Articles By: Alex B

The LG Travel News Roundup: Turtle Riding Surfer Inspires Controversy

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 Wave of Controversy North Shore pro surfer Jamie O’Brien recently posted a photo online of himself riding a turtle in Hawaii to spread awareness...
November 11th, 2011 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

A Taste of Italy

By Jessica Slizewski Italian cuisine is world famous not only as delicious food but as a window into the culture of Italy. In spending a day making ravioli with my grandmother, I found that the process reflected the strong family culture, the hardworking spirit, and the patience of the Italian spirit....
November 4th, 2011 | Food & Wine, Italy | Read More

The LG Travel News Roundup: Hotel Staff Trained to Read Body Language

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… Hotel Staff To Read Body Language A high end hotel chain has trained its staff to read body language so that they can figure out what their...
November 4th, 2011 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

Ask The Travel Coach: Should I Leave a Good Job in a Bad Economy?

Ask The Travel Coach: Should I Leave a Good Job in a Bad Economy?
Last month we announced the launch of our newest  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 in our brand-new monthly feature. Similar to past Lost Girls feature...
October 28th, 2011 | Lost in the Mail | Read More

The LG Travel News Roundup: Toilets Proposed on Everest

The LG Travel News Roundup: Toilets Proposed on Everest
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… New Toilets on Everest An environmental group has asked the Nepali government to install toilets on Mount Everest to minimize littering. Currently,...
October 28th, 2011 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

Ayia Napa: The Perfect Girl’s Getaway Destination

If the chilly autumnal weather is getting you and your girls down and you’re yearning to feel the warmth of summer on your skin again, it might be time to take advantage of the many cheap flights to Cyprus on offer at this time of the year and take a girlfriend getaway! Cyprus is the hotly contested...
October 23rd, 2011 | Cyprus, Featured Getaway | Read More

Three Valleys Ski Getaways

There are so many reasons to take to the slopes: the fantastic skiing, the après-ski atmosphere and most of all the good times shared with friends. As the winter season gets going, the lure of the slopes gets stronger and resorts offering Three Valleys ski holidays get ready for the onslaught of snow...
October 22nd, 2011 | Featured Getaway, France, Sports & Games | Read More

Cyprus: A Historical and Stunning Island

Cyprus’s location has created an island that is a melting pot of cultures; the country lies in the European Mediterranean, but is also geographically close to Syria and the Lebanon, leading to more than just a touch of the Middle East. The island of Aphrodite lures tourists from around the world ...
October 21st, 2011 | Cyprus, Featured Getaway | Read More

The LG Travel News Roundup: 100 Year Old Marathoner Breaks Record

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… 100-Year-Old Fauja Singh Completes Toronto Marathon 100-year-old Fauja Singh earned a spot in the Guinness World Records for completing...
October 21st, 2011 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

The LG Travel News Roundup: Taj Mahal Collapsing?

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… Taj Mahal Collapsing? Could the Taj Mahal be collapsing soon? According to Britain’s Daily Mail, it very well could- in as little as two...
October 14th, 2011 | Weekly Travel News | Read More