Archive for the ‘Travel Books & Movies’ Category

Book Review: Thirty Percent Chance of Enlightenment by Tim Brookes

Book Review: Thirty Percent Chance of Enlightenment by Tim Brookes
Thirty Percent Chance of Enlightenment by Tim Brookes Percentage Possibilities Publications, Champlain College Publishing, $18.00 Rating: 4 stars Review by Lori Rice Perhaps you have traveled specifically for weather – sunshine on the warm sand or a cool breeze over rolling green hills. Travel for...
June 1st, 2010 | Ideas, India, Travel Books & Movies | Read More

Book Review: The Lunatic Express

Book Review: The Lunatic Express
The Lunatic Express by Carl Hoffman Broadway Books, $24.95 Rating: 4 Stars Unsettled by Spirit airlines new $40 carry-on fee? After reading Carl Hoffman’s The Lunatic Express, you might change your mind. In this rollicking travel memoir, Hoffman decides, on the heels of a mid-life crisis, to travel...
May 18th, 2010 | Travel Books & Movies | Read More

Book Review: Kitchen Chinese by Ann Mah

Book Review: Kitchen Chinese by Ann Mah
by Michele Herrmann Special to Lost Girls World Food has a knack for forging human connections in many ways: socially, culturally, historically, and personally. In Ann Mah’s debut novel, Kitchen Chinese, the main character Isabelle Lee experiences some notable and tasty life lessons. A sudden job...
May 5th, 2010 | China, Food & Wine, Travel Books & Movies | Read More

Book Review: PhotoTrekking

Book Review: PhotoTrekking
PhotoTrekking: A Traveler’s Guide to Capturing Moments Around the World by Nick Onken, Amphoto Books, $24.99 4 stars Review by Kirsten Alana Nick Onken is a talented photographer. I would buy his books just to put it on my coffee table and stare at it on gray days when I need a jolt of happy. Nick...
May 4th, 2010 | Extras, Photography & Video, Travel Books & Movies | Read More

Book Review: Wander Woman – How High Achieving Women Find Contentment and Direction

Book Review: Wander Woman – How High Achieving Women Find Contentment and Direction
In Wander Woman: How High-Achieving Women Find Contentment and Direction, Marcia Reynolds, PhD. demystifies women who can’t find contentment in the workplace. This may seem a tad inappropriate for a travel blog. However, Reynolds works with an entirely new genre of women–one that is confident,...
April 27th, 2010 | Travel Books & Movies | Read More

eBook Review: Nomadic Matt’s Secrets to Successful World Travel

eBook Review: Nomadic Matt’s Secrets to Successful World Travel
After three and a half years traveling solo around the world, Nomadic Matt has released a RTW eGuidebook, Nomadic Matt’s Secrets to Successful World Travel. It condenses everything you need to know about RTW travel into one convenient, 137 page guide-book. Which means that you don’t have...
April 6th, 2010 | Budget Travel, Getting There, Planning, Staying There, Travel Books & Movies | Read More

Book Review: 30 Reasons to Travel–Photographs and Reflections from Southeast Asia

Book Review: 30 Reasons to Travel–Photographs and Reflections from Southeast Asia
by Blair Hickman LG Books Editor Why travel? Why halt a career to sleep in dirty hostels and lug 40 pounds of stuff around on your back, suffering through Montezuma’s Revenge because you don’t speak the language and can’t find a bathroom? And why, despite knowing all of this, do travelers...
March 23rd, 2010 | Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Travel Books & Movies, Vietnam | 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

Love travel books? Come read one on us…

Love travel books? Come read one on us…
Wanted: Avid readers who love to travel (or travelers who love to read!) In the past few months, our pile of fabulous travel-related novels, memoirs and biographies has been growing-and getting taller by the day! We’re looking for a few good bibliophiles to help us spot the good ones in the stack...
March 15th, 2010 | Lost Girls, 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