Archive for the ‘Hotels & Resorts’ Category

Beauty in the City: Lower East Side Pampering

Beauty in the City: Lower East Side Pampering
by Amanda Pressner LG Executive Editor There’s certainly no shortage of places to get massaged, scrubbed and buffed to a high gloss shine in the Big Apple: New York Magazine lists 682 spas and salons in Manhattan alone, without countless smaller venues still waiting to be profiled. Surprisingly...
March 1st, 2010 | Hotels & Resorts, New York City, Spa & Beauty | Read More

Beauty in the City: A Facial For Your Feet

Beauty in the City: A Facial For Your Feet
by Holly Corbett LG Executive Editor Whether your feet are calloused from hiking up and down seemingly endless subways stairs, or feeling flaky from heated indoor air, you can get baby-soft soles with the Foot Patrol Pedicure at Bliss 49. Located inside the still-trendy W Hotel (there’s a cozy...
February 22nd, 2010 | City Travel, Hotels & Resorts, New York City, Spa & Beauty | Read More

New Year’s Eve in Upstate New York

New Year’s Eve in Upstate New York
Wine. Chocolate. Music. I’ll be surrounding myself with a few of my favorite things, and more importantly, some of my favorite people, to start off 2010 right. I was looking for someplace cozy and festive, and decided to go to a New Year’s Eve bash at Mirbeau Inn & Spa in the Finger Lakes...
January 23rd, 2010 | Food & Wine, Hotels & Resorts, New York State, Parties, Festivals & Events, Spa & Beauty | Read More

Sydney Series: Our Final Wrap Up of Fave Moments

Sydney Series: Our Final Wrap Up of Fave Moments
Sydney was our last stop on our round-the-world trip, and we have plenty of amazing memories from living “Down Under.” Now ’til mid-November, we’re going to be recalling our favorite Sydney moments. At the end of each post, you’ll find out how to get the chance to make your...
November 13th, 2009 | Australia, Backpacking & Trekking, Blogging Your Trip, Budget Travel, City Travel, Fitness & Workouts, Food & Wine, Hotels & Resorts, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Shopping & Style, Tours & Attractions, Websites and Blogs | Read More

The LG Weekly News Roundup: 11.12.09

The LG Weekly News Roundup: 11.12.09
by Molly Fergus LG Travel News Editor Missed the big travel stories of the week? And the weird, wacky and insignificant ones? We’ve got your round-up right here…. ****************************************** Riding the free rails Way to go, Amtrak! The broke and sometimes busted train service...
November 12th, 2009 | Air, Featured, Hotels & Resorts, Train, Weekly Travel News | Read More

The LG Weekly News Roundup: 10.27.09

The LG Weekly News Roundup: 10.27.09
by Molly Fergus LG Travel News Editor Missed the big travel stories of the week? And the weird, wacky and under-the-radar ones? We’ve got your round-up right here…. ******* Stateside Steals Europe’s not the only continent hustling to fill its hotels. American hoteliers posted room rate...
October 26th, 2009 | Hotels & Resorts, Weekly Travel News | Read More

Lost in Costa Rica: Earth Friendly Pampering

Lost in Costa Rica: Earth Friendly Pampering
Last month, I traveled to Costa Rica for an extended getaway with my boyfriend Jeff before he left for law school. We decided to combine our adventure with a long-overdue Pressner family vacation-and I recently wrote about that experience for our good friends at Jaunted.com. I’ll also be sharing...
September 14th, 2009 | Costa Rica, Hotels & Resorts, Spa & Beauty | Read More

Cruise for a Cure

Cruise for a Cure
By Holly C. Corbett LG Executive Editor I’ve volunteered abroad, but I’ve never purely vacationed for a cause before going on Cruise for a Cure to the Bahamas this month. Syracuse University basketball coach Jim Boeheim teamed up with Coaches vs. Cancer, so a portion of the proceeds from...
August 20th, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Bahamas, Cruise, Dispatches from the Road, Extras, Hotels & Resorts, Sports & Games, Tours & Attractions, United States, Volunteering & Giving Back | Read More

BRIDES Magazine: Sexiest Resorts of 2009

BRIDES Magazine: Sexiest Resorts of 2009
During the course of our round the world trip, we watched the sun rise over the ancient ruins of Machu Picchu, explored the picturesque chain of Thailand’s southern islands, shared a tree top bungalow in the tropical paradise of Ubud, Bali and soaked in starbaths set above the white sands of Diani...
August 12th, 2009 | Asia, Australia/New Zealand/Pacific, California, Caribbean, Couples Travel, Extras, Greece, Hotels & Resorts, Mexico, Thailand, United States | Read More

LG Small Town Favorites: Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania

LG Small Town Favorites: Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania
I love running, but it can be hard on your knees. I’ve always wanted to do a triathlon, and figured it’d be a good way to switch up my workouts. Still, swimming in a lake with hundreds of people-not to mention sorting through all the gear you’ll need-can be overwhelming. So I joined...
June 18th, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Fitness & Workouts, Food & Wine, Hotels & Resorts, In-Room Reviews, Shopping & Style, United States | Read More