Archive for the ‘Passports & Visas’ Category

10 Tips for Women Traveling to Iran

By Ashleen Williams Special to Lost Girls  I recently traveled to the Islamic Republic of Iran, alone, with the purpose of clearing my mind and finding my way again. I also wanted to buy some amazing handicrafts, indulge in the fantasy of being able to afford a Persian rug, and enjoy endless cups of...
April 26th, 2012 | Middle East, Passports & Visas | Read More

Happy Passport Day… Tomorrow!

Words and Photos by Alexandra Baackes It’s a cliché because it’s true- a passport is a key to a whole new world. Unfortunately many Americans are still missing that key. Since the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative passed in 2007, the oft-quoted statistic that only 20% of Americans have passports...
March 9th, 2012 | Passports & Visas | 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

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

Working Holiday Visas: How to Get a Job in Australia, Ireland or New Zealand

Working Holiday Visas: How to Get a Job in Australia, Ireland or New Zealand
By Candace Rardon LG Correspondent Ever dreamed about working in the world of Hobbiton? Hanging out with kangaroos and koalas on your day off? Or maybe grabbing a perfectly poured Guinness at the pub after a long day at the office? The choice is yours with New Zealand, Australia, and Ireland all offering...
December 6th, 2010 | Australia/New Zealand/Pacific, Expats Abroad, Ireland, Passports & Visas, Working Abroad | 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

Safe Travels! Travel Advisories and Warnings for Americans and Aussies

Safe Travels! Travel Advisories and Warnings for Americans and Aussies
by Paige Green Special to Lost Girls World Shoes off at security check points, no liquids over 3 oz. on board, naked airport scanners – the international travel experience has certainly changed over recent years. Today, most of us can’t help but think about safety concerns and terror threats...
October 5th, 2010 | Health & Safety, Passports & Visas | Read More

Product Review: Owl Say Fabric Travel Clutch

Product Review: Owl Say Fabric Travel Clutch
Cailin began working in the Film & TV industry while majoring in film in college, and now she makes the time to travel in between production jobs. Over the past 2 ½ years, she has expanded her count of “countries visited”  to 23.  After a several years spent juggling work and traveling,...
September 29th, 2010 | Packing & Wardrobe, Passports & Visas, Shopping & Style | Read More

Air Travel News 9.28.10

Air Travel News 9.28.10
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. Is Southwest’s Gain A Gain For Travelers? So Southwest is joining...
September 28th, 2010 | Air, Air Travel News, Extras, Leaving & Coming Home, Packing & Wardrobe, Passports & Visas, Travel Products & Services | Read More