New WanderTours ~ South India and Vietnam & Cambodia

by Beth Whitman (May 28th, 2013)

Missed the news? We recently announced a couple of new tours for 2014! The South India Women-only Cultural Tour begins in Chennai and continues southward through Tamil Nadu, where you’ll visit some of the most fantastical temples in the country.  From there, you’ll travel through the south’s gorgeous countryside, visiting tea and spice plantations and […]

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Cargo Bikes in Vietnam ~ Photo of the Day

by Beth Whitman (January 11th, 2013)

Vietnam has a motorbike problem. There are simply too many of them (a 2010 report suggests there are 25 million registered bikes). They’re a source for pollution in Saigon and Hanoi and the cause of more than 15,000 deaths/year due to lax traffic and helmet laws (oh, and really bad drivers). Still, it’s completely fascinating […]

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Book a WanderTour (by January 15) ~ Get a Free Gift

by Beth Whitman (January 8th, 2013)

Been putting off sending in your registration for one of our WanderTours? Wait no more… In case you missed this tidbit of info, book any of our tours on or before January 15, 2013, and you’ll receive a free coffee table book about the region you’ll be traveling to. Here’s a list of the tours, […]

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WanderTours Video Premier ~ Photo of the Day

by Beth Whitman (June 8th, 2012)

Yeah… I know. Not actually a photo today. But I couldn’t resist sharing this video that was just created for WanderTours. I’ve been working with an Emmy winning photographer/videographer/producer who’ll be joining our Santa Fe Culinary Tour in a couple of weeks. I can’t wait to see the results from THAT! Travel Well, Beth Related […]

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Book a Tour in April – Save $150!

by Beth Whitman (April 7th, 2011)

My tax refund to YOU is to put $150 in your travel fund. All you need to do is book an international WanderTour in the month of April, and you’ll save $150 bucks! Such a deal! Here’s a roundup of the 2011 tours: Papua New Guinea Mt. Hagen Singsing Cultural Tour Dates: August 5 – […]

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New WanderTours Site Launches!

by Beth Whitman (February 28th, 2011)

I’m very excited to announce the launch of – this is the new home to all of the Wanderlust and Lipstick tours that now include the popular women-only adventures as well as the growing number of co-ed trips! Why a new site? Well, I’ve been offering women-only tours to India, Bhutan and Vietnam & […]

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Why Vietnam Should be on YOUR List

by Beth Whitman (October 11th, 2010)

The range of responses that I get when I tell people that I’ve been to Vietnam 8 times is wide. Many people are jealous and state that they’ve dreamed about traveling to Southeast Asia. Others have a perplexed look on their face and tell me they would never go there (usually, and this is an […]

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Photo of the Day: Cambodian Buddha

by Beth Whitman (April 16th, 2010)

Within a 30-minute walk around Siem Reap, I saw the saddest sight and the most amazing sight. Both of which brought tears to my eyes. First, as I strolled down a relatively main street, I caught something odd out of the corner of my eye. I looked to my right and, across the street, I […]

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Temples of Angkor, Cambodia

by Beth Whitman (March 27th, 2010)

After 2 weeks in Vietnam, I ventured on with my group to Cambodia, where we stopped in Siem Reap for a few days to tour around the temples of this area. Of course, all of the temple complexes are other-worldly but there are a few that really stood out for me The first is Angkor Thom, pictured […]

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Making a list, checking it twice – Preparing for 5 weeks of travel!

by Beth Whitman (February 22nd, 2010)

I leave in about 48 hours for Hanoi. (Aaaaaah!) But Vietnam isn’t the only country I’ll be visiting in the next 5 weeks. I’ll also be in Cambodia, Thailand and Bhutan. It appears that temps will range from the 90s in Bangkok and Saigon to the 30s (at night) in Thimphu, Bhutan. As the queen […]

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