Posts Tagged ‘road trip’

Beer, Boys & Best Buds: Road Tripping in Ireland

Beer, Boys & Best Buds: Road Tripping in Ireland
By Alexondra Purnomo Special to Lost Girls World Five of my girlfriends and I scrunched into a left-side-of-the-road minivan on a whirlwind, weeklong tour of Ireland—for beer, cute boys with accents, and even more beer. We found plenty of all of the above as we braved obscenely narrow roads, endured...
June 6th, 2011 | Ireland, Road Trips | Read More

How to Rent a Car: Tips for Saving Time and Money

How to Rent a Car: Tips for Saving Time and Money
By Kristen Putch LG Acquisitions Editor While we would all love to consider ourselves jet-setters, the truth is, sometimes driving is necessary—and if you’re using your own set of wheels, it can actually be convenient and cost-effective. However, some travelers need to rent cars as local transportation...
January 19th, 2011 | Car | Read More

How to Road Trip North America: 6 Things to Know Before You Go

How to Road Trip North America: 6 Things to Know Before You Go
The sun was setting over Lake Michigan, and I dug my feet deep into the sand as Jen and April tried to slide down the dune we were on.  The faint outline of Chicago on the other side of the water was the only clue that this was indeed a lake and not the ocean. Never in my wildest dreams did I think...
November 25th, 2010 | Cars and Trucks, Group Travel, North America, Planning, Road Trips | Read More

5 Tips For Surviving A Family Road Trip

5 Tips For Surviving A Family Road Trip
source: ourordinarylife.com By Courtney Brooks LG International Correspondent (South Africa) ***** During my last three weeks in South Africa my older brother and sister came to visit for 10 days, and then one of my best friends from college for another 10, overlapping by just a couple of days. My siblings...
March 3rd, 2010 | Car, Dispatches from the Road, Family & Kid Travel, Featured, South Africa | Read More

The LG Weekly News Roundup: 1.14.10

The LG Weekly News Roundup: 1.14.10
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…. ********************************* Facebook: Cancun’s antidote? Can Facebook help Mexico recover from last year’s onslaught...
January 14th, 2010 | Air, Car, Mexico, Weekly Travel News | Read More

Casseroles for Cancer Part II: To Travel Well, You Need Sparkle

Casseroles for Cancer Part II: To Travel Well, You Need Sparkle
Last summer, Blair Hickman retraced a 12,000 mile cross-country road trip in memory of her mom, who died from cancer in 2003. The girls retraced a path their mom had taken in 1977, serving dinner at 9 Ronald McDonald Houses and raising money for the charity along the way to raise awareness about the...
November 24th, 2009 | Car, Dispatches from the Road, Group Travel, Spiritual Travel, United States, Volunteering & Giving Back | Read More

The LG Weekly News Roundup: 11.19.09

The LG Weekly News Roundup: 11.19.09
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…. ********************************* Waiting on Magic Finally! Disney unleashed the first official wait time app for...
November 19th, 2009 | Air, Weekly Travel News | Read More

Casseroles for Cancer Part I: How Not to Go to South East Asia

Casseroles for Cancer Part I: How Not to Go to South East Asia
This summer, Blair Hickman retraced a 12,000 mile cross-country road trip in memory of her mom, who died from cancer in 2003. Along with her sister and best friend, the three girls retraced a path their mom had taken in 1977, serving dinner at 9 Ronald McDonald Houses and raising money for the charity...
November 17th, 2009 | Car, Dispatches from the Road, Family & Kid Travel, Lost Girl of the Week, Spiritual Travel, Travel Philosophy, United States | Read More

Couch Surfing Around the Globe

Couch Surfing Around the Globe
In August 2008, fresh out of school, Lost Girl Heather Stein took a four-month contract working as everyone’s favorite service professional: an international debt collector. As the economy started to tank, she realized that getting a job in a different field was going to be next to impossible. Not...
July 6th, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Australia, Backpacking & Trekking, Bus, Canada, City Travel, Israel, Lost Girls, New York City, Sports & Games, Staying There, Traveling Solo & Together | Read More

LG Small Town Favorites: Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania

LG Small Town Favorites: Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania
I love running, but it can be hard on your knees. I’ve always wanted to do a triathlon, and figured it’d be a good way to switch up my workouts. Still, swimming in a lake with hundreds of people-not to mention sorting through all the gear you’ll need-can be overwhelming. So I joined...
June 18th, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Fitness & Workouts, Food & Wine, Hotels & Resorts, In-Room Reviews, Shopping & Style, United States | Read More