Articles By: Patty H

FREE Yoga Classes: Fitness on the Road Made Easy

FREE Yoga Classes: Fitness on the Road Made Easy
By Patty Hodapp LG Deputy Editor Yoga-loving ladies, we know that spending time in your breath and flowing through poses is an important weekly (if not daily) ritual. But, when you’re caught in the whirlwind that is “vacation”, visiting your yoga mat is probably low on your list of...
July 16th, 2010 | Fitness & Workouts, New York City, Spiritual Travel | Read More

4 Ways to Become a World Cup Soccer Fan–Now

4 Ways to Become a World Cup Soccer Fan–Now
Lost Girl Caroline Murray just got home from a week in Holland where she turned from passive soccer “tolerater”, to “football” enthusiast in a few days. With the World Cup final literally hours away, much of the world will be holding it’s breath, waiting for the whistle...
July 10th, 2010 | Fitness & Workouts, Holland, Parties, Festivals & Events | Read More

5 Reasons to Grab a Drink at An Airport Bar

5 Reasons to Grab a Drink at An Airport Bar
Sometimes it feels like we Lost Girls LIVE in airports–between flying home for holidays, heading off to school, jumping the oceans to hit up new countries, or working press trips, coming and going from terminal A to terminal B has become a part of our lives. But, airport hopping gets old fast,...
July 5th, 2010 | Air, Bar Reviews, Solo Travel | Read More

A Girls’ Guide to Vacation Gambling: 3 Ways to Play it Smart at Bahamas Casinos

A Girls’ Guide to Vacation Gambling: 3 Ways to Play it Smart at Bahamas Casinos
By Patty Hodapp LG Deputy Editor If there is such a thing as “The Vegas of the Caribbean,” (and believe it or not, more than one island is referred to in this way!) then the Bahamas would most certainly earn the title. Unless you’ve beached yourself on one of the remote outer islands,...
July 2nd, 2010 | Bahamas, Group Travel | Read More

3 Ultra-Affordable Cruises (Less Than $1000 Per Trip!)

3 Ultra-Affordable Cruises (Less Than $1000 Per Trip!)
By Patty Hodapp LG Deputy Editor Dying to go on a cruise, but can’t quite bring yourself to click the “confirm purchase” button on a pricey seven-day getaway? We hear ya. Fronting the entire cost of your trip all at once can be daunting, particularly when you’re dealing with limited...
July 1st, 2010 | Budget Travel, Caribbean, Cruise, Europe, Getting There Deals, Mexico | Read More

Entertainment: Free Summer-Night Flicks in NYC Parks

Entertainment: Free Summer-Night Flicks in NYC Parks
Everyone knows entertainment in NYC does not come cheap. Especially if you’re traveling as a couple (budget money for nice dinners, drinks, clubs, shows etc.) or with girlfriends (budget even more money for all of the above + shopping)…. But, thanks to the city’s fantastic FREE summer movie...
June 30th, 2010 | City Travel, Featured, Finances & Savings, New York City, Parties, Festivals & Events | Read More

Finding the Best Afternoon Tea in London

Finding the Best Afternoon Tea in London
The best (and maybe most cliche) things about London include the queen, fish and chips, red telephone booths, Big Ben, and of course tea! Sure it’s tough to skip the touristy stuff but when you visit, you MUST indulge in afternoon tea. The British are crazy about their “cuppas” (cups...
June 28th, 2010 | City Travel, England, Europe, Extras, Food & Wine | Read More

First Time Cruises – Best Cruise Itineraries for People Who’ve Never Cruised

First Time Cruises – Best Cruise Itineraries for People Who’ve Never Cruised
By Patty Hodapp LG Deputy Editor Think you know cruising? Gone are the days where ships were packed only with honeymooners and retirees. Now, thanks to the introduction of several new ships that were custom-built for adventure—and itineraries that take you way off the traditional charted course–cruises...
June 25th, 2010 | All Inclusives, Budget Travel, Cruise, Featured, Featured Getaway, Getting There Deals | Read More

Visit the Best World Cup Beer Bar in Lower Manhattan

Visit the Best World Cup Beer Bar in Lower Manhattan
By Patty Hodapp Deputy Editor *** If you’re a sports fan and want to watch the World Cup games, but you’re on vacation in NYC, why not combine the two? There’s no better way to do that then get out on the town, and get into Zum Schneider. This little German beer bar buried south of Tompkins Square...
June 21st, 2010 | Bar Reviews, City Travel, Parties, Festivals & Events, Restaurant Reviews | Read More

Dispatches from South America: How to Pack, Prep and Unplug Before the Trip

Dispatches from South America: How to Pack, Prep and Unplug Before the Trip
Lost Girl Leah Moushey recently took off on a seven-month trip to South America, taking her to a different hemisphere, WAY out of her travel comfort zone. She’s setting up shop for a month in Cuenca, Ecuador where she’ll dive head first into a Spanish language immersion program and discover the ins...
June 14th, 2010 | Central and South America, Dispatches from the Road, Packing & Wardrobe, Solo Travel, Travel Philosophy | Read More