Archive for the ‘Europe’ Category

Can Travel Help You Get “Unstuck?”

Can Travel Help You Get “Unstuck?”
That’s what Syracuse sophomore Patty Hodapp is hoping to find out. Here, she shares what prompted her to start looking into study abroad courses, and this summer, to jaunt off to Florence. You’ll be able to read her dispatches from abroad right here, so stay tuned. ******* By Patty Hodapp ...
April 6th, 2009 | Backpacking & Trekking, Departments, Destinations, Dispatches from the Road, Europe, Italy, Leaving & Coming Home, Lost Girl of the Week, Studying Abroad, Travel Philosophy | Read More

Should You Get an Internship or Study Abroad?

Should You Get an Internship or Study Abroad?
When we met her last month, Syracuse University Sophomore Patty Hodapp was between a rock and a hard place. Should she accept a spot in her school’s study abroad program in Italy–or do the career-savvy thing and start looking for a magazine intership? Here’s what she decided to do,...
March 24th, 2009 | Italy, Leaving & Coming Home, Lost Girl of the Week, Studying Abroad, Travel Philosophy | Read More

St. Patty’s Parties in Chicago

St. Patty’s Parties in Chicago
by Molly Fergus Apparently, the luck of the Irish is with us. We’re celebrating the greenest holiday of the year in Chicago – Jaunted’s top pick for St. Patrick’s Day celebrations and one of CNN’s five selections for Emerald Isle festivities this side of the pond. Some...
March 17th, 2009 | Chicago, City Travel, Cruise, Dispatches from the Road, Ireland, Lost Girl of the Week, Parties, Festivals & Events, United States | Read More

St. Patrick’s Day in the City

St. Patrick’s Day in the City
HCC: The LG’s usual St. Patty’s Day celebrations involve pub crawls, green beer, and parades. This year, we’re going to try to experience more authentic Irish culture by dancing to Irish folk music and watching a football (soccer) match. We’ll be doing our best rendition of the...
March 13th, 2009 | Ireland, New York City, Parties, Festivals & Events | Read More

10 Most Popular Backpacker Destinations

10 Most Popular Backpacker Destinations
Not all travel companies are feeling the pinch of the global recession. This week, the folks at the UK-based Hostelling International (HHI) reported that their bookings are at an all-time high-about 14 percent more people booked accommodations on their site (hihostels.com) in 2008 than a year earlier....
February 2nd, 2009 | Argentina, Backpacking & Trekking, France, Hostels, Italy, Spain, Staying There, Traveling Solo & Together, United States, Websites and Blogs | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Lauren Stitle

Lost Girl of the Week: Lauren Stitle
One of the things I love most about being a Lost Girl is receiving emails from other fearless ladies who have dared to get ‘lost’ themselves and are eager to share their stories. And what’s even more extraordinary is when one LG tale motivates another, as was the case with Lost Girl...
January 21st, 2009 | Blogging Your Trip, Italy, Leaving & Coming Home, Lost Girl of the Week, Travel Philosophy, Websites and Blogs, Working Abroad | Read More

Is Venice Really Sinking?

Is Venice Really Sinking?
Earlier this month, my boyfriend Jeff and I were invited to join a group of journalists on a five day whirlwind tour of three Italian cities-Venice, Florence and Rome. I’ve been trying to stay close to home lately (writing the book has been a study in discipline for me, as there’s always...
November 14th, 2008 | Italy, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Why I Got Lost: Doing Business in Italy

Why I Got Lost: Doing Business in Italy
When New Yorker Chris Caruana, 23, wrote to tell us that he’d be leaving the city next month to get his MBA in Rome, we were psyched for him–and more than a little curious. What prompted this all-American guy to forgo the ivy-draped business school experience in the US to learn macroeconomics...
February 13th, 2008 | Blogging Your Trip, Departments, Italy, Lost Boys, Websites and Blogs, Working Abroad | Read More