Archive for the ‘Packing & Wardrobe’ Category

Dispatches from South America: How to Pack, Prep and Unplug Before the Trip

Dispatches from South America: How to Pack, Prep and Unplug Before the Trip
Lost Girl Leah Moushey recently took off on a seven-month trip to South America, taking her to a different hemisphere, WAY out of her travel comfort zone. She’s setting up shop for a month in Cuenca, Ecuador where she’ll dive head first into a Spanish language immersion program and discover the ins...
June 14th, 2010 | Central and South America, Dispatches from the Road, Packing & Wardrobe, Solo Travel, Travel Philosophy | Read More

5 Things Worth Tossing on the Road

5 Things Worth Tossing on the Road
There are countless articles on what to bring while traveling, but not enough information on what to shed. Let LG Asia-Pacific Editor Mary Tan help you lighten your load! *** Let’s face it; we’re all pack-rats. We love carrying stuff around with us that we presume we might use…just...
April 22nd, 2010 | Featured, Packing & Wardrobe | Read More

Air Travel News 4.16.09

by Nancy Yeomans Air Travel News editor Look up in the sky! It’s a bird….it’s a plane! No….it’s your weekly air travel news! Here’s what’s happening in the world of aviation, from the ground up. Do they charge for doggie treats? Itching to get away with Fido...
April 16th, 2010 | Air, Air Travel News, Extras, Packing & Wardrobe, Travel Products & Services, United States | Read More

Greedy, Greedy, Greedy!

Greedy, Greedy, Greedy!
Now that  majority of airlines are charging for checked baggage, savvy travelers are doing the carry-on thing.  I guess it was just a matter of time before the airline people caught on to this sneaky scam on our parts.  The latest buzz in the Let’s increase revenue! game for the airlines is...
April 9th, 2010 | Air Travel News, Packing & Wardrobe | Read More

How to Pack (Fashionably) Light for Cold Weather Travel

How to Pack (Fashionably) Light for Cold Weather Travel
No one wants to stick out like a sore thumb in a yellow windbreaker in Europe, where style is as essential as a morning espresso, but what’s a budget traveler to do in the middle of winter? LG Asia-Pacific Editor Mary Tan shares some of her flash-packing tips. *** Before my 2-month trip to France/Italy...
April 8th, 2010 | Air, Europe, France, Italy, Packing & Wardrobe, Planning | Read More

What Not To Pack: Five Items to Leave Behind

What Not To Pack: Five Items to Leave Behind
Ready to take off—but not sure how to plan for the getaway? Check out our new Guide to First Time Travel! By Ashley Cheng Special to The Lost Girls Every good trip starts with a suitcase…and the inescapable problem of what to put in it. Or better yet, what NOT to put in it. Melanie Webb with...
January 18th, 2010 | Backpacking & Trekking, Packing & Wardrobe | Read More

Gear Update: 18 months of Travel Later

Gear Update: 18 months of Travel Later
The Lost Girls first met Jodi last fall during one of her RTW trip stopovers in New York-and adored her! We clicked with her instantly, and got inspired to explore the world again after just listening to her travel stories. Here’s her update on what to pack after 18 months on the road. ***** By...
January 6th, 2010 | Dispatches from the Road, Packing & Wardrobe, Solo Travel | Read More

The LG Weekly News Roundup: 12.17.09

The LG Weekly News Roundup: 12.17.09
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…. ********************************* Packing Light on a “Nakation” Looking for the best travel deal around? Try...
December 17th, 2009 | Air, Packing & Wardrobe, Weekly Travel News | Read More

Top 5 Holiday Gifts for Travelers

Top 5 Holiday Gifts for Travelers
By Patty Hodapp LG Travel Lifestyle Editor It’s time to start your wish list! Scribble, scribble, as fast as you can… Santa is on his way and chances are you’ve been a good kid this year, so get ready to mail out your list. Sure we’re in a crappy economic downswing right now,...
December 14th, 2009 | Packing & Wardrobe, Travel Products & Services | Read More

Costa Rica Field Trip: The Ultimate Packing List

Costa Rica Field Trip: The Ultimate Packing List
By Amanda Pressner LG Executive Editor When I returned from my yearling round-the-world adventure with The Lost Girls back in 2007, I swore that I’d retire my trusty blue Snowgum backpack and only travel with a rolling suitcase from now on. Fast forward two years to July 2009, and you’ll...
August 25th, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Backpacking & Trekking, Costa Rica, Packing & Wardrobe, Shopping & Style | Read More