Posts Tagged ‘museums’

The LG Travel News Roundup: Introducing the World’s Oldest Backpacker

The LG Travel News Roundup: Introducing the World’s Oldest Backpacker
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… World’s Oldest Backpacker Australian backpacker Keith Wright, who is known as the world’s oldest backpacker, has planned a two month...
May 18th, 2012 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

Shoe Museums and Music Gardens: Five Highlights of Cultural Ontario

Shoe Museums and Music Gardens: Five Highlights of Cultural Ontario
By Edd Morris Feeling prejudiced? Well, judge your reaction to these next two facts. Are you surprised that Ontario has the third biggest theatre market in the world; or that Toronto is the second biggest exporter of TV programs in North America? If either of these statements had you taken aback, it’s...
August 3rd, 2011 | Canada | Read More

Hidden Sydney: Five Travel Tips for Adventurous Visits

Hidden Sydney: Five Travel Tips for Adventurous Visits
By Edd Morris How much do you really know about Sydney? Even if you’ve never set foot in golden Australia, it’s easy to visualize the sweeping sails of the Sydney Opera House beside the mighty arches of the Harbor Bridge, while the blue bay sparkles gently beneath. You probably imagine elegant...
June 29th, 2011 | Australia | Read More

Madrid Travel Guide

Madrid Travel Guide
By Briana Palma LG Contributor Travelers often skip over Spain’s vibrant capital city, opting instead for artistic adventures in Barcelona or relaxing getaways in the south. But Madrid, touted as the most Spanish city, is more about experiences rather than simple sights. From discovering national...
April 20th, 2011 | Spain, Travel Guides - Country Guides | Read More

Spain Itineraries: Sunday in Madrid

Spain Itineraries: Sunday in Madrid
By Briana Palma LG Contributor In Spain, Friday and Saturday consist of late-night dinners and early morning dancing, so it comes as no surprise that natives consider Sunday a day of rest. Even in the normally bustling capital city, streets seem deserted, especially at lunchtime, when the few open...
January 12th, 2011 | City Travel, Spain | Read More

Art off the Beaten Path: Madrid Art Museums

Art off the Beaten Path: Madrid Art Museums
By Briana Palma Special to the Lost Girls Anyone visiting Madrid will certainly want to pass through its three big museums, the Prado, Reina Sofia and Thyssen-Bornemisza, which display works from the world’s most influential artists, such as Picasso, Monet and Velázquez. But the richness of the Spanish...
August 25th, 2010 | Spain, Tours & Attractions | Read More

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

Lost in South Africa: Top 10 Things to Do in Cape Town

Lost in South Africa: Top 10 Things to Do in Cape Town
By Courtney Brooks LG Travel Correspondent 1. Hike Table Mountain Table Mountain, with Lion’s Head on one side and Devil’s Peak on the other, is located in the middle of Cape Town. It often has a waterfall of clouds pouring off the front of it, otherwise known as the “table cloth,”...
January 20th, 2010 | Adventure Travel, Food & Wine, South Africa, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

The LG Weekly Travel News Roundup: 10.15.2009

The LG Weekly Travel News Roundup: 10.15.2009
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 round-up right here…. ************************** New side of the tracks A sour economy isn’t all doom-and-gloom for the travel industry. Thanks...
October 15th, 2009 | Air, Bike, Europe, Mexico, Walking, Weekly Travel News | Read More

Six Things To Do in Johannesburg

Six Things To Do in Johannesburg
All this semester, LG intern Courtney Brooks will be sending us reports from the field in Johannesburg, South Africa. Got a question about what it’s like to live and work in Jo’burg-a city with one of the highest crime rates in the world? Send us an email at lostgirlsworld@gmail.com. Top...
October 13th, 2009 | City Travel, Health & Safety, Shopping & Style, South Africa, Wildlife & Animals | Read More