Archive for the ‘Staying There’ Category

Resort Review: Live Aqua Cancun

Looking for a non-spring-break experience in Cancun? We found it! Live Aqua is an adults-only all-inclusive resort that focuses on relaxation in the famous Mexican city. Whether you’re looking to take a break from the deadlines and stress of work, or you and your honey want a romantic vacay, consider...
June 17th, 2013 | Hotels & Resorts | Read More

Cornwall’s Best Beach Bars

Cornwall’s Best Beach Bars
If last year’s Diamond Jubilee and London Olympics got you hankering after a taste of all things British, you couldn’t choose a better time to visit.  If you want to follow in the footsteps of the Royals with a trip to London, visit the home of Harry Potter in Northumberland or relax on a gorgeous...
February 12th, 2013 | Hotels & Resorts | Read More

Resort Review, Honeymoon Edition: Gaige House, Sonoma, CA

By Mona Lisa Macalino LG Contributor Sonoma is the perfect destination for honeymooners or couples looking for a romantic hideaway. With its Asian-inspired design and secret-garden charm, the Gaige House fits the bill for travelers looking for luxury and upscale comfort. The Location Sonoma is...
February 4th, 2013 | California, Couples Travel, Departments, Hotels & Resorts, In-Room Reviews, Traveling Solo & Together, United States | Read More

Resort Review, Honeymoon Edition: Shangri-La’s Boracay Resort and Spa

By Mona Lisa Macalino LG Deputy Editor What’s at the top of every soon-to-be-married Lost Girl’s wedding list? Planning a fabulous and worldly honeymoon, of course. For Lost Girl’s editor Mona Lisa Macalino, her honeymoon was something she dreamed of even more than finding her wedding dress. Her...
November 18th, 2012 | Asia, Couples Travel, Departments, Destinations, Hotels & Resorts, In-Room Reviews, Philippines, Traveling Solo & Together | Read More

Puerto Rico Honeymoon: St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort

Planning a wedding can be stressful. Cake, invitations, table arrangements, ensuring your feuding relatives aren’t sitting at the same table for dinner—it takes months of effort to cover your bases and think of the little things. Chances are, after the Big Day, all you’ll want to do is fly away...
August 30th, 2012 | Featured Getaway, Hotels & Resorts | Read More

Where to Eat, Party, and Stay: San Juan, Puerto Rico

Land of rum, cigars, vintage cars and miles of mild-wave beach, Puerto Rico sits at America’s back door as a year-round tropical vacation destination. Because temps rarely dips below 75-degrees, you’re guaranteed heat and sun no matter when you go. High season generally runs from November to March,...
August 23rd, 2012 | City Travel, Food & Wine, Hotels & Resorts | Read More

Hostel Review: Ponsonby Backpacker Hostel, Auckland, NZ

Hostel Review: Ponsonby Backpacker Hostel, Auckland, NZ
by Thea Hutchinson Special to The Lost Girls If you arrive in New Zealand by air, chances are you will fly into Auckland. It is a hub of connectivity to everywhere else in New Zealand. As the largest city in New Zealand, it offers a cosmopolitan feel before you begin adventuring along the many coasts,...
August 7th, 2012 | Backpacking & Trekking, Dispatches from the Road, Hostels, New Zealand | Read More

Where to Stay in London: Equity Point Youth Hostel

Everyone has seen it in the movies. From the famous opening Heathrow Airport scene in Love Actually to Mary Poppins “Feed the Birds” on St. Paul Cathedral’s steps, London has a romantic pull for foreigners. Part of London’s magic comes from expansion restrictions on historical buildings, keeping...
July 19th, 2012 | Hostels, In-Room Reviews | Read More

Visit Valencia, Spain: Home Youth Hostel Review

Valencia, Spain is perhaps most famous for Las Fallas festival—Spanish artisans spend an entire year building and decorating giant statues, only to set them on fire during a weeklong spring celebration of Valencian culture. But while this city is most internationally known for Las Fallas, it’s also...
July 17th, 2012 | Hostels, In-Room Reviews | Read More

Best Hostels In Cairns, Queensland, Australia

by Thea Hutchison Special To Lost Girls Thea is currently on a solo trip around the world and will be sharing her best finds with us as she travels. Make your way up the eastern coast of Australia to the Great Barrier Reef and chances are you will stay in Cairns. It is the one of the closest towns to...
May 8th, 2012 | Budget Travel, Hostels, New Zealand | Read More