Posts Tagged ‘New Zealand’

Following The Footsteps Of Hobbits

by Sarah Deveau Special to The Lost Girls In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit. As I approached the perfectly round door of my motel unit, I thought of that first line in J.R.R.Tolkien’s epic novel, The Hobbit. I was staying in my very own Hobbit hole at Woodlyn Park in Waitomo, New Zealand....
March 6th, 2012 | Extras, New Zealand, Travel Books & Movies | Read More

Backpacking On A Budget In New Zealand

By Sarah Deveau When you think backpacking, Europe likely pops into mind. Yet far-flung New Zealand is a popular backpacking destination, especially for adventurers looking to avoid the hassle of skirting around areas of turmoil or travelling nervously through them. A compact country with relaxed beaches,...
January 31st, 2012 | Backpacking & Trekking, Cabins & Camping, Dispatches from the Road, New Zealand | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Vanessa Watson

Lost Girl of the Week: Vanessa Watson
This week’s Lost Girl, Vanessa Watson, discovered a love for travel through a love for history. She began her journeys in college, and decided that the only passion she wanted to pursue from there forward was travel. Unlike many of our lost girls, she chose to skip the stress of job searching and...
January 4th, 2012 | Lost Girl of the Week | Read More

Lost Girls of the Week: Kim Pitingolo and Coley Nelson

Lost Girls of the Week: Kim Pitingolo and Coley Nelson
This week’s lost girls are friends Kim Pitingolo and Coley Nelson who were inspired to plan a trip around the world and are currently traveling through New Zealand, Australia, Thailand, and Laos. Kim is a 20-something, adventure-seeking, culture junkie with the desire to inspire. Kim caught the...
October 5th, 2011 | Lost Girl of the Week | Read More

The LG Travel News Roundup: New “Snore-Proof” Rooms Mean Sweet Dreams for All

The LG Travel News Roundup: New “Snore-Proof” Rooms Mean Sweet Dreams for All
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… Crowne Plaza Hotels to Offer “Snore-Proof” Rooms Ever been kept up all night in a hotel because of a snoring neighbor? Ten Crowne...
July 29th, 2011 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

Air Travel News 5.28.10

Air Travel News 5.28.10
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. JetBlue Fare Sale If you can act quickly, need to fly in the early...
May 30th, 2010 | Air, Air Travel News, Getting There Deals, New Zealand, United States | Read More