a Safe Trip, Part Two: After You Arrive

8 Simple Steps to a Safe Trip, Part Two: After You Arrive
By Susmita Baral LG News Intern Last week, LG News Intern Susmita Baral shared eight steps to take before getting on a plane and starting your next trip. This week, she focuses on tips and ideas for how to safe after you’ve arrived in a new place: 1. Law & Order When leaving your home country,...
August 12th, 2011 | Health & Safety, Leaving & Coming Home, Passports & Visas, Planning | Read More

Savvy Tips for Traveling on a Student Budget

By KeriLee Horan While studying abroad in Europe, I was lucky enough to be able to backpack through nine cities while on Spring Break. My friend Ricky and I had never been to Europe before and were on a pretty strict budget after a semester in Edinburgh. Unfortunately for us, the trip resulted in a few,...
August 11th, 2011 | Budget Travel, Finances & Savings, Health & Safety, Ideas, Leaving & Coming Home, Packing & Wardrobe, Planning, Traveling Solo & Together | Read More