Stories about intrepid women who travel the world fearlessly, and share their stories to inspire more women to take to the road.
A Taste of Laos By Stacy K. Dixon Traveling to Laos from Vietnam is an interesting journey to say the least. You have three travel options, depending on where you are coming from: bus, plane, or boat. There are no trains in Laos. I recommend taking a VIP sleeper bus. It’s more expensive, but you’ll […]
Bahçesaray, Turkey: Amidst the Nomads–There are only a few years before the deluge, but today it remains By Nina Nooit Van, a stifling, conservative city in eastern Turkey, had sucked all energy out of me in the few days I spent there. When I started hitchhiking in the morning, I was rather listless but hopeful […]
Chasing Waves in Hawaii: Three Women Learn to Surf with the Master By Noelle Salmi The early light showed Hanalei Bay Kauai to be a windswept jumble, with not one surfer out on dawn patrol. Looking through the glass doors of our beachside rental, I surveyed the frothy mess of ocean beyond the palm trees […]
The Most Surprising Country in Central America: Nicaragua By Claudia Tavani As I observed the people sitting around the patio of their modest home in Balgüe, on the island of Ometepe, and saw how they cheerfully played the guitar for their Christmas celebrations, I realized I was in love with Nicaragua. It was not just […]
A Trip to Sardinia to Meet the Family By Ann Averill In Sardinia’s capital, Cagliari, the bridal couple picked my husband and I up at the airport and drove us along the Via Roma (a road). In the median were prickly pear cacti and pink and white oleander. Once checked in at our B&B, our […]
The Han Chinese Wedding Showed Us a New Culture By Sophie Deal ‘Run!’ shouts a young woman in a wedding dress, grabbing the hand of her groom and bolting across the street as fast as her red high heels can take her. As she and her partner flee the scene, there is an eruption of […]