Archive for the ‘Europe’ Category

Kiev: Dining Adventures For The Solo Female

by Emma French Special to The Lost Girls Since Ukraine gained independence in 1991, its beautiful capital city Kiev has been steadily building buzz as an alternative destination to flashier neighbours like St Petersburg and Budapest. It doesn’t enjoy such a high profile as a destination for lone female...
July 3rd, 2012 | Dispatches from the Road, Eastern Europe, Food & Wine, Solo Travel | Read More

Four Reasons to Skip Pamplona and One Reason Not to

Four Reasons to Skip Pamplona and One Reason Not to
By Victoria Drexel Special to Lost Girls  Every July a sea of people and an ocean of sangria flood the streets of what is usually a quiet, mid-sized, Basque mountain town for the annual San Fermin celebration. But it isn’t the sun rising over the Pyrenees or the rich Basque culture or even the chance...
June 14th, 2012 | City Guides, Spain | Read More

10 Ideas For 20-Somethings In Rome

by Kevin Kilbride Special To The Lost Girls With a reputation that stems from its historic architecture and remarkable museum offerings, college students rarely consider Rome, Italy’s rich capital, for their next vacation. However, amidst all the museums and history, visitors will find an abundance...
June 5th, 2012 | Dispatches from the Road, Italy, Lost Boys | Read More

Air Travel News 6.5.12

by Nancy Yeomans LG Air Travel Editor Look up in the sky! It’s a bird….it’s a plane! No….it’s your weekly air travel news! Here’s what’s happening in the world of aviation, from the ground up.  Heathrow Not Up To Olympic Demand If you’ve ever flown to...
June 5th, 2012 | Air, Air Travel News, England | Read More

Exploring Lombardia, Italy

by Silvia Menini Lombardia is certainly not the first destination for foreigners who have just a few weeks to get a rough idea of Italy. It is the industrial heart of Northern Italy and is indeed the richest and the most populated region. The capital is Milan, which is the economic and financial center...
May 29th, 2012 | Dispatches from the Road, Food & Wine, Italy | Read More

24 Hours Of Food In Rome

24 Hours Of Food In Rome
By Laura Hounsom Rome wasn’t built in a day, but can you eat your way around it in one? On a trip to visit one of my best friends who lives in the capital, that is certainly what we did! Forget the tourist traps and visit the haunts and hangouts of local Romans; here are my favourite food stops in...
May 22nd, 2012 | Dispatches from the Road, Food & Wine, Italy | Read More

Mount Kynthos, Greece: For Cynthias Everywhere

Mount Kynthos, Greece: For Cynthias Everywhere
Ready to travel the world? Check out our Guide to First Time Travel! by Cynthia Ord Special to Lost Girls Follow Cynthia as she travels far and wide to discover the roots of her given name. Names aren’t fair First names, like genes and hometown, can be a tyrant of a basic identity fact....
May 15th, 2012 | Greece, Portugal | Read More

Corsica: L’Ile de Beaute

by Kelly Newsome Special to Lost Girls Today guest blogger Kelly Newsome returns to Lost Girls World after a two-year writing hiatus, sharing musings on her latest sightseeing sanctuary, Corsica. Today she talks terrain, men in camoflage and where to find what may be the best pasta in France. Here’s...
May 8th, 2012 | Food & Wine, France | Read More

London on a Student Budget

By Katie Marpe Special to The Lost Girls A visit to London can benefit a college student in many ways: the city has a rich history, a great music scene, friendly people, and there is always a pub within stumbling distance. However, there is one thing London definitely will not benefit: a student’s...
April 20th, 2012 | Budget Travel, England, Europe, Studying Abroad | Read More

UK Dishes: 5 Traditional English and Scotish Foods Worth the Visit

UK Dishes: 5 Traditional English and Scotish Foods Worth the Visit
The UK is brimming with unique gastronomic opportunities; local foodie Charlotte Stamper dishes on five not-to be-missed culinary experiences. Bakewell Tart Traditionally from the Derbyshire town of Bakewell, this is a shortcrust pastry case filled with a layer of jam and a sponge filling with ground...
April 16th, 2012 | England, Featured, Food & Wine, Scotland | Read More