Archive for the ‘Staying There’ Category

The Gear Guide: 7 Steps to the Perfect Pack

The Gear Guide: 7 Steps to the Perfect Pack
by Jessica Goldstein LG Adventure Editor You think it would be simple. It’s just a backpack, right? You used to carry your books in one every day. No big deal. Then you pull up to your local outdoor gear store and are suddenly overwhelmed by all the options. It occurs to you that you don’t even know...
January 21st, 2011 | Adventure Travel, Backpacking & Trekking, Cabins & Camping, Packing & Wardrobe | Read More

Lost in Jordan: Petra, The “Lost City”

Lost in Jordan: Petra, The “Lost City”
By Brittany Gowan, LG Foreign Correspondent Petra is Jordan’s most famous historical site. It is an ancient city carved from rock, a breathtaking natural and man-made wonder. As you walk through this fascinating ancient city, you can imagine the original inhabitants living amidst its architectural...
January 18th, 2011 | Adventure Travel, Getting There, Hotels & Resorts, Jordan, Tours & Attractions | Read More

4 (More) Ways to Save Money in London

4 (More) Ways to Save Money in London
by Patty Hodapp LG Deputy Editor London is pricey. But despite the tough reputation of the British pound to the wimpy American dollar, you don’t have to break the bank in killer exchange rates to go. In fact, 2011 exchange rate forecasts suggest the value of the pound will drop between January...
January 6th, 2011 | England, Hostels, Hotels & Resorts, Staying There Deals | Read More

Lost in Jordan: Aqaba Offers a Great Coastal Getaway

Lost in Jordan: Aqaba Offers a Great Coastal Getaway
By Brittany Gowan LG Foreign Correspondent Aqaba, a coastal town on the northeast tip of the Red Sea, is one of Jordan’s southern most points and the country’s only port city. Jagged mountains surround the low-lying water, which gradually fades from turquoise to a bold dark blue. Jordan, Israel,...
January 4th, 2011 | Getting There, Hotels & Resorts, Jordan, Tours & Attractions | Read More

5 Romantic Adventures in the Turks and Caicos

5 Romantic Adventures in the Turks and Caicos
By Holly C. Corbett, LG Executive Editor Whether you’re looking for a romantic getaway, a little adventure, or nothing but r&r, the Turks and Caicos may be your ticket to paradise. With an average of 350 days of sunshine a year, and 83 degree temperatures, the white-sand beaches and almost-hurts-your-eyes...
December 28th, 2010 | Adventure Travel, Caribbean, Couples Travel, Hotels & Resorts | Read More

Air Travel News 12.28.10

Air Travel News 12.28.10
by Nancy Yeomans LG Air Travel News 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. Screening Process Viewed As Far From Fair In case you hadn’t...
December 28th, 2010 | Air, Air Travel News, Extras, Hotel News, Hotels & Resorts | Read More

Where to Sleep: Hotel News December 15, 2010

Where to Sleep: Hotel News December 15, 2010
By Candace Rardon LG Correspondent Hotels on the cutting edge Be ready for a “cool” stay at hotels across the nation this winter season. From the converted fifth-floor terrace at the W New York—with an ice bar you can skate right up to—to the specially-constructed seaside rink at the Hotel del...
December 27th, 2010 | Hotel News, Staying There | Read More

Lost in Jordan: Amman Mixes Ancient with Modern

Lost in Jordan: Amman Mixes Ancient with Modern
By Brittany Gowan, LG Foreign Correspondent Amman, Jordan is a bustling Middle Eastern city that rises out of the surrounding desert with a traveler’s feast of ornate mosques, historic sights, museums, and modern accommodations. During my recent trip to Jordan, I was in awe of this ancient city, from...
December 21st, 2010 | City Travel, Hostels, Hotels & Resorts, Jordan, Shopping & Style, Staying There, Tours & Attractions | Read More

5 Spring Break Ideas for You and Your Girlfriends

5 Spring Break Ideas for You and Your Girlfriends
After toiling away all winter, there’s something immensely appealing about the idea of escaping the daily grind.  Whether or not you’re pursuing a higher education, just the phrase ‘spring break’ conjures up thoughts of a change of scenery.  It’s the perfect time to kick back and relax, or...
December 9th, 2010 | All Inclusives, Budget Travel, Group Travel, Parties, Festivals & Events, Volunteering & Giving Back | Read More

Where to Sleep: Hotel News 11.15.2010

Where to Sleep: Hotel News 11.15.2010
By Candace Rardon LG Intern Go all the way for a free stay On a more scandalous note, Swedish pornographer Berth Milton Jr. announced his hope of opening a chain of “sex-themed, five-star hotels,” with as many as 100 “sex hotels” across the world. Milton says guests can receive a free stay...
November 15th, 2010 | Staying There | Read More