Archive for the ‘Travel Books & Movies’ Category

New Travel Movie: Up in the Air

New Travel Movie: Up in the Air
by Sarah Amandolare LG Entertainment Editor George Clooney is known for many things: Salt and pepper hair, his role on the original doctor drama ER and a playboy lifestyle, complete with a villa on Italy’s celebrity-soaked Lake Como. His recent commitment to improving conditions in Darfur may...
October 28th, 2009 | Air, Travel Books & Movies | 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

Make Money Blogging: Nomadic Matt Explains it All

Make Money Blogging: Nomadic Matt Explains it All
by Molly Fergus LG Travel News Editor Tales of travel bloggers who rake in six-figures remind me of the opening montage of He’s Just Not That Into You. In the scene, 20 and 30-something single women swap relationship fictions -the reformed cheater, the suddenly pro-marriage live-in boyfriend. It...
September 17th, 2009 | Blogging Your Trip, Finances & Savings, Travel Books & Movies | Read More

An Other-Worldly Book Launch

An Other-Worldly Book Launch
Last night, The Lost Girls were invited to attend the launch of a very, very peculiar book at 675 Bar in the Meatpacking District. The title being celebrated? Death Becomes Them: Unearthing The Suicides of the Brilliant, the Famous, and the Notorious, by famed author Alix Strauss. The fellow journos...
September 16th, 2009 | Parties, Festivals & Events, Travel Books & Movies | Read More

The Best Books I Read on my RTW Adventure

The Best Books I Read on my RTW Adventure
by Jodi Ettenberg Special to The Lost Girls The thirsty demand for book recommendations is part-and-parcel of long term travel. While iPods and laptops are great time-wasters on an endless bus journey, nothing satisfies like the pages of a good book. When I travel, I try and limit my reading to non-fiction....
September 15th, 2009 | 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

Book Review: A Taste of Heaven

Book Review: A Taste of Heaven
One of the biggest draws of travel is sampling new food, whether it’s finding a beach shack on California’s Central Coast that grills up the best fish tacos, or that street cart in Vietnam selling the tastiest bowl of pho. We never thought monasteries could be a foodie haven until flipping...
August 7th, 2009 | Extras, Food & Wine, Spiritual Travel, Travel Books & Movies | Read More

The Truth About Holly Corbett and Eat, Pray, Love

The Truth About Holly Corbett and Eat, Pray, Love
Awhile back I met a freelance writer for Page Six magazine who later asked if she could profile me about my travels. I thought it’d be a short piece, but the magazine’s editor turned it from a profile into an “as told to” feature story complete with a photo shoot. Apparently,...
July 11th, 2009 | Extras, Leaving & Coming Home, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Spiritual Travel, Travel Books & Movies | Read More

Book Review: The Weight of Silence, by Shelley Seale

Book Review: The Weight of Silence, by Shelley Seale
Author Shelley Seale discusses her new narrative non-fiction book, The Weight of Silence: Invisible Children of India, which depicts her journey into orphanages and through the streets and slums of India where millions of innocent children live without families. During her three years of writing The...
June 16th, 2009 | India, Travel Books & Movies, Travel Philosophy, Volunteering & Giving Back | Read More

LG Obsessions: Undress Me in the Temple of Heaven

LG Obsessions: Undress Me in the Temple of Heaven
By Amanda Pressner LG Executive Editor It’s not often that we pick up a book that all three Lost Girls become obsessed with. But after receiving an advance copy of Susan Jane Gilman’s latest tome Undress Me in the Temple of Heaven (and each reading the first three chapters) we found ourselves...
April 23rd, 2009 | China, Group Travel, Travel Books & Movies, Travel Philosophy | Read More