About Beth Whitman

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Beth Whitman wears many hats as the founder of Wanderlust and Lipstick and WanderTours. She leads small group adventures to Bhutan, India, Vietnam & Cambodia, Papua New Guinea and Santa Fe, New Mexico. She's the author of the Wanderlust and Lipstick guides for women travelers and the publisher of the Wanderlust and Lipstick website.

She also the women's travel editor for Transitions Abroad and a contributor to Perceptive Travel.

She draws upon her nearly 25 years of travel experience to write about travel-related issues as well as to share her favorite gear, music, photos and stories.

Recent posts by Beth Whitman

Limited Time – Wanderlust and Lipstick Books Just $10

If you’re a newsletter subscriber, you already know that right now you can get any of the books in the Wanderlust and Lipstick series for just $10 (plus shipping). Why the sale? With a house remodel looming in March and a new book coming out later this year, I simply need the room! I do […]

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Marathon Running Music Playlist

I can’t run without my iPod. Well, I can and do. At least on some short runs. But for distance, I either listen to podcasts or a playlist of upbeat music. I recently got this adorable iPod Shuffle (thanks, Santa!) and have been loading it up with podcasts, but until I figure out how to […]

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2017 Thailand and Laos Hill Tribe Tour

Our women-only Thailand and Laos Hill Tribe Tour was so popular in 2014 (it sold out in very short order), that we’re offering it again in early 2017. I know, that sounds like a long way off, but time flies and tours sell out quickly. This tour is unique in that there’s a special focus […]

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GSI Glacier Stainless Vacuum Bottle ~ WanderGear Wednesday

My office is in the basement of our home. In the summer it’s great because it’s the coolest location in the house. But in the winter, it’s also the coldest place in the house. When I’ve got my groove on and am super focused with my head down, working for several hours at a stretch, […]

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Updated: I wrote this post and the title before the news broke about David Bowie. He will surely continue to have influence over all aspects of our culture. __________ Last week, I let our fabulous WanderBloggers know that the Wanderlust and Lipstick site would be going through a pretty radical design change in the coming […]

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Win a $50 Amazon Gift Card ~ Take Our Survey!

As you may have read in my post about 2016, changes are on their way this year! In the coming months, this website will undergo a pretty major redesign. I’m currently working with both my web designer and web mistress on these changes. In the meantime, I’d love to get your feedback on the current […]

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2016 ~ Looking Ahead

I do love this time of year. Fresh start. Clean slate. A world (literally) of possibilities. As I mentioned in my 2015 Year in Review, I’m off to a slightly slow start in terms of my planning this year. I usually have time just before Christmas and then through the days shortly after New Year’s […]

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2015 Year in Review

I’m a bit late this year on my New Year’s Resolutions and my look back at 2015. For a quick overview, this is my Instagram best 9 <<. If you’re on Instagram, you can follow me at Wandergal. I blame my tardiness on the fact that I was traveling for most of December. And while […]

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Completing the Honolulu Marathon

Yeup. I made it! My friend, Carmyn, also ran the race and (YAY!) she also finished–not too far behind me. My time: 4:38:55 That’s in the top 10% of all the runners! A personal record for me. HA HA. My first marathon, so of course it was a PR. I don’t think it’s bragging to […]

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Training for the Honolulu Marathon

I’ve been training for the Honolulu Marathon for about eight months now and the time has come to finally run this baby! The race is on December 13. Two days from now. I know some of you have been following my training runs and races via Facebook. But if you haven’t seen my updates there […]

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