Posts Tagged ‘dispatches from the road’

In the Danger Zone: Living Like a Local in Mexico

In the Danger Zone: Living Like a Local in Mexico
By Nneka Opene LG Contributor Mi casa es su casa is the phrase we have all heard but may not have experienced. The Garcia family truly showed me the meaning of that phrase during my stay at their home in Mexico City. They caught a cab to pick me up at the airport at dawn. Then took me to the market early...
March 9th, 2011 | Mexico | Read More

Dispatches From the Road: Guatemala: What Not to Bring To A Third World Country

Dispatches From the Road: Guatemala: What Not to Bring To A Third World Country
San Marcos, Guatemala is a tiny town on the shores of Lake Atitlan, deep in the Western Guatemalan Highlands. Lush volcanoes and Mayan villages pepper the shore, and with clear views of both, San Marcos has become Guatemala’s epicenter of zen and spirituality. People come here to cook, to read,...
August 31st, 2010 | Central and South America, Dispatches from the Road, Guatemala, Solo Travel | Read More

Dispatches From The Road: Monaco: The Husbanks, the Have Nots, the Try Hards

Dispatches From The Road: Monaco: The Husbanks, the Have Nots, the Try Hards
Today we have guest blogger Kelly M. Newsome back to share the fourth of a series of posts about traveling through Europe. A self-described “recovering business attorney,” Kelly took a career break to explore Asia, Australia, and, now Europe. She’s also a yoga teacher, freelance nonprofit...
August 4th, 2009 | Extras | Read More

Spring Break in Spain: Flying on Continental, Clickair and Spanair

Spring Break in Spain: Flying on Continental, Clickair and Spanair
Last week, Syracuse junior Ashlee Davis shared how she managed to book a last-minute Spring Break trip to Spain for less than a single credit hour at her university. The tickets were cheap-but were the worth the money? Ashlee reports on her experiences at 30,000 feet. *************** I flew Continental...
May 7th, 2009 | Air, Europe, Finances & Savings, Studying Abroad | Read More

Insider Italy

Insider Italy
The Lost Girls believe that one of the best resources for planning a trip is other travelers. So we asked Yelena Galstyan, an 18-year old freshman at Syracuse University, to share her experiences about visiting her boyfriend in Italy. Check out her day-by-day account on where to eat when in Rome, which...
May 5th, 2009 | Air, City Travel, Food & Wine, Hotels & Resorts, Italy, Shopping & Style, Tours & Attractions, Train | Read More