Archive for the ‘Budget Travel’ Category

Three Tips for Studying Abroad

Three Tips for Studying Abroad
We’d like to introduce you to another member of The Lost Girls’ team, our new European Correspondent Jessica, a Public Relations student at Quinnipiac University, CT. She loves to read and write, and since she was 16 she knew she had a passion for traveling. After saving up for what seemed...
January 15th, 2010 | Budget Travel, Lost Girl of the Week, Spain, Studying Abroad | Read More

The LG Weekly News Roundup: 1.4.10

The LG Weekly News Roundup: 1.4.10
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…. ********************************* Florida’s new food scene Foodies, take note. Miami is a new gourmet hub, which means...
January 4th, 2010 | Air, Budget Travel, City Travel, Food & Wine, New York City, United States, Weekly Travel News, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

Parthenon Hostel in Chicago’s Greek Town

Parthenon Hostel in Chicago’s Greek Town
Today we have Lost Girl Krista Johnson reporting on how she saved big bucks and booked a hostel for her group when she organized a trip to Chicago’s entrepreneurship conference. She’s a public relations major at Syracuse University. ***** By Krista Johnson Special to Lost Girls World Just...
November 27th, 2009 | Budget Travel, Chicago, Hostels, In-Room Reviews | Read More

7 Holiday Airfare Savers and Ticket Tips

7 Holiday Airfare Savers and Ticket Tips
By Patty Hodapp LG Travel Lifestyle Editor Flying home for the holidays has the potential to be a total bank buster. You’re already saving up extra cash to buy presents for your family, so the last thing you want to worry about is setting aside extra money for a plane ticket to get home-especially...
November 20th, 2009 | Air, Budget Travel, Leaving & Coming Home, Traveling Solo & Together, United States | Read More

Sydney Series: Our Final Wrap Up of Fave Moments

Sydney Series: Our Final Wrap Up of Fave Moments
Sydney was our last stop on our round-the-world trip, and we have plenty of amazing memories from living “Down Under.” Now ’til mid-November, we’re going to be recalling our favorite Sydney moments. At the end of each post, you’ll find out how to get the chance to make your...
November 13th, 2009 | Australia, Backpacking & Trekking, Blogging Your Trip, Budget Travel, City Travel, Fitness & Workouts, Food & Wine, Hotels & Resorts, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Shopping & Style, Tours & Attractions, Websites and Blogs | Read More

Free Tours: Sandeman’s New Europe

Free Tours: Sandeman’s New Europe
By Molly Gallagher LG International Correspondent When my friends and I arrived in Prague we spent the first day wandering the city. We went to the castle, old town square, and the Charles Bridge. However, we didn’t really know what we were looking at. We decided we wanted to take a tour to learn...
November 13th, 2009 | Backpacking & Trekking, Budget Travel, City Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Europe, Studying Abroad, Tours & Attractions, Walking, Websites and Blogs | Read More

10 Ways to Eat Healthy (For Cheap!) in Europe

10 Ways to Eat Healthy (For Cheap!) in Europe
By Patty Hodapp LG Travel Lifestyle Editor Backpacking in Europe for two weeks was exhilarating, freeing, and inspiring, but on the road my body definitely took a beating. By the end of my trip I’d undergone drastic altitude changes, climbing the highest hills to sitting beachside on the Mediterranean....
August 24th, 2009 | Backpacking & Trekking, Budget Travel, City Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Europe, Fitness & Workouts, Food & Wine, Health & Safety | Read More

Eating Locally While Traveling

Eating Locally While Traveling
It’s part of the unspoken backpacker code: in order to be a real traveler, you need to buy your meals from a street vendor rather than some fancy-schmancy (and expensive) tourist restaurant. But as Shadia Garrison, The Mindful Tourist points out in her post below, your on-the-road dinner choices...
April 13th, 2009 | Bolivia, Budget Travel, Costa Rica, Dispatches from the Road, Food & Wine, Mexico | Read More

TripAdvisor names The Best Hotels in the World

TripAdvisor names The Best Hotels in the World
The World’s Best Awards. The Mobile Five Star Awards. The Gold List. The Hot List. What do these and countless other travel and hotel awards have in common? Each one is culled by a small group of editors who often seem to equate “best value” with “most expensive” or “most...
March 30th, 2009 | All Inclusives, Budget Travel, Destinations, Hostels, Hotels & Resorts, In-Room Reviews, Planning, Staying There, Staying There Deals, Websites and Blogs | Read More

How To Plan a Round-the-World (RTW) Trip

How To Plan a Round-the-World (RTW) Trip
Okay, so the title of this post is a little bit of a misnomer. No matter how much advance thought you put into it-how many guidebooks you read, excel charts you create or the number of seasoned traveler whose brains you pick-it’s all but impossible to plot out your entire adventure while sitting...
March 9th, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Air, Backpacking & Trekking, Blogging Your Trip, Budget Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Finances & Savings, Getting There Deals, Leaving & Coming Home, Packing & Wardrobe, Staying There, Tours & Attractions, Travel Philosophy, Websites and Blogs, Working Abroad | Read More