Archive for the ‘Featured’ Category

Pitching 101: How to Write for BootsnAll.com

Pitching 101: How to Write for BootsnAll.com
By Candace Rardon LG Section Editor You may know BootsnAll.com from their website’s tagline, One-Stop Indie Travel Guide, or maybe from their huge archive of well-written, informative travel articles, geared especially towards the independent traveler. Having been around since 1998, BootsnAll is one...
February 25th, 2011 | Featured, Travel Writing | Read More

European Pick-Up Lines: The Good, the Bad & the Bizarre

European Pick-Up Lines: The Good, the Bad & the Bizarre
By Sarah Brown LG Correspondent “You have beautiful eyes. Do you have Inuit origins?” You can’t fault guys for trying. Coming up with clever ways to approach and speak to women has baffled them for centuries. Inuit origins? That must have taken some thinking… With every cheesy line they...
February 14th, 2011 | Featured, Love on the Road | Read More

What to Wear in India: 5 Tips for Travelers

What to Wear in India: 5 Tips for Travelers
Ready to travel the world? Check out our Guide to First Time Travel! As I packed for India, I had no idea what to bring for clothing. Do I need nice shoes? Can I wear shorts when it’s unbearably hot? What kind of clothes do the locals wear? I had packed a little bit of everything just...
February 10th, 2011 | Featured, India, Packing & Wardrobe | Read More

Fresh, Fragrant, Fiery: 5 Best Indian Dishes to Try

Fresh, Fragrant, Fiery: 5 Best Indian Dishes to Try
By Meghann Foye Lost Girls Deputy Editor Trying to present a quick overview of Indian food may be like trying to catalog the world. As the center of the global spice trade for centuries, India’s cuisine has been shaped by its own Hindu and Buddhist history, longterm cultural interactions with Moghul...
January 28th, 2011 | Cultural Travel, Featured, Food & Wine, India | Read More

Turkish Desserts: 4 Delights for Your Sweet Tooth

Turkish Desserts: 4 Delights for Your Sweet Tooth
As a girl with restless taste buds, I am always searching for new and exotic foods to try. So when I booked my flight to Turkey, I waited anxiously for the moment when I could step off the plane and into a restaurant where I could indulge in some traditional Turkish delicacies. Happily, when that day...
January 20th, 2011 | Asia, Europe, Featured, Food News, Middle East | Read More

The Best Pubs in London: 7 Can’t-Miss Watering Holes

The Best Pubs in London: 7 Can’t-Miss Watering Holes
By Meghann Foye Lost Girls Deputy Editor On a recent stop-over visit to London, I decided to give myself a challenge. In two days, I wanted to try out as many new pubs as possible. There were no rules, other than to follow people’s recommendations, online top-10 lists and my own gut instincts to...
January 14th, 2011 | Bar Reviews, City Travel, England, Featured | Read More

Skiing Safety: 6 Tips for a Safe Vacation on the Slopes

Skiing Safety: 6 Tips for a Safe Vacation on the Slopes
I have been skiing for the past 15 years and luckily I’ve never been seriously injured. I am not an expert skier but I’ve had my fair share of interesting experiences. While a lot of mine come off as rather humorous, there is nothing funny about the commonality of serious ski accidents. So,...
January 13th, 2011 | Featured, Fitness & Workouts, Sports & Games | Read More

5 Ways to Travel Like a Local

5 Ways to Travel Like a Local
The authentic culture of a city lies among the “locals” who don’t spend much time in tourist-filled places. Rather, traveling throughout a city like a local allows you to immerse yourself in it. It adds something special and authentic that you cannot find in a museum or a cathedral. The real city...
December 30th, 2010 | City Travel, Featured, Traveling Solo & Together | Read More

5 Reasons to do a Language Stay

5 Reasons to do a Language Stay
By Briana Palma LG Contributor The world of travel presents endless options, from cruising the Caribbean to volunteering in Africa. A language stay is another rewarding alternative, particularly attractive for those who love to see the world but don’t get a kick out of the frenetic pace of new-day-new-place...
December 29th, 2010 | Cultural Travel, Featured | Read More

How to Buy a Cheap Round-the-World (RTW) Ticket

How to Buy a Cheap Round-the-World (RTW) Ticket
by The Lost Girls Staff Editors Earlier this  week, we shared the top four questions you need to ask yourself when deciding if you should by a string of one-way flights for a big trip abroad or go for a round-the-world ticket. If you’re like us, you’ll find that an RTW is the most effective...
November 10th, 2010 | Air, Featured, Planning | Read More