Posts Tagged ‘religion’

Lost in Africa: Morocco Culture

Lost in Africa: Morocco Culture
By Molly Gallagher LG International Correspondent When I arrived to Morocco I had no idea what to expect. I traveled to the country through a group called, Morocco Exchange. The program is meant to give Americans a better understanding of Islam and the cultural differences that exist. Two aspects of...
December 2nd, 2009 | Morocco | 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

Way Down Upon the Ayeyarwady River

Way Down Upon the Ayeyarwady River
Another crack-of-dawn morning for Dad, Nadine, Holly and me. After scarfing another quick buffet breakfast (I limited myself to a single plate this time), we flagged down a rusted-out taxicab with no shocks, cushioning or seatbelts but four working wheels and headed to the Yangon airport. Since Dad and...
April 27th, 2007 | Asia, Cruise, Family & Kid Travel, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Myanmar, Planning | Read More

21 Reasons We Fell in Love with Bangkok

21 Reasons We Fell in Love with Bangkok
by Amanda Pressner Lost Girls Executive Editor New Yorkers tend to assume (or more aptly, believe with a deep, zealot-like conviction) that there’s no big city on earth that’s as funky, hip and prodigious as the one they call home. And, having spent most of my twenties falling in love with...
April 12th, 2007 | Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Thailand | Read More

The Women Behind the Wat

The Women Behind the Wat
After Jen and I melted into rosemary and lemongrass-scented puddles at the forest temple (called Wat Sok Pa Luang), I decided that I had to meet the pleasure-loving mind behind the herbal-infused steam baths and tropical group massage sessions. I was actually somewhat surprised to learn from Noy, the...
January 29th, 2007 | Asia, Laos, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Spa & Beauty, Spiritual Travel | Read More

Cows, Caste and Curry

Cows, Caste and Curry
“There’s too much traffic in Delhi,” says our driver, Sunil, who we hired for a four-day tour of northern India-just before jerking the wheel to narrowly miss a cow wandering the crowded city streets. “Everything is too much in Delhi.” With over one billion people (and...
September 28th, 2006 | India, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Spiritual Travel, Tours & Attractions | Read More