Archive for the ‘Planning’ Category

Puerto Rico, Hurricane Irene, & The Not-To-Miss Dive Spot We Missed

Puerto Rico, Hurricane Irene, & The Not-To-Miss Dive Spot We Missed
When we first had the mission to book an extended weekend away using only AMEX points, the three of us chose Puerto Rico as our destination for a few reasons: Direct flights from New York to San Juan were quick and easy with Jet Blue offering daily nonstop flights (we didn’t want to waste our precious...
October 14th, 2011 | Hotels & Resorts, Puerto Rico, Travel Products & Services | Read More

Meet Plan Go 2011: Have You Had Your Career Break Today?

Meet Plan Go 2011: Have You Had Your Career Break Today?
It was back in 2007, just as our round-the-world adventure was coming to a close, that Jen, Holly and I first heard the term “Career Break.” A producer from CNN emailed us when we were in Sydney and mentioned that she was planning a show on the new trend of Americans taking Career Breaks....
October 12th, 2011 | Lost Girls Events and Tour, Planning, Traveling Solo & Together | Read More

Packing Tips for Long Term Travel

Packing Tips for Long Term Travel
Ready to take off—but not sure how to plan for the getaway? Check out our new Guide to First Time Travel!   By Amanda King Special to the Lost Girls  Packing is always tricky, but packing for a long term trip can be especially daunting. To ease your pre-trip trepidations, we’ve compiled a list...
October 6th, 2011 | Featured, Packing & Wardrobe | Read More

The Lost Girls “AMEX Pay-with-Points Trip” – Planning our Puerto Rican Getaway!

The Lost Girls “AMEX Pay-with-Points Trip” – Planning our Puerto Rican Getaway!
Planning our trip to Puerto Rico with AMEX rewards points Recently, Amanda, Holly and I were presented with an incredible mission:  Plan a last minute, top secret getaway using only American Express rewards points, a compass and a Swiss Army knife.  Okay, so the compass and knife are an exaggeration. ...
September 29th, 2011 | Adventure Travel, Planning, Puerto Rico | 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

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

Air Travel News 8.09.11

Air Travel News 8.09.11
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.  Back To Work The FAA shutdown has come to an end, anti-climactically....
August 9th, 2011 | Air, Air Travel News, Finances & Savings, New Zealand | Read More

8 Simple Steps to a Safe Trip, Part One: Before You Go

8 Simple Steps to a Safe Trip, Part One: Before You Go
By Susmita Baral LG News Intern Many round-the-world trips begin with a complete break from the life you’ve been leading up to that point: selling your car, giving up your apartment lease, putting your belongings into storage, etc. But what if you’re about to go on a trip that’s not quite so extensive?...
August 5th, 2011 | Leaving & Coming Home, Packing & Wardrobe, Passports & Visas, Planning | Read More