Archive for the ‘Tours & Attractions’ Category

Crossing Bolivia’s Salt Flats—Part 2

Crossing Bolivia’s Salt Flats—Part 2
By Erin Griffith LG Correspondent Sun, jeeps, questionable tour guides: Here’s what to expect when you’re trekking through Bolivia’s Salar de Uyuni. Check out last week’s Part 1 for a guide to booking your tour. Spectacular whiteness Sunglasses required. At the salt flats, everything...
January 17th, 2011 | Adventure Travel, Backpacking & Trekking, Bolivia, Budget Travel, Central and South America, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Crossing Bolivia’s Salt Flats

Crossing Bolivia’s Salt Flats
By Erin Griffith LG Correspondent It’s about three days sans shower or heat, with possibly drunk drivers jeep-ing you across incredibly harsh and desolate desert terrain. And the seatbelts probably don’t even work. Excited yet? Thanks to its promise of adventure, otherworldly terrain, and dirt...
January 10th, 2011 | Adventure Travel, Backpacking & Trekking, Bolivia, Budget Travel, Central and South America, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Lost in Jordan: Aqaba Offers a Great Coastal Getaway

Lost in Jordan: Aqaba Offers a Great Coastal Getaway
By Brittany Gowan LG Foreign Correspondent Aqaba, a coastal town on the northeast tip of the Red Sea, is one of Jordan’s southern most points and the country’s only port city. Jagged mountains surround the low-lying water, which gradually fades from turquoise to a bold dark blue. Jordan, Israel,...
January 4th, 2011 | Getting There, Hotels & Resorts, Jordan, Tours & Attractions | Read More

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

On the Fringe: Festive Suggestions for Exploring Edinburgh

On the Fringe: Festive Suggestions for Exploring Edinburgh
Great Scot! The annual Edinburgh Festival Fringe attracts crowds of theater-goers to Scotland’s capital for 25 days of stage and street performances. Plus, there is much more to this city than summer stage antics: an annual military exhibition, traditional dance, hillside views, and surprising...
December 16th, 2010 | City Travel, Cultural Travel, Food & Wine, Parties, Festivals & Events, Scotland, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Things to Do in Massachusetts | New England Series Fall Finale

Things to Do in Massachusetts | New England Series Fall Finale
New England is best known for its fall foliage but the region has plenty of natural attractions to see this time of year. From Maine to Massachusetts, this mini-series highlights what each of its states has to offer outdoors while the weather is still warm. By Michele Herrmann For Massachusetts, Boston...
October 21st, 2010 | Extras, Tours & Attractions | Read More

What to Do in Myrtle Beach: TIGERS Preserve

What to Do in Myrtle Beach: TIGERS Preserve
By Kristen Putch LG North American Travel Editor One great thing about the beach is that there is so much more to do than simply than lie in the sand. While there isn’t anything wrong with lounging on the beach for a week, if you look away from the ocean for a moment, you might find something...
August 27th, 2010 | Myrtle Beach, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Art off the Beaten Path: Madrid Art Museums

Art off the Beaten Path: Madrid Art Museums
By Briana Palma Special to the Lost Girls Anyone visiting Madrid will certainly want to pass through its three big museums, the Prado, Reina Sofia and Thyssen-Bornemisza, which display works from the world’s most influential artists, such as Picasso, Monet and Velázquez. But the richness of the Spanish...
August 25th, 2010 | Spain, Tours & Attractions | Read More

6 Ways to Get Cheap (or Free!) Show Tickets in NYC

6 Ways to Get Cheap (or Free!) Show Tickets in NYC
By Natalie Buster LG Intern, Travel News Nothing says New York more than catching a razzle dazzle Broadway show on the Great White Way, and with the temperatures New Yorkers have been experiencing lately, it’s also a great way to beat the heat.  With ticket prices sometimes clocking in at $125...
August 13th, 2010 | New York City, Parties, Festivals & Events, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Waverunning and Jet Skiing in The Florida Keys

Waverunning and Jet Skiing in The Florida Keys
By Patty Hodapp LG Deputy Editor The sun hung low in the sky over Key West—a gigantic, hovering, juicy orange. I just had to be closer to it. I gunned my waverunner, shooting a jet of water into my white, sharp-edged wake in the turquoise water. Salty ocean water beads hit me full force in the sunglasses....
August 12th, 2010 | Adventure Travel, Florida Keys, Tours & Attractions | Read More