Archive for the "Women’s Travel" category

Wild – The Movie

by Beth Whitman (December 19th, 2014)

In case you haven’t been swept up in this girl-power phenom of a book, and now movie, by Cheryl Strayed…Wild is the story of a woman who takes on a portion of the Pacific Crest Trail (the PCT). The trail runs from Mexico to Canada and is approximately 2,650 miles long. To rid herself of […]

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by Beth Whitman (May 16th, 2014)

Have you seen our new logo? Yup, it was time for a bit of a makeover. But it was also time to further our philosophy that women can do anything we set our minds to. Hence the tag line, Be Bold. No limitations. No doubts. Just pure unadulterated BOLDNESS. As I recently wrote about in […]

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International Women’s Day and Women’s Travel Fest – March 8

by Beth Whitman (March 7th, 2014)

Saturday, March 8 is a big day for women. Not only is it International Women’s Day but it’s also the inaugural Women’s Travel Fest event in New York City. Here’s what you should know about both: International Women’s DayI was amazed to learn that International Women’s Day was first observed in the early 1900s. Women […]

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The Sisterhood of Traveling Wanderlusters – We Go Solo

by Beth Whitman (February 12th, 2013)

The uproar last week over Sarai Sierra’s death in Turkey initially had me a bit baffled. But by week’s end I was inspired by what the travel blogging community did to raise awareness of the perils of solo travel for women as well as supporting what many of us already knew, that solo travel is […]

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

by Beth Whitman (November 19th, 2012)

The Wanderlust and Lipstick newsletter has more 8,500 subscribers. Are you one? If so, we’d love to hear what you think about it. Please take a moment to fill out this very brief questionnaire so that we can best provide you with the information you’re looking for in a newsletter. To, uh, bribe you into […]

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Aunt Sally

by Beth Whitman (November 12th, 2012)

By the time my 11 hour flight to Seoul landed, I had several messages from family members with the news that Aunt Sally (my mother-in-law’s sister) had passed away in a motorcycle accident. My reaction was typical – shock, disbelief, sadness and guilt for not being able to be with Jon’s family. Having found out […]

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What Sort of Adventure Gal are You?

by Beth Whitman (March 1st, 2012)

International Women’s Day is March 8th. In honor of we adventuring wanderlusters, this month, the folks over at Intrepid Travel are giving you a chance to get 15% off of one of their tours just by taking their Adventure Girl Quiz. It’s super easy and really quite clever how this is all laid out. Just […]

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Fear-based Travel (and Life)

by Beth Whitman (February 20th, 2012)

I got a call a couple of weeks ago from a woman (I’ll call her Jane) who runs a tour company. She was looking for companies to connect with because the economy had not been good to her. She was doing the right thing – finding ways to help get the word out about what […]

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February Contest Reminder ~ Win Dovetail Body Bands for Women

by Beth Whitman (February 19th, 2012)

Don’t forget about this month’s contest. You can easily enter to win Dovetail Body Bands for women – a pretty darned good way to keep your items safe while you travel. So what might you win? These 2 security items are body bands that are part of the Dovetail Travel in Peace collection. They include […]

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2011 WanderWomen Write Contest Winners Announced!

by Beth Whitman (February 18th, 2012)

There were more than 350 stories submitted this year for the 4th annual WanderWomen Write Travel Writing Contest. First, a big shout out to Nancy Mueller, our resident WanderBoomer blogger, who put her editing expertise to work and was responsible for reading all of the stories and sorting them before the cream of the crop […]

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