Archive for the ‘Staying There’ Category

Jetset with Your Pet: Tips for Animal Travel

Having a four-legged, furry friend as your trip buddy sounds fun, but preparing your pet for travel early on is essential. To best accommodate Kitty or Fido, read up on advice from pet-related professionals (and owners) on how you can get your pet set for the journey. Before You Go 1. Weigh in your...
April 28th, 2011 | Extras, Getting There, Ideas, Planning, Staying There, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

6 Hot Spots in Jacksonville’s Cuisine Scene: Where to Eat on a Floridian Girlfriend-Getaway

By Patty Hodapp Deputy Editor Forget Miami and Palm Beach: those Florida destinations are old news–everyone goes there. Next time you’re planning a girlfriend getaway, head to Jacksonville, northern Florida’s underrated (and largely undiscovered) gem. Whether you’re a foodie,...
April 21st, 2011 | City Travel, Florida, Food & Wine, Hotels & Resorts, Restaurant Reviews, Shopping & Style, Spa & Beauty, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Where to Stay in Sydney, Australia

Where to Stay in Sydney, Australia
For anyone who’s ever been to Sydney, they know that a good pair of walking shoes is definitely on the packing list. Sydney is a city that is wider than it is tall: You won’t get the “big city” feel that you have in cities like New York or Chicago, but there is still a lot to...
April 4th, 2011 | Australia, Hotels & Resorts | Read More

In-Room Review: Flamingo Hotel & Casino

In-Room Review: Flamingo Hotel & Casino
For The Lost Girls If you’re looking for all the glitz and kitsch there is to love in Las Vegas, look no further than a stay at The Flamingo Hotel and Casino. Set up in a prime spot on the  famous strip, the art deco-themed resort hotel offers a classic, unmistakeable Vegas experience. The history ...
March 28th, 2011 | Hotel News, Nevada, Staying There | Read More

The Gear Guide: 5 Easy Ways to Beat the Hunger Games

By Jessica Goldstein Adventure Editor If you have been keeping up with our handy-dandy gear guide, you are almost ready to venture into the great outdoors. You’ve got the perfect pack and have settled on an ideal destination. You’ve practiced pitching your tent in the safety of your own backyard....
March 25th, 2011 | Adventure Travel, Backpacking & Trekking, Cabins & Camping, Eco-Travel | Read More

10 Best Hostels for Women Travelers

10 Best Hostels for Women Travelers
By Patty Hodapp LG Deputy Editor Lady travelers, tomorrow on March 8 the world will celebrate International Women’s Day. It’s a tradition rooted in the early 1900s where working women worldwide give a nod to the fight for equal political and economical rights with men. That’s huge. Without...
March 7th, 2011 | Group Travel, Hostels, Staying There, Staying There Deals | 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

The Gear Guide: 4 Simple Steps to Setting Up Camp

The Gear Guide: 4 Simple Steps to Setting Up Camp
By Jessica Goldstein Adventure Editor The quest for the perfect campsite: it isn’t just about romantic views or the moment when your legs feel like Jell-o from hiking so far that you just collapse on the spot. Your choice of campsite is crucial to the quality of your great adventuring–you don’t...
February 18th, 2011 | Adventure Travel, Backpacking & Trekking, Cabins & Camping, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

Lost in Jordan: The Dead Sea

By Brittany Gowan, LG Foreign Correspondent The Dead Sea, located in the Jordan Rift Valley, is a hypersaline body of water that defies “sink or swim”. At 423 meters below sea level, the Dead Sea is the lowest dry land surface on Earth. As an avid swimmer and water enthusiast, I was eager to visit....
February 15th, 2011 | Extras, Hotels & Resorts, Jordan, Spa & Beauty, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Sri Lanka’s Chic Boutique Hotels

Sri Lanka’s Chic Boutique Hotels
Lost Girl Julie Falconer recently took a trip to Sri Lanka and sampled a range of the country’s boutique hotels. Read on for a selection of her personal essays of her trip experiences. See Julie’s London travel blog and Sri Lanka travel website for more stories. Over the past few years, Sri Lanka...
February 3rd, 2011 | Hotels & Resorts, Sri Lanka | Read More