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

24 Hours in Portland, Oregon

I’m embarrassed to admit that I don’t get down to Portland nearly as often as I would like. It’s only three hours from Seattle, however, it seems like it’s easier for me to find time to fly to Bangkok than to drive to PDX. Portland is smaller and more laid-back than Seattle, yet still a [...]

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Tips for Driving on the Wrong Side of the Road

Two weeks after taking a job at a tech company in 2000, I was sent to Australia with my boss, Peter, and a colleague, Holly, to meet with some photographers who were going to help us launch a website in time for the Olympics. Two weeks into a job is not a long time to [...]

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Fun Facts About Honolulu

Apologies in advance to my friends on Oahu but I have to admit that when I visit your lovely island, I spend little time in Honolulu. While I have done some sightseeing in the city—including, of course, Pearl Harbor and the downtown galleries—like most people, I make a beeline to the beaches upon arrival. I [...]

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