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Teresa Rodriguez Williamson
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Teresa Rodriguez is a jet-setter extraordinaire. She discovered that traveling can be the prefect antidote for anything ailing the soul. And, believing so, she created—a worldwide online social network and travel magazine for women. Her dream was to connect and empower woman around the globe with the wisdom she gleaned from her solo sojourns. She authored FLY SOLO: The 50 Best Places on Earth for a Girl to Travel Alone (Penguin) which is published in four languages. A few of her TV appearances include LIVE with Regis and Kelly, NBC-NY, FOX, CBS, and ABC. Her advice has been written up in thousands media outlets including Chicago Tribune, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, ELLE, Marie Claire, Allure, SELF, and Real Simple. She is the travel expert on KTRB 860 AM and ABC New 10 in California. Her latest book Body, Mind, and Solo: 7 keys to conquering the world alone is now available.

Entries by Teresa Rodriguez Williamson

Mireille Guiliano Shares 10 Keys to Living the Life You Dream

(0) Comments | Posted March 10, 2014 | 4:17 PM

During Women's History Month, we share some advice from Mireille Guiliano, a petite French woman best known for creating the French Women series: French Women Don't Get Fat; French Women for All Seasons; French Women Don't Get Fat Cookbook; Women, Work & The Art of Savoir Faire; and now French...

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Valentine's Wishes for Single Moms

(0) Comments | Posted February 13, 2014 | 5:06 PM


Dear Mom,

  • I wish you knew how beautiful you look when you smile at me.

  • I wish you more sparkles and sunshine beams than you could imagine.

  • I wish you all the joy that I feel when you hold me tight.
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    Magical Macau

    (0) Comments | Posted January 9, 2014 | 9:00 AM


    Macau, the sparkling jewel of Chinese capitalism, is best known as the Monte Carlo of the Orient. And just this week CNN Money reports that this little island has generated a whopping $45 billion in gambling revenue for 2013. To put...

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    7 Keys to Traveling Alone -- and Loving It

    (0) Comments | Posted December 30, 2013 | 7:49 PM

    Traveling alone doesn't have to be lonely. In fact, it can be a wonderful, freeing experience, and a journey toward self-discovery. So, if you are alone this season, perhaps the best thing you can do is go on a solo adventure. I believe that solo travel can be better than...

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    Kenneth Cole's 10 Keys to Success

    (0) Comments | Posted October 31, 2013 | 10:10 AM

    Is it true that baby boomers are getting kicked out of the market by younger, spryer, energetic twenty-somethings who can work 38 hours a day on Red Bull? Not to Kenneth Cole; from his perspective everyone has a chance to succeed regardless of their age. And, based on his 30-year...

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    How 48 Hours Saved My Family

    (0) Comments | Posted October 8, 2013 | 3:18 PM

    My daughter is 2 years old and has never spoken the word "home" because, up until last weekend, she did not have one, really. Daddy and I split before she started putting sentences together. To her, it's "mommy's house" and "daddy's house." When you ask her where she lives, she...

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    MasterChef Stars Share Their Recipes

    (0) Comments | Posted April 18, 2013 | 8:16 AM

    For the MidAtlantic Wine and Food Festival's Grand Finale, seven contestants representing all three seasons of Chef Gordon Ramsay's MasterChef TV show on Fox got together and wowed the hungry guests with their fabulous cooking. The MasterChefs included Christian Collins, Suzy Singh, Dave Miller, Tracy Kontos, Becky...

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    Food & Wine Festivals In 2013

    (4) Comments | Posted March 4, 2013 | 8:50 AM

    © Joel Plotkin

    From street vendor celebrations to private dinners with winemakers and acclaimed chefs, lovers of libations have much to celebrate this year. 2013 offers no shortage of opportunities to indulge. Listed are both large international events, as well as small intimate...

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    For Sarai Sierra and Solo Travel

    (4) Comments | Posted February 7, 2013 | 2:37 PM

    Oh Sarai, beautiful mommy and traveler. My grief of your death spills over my heart and I sob with pain. As a mother and a solo traveler, I understand your reason for your last sojourn. And, I honor your decision to go alone, regardless if others condemn you. I know...

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    Les Misérables Through the Eyes of a Mommy

    (10) Comments | Posted December 31, 2012 | 6:54 PM

    Eighteen months ago I did not hold the title "mommy," but on this day I do. And, it was with this fairly new lens that I watched the movie Les Misérables. I was invited to a private screening with my girlfriend who is a makeup artist to celebrities. It was...

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    Cousteau's Crusade for Global Change

    (2) Comments | Posted December 5, 2012 | 8:48 AM

    Johnny Singh has been the marine biologist on staff at the Jean-Michel Cousteau resort for the past seven years. His job is to teach and inspire the guests to take responsibility for how their day-to-day choices affect the global ecosystem. He grew up in Suva, the capital of Fiji, and...

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    Chef Mina Launches Daily Recipe Site

    (0) Comments | Posted November 6, 2012 | 11:26 AM

    Just in time for the holidays, celebrity chef Michael Mina has created a daily email and website called Cook Taste Eat where wannabe chefs can spice up their rudimentary repertoires with some of Michael Mina's most famed dishes. The service is free and super simple. Just sign up...

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    Zuckerberg, Chef Mina and Vegan Porcini Ragout

    (2) Comments | Posted September 18, 2012 | 5:37 PM

    What do you get when you add the power and passion of a woman like Randi Zuckerberg (yes, the Facebook family) with the creativity and innovation of famed Chef Michael Mina? You get one of the most dynamic dinner parties in Silicon Valley. Invited to this...

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    Vail's Culinary Culture

    (0) Comments | Posted September 18, 2012 | 7:00 AM

    Colorado's high country harvest is in full swing, with the Heirloom tomatoes ripening on the vine and Palisade peaches sweetening on the trees. Luckily, the talented chefs in Vail are taking advantage of the delicious produce by creating innovative dishes that they are showcasing at their restaurants.

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    Winston-Salem's Wine Country

    (12) Comments | Posted June 25, 2012 | 7:00 AM

    For years, when Winston-Salem was mentioned, the only thing that would come to mind is a pack of cigarettes. The iconic brand created by R. J. Reynolds in 1875 has all but disappeared and the new players in town include a bevy of wineries that are taking the...

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    Give Mom a Break: 8 Great Vacations For Moms & Families

    (1) Comments | Posted May 2, 2012 | 7:01 PM

    Most mothers would agree that they need a vacation after the family vacation. Between trying to get everyone packed, organizing the tickets, making reservations and caring for the kids, a vacation is anything but. That's all about to change, thanks to some smart resorts and hotels in North America and...

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    America's Cup is Sexy, San Francisco is Not: Time to Change That

    (12) Comments | Posted April 11, 2012 | 3:30 PM

    Louis Vuitton, Prada, BMW, international sailors, yachts, champagne and celebrities -- these are a few of the things that make The America's Cup one of the most prestigious yacht races in the world. But here in San Francisco, the focus has been on city politics, the bird population...

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    Jean Paul Gaultier Undressed: Lessons From the Designer's Childhood

    (0) Comments | Posted April 2, 2012 | 7:05 PM

    In a rare opportunity, I got the chance to meet the fashion designer who has been rocking the world of haute couture since the seventies. Indeed, when first launched, his style of gritty-street-verve-meets-high-fashion was met with more apprehension than applause. But now, Jean Paul Gaultier is a fashion legend and...

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    9 Great Gifts for New Moms

    (10) Comments | Posted December 12, 2011 | 4:24 PM

    Gone are the days where I would find a pair of Manolo Blahniks under my Christmas tree. Hell, since I had a baby, I can't fit into a pair of stilettos anymore anyway. Nor can I sausage my new baby body into cute, tight cocktail dresses. So Santa, please take...

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    Mexico's Hidden Caribbean Island

    (24) Comments | Posted November 28, 2011 | 6:53 AM

    Three hours northwest of the frenetic haze of Cancun's Hotel Strip floats a tiny island that is a sanctuary to Whale Sharks and pink flamingos. Lost in the quiet, tropical bliss of the Caribbean Sea, Holbox Island has been a natural refuge for both animals and humans for centuries. The...

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