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The Many Faces, er Beds, of Couchsurfing

by Beth Whitman (April 6th, 2009)

I’ve couchsurfed all over the West Coast of the U.S. and in India. I’ve slept on sofas in the middle of living rooms and in home offices. I’ve slumbered in spare bedrooms. I’ve been treated to amazing dinners and great coffee. I’ve dined with families, couples and a transgender person with breasts and a beard. […]

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STA Intern Videos – A Total Hoot!

by Beth Whitman (March 19th, 2009)

At any given time, I usually have an intern or two helping me out with Wanderlust and Lipstick projects. They get to learn about travel writing and the business side of travel and I get help from some really cool gals who are studying or working in areas where my skills might be a little […]

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Last Week to Cast Your Vote!

by Beth Whitman (November 25th, 2008)

Wanderlust and Lipstick was nominated for a Love This Site award over at Divine Caroline. I humbly ask for YOUR vote as we slip into the last week of voting. It’s super simple and you don’t even have to sign up to be on anyone’s mailing list Just follow this link and you’ll be taken […]

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Love This Site? Why Not Vote?

by Beth Whitman (September 16th, 2008)

The Wanderlust and Lipstick site has been nominated by Divine Caroline for a Love This Site Award. Yeah! If you enjoy reading the witty, entertaining blog posts from me and my 10 lovely WanderBloggers as well as the well-written articles in the WanderTales section, then give us vote, won’t you? Thanks from the Wanderluster team! […]

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Pittsburgh – Meeting Movers and Shakers in the Travel Biz

by Beth Whitman (June 27th, 2008)

View of downtown P-burgh I was invited to speak on a panel last week at a conference for the Public Relations Association of America and the Society of American Travel Writers. The topic was How to Make Money Online. The event far exceeded my expectations as I had an opportunity to meet a number of […]

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The Power of Five – $5 That Is

by Beth Whitman (June 17th, 2008)

Jessica, a Wanderluster whom I interviewed for my forthcoming India book, was so moved by her experiences on the subcontinent that she decided to do something to help out the disabled children she worked with while volunteering there. Here’s a video that she has put together: Her goal was simple. She sent an email to […]

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Contests Galore and Gal Travel Bloggers

by Beth Whitman (June 11th, 2008)

  Beach Hunk – may or may not be waiting for you at Los Rocas Spa and Resort WanderGals rule! Here’s what’s happening in the world of women travel bloggers: Dana, over at Diva in a Carry On, has a contest running all month in honor of the blog’s one-year anniversary. This Friday the 13th […]

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by Beth Whitman (March 12th, 2008)

I’ve been buried the last few days in trying to wrap up the writing of my India book (I’ve got a long way to go, baby) and needed a break today with some quality web surfing. So much is going on that I felt compelled to share with you some really fun items. Debba, over […]

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Scorpion Eating in China

by Beth Whitman (December 12th, 2007)

I had brunch with Lee and Sachi this weekend and they pointed me to these videos they shot while they traveled ’round the world for a year. I laughed out loud at Lee eating century old egg in China. You can check out the rest of their videos and what they do when they do […]

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Become a Wanderluster

by Beth Whitman (November 27th, 2007)

You know you have the leanings to be a Wanderluster – even if it is an armchair Wanderluster! If you’re not already on my newsletter mailing list (which quietly lands in your inbox just once a month), you’re missing out. Become a Wanderluster today and you’ll never miss another hot travel tip, book, music and […]

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