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The LG Travel News Roundup: Mini Las Vegas Planned in Spain

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… What Happens in Spain, Stays in Spain While Las Vegas is famous for having miniature world monuments (such as the Statue of Liberty and the...
April 20th, 2012 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

Ten Days of Silence: A Meditation Retreat in Thailand

Ten Days of Silence: A Meditation Retreat in Thailand
By Nadia Pidgeon Exclusive to the Lost Girls When I announced my intentions to attend a 10 day silent meditation retreat, some friends said it sounded interesting but most said I was crazy and that it sounded either miserable or pointless. Ultimately, it is difficult to provide a meaningful summary as...
April 13th, 2012 | Solo Travel, Spiritual Travel, Thailand | Read More

The LG Travel News Roundup: The Hot New Knitting Holiday

The LG Travel News Roundup: The Hot New Knitting Holiday
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… Travel & Knitting Knitters now have a new way to go on vacation: One filled with tourism and knitting. With the rising interest in knitting,...
April 13th, 2012 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

Top 4 Reasons to go on a Round-the-World Honeymoon

By Annie Shustrin Most people might agree that one of the best parts of a wedding is the honeymoon. After all of the planning, the family, and the celebrations, spending time relaxing with your new spouse is a reward. For anyone thinking about both marriage and long term travel, this might be the perfect...
April 6th, 2012 | Couples Travel, Love on the Road | Read More

The LG Travel News Roundup: Social Media and Snow Reports

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… Social Media & Snow Reports Social media is playing a huge role around the world in bringing transparency to many causes, from live updates...
April 6th, 2012 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

The LG Travel News Roundup: Hunger Games Inspires New Tourism Trend

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… Hunger Games Tourism While the Hunger Games franchise is raking in millions from it’s hit movie debut, North Carolina is seeing an influx...
March 30th, 2012 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

Ask The Travel Coach: Keeping The Dream Alive – Staying Inspired During Travel Prep

Welcome back to our info-packed monthly feature, Ask the Travel Coach! Life Sabbatical Coach Tara Russell has joined the Lost Girls team to act as our resident Travel Coach in Residence to answer questions from readers on topics from saving for travel to taking a career sabbatical. Readers, submit...
March 27th, 2012 | Lost in the Mail, Planning | Read More

Lost Girls Guide to Lima, Peru

By Leora Novick “Lets just spend one night in Lima, and then get the hell out of there!” In the midst of a planning session for my two-month backpacking trip to Peru, I thought I knew it all. Everyone kept issuing warnings about the dark and rainy Peruvian capital, and how if we knew what was best,...
March 23rd, 2012 | City Guides, Country Guides, Peru, Travel Guides - Country Guides | Read More

The LG Travel News Roundup: Thieves Plunder Sunken Cruise Ship

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… An Unlikely Souvenir Thieves have stolen the bell off the deck of the sunken Costa Concordia–the ship that sank after hitting a rock on...
March 23rd, 2012 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

Study Abroad Disaster: How to Learn From A Bad Weekend Trip

By Katie Marpe Special to the Lost Girls My weekend holiday to Brighton can be described as the trip when everything went wrong and everything went right. I was studying abroad in England, and my first big trip out of my Canterbury-comfort-zone was to Brighton, a gorgeous beach town known for its pebble...
March 16th, 2012 | England, Studying Abroad | Read More