Posts Tagged ‘UNESCO World Heritage Site’

Trouble and Enchantment in Portugal: Adventures in Lisbon and Sintra

Trouble and Enchantment in Portugal: Adventures in Lisbon and Sintra
By Kathryn Robinson LG Intern Portugal and I have a strange relationship. When my friend Molly and I were planning our three-week jaunt across Europe before being launched face-first into finals at the University of Edinburgh, it seemed the perfect country to begin with. After months of Scotland drear...
July 12th, 2011 | Portugal, Studying Abroad | Read More

Malta Country Guide – What to Do in Malta

Malta Country Guide – What to Do in Malta
by Sophie Fraser Special to Lost Girls World With an impressive 122 miles of coastline and an average of 3,000 hours of sunshine per year, the tiny European nation of Malta is truly a sun worshiper’s paradise. However, this gem in the Mediterranean is far more than just a spot for catching rays: ...
February 28th, 2011 | Featured, Malta | Read More

Lost in Colombia: A Side Trip to Santa Marta

Lost in Colombia: A Side Trip to Santa Marta
By Amanda Pressner LG Executive Editor Even if you’re hard at work on a big project (in my case, a book!) every Lost Girl needs a vacation. This year, I took mine in Cartagena, Colombia and posted about my experiences for the fabulous travel website Jaunted. This week and next, I’ll be sharing...
April 22nd, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Blogging Your Trip, City Travel, Colombia, Couples Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Food & Wine, Hotels & Resorts, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Cruisin’ Halong

Cruisin’ Halong
When we first planned our trip to North Vietnam, I was insistent that we set aside at least a few days to visit Halong Bay (which means “Bay of Descending Dragons” in Vietnamese). Named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994, Halong Bay is one of the country’s most gorgeous and renowned...
April 8th, 2007 | Adventure Travel, Asia, Cruise, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Tours & Attractions, Vietnam | Read More

Lost in: Luang Prabang

Lost in: Luang Prabang
Luang Prabang’s idyllic reputation has long preceded it, disseminated through Southeast Asia by blissed-out backpackers who’d rave about the stunning natural setting, genteel people and, ironically, the relative lack of other backpackers. Unlike Vietnam and Thailand, where the package tour...
February 18th, 2007 | Asia, Backpacking & Trekking, Food & Wine, Laos, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Shopping & Style, Spa & Beauty | Read More