Articles By: Alex B

The LG Travel News Roundup: Travel Agency Caters to the Overweight

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 Agency Caters To “People of Size” There’s been a recent trend in airline policy to force larger-set travelers to buy...
March 16th, 2012 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

Happy Passport Day… Tomorrow!

Words and Photos by Alexandra Baackes It’s a cliché because it’s true- a passport is a key to a whole new world. Unfortunately many Americans are still missing that key. Since the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative passed in 2007, the oft-quoted statistic that only 20% of Americans have passports...
March 9th, 2012 | Passports & Visas | Read More

The LG Travel News Roundup: Groupon Offers (Serial) Killer Tour

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 Serial Killer Tour Series Groupon recently offered a great deal on a walking tour dedicated to Jeffrey Dahmer, the serial killer responsible...
March 9th, 2012 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

The LG Travel News Roundup: The Rise of Medical Tourism

The LG Travel News Roundup: The Rise of Medical Tourism
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… Piña Coladas and Pec Implants You’ve heard of voluntourism and ecotourism, and now you can add surgery-tourism to the list. Apparently,...
March 2nd, 2012 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

The LG Travel News Roundup: Ski Through Starbucks Hits the Slopes

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…  Now It Really Is Everywhere The Starbucks at the Squaw Valley Ski Resort has a lot of reasons to call itself unique. For starters, it’s...
February 24th, 2012 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

Ask The Travel Coach: Wire(less?) Around the World – Technology, Travel and You

Ask The Travel Coach: Wire(less?) Around the World – Technology, Travel and You
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 questions...
February 21st, 2012 | Lost in the Mail, Staying Connected | Read More

The LG Travel News Roundup: Lux Hotel Offers Champagne Bubble Baths

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… A Very Pricey Dip in The Tub A London hotel has begun offering an extremely luxurious (and expensive) champagne bubble bath for customers...
February 17th, 2012 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

The Lost Girls Guide To The Bahamas

By Nadia Pidgeon Exclusive to the Lost Girls There is something about the gin clear waters and white (or sometimes pink!) sand beaches of the Bahamas that evoke peace and tranquility. But the Bahamas is not just for sun bathing and relaxing. With over 600 islands there is a little something for everyone...
February 10th, 2012 | Bahamas, Country Guides | Read More

The LG Travel News Roundup: Small Town Hit By Solar Eclipse Astro-Tourism

The LG Travel News Roundup: Small Town Hit By Solar Eclipse Astro-Tourism
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… Astro-Tourism Hits Utah The town of Kannaraville, Utah is going to see a spike in tourism due to being one of the best places on the planet...
February 10th, 2012 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

The LG Travel News Roundup: The 21st Century Dude Ranch

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 Modern Dude Ranch Dude ranches, which originated as far back as the 1800s, started as a place for men (and only men) to stay for...
February 3rd, 2012 | Weekly Travel News | Read More