Posts Tagged ‘china’

The LG Travel News Roundup: Cambodia Fights to End Orphanage Tourism

The LG Travel News Roundup: Cambodia Fights to End Orphanage Tourism
By Susmita Baral LG News Intern Missed the big travel stories of the week? And the weird, wacky and insignificant ones? We’ve got your roundup right here… Orphanage Tourism In an attempt to see the “real” Cambodia, many tourists opt to tour orphanages during their visit–a practice...
January 6th, 2012 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

A Month in Hong Kong

With only four days to prepare for an impromptu month-long work trip to Hong Kong, Lost Girl Carley Hollis was a bundle of nerves. She quickly realized there are highs and lows to traveling alone, from fun dinners of room service in bed to having no one to join you to Disneyland. Now don’t get me...
December 3rd, 2011 | China, Solo Travel | Read More

The LG Travel News Roundup: Man Crosses Alps With Helium Balloons

The LG Travel News Roundup: Man Crosses Alps With Helium Balloons
By Susmita Baral LG News Intern Missed the big travel stories of the week? And the weird, wacky and insignificant ones? We’ve got your roundup right here… A New Way to Travel the Alps 38-year-old adventurer and helium balloonist Jonathan Trappe has successfully crossed the Alps using nothing but...
September 30th, 2011 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

The LG Travel News Roundup: Angry Birds Inspire Theme Park In China

The LG Travel News Roundup: Angry Birds Inspire Theme Park In China
By Susmita Baral LG News Intern Missed the big travel stories of the week? And the weird, wacky and insignificant ones? We’ve got your roundup right here… Angry Birds Spread Their Wings to China China’s Hunan province opened up an Angry Birds theme park at the Window of the World theme park...
September 23rd, 2011 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

The LG Travel News Roundup: 4.15.11

The LG Travel News Roundup: 4.15.11
By Susmita Baral LG News Intern Missed the big travel stories of the week? And the weird, wacky and insignificant ones? We’ve got your roundup right here… New Chinese Hotel Takes Love for Ping Pong to the Extreme It’s been estimated that over 300 million people in China play ping pong,...
April 15th, 2011 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

The LG Travel News Roundup: 1.14.11

The LG Travel News Roundup: 1.14.11
By Candace Rardon LG Section Editor Missed the big travel stories of the week? And the weird, wacky and insignificant ones? We’ve got your roundup right here… Taj Mahal about to get down and dirty Mud baths and wraps have become a standard option in many spas these days, but what is perhaps more...
January 14th, 2011 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

China Travel: Cultural Missteps to Avoid

China Travel: Cultural Missteps to Avoid
Lost Girls Deputy Editor Meghann Foye learns to navigate confusing, but fascinating social customs on her recent trip to China. I’d read my Lonely Planet China diligently, poured through Ann Mah’s excellent book Kitchen Chinese and Lisa See’s best-selling Shanghai Girls, and badgered...
September 17th, 2010 | China, Travel Philosophy | Read More

China Travel: What to Do in Shanghai in 48 Hours

China Travel: What to Do in Shanghai in 48 Hours
LG Deputy Editor Meghann Foye finds time is on her side as she explores China’s fast-paced business and cultural capital. When exploring a city’s sights, I’m usually after quality, not quantity. In Paris, for example, I’d rather spend the day wandering around one exhibit at the...
September 3rd, 2010 | China, City Travel, Solo Travel, Traveling Solo & Together | Read More

Splattery, Salty, Spicy: 5 Authentic Chinese Dishes That Will Blow Your Senses Away

Splattery, Salty, Spicy: 5 Authentic Chinese Dishes That Will Blow Your Senses Away
Lost Girls Deputy Editor Meghann Foye finds that sampling China’s cuisine brings on sensory overload—in the best possible way. I may have claimed to be excited about taking in Tiananmen, checking out the Forbidden City and touring the Great Wall on my recent trip to China, but in all honesty...
August 9th, 2010 | China, Food & Wine | Read More

Lost in Beijing…Continued

Lost in Beijing…Continued
I was lucky enough to have an expat to show me around (my friend Jen who worked with me at a magazine in New York before moving to Beijing for a year). Well, two expats actually. A man named Tak, a Singapore-born and Beijing-based entrepreneur, met up with us after finding me through this blog. From...
May 21st, 2009 | China, City Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Expats Abroad, Fitness & Workouts, Food & Wine, Lost Girls, Shopping & Style, Spa & Beauty, Spiritual Travel, Tours & Attractions, Walking | Read More