Posts Tagged ‘Rome’

The LG Travel News Roundup: Tourists Taking Home Pieces of Rome

The LG Travel News Roundup: Tourists Taking Home Pieces of Rome
By Susmita Baral LG News InternMissed the big travel stories of the week? And the weird, wacky and insignificant ones? We’ve got your roundup right here… When in Rome… Steal Cobblestones Airport police have revealed that cobblestones used by Romans 2,000 years ago to pave roads, marble mile...
July 2nd, 2012 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

The LG Travel News Roundup: Cupcakes Confiscated at Airport

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… Cupcake Threat A cupcake was recently confiscated from a female traveler at the McCarran International Airport under the explanation that...
December 30th, 2011 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

Secrets of Rome: Knights of Malta Keyhole

Secrets of Rome: Knights of Malta Keyhole
By Holly McMahon Special to Lost Girls Throughout the year, tourists plod through the streets of Rome, checking historic sites off their lists, unknowingly missing one of the most unique and mysterious spots, the Knights of Malta keyhole. The keyhole, one of the ancient city’s best-kept secrets, lies...
October 13th, 2011 | Cultural Travel, Italy | Read More

The LG Travel News Roundup: Roman Police Go Undercover as Gladiators

The LG Travel News Roundup: Roman Police Go Undercover as Gladiators
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… Roman Police Go Undercover to Nab Con Artists Roman policemen recently went undercover and dressed as gladiators to patrol the streets of...
August 19th, 2011 | Extras | Read More

Experience Rome with all 5 Senses

Experience Rome with all 5 Senses
By Briana Palma LG Contributor In Italy, indulgence is the law of land. People often opt for pleasure, whether in the comfort of home-cooked food or the excitement of an extramarital affair. The Mediterranean country awakens the senses, and no place more than its historic and vibrant capital city. See A...
March 23rd, 2011 | Cultural Travel, Italy | Read More

Italy Travel Guide—Tips for Traveling to Italy

Italy Travel Guide—Tips for Traveling to Italy
By Jenny Avallon LG Guides Editor Country overview La dolce vita. Italians believe in “the good life,” and any vacation here is contingent upon getting swept up in the beauty of the country and its people. From the narrow alleyways of Venice to the cobblestone piazzas in Rome to the shorelines...
January 24th, 2011 | Country Guides, Italy, Planning, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Cooking Up a Cultural Experience: Learning to Make Pizza in Italy

Cooking Up a Cultural Experience: Learning to Make Pizza in Italy
By Briana Palma LG Contributor Anyone who spends time in Italy naturally transforms into a buona forchetta – a good, hearty eater. By the end of a stay, long or short, one will also have learned to perform la scarpetta, swishing a piece of bread over the last drops of an exquisite meal. These are...
November 3rd, 2010 | Food & Wine, Italy | Read More

The Sweet Tastes of Rome

The Sweet Tastes of Rome
By Brittany Gowan, LG Foreign Correspondent Italy is a country for romantic vistas, ancient landmarks, excellent wine, flavorful cuisine, and for me, sweets. I studied abroad in Rome three years ago and came back this September to visit my brother who is studying here now. From the moment I stepped off...
October 6th, 2010 | Dispatches from the Road, Food & Wine, Italy | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Briana Palma

Lost Girl of the Week: Briana Palma
This week’s Lost Girl, Briana Palma, graduated from Syracuse University in 2009 with a dual degree in magazine journalism and Spanish language. Shortly after, she moved to Madrid, Spain, where she took up work as an au pair before beginning a one-year master’s program and an internship at celebrity...
July 27th, 2010 | Lost Girl of the Week | Read More

Grazie Roma! How Traveling Helped Me To Get Over Heartbreak

Grazie Roma! How Traveling Helped Me To Get Over Heartbreak
By Brittany Gowan Special to the Lost Girls Studying abroad was always something that I wanted to work into my college equation but by my junior year, with good friends and a boyfriend I loved, I couldn’t imagine leaving a life so happy and fun. Unfortunately or fortunately, I’m still not sure...
July 23rd, 2010 | Featured, Italy, Love on the Road | Read More