Articles By: Alex B

A Perfect Traveler’s Getaway: The Virgin Islands

A Perfect Traveler’s Getaway: The Virgin Islands
By Annie Shustrin Every time I book a trip, my inner traveler kicks in with important questions. What is unique about my destination? What can I learn? How can I push the limits of my comfort zone? If there is some adventure to be had or interesting point of view to learn, I’m there with my camera,...
July 20th, 2012 | Caribbean | Read More

Hong Kong Highlights: 4 Must-See Sights

Hong Kong Highlights: 4 Must-See Sights
By Chantal and Carolyn Moclair Exclusive to the Lost Girls From island-hopping to nighttime shopping, Hong Kong offers an amazing array of activities for tourists and locals alike.  We’ve created a list of the top four highlights of this island metropolis for future Hong Kong hustlers. 1. Victoria...
July 13th, 2012 | China, City Travel | Read More

Top Five Beach Experiences In Sri Lanka

Top Five Beach Experiences In Sri Lanka
By Mandy Jayatissa Exclusive to the Lost Girls Spreading outwards from the lush, green, central province to the warmer, drier outskirts of the island, Sri Lanka boasts a wide array of ecosystems and atmospheres. Standing out boldly amongst these are Sri Lanka’s spectacular beaches. Ranging from calm,...
July 6th, 2012 | Sri Lanka | Read More

The Hanoian Haggle: Learning to Bargain in Vietnam

The Hanoian Haggle: Learning to Bargain in Vietnam
By Samantha Laufer This expat author tells a story about learning to assimilate with one of the most important and pervasive aspects of Southeast Asian culture: the art of the bargain. Today, I spent a few minutes arguing (or, shall I say, “bargaining”) with the woman at the local market for a bushel...
July 2nd, 2012 | Expats Abroad, Vietnam | Read More

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: The World’s Sexiest Nationalities Announced

The LG Travel News Roundup: The World’s Sexiest Nationalities Announced
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… World’s Sexiest Nationalities If you’re looking to guide your travel according to beautiful nationals, then listen up! MissTravel.com...
June 24th, 2012 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

Lost Girls’ Guide to Buenos Aires, Argentina

Lost Girls’ Guide to Buenos Aires, Argentina
By Annie Shustrin There are few cities in the world that can be diverse both in culture and history while at the same time maintaining a strong individual soul. One of those cities is Buenos Aires. Commonly called the “Paris of South America,” its European roots are evident in the architecture,...
June 22nd, 2012 | Argentina, City Guides, Travel Guides - Country Guides | Read More

The LG Travel News Roundup: Nude Tourism Spikes with Nakations

The LG Travel News Roundup: Nude Tourism Spikes with Nakations
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… The Next Big Thing: Nakations Nude vacations are becoming so popular that even cruise lines are now offering clothing-optional sailings....
June 17th, 2012 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

Bandar Seri BegaWandering: 3 Spectacular Sights in Brunei’s Capital City

Bandar Seri BegaWandering: 3 Spectacular Sights in Brunei’s Capital City
By Chantal and Carolyn Moclair Exclusive to the Lost Girls Before visiting, the only thing we knew about Bandar Seri Begawan was that it is the capital of Brunei, one of the smallest countries in the world. Small turned out to be an understatement, as it took us longer to say “Bandar Seri Begawan”...
June 15th, 2012 | Asia | Read More

Big things in Small Packages: A week-long adventure in Prince Edward Island, Canada

Big things in Small Packages: A week-long adventure in Prince Edward Island, Canada
By Patricia Page Lost Girls Contributor As I child, I dreamed of the far away lands I would one day visit. I wrote lists, read guide books, and before I knew what ‘paying the bills’ meant, I thought I’d be visiting all those places before I turned 25. Now, with every dollar saved after the ‘paying...
June 8th, 2012 | Canada | Read More