Archive for the ‘Central and South America’ Category

Hang Gliding in Paradise

Hang Gliding in Paradise
By Nneka Opene A sensory overload sets in while taking in the sights cruising along Rio de Janeiro’s stunning coastline.  Skin glistens in the warmth of the sun, while hair blows freely in the breeze, all scents and sounds are magnified. No, you’re not cruising along the beach in a convertible;...
February 6th, 2013 | Adventure Travel, Brazil, Extras | Read More

Lost Girls’ Guide to Buenos Aires, Argentina

Lost Girls’ Guide to Buenos Aires, Argentina
By Annie Shustrin There are few cities in the world that can be diverse both in culture and history while at the same time maintaining a strong individual soul. One of those cities is Buenos Aires. Commonly called the “Paris of South America,” its European roots are evident in the architecture,...
June 22nd, 2012 | Argentina, City Guides, Travel Guides - Country Guides | Read More

Lost Girls Guide to Lima, Peru

By Leora Novick “Lets just spend one night in Lima, and then get the hell out of there!” In the midst of a planning session for my two-month backpacking trip to Peru, I thought I knew it all. Everyone kept issuing warnings about the dark and rainy Peruvian capital, and how if we knew what was best,...
March 23rd, 2012 | City Guides, Country Guides, Peru, Travel Guides - Country Guides | Read More

Beauty Around The World – Part 4

by J’Nisha Towne  The fourth in our series of what women around the world will do in their quest for beauty and eternal youth. Beauty regimes, whether waxing stubborn hair from sensitive body parts and injecting fat into facial creases to eating animal entrails and smearing bird droppings onto...
March 20th, 2012 | Central and South America, Cultural Travel, North America, Spa & Beauty | Read More

Lost in Nicaragua: A Renewal at Aqua Wellness Resort

Lost in Nicaragua: A Renewal at Aqua Wellness Resort
by Courtney Dubin Special to Lost Girls World Like a few things in my life, Taylor Swift deserves a bit of credit for my vacation to Nicaragua, or at the very least the idea for how I would write about my trip to the Aqua Wellness Resort in Redonda Bay.  The way she shares her feelings through her lyrics...
March 3rd, 2012 | Featured, In-Room Reviews, Nicaragua | Read More

Couple’s Travel: Romantic Stays in Argentina

By Sophie Massie Special to Lost Girls  Traveling as a couple can be a very rewarding experience. Beautiful scenery and shared adventure adds a higher level of intimacy to a relationship. At times though, traveling together can be a major turnoff. When you’re on the road for extended periods of...
February 2nd, 2012 | Argentina, Couples Travel | Read More

Panama City Up Close

by Nancy Yeomans LG Air Travel Editor As cool as it would be to actually traverse the Panama Canal – and I hope to someday – the city is much more than just the canal. The building and tourism boom over the last 10 years has brought this city onto the radar of savvy travelers. The balboa...
January 24th, 2012 | Dispatches from the Road, Panama | Read More

Rio de Janeiro: 10 Things You Can’t Miss

Rio de Janeiro: 10 Things You Can’t Miss
By Julie Falconer Special to The Lost Girls  When most people think of Rio de Janeiro, they imagine themselves lying on one of the city’s famous beaches à la “The Girl from Ipanema.” But there’s more to do in Rio than sunbathe, and the city is well worth exploring. Here are a Lost Girl’s...
January 9th, 2012 | Brazil, Central and South America | Read More

An Escorted Tour Through Peru

When Lost Girl Sophie McGovern felt the pull of returning to Peru, she worried that at age 30 she was over the backpacking scene. She quickly realized there are alternate ways to travel the Andean highlands, and set off to rediscover the home of the Incas.  From the glossy pages of travel brochures...
December 18th, 2011 | Peru, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Tango and Trek Your Way Through Argentina

By Isabel B Special to The Lost Girls With its varied landscapes, Argentina offers something to do for all different tastes. If you’re a city girl, make sure to visit Buenos Aires. Not wrongly called the Paris of South America, it’s here that you can revel in South American culture. Stroll...
November 21st, 2011 | Argentina | Read More