Archive for the ‘Europe’ Category

5 Travel Tips to Max Out Your Stay in Paris

5 Travel Tips to Max Out Your Stay in Paris
The women in my family have been talking about taking an “all girls” trip to Paris for years.  In our minds, the City of Lights was a romantic place with fine architecture, effortlessly classy people, perfectly preserved history, and delicious wine. So when we finally made it there we were...
April 19th, 2010 | City Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Featured, France, Travel Philosophy | Read More

Dispatches from the Road: Las Fallas Festival, Valencia

Dispatches from the Road: Las Fallas Festival, Valencia
Lost Girl Lauren Tousignant recently spent time in Valencia during Las Fallas, one of Spain’s hottest holidays. She tasted Paella, watched parades, statue-gazed and partied her way through the streets of Valencia during the celebration. Read on to hear more about Lauren’s discoveries as she...
April 12th, 2010 | Dispatches from the Road, Parties, Festivals & Events, Spain | Read More

How to Pack (Fashionably) Light for Cold Weather Travel

How to Pack (Fashionably) Light for Cold Weather Travel
No one wants to stick out like a sore thumb in a yellow windbreaker in Europe, where style is as essential as a morning espresso, but what’s a budget traveler to do in the middle of winter? LG Asia-Pacific Editor Mary Tan shares some of her flash-packing tips. *** Before my 2-month trip to France/Italy...
April 8th, 2010 | Air, Europe, France, Italy, Packing & Wardrobe, Planning | Read More

Savvy Cash Savers in London

Savvy Cash Savers in London
London is one of the most expensive cities in the world. With the killer exchange rate, the US dollar doesn’t hold a candle to the British pound. But don’t let that impact your itinerary because London is a travel-must. So, whether you’re passing through or setting up shop for a while,...
April 5th, 2010 | Budget Travel, England, Finances & Savings | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Nancy Yeomans

Lost Girl of the Week: Nancy Yeomans
Nancy Yeomans has run more than 20 marathons, as well as countless shorter distances, all around the world.  She can be found living and running in Newburyport, Massachusetts when she is not traveling.  Nancy is an Air Traffic Controller by day and a Travel Agent by ‘moonlight’. *** I’ve...
February 19th, 2010 | Adventure Travel, Antarctica, Asia, Fitness & Workouts, Greece, Lost Girl of the Week, New Zealand, Peru, Travel Philosophy | Read More

The LG Weekly News Roundup: 2.18.10

The LG Weekly News Roundup: 2.18.10
By Molly Fergus LG Travel News Editor Missed the big travel stories of the week? And the weird, wacky and insignificant ones? We’ve got your round-up right here…. Naples’ pizza policy Here’s a deal we can really stand behind: The European Union last week gave Naples pizza the...
February 18th, 2010 | Canada, Food & Wine, Italy, Peru, Weekly Travel News | Read More

Lost in Spain: Favorite Spots in Madrid

Lost in Spain: Favorite Spots in Madrid
By Molly Gallagher LG Travel Correspondent Malasa’a and Bilbao are about 15 minutes away from Sol (the center of the city) in Madrid. For me they had the perfect combination of liveliness as well as relaxation. At any time of the day you can find local Madrilenos shopping, sitting in cafes or eating...
January 27th, 2010 | Dispatches from the Road, Food & Wine, Spain, Studying Abroad, Tours & Attractions | Read More

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

Three Tips for Studying Abroad

Three Tips for Studying Abroad
We’d like to introduce you to another member of The Lost Girls’ team, our new European Correspondent Jessica, a Public Relations student at Quinnipiac University, CT. She loves to read and write, and since she was 16 she knew she had a passion for traveling. After saving up for what seemed...
January 15th, 2010 | Budget Travel, Lost Girl of the Week, Spain, Studying Abroad | Read More

Lost in Spain: Host Family 101

Lost in Spain: Host Family 101
By Molly Gallagher LG International Correspondent Living with a host family is not an easy task. It is never 100 percent comfortable, because their house will never feel like your own. However, there are ways to make your stay the best it can be. After living with a host mom for almost four months I...
December 30th, 2009 | Dispatches from the Road, Spain, Studying Abroad, Walking | Read More