Archive for the ‘In-Room Reviews’ Category

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

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

Lost in Nicaragua: A Renewal at Aqua Wellness Resort

Lost in Nicaragua: A Renewal at Aqua Wellness Resort
by Courtney Dubin Special to Lost Girls World Like a few things in my life, Taylor Swift deserves a bit of credit for my vacation to Nicaragua, or at the very least the idea for how I would write about my trip to the Aqua Wellness Resort in Redonda Bay.  The way she shares her feelings through her lyrics...
March 3rd, 2012 | Featured, In-Room Reviews, Nicaragua | Read More

Cheap Hostels in Las Vegas: Stay at Las Vegas Hostel in Sin City

It’s Sin City of the Bellagio fountain light show, Thunder from Down Under Australian dancers, Celine Dion, and thousands of bachelorette parties per year. And footing the weekend bill here gets crazy expensive. Name that city? Yep, you guessed it: Viva, Las Vegas! Instead of booking a hotel suite...
February 2nd, 2012 | Hostels, In-Room Reviews, Las Vegas | Read More

Hostels in Portugal: Gallery Hostel, Porto’s Accomodation-Gem

Buried in the heart of Oporto, an art-centric neighborhood in Porto, Portugal, Gallery Hostel is near-brand-new (opened in 2009) and is located in a refurbished 100+ year-old school building. It’s the accommodation-gem for Porto’s young travelers. Located at Rua Miguel Bombarda 222, Gallery Hostel...
January 26th, 2012 | Hostels, In-Room Reviews, Portugal | Read More

A Tropical Island Stay: Hostal Atlanta, Palma de Mallorca, Spain

I’ve stayed in hundreds of hostels since I started traveling 12 years ago, but never have I felt more at home than at Hostal Atlanta in Palma, Mallorca, Spain. Beyond clean rooms and a delicious tex-mex style menu (try the quesadillas, trust me), the staff is especially friendly and helpful with all...
October 27th, 2011 | Hostels, In-Room Reviews, Spain | Read More

Where To Stay In Grenada

This is the second post of a three-part series on what to do, where to stay and how to eat in Grenada.  Grenada offers a wide range of lodging, from camping to rainforest cottages at $40 per night to five-star, luxury resorts that run closer to $1500. As a general rule, the neighboring islands of...
October 14th, 2011 | Caribbean, Hotels & Resorts, In-Room Reviews, Staying There | Read More

In Room Review: Seven Hills Hotel in Istanbul, Turkey

As dusk settled in Istanbul, I walked down a quiet cobblestone stone street, glancing in the little shops and restaurants. The older gentleman standing in the doorway of the oriental rug store adjacent to the Seven Hills Hotel greeted me with a warm smile and friendly hello. I was eager to check out this...
February 24th, 2011 | In-Room Reviews, Turkey | Read More