Posts Tagged ‘airlines and flights’

Traveling the Globe on a Single Ticket

Traveling the Globe on a Single Ticket
Often times, the most confusing part of planning a major international journey is figuring out what type of airline ticket (or tickets) you need to get. Should you buy each leg separately, and on different airlines, to maximize flexibility? Save yourself the hassle of researching flights on the road...
January 16th, 2008 | Air, Getting There Deals, Leaving & Coming Home, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Planning | Read More

Expert Advice: Buying Round the World (RTW) Tickets

Expert Advice: Buying Round the World (RTW) Tickets
by Amanda Pressner LG Executive Editor One of the questions we’re asked most frequently is, “Do you think I should book a round-the-world airline ticket for my journey, or just purchase tickets as I go?” While you might get a bit more flexibility when buying a string of one-ways, as...
August 20th, 2007 | Air, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Travel Products & Services | Read More

DFW Gets Proactiv(e)

DFW Gets Proactiv(e)
I was just about to miss my connecting flight at the Dallas/Ft. Worth Airport (en route home to see my family), but I just *had* to stop an snap a picture of this….a tractor-trailer sized vending machine that sold nothing but Proactiv Solution products. For those of you who don’t regularly...
August 13th, 2007 | Air, Packing & Wardrobe, Shopping & Style, Spa & Beauty | Read More

That’s (Not) the Ticket!

That’s (Not) the Ticket!
The morning of our flight to Myanmar dawned very, very early. We were all bleary eyed and exhausted, having stayed up most of the night trying to track down Dad and Nadine’s missing baggage (a quick call to the Bangkok airport revealed that their suitcases were still half a world away). According...
April 27th, 2007 | Asia, Family & Kid Travel, Getting There, Hotels & Resorts, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Myanmar, Planning, Thailand | Read More

International Lampoon’s Pressner Family Vacation

International Lampoon’s Pressner Family Vacation
When my father first suggested that he, his new wife Nadine, my sister Jennifer, my cousin Cerise and my Aunt Joy meet up with The Lost Girls in Southeast Asia I was thrilled-and mildly shocked. For almost as long as I can remember, I’d pleaded with Dad to arrange a family vacation somewhere beyond...
April 23rd, 2007 | Air, Asia, Family & Kid Travel, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Myanmar, Planning, Thailand | Read More

21 Reasons We Fell in Love with Bangkok

21 Reasons We Fell in Love with Bangkok
by Amanda Pressner Lost Girls Executive Editor New Yorkers tend to assume (or more aptly, believe with a deep, zealot-like conviction) that there’s no big city on earth that’s as funky, hip and prodigious as the one they call home. And, having spent most of my twenties falling in love with...
April 12th, 2007 | Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Thailand | Read More

Bargain Basement Dubai

Bargain Basement Dubai
In the last decade, Dubai has become a red-hot destination for ex-pats eager to make an overnight fortune and spend it just as quickly. Boasting the world’s only seven-star resort, the world’s largest indoor ski slope, the world’s highest number of shopping malls per capita and soon-to-be...
December 18th, 2006 | Food & Wine, Health & Safety, Hotels & Resorts, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Shopping & Style, Spa & Beauty, United Arab Emirates | Read More

How We: Booked Our Flights

How We: Booked Our Flights
by Amanda Pressner LG Executive Editor Back in New York, when the girls and I were strategizing the cheapest ways to convey ourselves and three very heavy packs around the planet, we ruled out the infamous RTW or round the world ticket. Not only do Americans have to shell out hundreds or even thousands...
December 17th, 2006 | Air, Finances & Savings, Leaving & Coming Home, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Travel Products & Services | Read More

Got Baggage? The Lost Girls Don’t

Got Baggage? The Lost Girls Don’t
We have arrived! Unfortunately, not all of our bags have. Holly flew from NYC to meet Amanda and Jen in Miami yesterday for the 5 1/2 flight to Lima, Peru. We spent our first night at the airport trying to track down Holly’s missing luggage, which also happened to contain the very last in a series...
June 21st, 2006 | Dispatches from the Road, Leaving & Coming Home, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Peru | Read More