Archive for the ‘Tours & Attractions’ Category

LG Sydney Series: A Fine Day at the Operahouse

LG Sydney Series: A Fine Day at the Operahouse
Sydney was our last stop on our round-the-world trip, and we have plenty of amazing memories from living “Down Under.” Now ’til the end of October, 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...
October 28th, 2009 | Australia, City Travel, Tours & Attractions | Read More

LG Sydney Series: Harbor Bridge Climb

LG Sydney Series: Harbor Bridge Climb
Sydney was our last stop on our round-the-world trip, and we have plenty of amazing memories from living “Down Under.” Now ’til the end of October, 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...
October 22nd, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Australia, City Travel, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Lost in Costa Rica: How to Hike Corcovado National Park

Lost in Costa Rica: How to Hike Corcovado National Park
Last month, I traveled to Costa Rica for a long-overdue Pressner family vacation-and I recently wrote about that experience for our good friends at Jaunted.com. I’ve also been sharing those adventures on Lost Girls World-read on, or visit Jaunted for the full series. ****** While the list...
September 22nd, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Costa Rica, Couples Travel, Fitness & Workouts, Tours & Attractions, Walking, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

Cruise for a Cure

Cruise for a Cure
By Holly C. Corbett LG Executive Editor I’ve volunteered abroad, but I’ve never purely vacationed for a cause before going on Cruise for a Cure to the Bahamas this month. Syracuse University basketball coach Jim Boeheim teamed up with Coaches vs. Cancer, so a portion of the proceeds from...
August 20th, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Bahamas, Cruise, Dispatches from the Road, Extras, Hotels & Resorts, Sports & Games, Tours & Attractions, United States, Volunteering & Giving Back | Read More

Go West, First Family!

Go West, First Family!
by Jessica Goldstein LG Adventure Editor Usually the Obamas put the First in First Family, but when the President took his family to Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon last week, he actually became part of a pretty long-standing Commander-in-Chief tradition. Bill Clinton visited the Grand Canyon in 2000...
August 20th, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Backpacking & Trekking, Cabins & Camping, Tours & Attractions, United States | Read More

Caps for Sale: Topping It Off in Ecuador

Caps for Sale: Topping It Off in Ecuador
by Molly Fergus When I swung down to Peru and Ecuador to visit my college roommate, a current Peace Corps volunteer, I expected to rough it in her home base of Pampas, Peru, huff and puff my way around Machu Picchu (that altitude’s a killer), and frolic on some mitad del mundo beaches. I did...
July 30th, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Ecuador, Lost Girls, Peru, Photography & Video, Shopping & Style, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Around-the-World Honeymoon

Around-the-World Honeymoon
What would be your dream honeymoon? For Lost Girl of the Week Mina, it’s a trip around the world. She and her fiancé are selling their home in Winnipeg, paring down their belongings, and leaving everything familiar behind after their wedding this September. You can follow their blog to see how...
July 19th, 2009 | Asia, Blogging Your Trip, City Travel, Couples Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Extras, Leaving & Coming Home, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Olivia from Portland

Lost Girl of the Week: Olivia from Portland
There’s lots of blogs about travel, but fellow Lost Girl Olivia, writes about her “rehab back into daily life” after having the courage to turn her dream of an around-the-world trip into a reality. Here’s how she decided to take a career break, and why she thinks travel should...
July 16th, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Backpacking & Trekking, City Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Europe, Extras, Food & Wine, Lost Girl of the Week, Shopping & Style, Spiritual Travel, Tours & Attractions, Train | Read More

96 Hours in Northern Italy: 4 Cities in 4 Days

96 Hours in Northern Italy: 4 Cities in 4 Days
By Patty Hodapp For art history buffs or shopping gurus who like to browse through designer stores, markets or spend your travels at museums and churches, Northern Italy is definitely the place to be. The major cities are connected by train, so you can see all four of them even if you’re stuck...
July 15th, 2009 | City Travel, Food & Wine, Italy, Lost Girls, Shopping & Style, Spiritual Travel, Studying Abroad, Tours & Attractions, Train, Walking | Read More

The Lost Girls Love Adventure Life

The Lost Girls Love Adventure Life
When Jen, Amanda and I made it back home after our yearlong trek around the globe, the place that stuck with us the most wasn’t the ancient ruins of Angkor Wat in Cambodia or the Franz Joseph Glacier in New Zealand (though both are breathtaking), but rather a small farm town in Kenya called Kiminini....
July 3rd, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Kenya, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Peru, Staying There, Tours & Attractions, Travel Philosophy, Travel Products & Services, Volunteering & Giving Back, Websites and Blogs | Read More