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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.

Why You Don't Need To Travel To Find Yourself

Olga Mecking | Posted 09.19.2014 | Travel
Olga Mecking

This world is so full of awesomeness like great food, music, beautiful arts and gorgeous buildings. I wouldn't want to swap these things for some elusive, intangible goal of finding myself.

Dear Car Talk Brothers: Thanks For Saving My, My Friend's, and Her Dog's Life 20 Years Ago

Suzanne Clores | Posted 09.16.2014 | Women
Suzanne Clores

Without you, we'd have been cooked, which would have been almost as bad as driving over the edge of the Grand Canyon. On behalf of myself, my friend, her dog, and all foolish drivers, I belatedly thank you.

Traveling Alone in Hawaii: 10 Must Do Solo Adventures for the Single Woman

Shannon Kaiser | Posted 08.24.2014 | Hawaii
Shannon Kaiser

Whether you are going through a divorce, break up or just need time to heal on your own, Hawaii is a perfect destination for woman craving a deeper connection to themselves.

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).

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.

Should Women Travel Alone?

Nicole Melancon | Posted 04.30.2013 | Women
Nicole Melancon

I look at all the wonderful experiences I've had traveling solo and never once will regret it or stop taking these trips.

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...

5 Myths About Solo Travel

Patty Hodapp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Patty Hodapp

Being solo doesn't make you weird -- it makes you interesting and a bit mysterious for other travelers.

An Encounter with a Shipibo Girl in the Amazon

Karin Luisa | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Karin Luisa

While walking at dusk behind my hut in the Amazon, I ran into a little girl I knew crossing the grass , naked, with a towel in her hand, and I said, "what are you doing?"

Taj Mahal and Love (x)

Karin Badt | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Karin Badt

I enjoyed walking freely, by myself, along the long balustrade to the marble dome.