Women’s Travel

Nomadic Chick Sparks a Creative Revolution

October 1, 2014
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This week’s interview is for the women out there who are writers or would-be writers. If you feel you have a powerful piece of writing inside of you, that you yearn to bring to life but you haven’t been able to make it happen, read on. Don’t worry, there is a travel component to this, [...]

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Solo Spa Nerves

January 8, 2014
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One of the best ways a solo traveler can relax on the road is to treat herself (or himself) to a spa day. I have to admit, I’ve only done this a handful of times. I usually have excuses why I can’t, like “I’ve only got a week in this city, and there’s too much [...]

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Introducing: Invite for a Bite

March 27, 2012
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For many solo travelers, one of the biggest hurdles to becoming comfortable with solo travel is dining alone. Somehow, we can navigate foreign lands on our own, get ourselves from Point A to Point B, struggle through conversations in other languages, and get by just fine. . .until mealtime. What is it about eating alone [...]

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Stash it in your Bra?

October 4, 2011

This one’s (primarily) for the ladies: Have you ever agonized about where to keep your money and credit cards while traveling to keep them safe from pickpockets? Have you ever wondered how money belts or other under-your-clothing security wallets work? I just wrote a guest review for Brooke Schoenman at Her Packing List describing my [...]

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In Honor of International Women’s Day….

March 8, 2011

International Women’s Day is a global holiday celebrated on March 8 every year since the early 1900s. It marks the achievements of, and celebrates, women around the world.  In honor of the day, I wanted to share some resource links with you specifically for female travelers. Hostelbookers resources for women includes listings of female-friendly hostels [...]

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You Should Know: Journeywoman

May 25, 2010

Following my successful foray into solo travel in the mid-1990s, I decided to make it a habit.  But independent travel is a bit different than letting someone else do all the planning for you, so I started looking around online for resources for solo travelers.  To no one’s surprise, I’m sure, I didn’t find a [...]

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Book Review: The Lost Girls

May 8, 2010

You may already be familiar with the Lost Girls of the LostGirlsWorld.com website, but in case you’re not, here’s another chance to become acquainted with them:  Jennifer Baggett, Holly C. Corbett, and Amanda Pressner have written a book chronicling their travel adventures, titled (appropriately): the lost girls: three friends, four continents, one unconventional detour around [...]

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