Posts Tagged ‘kids’

10 Must-See US Destinations for Kids

10 Must-See US Destinations for Kids
by Amanda Pressner LG Exective Editor The editorial folks at Sherman’s Travel just released their list of  The Top 10 Places Kids Should See, which we’ve passed along below. Our question is, shouldn’t this be a list of the top 10 spots kids should see in the United States? Or will...
July 14th, 2010 | City Travel, Family & Kid Travel, Featured, United States | Read More

The LG Weekly News Roundup: 3.4

The LG Weekly News Roundup: 3.4
By Molly Fergus LG Travel News Editor Missed the big travel stories of the week? And the weird, wacky and insignificant ones? We’ve got your roundup right here…. Charging by the inch Well, it took them long enough. Continental finally noticed that exit row seats are roomier than the rest...
March 4th, 2010 | Air, Weekly Travel News | Read More

Saving the Lives of Malnourished Children

Since returning from our trip around the world, The Lost Girls have pledged to support non-profit projects and philanthropic organizations we believe are making a positive impact in the lives of those in need. So when we found out that the International Medical Corp was eligible to receive up to $1.5...
September 28th, 2008 | Volunteering & Giving Back | Read More

A Slow Boat through Myanmar

A Slow Boat through Myanmar
Eureka! When we arrived at breakfast on the second day of our Myanmar river cruise, a member of the crew approached to inform Dad and Nadine that their luggage had finally arrived. It was not a moment too soon. After that morning’s scheduled activity-a visit to one of Bagan’s food and crafts...
April 29th, 2007 | Asia, Cruise, Family & Kid Travel, Fitness & Workouts, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Myanmar, Planning | Read More

Rollin’ on the River

Rollin’ on the River
Our guide Sang warned Jen and me that we’d encounter a few small “rapids” during our kayaking adventure in Laos down the Nam Khan River, and not to worry if we ended up with a mouthful of river water-almost everyone flipped over at some point. Determined to keep our heads (and bodies)...
February 21st, 2007 | Adventure Travel, Asia, Fitness & Workouts, Laos, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Tours & Attractions | Read More

On the Rails

On the Rails
While it’s theoretically possible to snag a cheap fare from Delhi to Chennai on one of India’s new low cost carriers, getting from A to B in the subcontinent (especially on a backpacker budget) usually means traveling by train. And when cities and attractions are as spread out as they are...
December 28th, 2006 | India, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Train | Read More

Channeling my Inner Angelina

Channeling my Inner Angelina
I found love at an unexpected place: Sister Freda’s Hospital outside of Kitale, Kenya. Sister Freda is a native Kenyan, mother of four and registered nurse. She constructed a clinic in this rural area to help the masses of displaced tribe members who couldn’t afford the 60 cents it costs...
October 24th, 2006 | Kenya, Volunteering & Giving Back | Read More

Silly Mzungus

Silly Mzungus
When you’re an obvious stranger in a strange land, or in our case, a bustling pastoral community in Western Kenya, it’s bound to attract some attention – particularly if you’re of the paler skinned variety as we are. Every time we venture outside the borders of our volunteer...
October 22nd, 2006 | Kenya, Volunteering & Giving Back | Read More

Welcome to the Jungle

Welcome to the Jungle
When we first nominated Peru to be the inaugural country on our big jaunt around the world, there was one thing we all agreed on – exploring the jungle was non-negotiable! Sure, we’d all been in rainforests before in countries like Costa Rica, Belize and Guatemala, but saying you’ve...
August 29th, 2006 | Adventure Travel, Fitness & Workouts, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Peru, Tours & Attractions, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

Charity Cases? An LG Quandary

Charity Cases? An LG Quandary
In a post earlier this month, we wrote about how the angel-faced children of Peru had the power to melt both our hearts and our resolve: Quite often Hol, Jen and I often would save our spare change just so we could distribute it among the palms of little ones who wanted to buy candy. While my conscience...
August 28th, 2006 | Finances & Savings, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Peru, Volunteering & Giving Back | Read More