Posts Tagged ‘tours and guides’

On the Fringe: Festive Suggestions for Exploring Edinburgh

On the Fringe: Festive Suggestions for Exploring Edinburgh
Great Scot! The annual Edinburgh Festival Fringe attracts crowds of theater-goers to Scotland’s capital for 25 days of stage and street performances. Plus, there is much more to this city than summer stage antics: an annual military exhibition, traditional dance, hillside views, and surprising...
December 16th, 2010 | City Travel, Cultural Travel, Food & Wine, Parties, Festivals & Events, Scotland, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Trish Sare

Lost Girl of the Week: Trish Sare
Lost Girl of the Week, Trish Sare, is the founder and owner of BikeHike Adventures in Vancouver (www.bikehike.com). BikeHike has been operating worldwide multi-sport adventures around the globe for 16 years, and Trish has spent much of her life roaming our incredible earth. When she’s not out scouting...
June 25th, 2010 | Lost Girl of the Week | Read More

Free Tours: Sandeman’s New Europe

Free Tours: Sandeman’s New Europe
By Molly Gallagher LG International Correspondent When my friends and I arrived in Prague we spent the first day wandering the city. We went to the castle, old town square, and the Charles Bridge. However, we didn’t really know what we were looking at. We decided we wanted to take a tour to learn...
November 13th, 2009 | Backpacking & Trekking, Budget Travel, City Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Europe, Studying Abroad, Tours & Attractions, Walking, Websites and Blogs | Read More

LG Sydney Series: A Fine Day at the Operahouse

LG Sydney Series: A Fine Day at the Operahouse
Sydney was our last stop on our round-the-world trip, and we have plenty of amazing memories from living “Down Under.” Now ’til the end of October, we’re going to be recalling our favorite Sydney moments. At the end of each post, you’ll find out how to get the chance to...
October 28th, 2009 | Australia, City Travel, Tours & Attractions | Read More

LG Sydney Series: Harbor Bridge Climb

LG Sydney Series: Harbor Bridge Climb
Sydney was our last stop on our round-the-world trip, and we have plenty of amazing memories from living “Down Under.” Now ’til the end of October, we’re going to be recalling our favorite Sydney moments. At the end of each post, you’ll find out how to get the chance to...
October 22nd, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Australia, City Travel, Tours & Attractions | 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 [email protected] Top...
October 13th, 2009 | City Travel, Health & Safety, Shopping & Style, South Africa, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

The 10 Best Tours in America

The 10 Best Tours in America
While I’ve always been a fan of independent travel-exploring a place with little more than a map, a phrase-book and a sturdy pair of walking shoes to guide you-there’s still something to be said for the packaged tour. By putting yourself in the hands of someone with considerable local know-how,...
June 27th, 2009 | Adventure Travel, City Travel, Extras, Food & Wine, Tours & Attractions, Travel Philosophy, United States, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

Love, Marriage, and Wine

Love, Marriage, and Wine
My sister, Sara, got married last month. Rather than celebrate her dwindling days as a single woman by hiring a cheesy stripper to perform (why pay for something when a woman can get it for free? Ha!), or going on a beer-fueled pub crawl, we opted to do a wine tour through upstate New York’s Finger...
November 18th, 2008 | Food & Wine, Tours & Attractions, United States | Read More

Antarctica: A long way down

Antarctica: A long way down
Ushuaia is known as both del fin del mundo (translation: the end of the world) and the beginning of the journey to Antarctica from South America. Convicts helped construct its streets, bridges, and buildings after the Argentinean government built a jail here in the early 1900s. Officials figured wannabe-escape...
April 20th, 2008 | Adventure Travel, Antarctica, Argentina, Fitness & Workouts, Packing & Wardrobe, Planning | 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