Articles By: Briana P

5 Reasons to do a Language Stay

5 Reasons to do a Language Stay
By Briana Palma LG Contributor The world of travel presents endless options, from cruising the Caribbean to volunteering in Africa. A language stay is another rewarding alternative, particularly attractive for those who love to see the world but don’t get a kick out of the frenetic pace of new-day-new-place...
December 29th, 2010 | Cultural Travel, Featured | Read More

Religious Awakening: Attending a Papal Mass

Religious Awakening: Attending a Papal Mass
By Briana Palma LG Contributor Most people associate the fearless traveler with backpacks, bungees and outdoor adventure. Still, the courage we take with us when visiting new places applies to all situations and, I think, especially those that require us to open our minds to the diversity the world...
December 15th, 2010 | Italy, Spiritual Travel | Read More

How to be an On-the-Road Bridesmaid

How to be an On-the-Road Bridesmaid
By Briana Palma LG Contributor You’ve just found out the happy news that your sister, cousin or life-long girlfriend has a new sparkling piece of jewelry adorning a very important finger. But the announcement didn’t come alone. She also asked you to step into the high-heeled shoes of a bridesmaid...
December 1st, 2010 | Shopping & Style, Spa & Beauty | Read More

Away from Home During the Holidays? How to Deal

Away from Home During the Holidays? How to Deal
By Briana Palma LG Contributor I have been away from home for 306 days. In that time span both of my parents have moved to new houses, my sister got engaged and my cousin’s baby girl celebrated her first birthday. Meanwhile, I’ve learned a new language, earned a master’s degree and watched...
November 17th, 2010 | Staying Connected | Read More

Cooking Up a Cultural Experience: Learning to Make Pizza in Italy

Cooking Up a Cultural Experience: Learning to Make Pizza in Italy
By Briana Palma LG Contributor Anyone who spends time in Italy naturally transforms into a buona forchetta – a good, hearty eater. By the end of a stay, long or short, one will also have learned to perform la scarpetta, swishing a piece of bread over the last drops of an exquisite meal. These are...
November 3rd, 2010 | Food & Wine, Italy | Read More

Art off the Beaten Path: Madrid Art Museums

Art off the Beaten Path: Madrid Art Museums
By Briana Palma Special to the Lost Girls Anyone visiting Madrid will certainly want to pass through its three big museums, the Prado, Reina Sofia and Thyssen-Bornemisza, which display works from the world’s most influential artists, such as Picasso, Monet and Velázquez. But the richness of the Spanish...
August 25th, 2010 | Spain, Tours & Attractions | Read More