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Should I Buy a Round-the-World Ticket? 4 Questions to Help You Decide

Should I Buy a Round-the-World Ticket? 4 Questions to Help You Decide
By  Amanda Pressner LG Section Editor, LG Executive Editor Congrats! You’ve resolved to take back your time—maybe a few months, maybe a full year, or even more—and use it to see the world. Go on with your bad self! With that tough decision made—eerily simple now that you’ve actually done it,...
November 8th, 2010 | Air, Featured | Read More

UNESCO’s Ten Best Intangible Cultural Heritage Sites

UNESCO’s Ten Best Intangible Cultural Heritage Sites
by Meg Pier Special to Lost Girls World Most people are familiar with UNESCO’s “World Heritage Site” designation, but may not know that the organization also has identified cultural “intangibles”— traditions or living expressions that are deemed equally important to safeguard,...
October 25th, 2010 | Cultural Travel, Featured | Read More

How to Sleep on a Plane: 5 Tips to Avoid Jet Lag

How to Sleep on a Plane: 5 Tips to Avoid Jet Lag
by Kristen Jacobson Special to Lost Girls World Sleeping through the night or taking a power nap on a flight can be near impossible for many travelers. Let’s face it: Not everyone has the luxury of getting a first class seat. In fact, most of us are stuck for hours crammed into a seat with very...
October 18th, 2010 | Air, Featured | Read More

French Riviera Travel | Finding Nature, in the midst of Cannes’ Glamour

French Riviera Travel | Finding Nature, in the midst of Cannes’ Glamour
The French Riviera is known for many things – celebrities, designer stores, and great weather– but nature is not really one of them. The ritzy lifestyle of Cannes is a bit out of my element – I had never seen so many things like fashionably dressed people or expensive cars. After a few weeks...
October 14th, 2010 | Adventure Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Featured, Fitness & Workouts, France, Studying Abroad | Read More

Upgrade Us! 5 Ways to Score First-Class Service on Your Honeymoon

Upgrade Us! 5 Ways to Score First-Class Service on Your Honeymoon
by Molly Fergus LG Travel News Editor Recently tied the knot? Like most newlyweds, you’d probably love to go on a super-lux vacation after tying the knot (Flowing bubbly! Airline upgrades! Cushy suites!) but in the era of carry-on baggage fees, it takes more than a giddy, “We’re on our honeymoon!”...
August 30th, 2010 | Air, Couples Travel, Featured, Getting There Deals | Read More

The Lost Girls Author Events: Fall 2010

The Lost Girls Author Events: Fall 2010
Want to catch up with The Lost Girls? Um, don’t deny…you totally know that you do! Here’s a listing of where we’ll be and when in the coming months. Come out an bring a friend – or 50! September 2010 Shoot, Busk and Blog: How to Share Your Travel Experiences Date: Friday,...
August 26th, 2010 | Featured, LG Press & Media, The Lost Girls: The Book | Read More

New England Weekend Getaways: Things to Do in Rhode Island

New England Weekend Getaways: Things to Do in Rhode Island
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 Rhode Island may be the...
August 26th, 2010 | Adventure Travel, City Travel, Featured, Parties, Festivals & Events, Rhode Island, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

BootsnAll: Putting the “Ready” in “Ready, Set, Go”

BootsnAll: Putting the “Ready” in “Ready, Set, Go”
by Jessica Goldstein LG Adventure Editor You know the one thing that all would-be intrepid travelers do really, really well? Want. Wanting to go somewhere is as easy as seeing Julia Roberts half-smile on that Eat Pray Love poster with a spoon sticking out of her mouth and thinking, “Oooh, gelato in...
August 23rd, 2010 | Featured, Planning, Traveling Solo & Together, Websites and Blogs | Read More

Couch Surfing in France: 7 Reasons I Stayed with (New) Friends

Couch Surfing in France: 7 Reasons I Stayed with (New) Friends
by Sarah Bailey Special to Lost Girls World At first mention,  couch surfing seems like a somewhat sketchy idea.  You meet someone from a foreign country on the Internet and then go live at his/her house for a few nights for free?  The potential to end up with a socially awkward weirdo and/or klepto...
August 23rd, 2010 | Couchsurfing, Featured, Finances & Savings, France, Solo Travel | Read More

Eat Pray Love Hits Theaters Tonight! The Lost Girls Discuss on Fox Good Day

Eat Pray Love Hits Theaters Tonight! The Lost Girls Discuss on Fox Good Day
by Amanda Pressner LG Executive Editor Okay, time for us to geek out a little bit. Jen, Holly and I (not to mention  the entire Lost Girls team) are beyond excited for the release of Eat, Pray, Love, which hits theaters at midnight tonight.  Jen and I have plans to ditch work a teensy bit early tomorrow...
August 12th, 2010 | Featured, The Lost Girls: The Book, Travel Books & Movies | Read More