Archive for the ‘Travel Books & Movies’ Category

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

Book Review and Interview: To Hellholes and Back

Book Review and Interview: To Hellholes and Back
By Patty Hodapp LG Deputy Editor ***** Chuck Thompson, former features editor for Maxim and former Editor in Chief for Travelocity Magazine, calls the four destinations he never wants to see-Africa, India, Mexico City and Disney World-the four horsemen of his apocalypse. In his second travel memoir, To...
January 11th, 2010 | Adventure Travel, Africa, Health & Safety, India, Mexico, Travel Books & Movies, Travel Philosophy | Read More

Book Review: Food Journeys of a Lifetime: 500 Extraordinary Places to Eat Around the Globe

Book Review: Food Journeys of a Lifetime: 500 Extraordinary Places to Eat Around the Globe
The Lost Girls have long agreed that one of the best reasons to travel (if not the number one motivator!) is for the incredible meals, snacks and random tastes you can indulge in en route to your real destination. As eager as we were to see the great monuments of the world, to commune with locals and...
December 28th, 2009 | Food & Wine, Travel Books & Movies | Read More

Book review: How the World Makes Love

Book review: How the World Makes Love
By Ellen Wernecke Special to Lost Girls World Franz Wisner took lemons and made limoncello. After being stood up at the altar, the former press secretary and lobbyist took his honeymoon anyway and turned a humorous essay about it into his first memoir, Honeymoon With My Brother. As he meets newlyweds...
December 23rd, 2009 | Travel Books & Movies | 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

Book Review: High Heels and a Head Torch, by Chelsea Duke

Book Review: High Heels and a Head Torch, by Chelsea Duke
By Kristen J. Putch LG North American Travel Editor ***** There’s nothing like strapping on a hulking nylon backpack, ditching cute wedge sandals for Tevas and swapping out a spritz of DKNY perfume with a cloud of deet-scented bugspray to make a gal feel a little bit like, well-a guy. Many female...
November 30th, 2009 | Backpacking & Trekking, Travel Books & Movies | Read More

Book Review: Mennonite in a Little Black Dress

Book Review: Mennonite in a Little Black Dress
by Blair Hickman LG Book Reviewer In Mennonite in a Little Black Dress, author Rhoda Janzen has a botched hysterectomy that leaves her incontinent, carrying her pee bag in a patent, aqua tote for months. Shortly after, her husband of 15 years, already bipolar and psychologically abusive, leaves her for...
November 23rd, 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

Book Review: Title: The New Age of Adventure: Ten Years of Great Writing

Book Review: Title: The New Age of Adventure: Ten Years of Great Writing
by Lisa Katzenberger Special to Lost Girls World National Geographic Adventure is the magazine for readers who prefer to climb around the wild outdoors versus just glance at the pictures from the safety of their couch. Their new anthology, The New Age of Adventure: Ten Years of Great Writing, strikes...
November 2nd, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Travel Books & Movies, Weekly Travel News | Read More

The World Cup: How Sports Unites Cultures

The World Cup: How Sports Unites Cultures
Today we have a guest post from sports travel guru Robert Tuchman, author of the new book, The 100 Sporting Events You Must See Live. He lives in New York City, where he is president of Premiere Corporate, a division of Premiere Global Sports, and a contributing writer for ESPN.com. He’s been featured...
October 30th, 2009 | South Africa, Travel Books & Movies | Read More