Archive for the ‘Destinations’ Category

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

Your First Trip Abroad: 5 Reasons The Lost Girls Love Contiki for First Time Travelers

Your First Trip Abroad: 5 Reasons The Lost Girls Love Contiki for First Time Travelers
By Amanda Pressner LG Executive Editor Years before Jen and I embarked on our round-the-world Lost Girls adventure with Holly, the two of us backpacked through Europe together. We did it the summer after our college graduation, a four-week, whirlwind tour that took us to some of the continent’s most...
April 15th, 2012 | Featured, Featured Getaway, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Ten Days of Silence: A Meditation Retreat in Thailand

Ten Days of Silence: A Meditation Retreat in Thailand
By Nadia Pidgeon Exclusive to the Lost Girls When I announced my intentions to attend a 10 day silent meditation retreat, some friends said it sounded interesting but most said I was crazy and that it sounded either miserable or pointless. Ultimately, it is difficult to provide a meaningful summary as...
April 13th, 2012 | Solo Travel, Spiritual Travel, Thailand | Read More

Top 10 Fun, Free Things to do in Los Angeles

Top 10 Fun, Free Things to do in Los Angeles
By Connie K. Ho Special to Lost Girls  The land of sun, beach, and Hollywood, Los Angeles has plenty of activities to offer visitors, even those on the strictest of budgets. Here’s our compilation of the top free fun activities to do in Los Angeles. Stroll by the Santa Monica Pier On a sunny weekend,...
April 12th, 2012 | California, City Travel | Read More

LG’s Guide to Orlando (No visit to Mickey required)

LG’s Guide to Orlando (No visit to Mickey required)
By Kristen Kuchar Special to the Lost Girls Orlando is known for Disney, Universal, and kid-centered activities in general. But if tea cups and Dumbo rides aren’t on your itinerary for a trip, it doesn’t mean that Orlando is not an option. In fact, there’s plenty of reasons to visit this sunny...
April 11th, 2012 | Orlando | Read More

Lost in Korea: Escaping the City

Lost in Korea: Escaping the City
by Kissairis Munoz When you’ve lived in cities for long enough, it’s easy to get wrapped up in the fast-paced, hectic lifestyle that comes along. Crammed sidewalks; people jostling each other on the subway; noisy, crowded restaurants — they’re all part of what make cities unique. But every once...
April 10th, 2012 | Solo Travel, south korea, Working Abroad | Read More

Air Travel News 4.10.12

Air Travel News 4.10.12
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.  J’Aime Paris When anyone asks me about traveling to Europe...
April 10th, 2012 | Air Travel News, Europe, Family & Kid Travel | Read More

LG Guide to Geneva, Switzerland

LG Guide to Geneva, Switzerland
By Becky Johnson Special to Lost Girls  Located within the shadows of the Jura Mountains and at the junction of the Arve and Rhône Rivers lies Switzerland’s second-most populous city, Geneva. Housing the headquarters for the International Red Cross and several United Nations agencies, it’s one...
April 5th, 2012 | City Travel, Switzerland | Read More

Best Hostels In Queenstown, New Zealand

Best Hostels In Queenstown, New Zealand
by Mattie Schuler Special to The Lost Girls Queenstown Known as New Zealand’s “Adventure Capital,” Queenstown could also be listed as the country’s party capital. Situated in the mountains next to Lake Wakatipu, this small yet lively town is the place to go for good food, great drinks and even...
April 3rd, 2012 | Backpacking & Trekking, Hostels, New Zealand | Read More

Air Travel News 4.3.12

Air Travel News 4.3.12
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.  Pilot Meltdown There are always stories about airline passengers...
April 3rd, 2012 | Africa, Air Travel News | Read More