Archive for the ‘Budget Travel’ Category

The World’s 8 Best Low-Cost Air Carriers

The World’s 8 Best Low-Cost Air Carriers
by Nancy Yeomans LG Air Travel News Editor When traveling around the globe, the cost of your plane ticket is likely to be the largest expense you’ll incur.  If you don’t mind sacrificing a little comfort and amenities—but never safety!—to save money, you’ll have to look beyond...
July 9th, 2010 | Air, Asia, Australia/New Zealand/Pacific, Budget Travel, Central and South America, Europe, Expats Abroad, Finances & Savings | Read More

Air Travel News 7.09.10

Air Travel News 7.09.10
by Nancy Yeomans LG 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. Lost or Stolen?? Airports are easy pickings for thieves.  Lots...
July 9th, 2010 | Air, Air Travel News, Budget Travel, Food News, Health & Safety, Ireland, Italy | Read More

3 Ultra-Affordable Cruises (Less Than $1000 Per Trip!)

3 Ultra-Affordable Cruises (Less Than $1000 Per Trip!)
By Patty Hodapp LG Deputy Editor Dying to go on a cruise, but can’t quite bring yourself to click the “confirm purchase” button on a pricey seven-day getaway? We hear ya. Fronting the entire cost of your trip all at once can be daunting, particularly when you’re dealing with limited...
July 1st, 2010 | Budget Travel, Caribbean, Cruise, Europe, Getting There Deals, Mexico | Read More

First Time Cruises – Best Cruise Itineraries for People Who’ve Never Cruised

First Time Cruises – Best Cruise Itineraries for People Who’ve Never Cruised
By Patty Hodapp LG Deputy Editor Think you know cruising? Gone are the days where ships were packed only with honeymooners and retirees. Now, thanks to the introduction of several new ships that were custom-built for adventure—and itineraries that take you way off the traditional charted course–cruises...
June 25th, 2010 | All Inclusives, Budget Travel, Cruise, Featured, Featured Getaway, Getting There Deals | Read More

Cheap Sleeping! Couch Surfing, AirBnB and Crash Padding As You Travel

Cheap Sleeping! Couch Surfing, AirBnB and Crash Padding As You Travel
by Adrienne Supino Special to Lost Girls World I love to travel, but as a young professional in an entry-level job I’m not exactly flying first class and chilling at trendy hotel bars while I wait to check into my deluxe penthouse suite! Fortunately for me and most travelers on a budget, there...
June 23rd, 2010 | Budget Travel, Featured, Staying There, Websites and Blogs | Read More

Jet Set Zero: Risk Necessary, Money Optional

Jet Set Zero: Risk Necessary, Money Optional
by Sarah Amandolare LG Entertainment Editor Working abroad might be the most challenging yet rewarding way to experience a foreign culture. Regardless of what time of day your job begins and ends, or in which part of town it’s located, you’ll become entrenched in the local economy and way...
June 2nd, 2010 | Budget Travel, Featured, Websites and Blogs, Working Abroad | Read More

Housetraining Yourself: How to Be the Ultimate House Guest

Housetraining Yourself: How to Be the Ultimate House Guest
Accommodations (even the cheapest budget hostels) rack up the travel bill and add immensely to your overall expense. Staying with friends, family members and possibly even strangers (Couchsurfing.com) can save a lot of money and it’s also a good way to get a window-glance into the  culture of...
May 24th, 2010 | Budget Travel, Staying There | Read More

eBook Review: Nomadic Matt’s Secrets to Successful World Travel

eBook Review: Nomadic Matt’s Secrets to Successful World Travel
After three and a half years traveling solo around the world, Nomadic Matt has released a RTW eGuidebook, Nomadic Matt’s Secrets to Successful World Travel. It condenses everything you need to know about RTW travel into one convenient, 137 page guide-book. Which means that you don’t have...
April 6th, 2010 | Budget Travel, Getting There, Planning, Staying There, Travel Books & Movies | Read More

Savvy Cash Savers in London

Savvy Cash Savers in London
London is one of the most expensive cities in the world. With the killer exchange rate, the US dollar doesn’t hold a candle to the British pound. But don’t let that impact your itinerary because London is a travel-must. So, whether you’re passing through or setting up shop for a while,...
April 5th, 2010 | Budget Travel, England, Finances & Savings | Read More

Lost in Belize VI: Following the Chocolate Trail

Lost in Belize VI: Following the Chocolate Trail
By Holly C. Corbett LG Executive Editor ***** The district of Toledo, cradled between the Mayan Mountains and the Caribbean Ocean, is a 50-minute flight from Belize City and has been called the birthplace of chocolate. Ancient Mayans once used the cacao bean as a currency, and even wore it as jewelry....
March 16th, 2010 | Adventure Travel, Belize, Budget Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Food & Wine, Tours & Attractions | Read More