Posts Tagged ‘france’

Let Them Eat Macarons

By Nicole Trilivas Special to Lost Girls The Parisian macaron is a snobby-but-scrumptious little treat that has lately become a vogue frontrunner in the ongoing dessert popularity contest. It’s practically a requisite to snack on them while in Paris. First things first: it’s only spelled with one...
March 29th, 2012 | Extras | Read More

Discovering Bordeaux in Winter

By Katherine Logan Special to Lost Girls During the summer, Bordeaux attract hoards of wine lovers with its world famous vineyards and wine chateaux.   Sadly, every winter as the vines become bare of their juicy fruit so do the tour buses, as visitors shy away from this beautiful French coastal city...
March 1st, 2012 | City Travel, Cultural Travel, France | Read More

Lost Girl’s Guide to Brittany, France

By Cathy Martin Special to Lost Girls Picture rocky seashores and lush rolling hills, a countryside dotted with dilapidated stone cottages with bright yellow flowers peeking from their windowsills. The faint sound of bagpipes floats through the cloudy skies. Now add to the scene French people zipping...
November 17th, 2011 | Cultural Travel, France | Read More

Dining In A Paris Restaurant: Avoid A Faux Pas

Dining In A Paris Restaurant: Avoid A Faux Pas
by J’Nisha Towne I can still remember the flight from London to Paris. Sleep had eluded me for hours, leaving me to fantasize about pain au chocolat and cobblestone streets, warm milky café au laits, and buttery brioches to pair. “I will ‘oui’ this and ‘s’il vous plaît’ that”...
November 8th, 2011 | Extras, Food & Wine, France | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Christine Amorose

Lost Girl of the Week: Christine Amorose
Christine Amorose, the latest Lost Girl of the Week, quit her job in high-tech PR to become a full-fledged Francophile. Currently based in the French Riviera, she writes about her experiences at C’est Christine in between soaking up the sun and attempting to parler Francais. An aspiring freelance writer,...
October 19th, 2011 | Lost Girl of the Week | Read More

The LG Travel News Roundup: The View from Scenic, South Dakota, Could Be Yours

The LG Travel News Roundup: The View from Scenic, South Dakota, Could Be Yours
By Susmita Baral LG News Intern Missed the big travel stories of the week? And the weird, wacky and insignificant ones? We’ve got your roundup right here… FOR SALE: The Town of Scenic, South Dakota Forget “house for sale.” The entire town of Scenic, South Dakota (currently owned...
August 5th, 2011 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

Five Ways to Enjoy Chamonix, France

Five Ways to Enjoy Chamonix, France
By Edd Morris Love the great outdoors? Then Chamonix could be your ideal holiday destination. This hilltop resort in the French Alps is a haven for skiers and snowboarders in the winter; and for hikers, bikers and mountaineers in the summer time. If you’ve a taste for adventure – or just wish...
June 1st, 2011 | France | Read More

Paris’ Hilltop Haven: Montmartre

Paris’ Hilltop Haven: Montmartre
By Kayleigh Minicozzi LG Contributor Photos by Kristen Putch LG Acquisitions Editor Ahh Pari, c’est magnifique. The iconic city of love and lights was a must see at the top of my bucket list from the moment I posed for my first passport photo. The history, the lights, the romance, the Eiffel tower;...
May 11th, 2011 | Tours & Attractions | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Gaylen Clutter

Lost Girl of the Week: Gaylen Clutter
This week’s Lost Girl, Gaylen Clutter, knew from a young age that she loved adventure. She used her college years to explore the world, everywhere from living in a flat in Paris to hiking in Morocco. Since graduating college, she has found a career that she loves, but hopes to find a way to combine...
February 16th, 2011 | Lost Girl of the Week | Read More

Couch Surfing in France: 7 Reasons I Stayed with (New) Friends

Couch Surfing in France: 7 Reasons I Stayed with (New) Friends
by Sarah Bailey Special to Lost Girls World At first mention,  couch surfing seems like a somewhat sketchy idea.  You meet someone from a foreign country on the Internet and then go live at his/her house for a few nights for free?  The potential to end up with a socially awkward weirdo and/or klepto...
August 23rd, 2010 | Couchsurfing, Featured, Finances & Savings, France, Solo Travel | Read More