Archive for the ‘Asia’ Category

A Journey on the Ceylon Tea Trail

A Journey on the Ceylon Tea Trail
Lost Girl Julie Falconer recently took a trip to Sri Lanka and explored the tea estates in the Hill Country. Read on for a selection of her personal essays of her trip experiences. See Julie’s London travel blog and Sri Lanka travel website for more stories. Winding up the mountain from the coastal...
January 20th, 2011 | Sri Lanka | Read More

Turkish Desserts: 4 Delights for Your Sweet Tooth

Turkish Desserts: 4 Delights for Your Sweet Tooth
As a girl with restless taste buds, I am always searching for new and exotic foods to try. So when I booked my flight to Turkey, I waited anxiously for the moment when I could step off the plane and into a restaurant where I could indulge in some traditional Turkish delicacies. Happily, when that day...
January 20th, 2011 | Asia, Europe, Featured, Food News, Middle East | Read More

Mongolian Cashmere: Fashion Factory Tour

Mongolian Cashmere: Fashion Factory Tour
Lost Girl Julie Falconer recently took a trip to the Mongolian capital of Ulaanbaatar and learned about the country’s cashmere industry. Read on for a selection of her personal essays of her trip experiences, and click here for more on Mongolia on Lost Girls World. See Julie’s London travel blog...
November 4th, 2010 | Extras, Mongolia, Shopping & Style | Read More

Travel Mongolia: Exploring the Countryside

Travel Mongolia: Exploring the Countryside
Lost Girl Julie Falconer recently took a trip to the Mongolian countryside and explored Terelj National Park near Ulaanbaatar. Read on for a selection of her personal essays of her trip experiences, and click here for more on Mongolia on Lost Girls World. See Julie’s London travel blog and Asia...
September 23rd, 2010 | Adventure Travel, Mongolia | Read More

China Travel: Cultural Missteps to Avoid

China Travel: Cultural Missteps to Avoid
Lost Girls Deputy Editor Meghann Foye learns to navigate confusing, but fascinating social customs on her recent trip to China. I’d read my Lonely Planet China diligently, poured through Ann Mah’s excellent book Kitchen Chinese and Lisa See’s best-selling Shanghai Girls, and badgered...
September 17th, 2010 | China, Travel Philosophy | Read More

The Coolest Chinese Cooking Courses, Here and Abroad

The Coolest Chinese Cooking Courses, Here and Abroad
“In all honesty I was there for the food,” writes Lost Girl Meghann Foye of her time spent traveling in Beijing. “Looking for some kind of generalization about Chinese cuisine proved difficult. The diversity of flavors, textures and tastes is astonishing.” From the season finale of Top Chef in...
September 13th, 2010 | Asia, China, Extras, Food & Wine | Read More

Trekking Beyond China’s Big Cities

Trekking Beyond China’s Big Cities
Lost Girls Deputy Editor Meghann Foye discovers that secret views of Huangshan Mountains take time and faith to find. They say your outer world reflects your inner world. If that’s the case, than my inner world is tired. Very tired. After climbing up and down hundreds of chiseled rock steps I still...
September 10th, 2010 | Adventure Travel, China | Read More

China Travel: What to Do in Shanghai in 48 Hours

China Travel: What to Do in Shanghai in 48 Hours
LG Deputy Editor Meghann Foye finds time is on her side as she explores China’s fast-paced business and cultural capital. When exploring a city’s sights, I’m usually after quality, not quantity. In Paris, for example, I’d rather spend the day wandering around one exhibit at the...
September 3rd, 2010 | China, City Travel, Solo Travel, Traveling Solo & Together | Read More

Splattery, Salty, Spicy: 5 Authentic Chinese Dishes That Will Blow Your Senses Away

Splattery, Salty, Spicy: 5 Authentic Chinese Dishes That Will Blow Your Senses Away
Lost Girls Deputy Editor Meghann Foye finds that sampling China’s cuisine brings on sensory overload—in the best possible way. I may have claimed to be excited about taking in Tiananmen, checking out the Forbidden City and touring the Great Wall on my recent trip to China, but in all honesty...
August 9th, 2010 | China, Food & Wine | Read More

Mongolia Travel: 5 Places to Discover in Ulaanbaatar

Mongolia Travel: 5 Places to Discover in Ulaanbaatar
Wedged between Russia and the People’s Republic of China lies Mongolia…a sometimes forgotten country for Western travelers. The land has been passed around and fought over from Asian empire to Asian empire, and over 500 years ago the country came under rule of Tibetan Buddhism. Just after...
August 5th, 2010 | Mongolia, Tours & Attractions | Read More