Archive for the ‘Planning’ Category

Ask The Travel Coach: Keeping The Dream Alive – Staying Inspired During Travel Prep

Welcome back to our info-packed monthly feature, Ask the Travel Coach! Life Sabbatical Coach Tara Russell has joined the Lost Girls team to act as our resident Travel Coach in Residence to answer questions from readers on topics from saving for travel to taking a career sabbatical. Readers, submit...
March 27th, 2012 | Lost in the Mail, Planning | Read More

Happy Passport Day… Tomorrow!

Words and Photos by Alexandra Baackes It’s a cliché because it’s true- a passport is a key to a whole new world. Unfortunately many Americans are still missing that key. Since the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative passed in 2007, the oft-quoted statistic that only 20% of Americans have passports...
March 9th, 2012 | Passports & Visas | Read More

Understanding Europe’s Credit Card System

By Cathy Martin Special to Lost Girls When attempting to check in at a budget hotel on a recent trip to Toulouse, France, my aunt and uncle’s Bank of America credit cards were received with confusion and ultimately refused, the well-meaning staff contending the Visa cards were incompatible with their...
March 8th, 2012 | Business Travel, Travel Products & Services | Read More

Air Travel News 3.6.12

by Nancy Yeomans LG Air Travel 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.  Handy To Have If you’re like most of us, you wouldn’t...
March 6th, 2012 | Air Travel News, Fitness & Workouts, Travel Products & Services | Read More

How to Pitch: Recommend

How to Pitch: Recommend
By Melissa Lukis Special to The Lost Girls  Helping travel agents sell travel is Recommend’s motto. For more than 43 years, the editors of this publication have been traveling the globe in search of the most in-depth destination and product information for its 45,000-plus North American travel...
March 5th, 2012 | Travel Writing | Read More

How to Pitch: TravelingMom

How to Pitch: TravelingMom
By Kristen Kuchar TravelingMom is happily providing travel content for moms who travel – whether it’s with the kids, for business, with friends, or solo. Although the site is geared towards moms, any travel lover can appreciate the wide variety of honest, personal travel stories and helpful travel...
February 29th, 2012 | Travel Writing | Read More

Must-have dSLR Accessories for Travelers

By Jill Martiniuk Special to Lost Girls So you went ahead and took the plunge, and bought a brand new dSLR for your trip.  The number of lenses, bags and other accessories out there for your camera can be overwhelming both in variety and price.  Here are some of the necessary accessories for lost...
February 23rd, 2012 | Shopping & Style, Travel Products & Services | Read More

Ask The Travel Coach: Wire(less?) Around the World – Technology, Travel and You

Ask The Travel Coach: Wire(less?) Around the World – Technology, Travel and You
Welcome back to our info-packed monthly feature, Ask the Travel Coach! Life Sabbatical Coach Tara Russell has joined the Lost Girls team to act as our resident Travel Coach in Residence to answer questions from readers on topics from saving for travel to taking a career sabbatical. Readers, submit questions...
February 21st, 2012 | Lost in the Mail, Staying Connected | Read More

Air Travel News 2.21.12

Air Travel News 2.21.12
by Nancy Yeomans LG Air Travel 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.  Trading Gift Cards For Airline Miles United Airlines recently announced their...
February 21st, 2012 | Air, Air Travel News, Travel Products & Services | Read More

Air Travel News 2.14.12

by Nancy Yeomans LG Air Travel 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.  Is First Class Worth It? Not that many of us are...
February 14th, 2012 | Air, Air Travel News, Travel Products & Services | Read More