Articles By: Carmi L

On the Fringe: Festive Suggestions for Exploring Edinburgh

On the Fringe: Festive Suggestions for Exploring Edinburgh
Great Scot! The annual Edinburgh Festival Fringe attracts crowds of theater-goers to Scotland’s capital for 25 days of stage and street performances. Plus, there is much more to this city than summer stage antics: an annual military exhibition, traditional dance, hillside views, and surprising...
December 16th, 2010 | City Travel, Cultural Travel, Food & Wine, Parties, Festivals & Events, Scotland, Tours & Attractions | Read More

How to Road Trip North America: 6 Things to Know Before You Go

How to Road Trip North America: 6 Things to Know Before You Go
The sun was setting over Lake Michigan, and I dug my feet deep into the sand as Jen and April tried to slide down the dune we were on.  The faint outline of Chicago on the other side of the water was the only clue that this was indeed a lake and not the ocean. Never in my wildest dreams did I think...
November 25th, 2010 | Cars and Trucks, Group Travel, North America, Planning, Road Trips | Read More

Lagos Tourism: Pros and Cons of visiting Lagos, Portugal

Lagos Tourism: Pros and Cons of visiting Lagos, Portugal
After almost a year of living in London, my visa was running out, and so was my cash.  Returning to the other end of the world (New Zealand) meant waving goodbye to the opportunity of a quick weekend getaway to the European mainland.  So, I joined a couple of friends in a last-ditch effort to see more...
November 4th, 2010 | Budget Travel, Europe | Read More

Sex, Drugs, and Outdoor Urinals: 6 Reasons I loved Working in Amsterdam

Sex, Drugs, and Outdoor Urinals:  6 Reasons I loved Working in Amsterdam
by Carmi Louw Special to Lost Girls World I’m not really sure why, but I’ve always had a thing for Amsterdam.  It all started at University in New Zealand, when mental images of canals, windmills and tulips made me lose my heart to the idea of stuyding in the Netherlands.  Circumstances...
August 2nd, 2010 | Europe, Holland, Working Abroad | Read More

Acing Wimbledon: Your Guide to Watching The Games

Acing Wimbledon: Your Guide to Watching The Games
The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club by Carmi Louw Special to Lost Girls World Many consider Wimbledon tennis championships to be the most prestigious of the four Grand Slams around the world.  True, unlike the other three, it has been going since the 1870’s, and apart from offering players...
July 15th, 2010 | England, Parties, Festivals & Events | Read More