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The Joy Of Writing

Roota Choksi | Posted 06.17.2016 | Travel
Roota Choksi

Because I am a writer. I like to write about stuff that touches the strings of my heart and makes it go gooey and happy. Then , I feel like sharing the gooey feeling with the world. I feel that there's no dearth of sadness in the world , there is a need of lots of happiness and love.

Traveling the World -- A Lady and Her Bicycle

Chana Widawski | Posted 05.03.2016 | Travel
Chana Widawski

I couldn't believe it -- I had jumped into the pages of National Geographic. I had sprung myself across a rickety makeshift bridge, gaping at a raging river in the highlands of West Papua, Indonesia, and there I stood, mesmerized by a procession of men wearing nothing but feathers in their hair and koteka, gourds, on their penises.

How Solo Traveling Changed My Life

Dipti Goyal | Posted 01.10.2017 | Travel
Dipti Goyal

Traveling itself is an experience hard to be described in words. The feeling from packing your bags to setting out on the journey with complete strang...

Sound of the Jharu (Grass Broom) - Gleanings From My Trip Through India

Chana Widawski | Posted 10.31.2016 | Travel
Chana Widawski

I had to pinch myself to confirm it was true. Had I really won a month of India travel through a contest called "You Wander We Pay?"

How To Carry Your Luggage: Protect Your Posture In Style

Travelle | Posted 09.22.2016 | Travel

Ladies have to be prepared for anything when traveling, and usually that entails dragging all of our beauty and style essentials around. So if your bags leave your body feeling tired and sore, it's time to reconsider how you carry them. Heavy luggage doesn't have to mean tough travels and achy arrivals anymore with these tips from Travelle.

Why Women Love France

Marcia DeSanctis | Posted 01.24.2015 | Travel
Marcia DeSanctis

Often -- when I stood on the beach at Bidart, or sampled Calvados in the middle of an apple orchard in Normandy -- I ran out of power. The emotions caused my wiring to short out. This is what France will do. Confront you with the eternal so gently and so forcefully.

A Vegabond's 2014 U.S. Travel

Carly Cylinder | Posted 01.17.2015 | Travel
Carly Cylinder

From about this time last year until the present, this year has been insanely good. I count my blessings daily. That came from an insanely bad year-- funny how that works, right?

6 Travel Tips You Should Ignore

Ashley Hardaway | Posted 01.11.2015 | Travel
Ashley Hardaway

While I question the legality of some, I tend to agree with most of the tidbits I hear from strangers and friends. However, occasionally, I'll hear travel advice that is simply bad.

Why I've Been Consumed By Wanderlust Since Turning 50

Deborah Gaines | Posted 08.15.2014 | Fifty
Deborah Gaines

While I don't yet have the freedom to spend several months a year writing in Belize or exploring the hill towns of Sicily, my goal is to make it happen within the next six to eight years.

21 #TravelGirlProblems

Stephanie Be | Posted 07.15.2014 | Travel
Stephanie Be

Just because we love traveling, doesn't mean it's always the perfect trip. Remember friends, it's worth it! But honestly, tell me you've never experienced at least one of these?

Travel Is Booming for Boomer Women: Tips to Plan Your Next Trip

Judi Freedman | Posted 06.14.2014 | Fifty
Judi Freedman

Listening to all the talk about travel made me want to pack my suitcase and go, go, go. I would love to go around the world during my life after 50.

#StopMuploads -- Stop Posting Live Updates and Checking in on Social Media

Stephanie Be | Posted 05.03.2014 | Travel
Stephanie Be

How to Say Safe Online and Why You Don't Realize It's a Problem. This message isn't just for travel bloggers, bloggers, journalists, and models. It's...

21 Tips to Staying Safe Abroad

Stephanie Be | Posted 04.07.2014 | Travel
Stephanie Be

Don't get too drunk. It seems obvious, but you're in a foreign country, so you're a target for all types of crimes just by being a tourist; being drunk just multiplies that risk by like a 1,000 (not actual statistic).

3 Reasons This American Will Never Leave Italy

Lisa Condie | Posted 03.31.2014 | Fifty
Lisa Condie

The title is probably an exaggeration. I most likely will live in the United States again. Statistically, very few expats live out their lives in a foreign country. Most, eventually, find their way back to the land of their birth. So let me just say that these are the top three reasons that I can't imagine leaving Italy... today.

Sexual Assault & Traveling: How to Overcome

Kelly Lewis | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Kelly Lewis

Our mission is to empower women to travel the world, and to give them the tools they need to stay safe. People are mostly good, and experiences abroad are mostly positive. Be aware while traveling, but don't forget to enjoy all of the beauty and wonder that comes with taking on the world.

How to Take Better Travel Photos

Elevate Destinations | Posted 12.31.2013 | Travel
Elevate Destinations

As a professional travel photographer, I have had the privilege to travel and work in over 48 countries. The circumstances are often stressful, and time is always limited. To ensure a successful shoot, I always follow these five steps.

5 Women Who Changed the Way We Look at Travel

Kelly Lewis | Posted 09.25.2013 | Travel
Kelly Lewis

The world is full of powerful women who change things for the better each and every day. Here are some influential women who have impacted the way we look at traveling.

Are Women Empowered to Travel Alone?

Sucheta Rawal | Posted 08.04.2013 | Impact
Sucheta Rawal

Recently the death of American traveler, Sarai Sierra in Turkey made headlines and started a global conversation about whether or not women should travel solo.

Help Friends Stay Safe

Jacqueline Washington | Posted 04.16.2013 | Technology
Jacqueline Washington is an exciting user-driven social justice app and networking site focused on personal safety. From ensuring that friends get home...

PHOTOS: Top 10 Trailblazing Women Travelers

Cheapflights | Posted 05.08.2012 | Travel

In honor of International Women's Day, we're celebrating 10 of the top trailblazing women travelers.

What Women Want: Single Sex Hotel Floors

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 12.14.2011 | Travel

Women may have fought long and hard for equality, but now hotels are returning to another era by offering floors exclusively for female guests, report...

The Single Traveler

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 12.10.2011 | Fifty
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

The over 50 crowd in the U.S. is growing exponentially, and the singles who inhabit this universe announce that they are making themselves the citizens of the world that their parents never were.

The Gender Gap in Travel: Myths and Revelations

New York Times | Posted 11.06.2011 | Women

Readers often write in to remark that I am a man, a fact of which I am generally aware. But then they point out something that often slips my mind: my...

From Devils to Zebras: Riccardo Orizio's Safari in Kenya

Karin Badt | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Karin Badt

The politics of Africa is all about the elephant.

Christmas in Cairo: A 48 Hour Story

Karin Badt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Karin Badt

Surprisingly, neither of the two taxi drivers I asked to take me to the pyramids understood my destination -- despite the fact that I would think these large stone edifices are a mainstay of Cairo tourism.