Posts Tagged ‘India’

The LG Travel News Roundup: Groupon Offers (Serial) Killer Tour

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… The Serial Killer Tour Series Groupon recently offered a great deal on a walking tour dedicated to Jeffrey Dahmer, the serial killer responsible...
March 9th, 2012 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Victoria Gibson

Lost Girl of the Week: Victoria Gibson
This week’s LG, Victoria Gibson, had all the ingredients to a perfect life, but something was missing. Since she couldn’t go back and change things she had already done, she chose to focus on a future of travel to get out of what she calls her “stuckness.” ***** Successful Corporate...
December 14th, 2011 | Lost Girl of the Week | Read More

The LG Travel News Roundup: Taj Mahal Collapsing?

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… Taj Mahal Collapsing? Could the Taj Mahal be collapsing soon? According to Britain’s Daily Mail, it very well could- in as little as two...
October 14th, 2011 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

20 Reasons Why You Should Visit India

20 Reasons Why You Should Visit India
When I first informed people that I would spend a semester studying abroad in Kolkata, they usually didn’t understand why I would want to go to India. They would have that polite yet bemused expression, suggesting India was not a reasonable place to visit for an extended period of time. As I explained...
April 14th, 2011 | Dispatches from the Road, India, Studying Abroad | Read More

Off-Beat India: 5 Can’t-Miss Temples in Orissa

Off-Beat India: 5 Can’t-Miss Temples in Orissa
By Susmita Baral LG News Intern For kicks, Susmita always calls Orissa—an Indian state—the “Nebraska of India.” It’s there, but people don’t think twice about and it certainly doesn’t spring to mind when you think of a vacation location. Since both her parents are from there, she’s had...
April 1st, 2011 | Cultural Travel, India, Spiritual Travel | Read More

“You’re Pouring Oil Where?” A Guide to Indian Ayurvedic Massage

“You’re Pouring Oil Where?” A Guide to Indian Ayurvedic Massage
By Meghann Foye Lost Girls Deputy Editor “How’s this? Too hot?” asks my therapist, brushing more warm oil over my limbs. I’m lying completely exposed on a thick wooden board in a treatment room in Kerala, India, the tropical southern coastal state below Goa. “Ugh, cold?”...
February 11th, 2011 | Fitness & Workouts, India, Spa & Beauty, Spiritual Travel | Read More

Fresh, Fragrant, Fiery: 5 Best Indian Dishes to Try

Fresh, Fragrant, Fiery: 5 Best Indian Dishes to Try
By Meghann Foye Lost Girls Deputy Editor Trying to present a quick overview of Indian food may be like trying to catalog the world. As the center of the global spice trade for centuries, India’s cuisine has been shaped by its own Hindu and Buddhist history, longterm cultural interactions with Moghul...
January 28th, 2011 | Cultural Travel, Featured, Food & Wine, India | Read More

The LG Travel News Roundup: 1.14.11

The LG Travel News Roundup: 1.14.11
By Candace Rardon LG Section Editor Missed the big travel stories of the week? And the weird, wacky and insignificant ones? We’ve got your roundup right here… Taj Mahal about to get down and dirty Mud baths and wraps have become a standard option in many spas these days, but what is perhaps more...
January 14th, 2011 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

Dispatches: A Minnesota Girl Goes to France…and India…for a Year

Dispatches: A Minnesota Girl Goes to France…and India…for a Year
When I tell people my travel plans for this year, they seem to understand the appeal of France and the Cote D’Azur, but then they ask me the inevitable question, “So, why India?” accompanied by a polite, yet bemused, expression. I can’t really blame them. I’m from northern Minnesota –...
August 19th, 2010 | Dispatches from the Road, Studying Abroad | Read More

My Yoga Teacher Training Course: Life Inside an Ashram

by Holly C. Corbett Stars such as Madonna and Christy Turlington have long credited their celestial bodies to yoga. And now the ageless practice shares the spotlight with Scientology and Kabala when it comes to seeking heaven in Hollywood. But what’s behind the obsession with designer sticky mats,...
December 5th, 2007 | India | Read More