Posts Tagged ‘music’

12 Festivals For 2012

by Nancy Yeomans LG Air Travel Editor As 2011 draws to a close my thoughts naturally turn to the year ahead. The year in travel specifically. One of the best ways to get to know a destination is to learn about what makes it special. A festival, be it culinary, cultural or with another focus, brings a...
December 27th, 2011 | Cultural Travel, Extras, Food & Wine, Parties, Festivals & Events | 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

A Night Out in Cape Town

A Night Out in Cape Town
By Edd Morris The stunning natural beauty of outdoorsy Cape Town makes it easy to while away days exploring the verdant green bay, or poking around the apex of Table Mountain. But you’d be wrong if you thought that the excitement stopped when the sun went down. Cape Town nightlife is as varied and...
July 27th, 2011 | Africa | Read More

5 Best Portable Speakers for Travelers

5 Best Portable Speakers for Travelers
by Brooke Schoenman LG Tech & Gear Editor Portable travel speakers make it so you can easily have a party with friends, add background music to your hostel chats or share you favorite tunes with the people on your bus (if they want that). Without them, you are most likely comfined to your ear buds,...
July 19th, 2010 | Travel Products & Services | Read More

New Year’s Eve in Upstate New York

New Year’s Eve in Upstate New York
Wine. Chocolate. Music. I’ll be surrounding myself with a few of my favorite things, and more importantly, some of my favorite people, to start off 2010 right. I was looking for someplace cozy and festive, and decided to go to a New Year’s Eve bash at Mirbeau Inn & Spa in the Finger Lakes...
January 23rd, 2010 | Food & Wine, Hotels & Resorts, New York State, Parties, Festivals & Events, Spa & Beauty | Read More

Lost in Beijing…Continued

Lost in Beijing…Continued
I was lucky enough to have an expat to show me around (my friend Jen who worked with me at a magazine in New York before moving to Beijing for a year). Well, two expats actually. A man named Tak, a Singapore-born and Beijing-based entrepreneur, met up with us after finding me through this blog. From...
May 21st, 2009 | China, City Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Expats Abroad, Fitness & Workouts, Food & Wine, Lost Girls, Shopping & Style, Spa & Beauty, Spiritual Travel, Tours & Attractions, Walking | Read More

St. Patrick’s Day in the City

St. Patrick’s Day in the City
HCC: The LG’s usual St. Patty’s Day celebrations involve pub crawls, green beer, and parades. This year, we’re going to try to experience more authentic Irish culture by dancing to Irish folk music and watching a football (soccer) match. We’ll be doing our best rendition of the...
March 13th, 2009 | Ireland, New York City, Parties, Festivals & Events | Read More

Music The Lost Girls Love

Music The Lost Girls Love
HCC: The best part about going to hear live music is that it takes your mind off your daily life and you can just get lost in the crowd and dance. When I first saw the Zac Brown Band in NYC this summer, I literally could not stop myself from moving in time to their southern rock/country/bluegrass beats....
January 30th, 2009 | New York City, Parties, Festivals & Events | Read More

A Fine Day for the Opera (House)

A Fine Day for the Opera (House)
Last week, we learned that the Sydney Opera House just received official recognition as one of the most fabulous places on the planet, earning a coveted spot on the UNESCO World Heritage List (an honor it shares with such international treasures as the Taj Mahal, the Egyptian Pyramids and the Great Wall...
July 2nd, 2007 | Australia, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Carmi Louw

Lost Girl of the Week: Carmi Louw
Several months before we were scheduled to touch down in New Zealand, the girls and I received an email from Carmi Louw, a 24-year old Auckland gal who tuned into our website upon a friend’s recommendation and discovered that she was indeed a fellow Lost Girl. Dry witted and hilarious, Carmi’s...
May 17th, 2007 | Adventure Travel, City Travel, Food & Wine, Lost Girl of the Week, New Zealand, Shopping & Style, Tours & Attractions | Read More