Archive for the ‘Spain’ Category

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

Double Trouble: Two Takes on Barcelona’s Opium Mar Nightclub

Double Trouble: Two Takes on Barcelona’s Opium Mar Nightclub
By Patty Hodapp LG Travel Lifestyle Editor In March, Lost Girl Ashlee Davis ventured across the Atlantic on a spring break trip to visit friends studying in Madrid, Spain. In a two-night jaunt to Barcelona, she and her friends hit up the famous markets, ate Spanish tapas (appetizers) and went downtown...
December 7th, 2009 | Food & Wine, Spain | Read More

Lost in Spain: Best Tapas in Madrid

Lost in Spain: Best Tapas in Madrid
By Molly Gallagher LG International Correspondent At any time of the day in Madrid you can find cafes, restaurants and bars open and serving tapas. Madrilenos (people of Madrid) have a schedule unlike anything I have ever experienced. The nightlife goes on until six, seven, even eight in the morning....
November 4th, 2009 | Food & Wine, Spain, Studying Abroad | Read More

Lost in Spain: Molly Gallagher Lands in Madrid

Lost in Spain: Molly Gallagher Lands in Madrid
As I sit in Newark International airport and a Continental employee announces that she will now board rows 31-25 for the 10:00 p.m. flight departing to Madrid. Then proceeds to say, “Ahora yo invito asientos de pasillos treinta y uno a veinte y cinco.” I think, “What am I getting myself...
October 15th, 2009 | Getting There, Spain | Read More

Molly Gallagher: New LG Travel Correspondent!!

Molly Gallagher: New LG Travel Correspondent!!
The Lost Girls are thrilled to welcome Molly Gallagher to our team of international reporters. Read all about how Molly first caught the travel bug, her consummate love affair with Spain and her latest adventures abroad. Then stay tuned for her first dispatch from the road tomorrow afternoon! ***** ...
October 14th, 2009 | Lost Girls, Spain, Studying Abroad | Read More

The LG Weekly Travel News Roundup: 10.5.2009

The LG Weekly Travel News Roundup: 10.5.2009
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…. ************************** Disney do-gooders Congrats to Missed the Lost Girls Disney World giveaway? Fret not. Beginning Jan....
October 5th, 2009 | Family & Kid Travel, Spain, Weekly Travel News | Read More

Flying Solo: Week Two, Barcelona

Flying Solo: Week Two, Barcelona
By Patty Hodapp LG Travel Lifestyle Editor Part two of my solo backpacking trip took me on a ferry from Santorini back to Athens to catch a flight to Barcelona, Spain. As my luck would have it, this leg of my trip began with a BANG. Quite Literally. The ferry from Santorini to Athens hit a sailboat...
August 13th, 2009 | Bus, City Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Food & Wine, Health & Safety, Shopping & Style, Solo Travel, Spain, Walking | 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