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Cool Travel Site Spotlight: Atlas Obscura

Cool Travel Site Spotlight: Atlas Obscura
Atlas Obscura calls itself “A Compendium of The World’s Wonders, Curiosities and Esoterica” and lives up to it. Check the site each day for “Featured Places,” and prepare to feel bewildered or gleefully surprised by what you’ll see. On a recent day, I learned about...
April 1st, 2010 | Websites and Blogs | Read More

Movies that Inspire Travel

Movies that Inspire Travel
by Sarah Amandolare LG Entertainment Editor source: amazon.com Has a film ever captured your imagination so much that watching it actually prompted you to book your next getaway? According to a survey of nearly 1,000 women, led by leading UK travel comparison site Travel Supermarket, nearly 20 percent...
March 22nd, 2010 | Travel Books & Movies | Read More

Traveling Filmmaker Brook Silva-Braga Craves Time, Not Money

Traveling Filmmaker Brook Silva-Braga Craves Time, Not Money
by Sarah Amandolare LG Entertainment Editor Brook Silva-Braga is a world traveler with a Primetime Emmy Award, so I half expected him to suggest meeting in a slick neighborhood or show up with attitude and iPhone. But the 30-year-old filmmaker met me in Brooklyn, at a midway point between my home in...
February 22nd, 2010 | Quitting & Career Management, Travel Books & Movies | Read More

Book Review: David Farley’s “An Irreverent Curiosity”

Book Review: David Farley’s “An Irreverent Curiosity”
By Sarah Amandolare LG Entertainment Editor ***** The thing about Italy is that it’s far too chaotic to characterize. Despite the plethora of titles based on the idea of an Italian paradise with rolling Tuscan hills, plenty of wine and grandmas wearing black, the idyllic Italy is just one side...
January 19th, 2010 | Italy, Spiritual Travel, Travel Books & Movies, Travel Philosophy | Read More

Movie Travel: Everybody’s Fine

Movie Travel: Everybody’s Fine
by Sarah Amandolare LG Entertainment Editor For many, travel offers time for introspection. The change of scenery brings about changes in thinking and altered patterns that, if we’re lucky, help us grow. In Everybody’s Fine a new film that hit theaters this past weekend, Robert De Niro plays...
December 8th, 2009 | Travel Books & Movies | Read More

Movie Travel: In Search of Twilight

Movie Travel: In Search of Twilight
by Sarah Amandolare LG Entertainment Editor I’ve never been a vampire fan – I have vague memories of Brad Pitt‘s pony-tailed appearance in Interview with a Vampire. But it seems the fanged creatures, like Twitter and overpriced coffee, are something I’ve got to make peace with....
November 16th, 2009 | Travel Books & Movies, United States | Read More

Eat Pray Love Filming Update: On to Italy

Eat Pray Love Filming Update: On to Italy
by Sarah Amandolare Special to The Lost Girls Julia Roberts and the cast arrived in Rome at the end of August, but before we fill you in on her Italian whereabouts, enjoy these Monsters and Critics pictures of Julia, casual in jeans and flowy blouse, filming in lower Manhattan on August 23. Three days...
September 18th, 2009 | Italy, Travel Books & Movies | Read More

The Eat Pray Love Movie: Filming Kicks off in NYC

The Eat Pray Love Movie: Filming Kicks off in NYC
by Sarah Amandolare, LG Entertainment Editor What leads a 32-year-old woman who appears to have everything-a husband, writing career, and sophisticated New York lifestyle-to relinquish it all? For author Elizabeth Gilbert, it was the gnawing suspicion that something in her life was missing, coupled...
August 27th, 2009 | Lost Girls, New York City, Spiritual Travel, Travel Books & Movies | Read More