Articles By: Brittany G

Adventure Activites in Nicaragua

Adventure Activites in Nicaragua
By: Brittany Gowan LG Foreign Correspondent From the ocean, to the volcanic lakes and lush rainforest, Nicaragua is an eco-paradise. On my recent trip to the land of lakes and volcanoes, I explored the diverse natural landscape and found myself continually impressed by this hidden gem. Selva Negra, located...
April 22nd, 2011 | Nicaragua, Travel Guides - Country Guides | Read More

Jerusalem: The Holy City

By Brittany Gowan, LG Foreign Correspondent Check out my blog ShortWalls Last summer I escaped my cubicle job to take a year off to travel and write. Since then I have seen many amazing and unique parts of this world and had several memorable experiences that changed my understanding and opened my mind...
April 8th, 2011 | Israel | Read More

Jordan: A Welcome Map to the Middle East

By Brittany Gowan, LG Foreign Correspondent When I left my job and life in NYC last fall, life transitioned from everything familiar to the instant unknown. Even though I had travel plans, plane tickets, a scheduled calendar, and family and friends to see, I wasn’t sure what would come of my time away. Traveling...
March 1st, 2011 | Jordan | Read More

Lost in Israel: Tel Aviv to Tiberias

By Brittany Gowan, LG Foreign Correspondent Stepping away from a cubicle job in NYC and taking a year off to write and travel, I have been fortunate enough to visit favorite destinations while also exploring new countries and cultures. My trips were scheduled to start back up in early spring but a last...
February 21st, 2011 | City Travel, Extras, Food & Wine, Israel, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Lost in Israel

Lost in Israel
By Brittany Gowan, LG Foreign Correspondent
February 17th, 2011 | Extras, Israel | Read More

Lost in Jordan: The Dead Sea

By Brittany Gowan, LG Foreign Correspondent The Dead Sea, located in the Jordan Rift Valley, is a hypersaline body of water that defies “sink or swim”. At 423 meters below sea level, the Dead Sea is the lowest dry land surface on Earth. As an avid swimmer and water enthusiast, I was eager to visit....
February 15th, 2011 | Extras, Hotels & Resorts, Jordan, Spa & Beauty, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Lost in Jordan: Madaba and Mount Nebo

Lost in Jordan: Madaba and Mount Nebo
By Brittany Gowan, LG Foreign Correspondent Madaba and Mount Nebo are close in proximity to each other and are both sites of religious importance. According to the Bible, Mount Nebo is where Moses first viewed the Promised Land, an area God gave to the Israelites. I was moved by its Biblical significance,...
February 4th, 2011 | Jordan, Spiritual Travel | Read More

Lost in Jordan: Petra, The “Lost City”

Lost in Jordan: Petra, The “Lost City”
By Brittany Gowan, LG Foreign Correspondent Petra is Jordan’s most famous historical site. It is an ancient city carved from rock, a breathtaking natural and man-made wonder. As you walk through this fascinating ancient city, you can imagine the original inhabitants living amidst its architectural...
January 18th, 2011 | Adventure Travel, Getting There, Hotels & Resorts, Jordan, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Lost in Jordan: Aqaba Offers a Great Coastal Getaway

Lost in Jordan: Aqaba Offers a Great Coastal Getaway
By Brittany Gowan LG Foreign Correspondent Aqaba, a coastal town on the northeast tip of the Red Sea, is one of Jordan’s southern most points and the country’s only port city. Jagged mountains surround the low-lying water, which gradually fades from turquoise to a bold dark blue. Jordan, Israel,...
January 4th, 2011 | Getting There, Hotels & Resorts, Jordan, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Lost in Jordan: Amman Mixes Ancient with Modern

Lost in Jordan: Amman Mixes Ancient with Modern
By Brittany Gowan, LG Foreign Correspondent Amman, Jordan is a bustling Middle Eastern city that rises out of the surrounding desert with a traveler’s feast of ornate mosques, historic sights, museums, and modern accommodations. During my recent trip to Jordan, I was in awe of this ancient city, from...
December 21st, 2010 | City Travel, Hostels, Hotels & Resorts, Jordan, Shopping & Style, Staying There, Tours & Attractions | Read More