Archive for the ‘Middle East’ Category

Lost in Jordan: Amman Mixes Ancient with Modern

Lost in Jordan: Amman Mixes Ancient with Modern
By Brittany Gowan, LG Foreign Correspondent Amman, Jordan is a bustling Middle Eastern city that rises out of the surrounding desert with a traveler’s feast of ornate mosques, historic sights, museums, and modern accommodations. During my recent trip to Jordan, I was in awe of this ancient city, from...
December 21st, 2010 | City Travel, Hostels, Hotels & Resorts, Jordan, Shopping & Style, Staying There, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Eat Like a Local in Amman, Jordan

Eat Like a Local in Amman, Jordan
By Brittany Gowan, LG Foreign Correspondent A crispy falafel patty, hot shawarma in flat bread, or a bowl of smooth hummus makes my stomach ache for a snack. Living in NYC has exposed me to decently authentic Middle Eastern food, and it’s my dinner choice more nights than not. When I got the chance...
December 7th, 2010 | Food & Wine, Jordan, Middle East, Restaurant Reviews | Read More

Air Travel News 6.25.10

Air Travel News 6.25.10
by Nancy Yeomans Air Travel News 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. New Blue Nibbles Jet Blue has always had a pretty liberal and decent...
June 25th, 2010 | Air, Air Travel News, Europe, Food News, Getting There Deals, Middle East, United Arab Emirates | Read More

Couch Surfing Around the Globe

Couch Surfing Around the Globe
In August 2008, fresh out of school, Lost Girl Heather Stein took a four-month contract working as everyone’s favorite service professional: an international debt collector. As the economy started to tank, she realized that getting a job in a different field was going to be next to impossible. Not...
July 6th, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Australia, Backpacking & Trekking, Bus, Canada, City Travel, Israel, Lost Girls, New York City, Sports & Games, Staying There, Traveling Solo & Together | Read More

Bargain Basement Dubai

Bargain Basement Dubai
In the last decade, Dubai has become a red-hot destination for ex-pats eager to make an overnight fortune and spend it just as quickly. Boasting the world’s only seven-star resort, the world’s largest indoor ski slope, the world’s highest number of shopping malls per capita and soon-to-be...
December 18th, 2006 | Food & Wine, Health & Safety, Hotels & Resorts, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Shopping & Style, Spa & Beauty, United Arab Emirates | Read More