Eek! I’m headed to Japan!

by Beth Whitman (February 11th, 2016)

We leave in a few days for Japan. Make that, “Oh my god we leave in a few days for Japan!” Our house is a wreck because the day after we get back from OMG JAPAN, we pick up the keys to a rental apartment so we can move in while our house is being […]

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Travel in Uncertain Times

by Beth Whitman (February 8th, 2016)

It seems that every three to six months, something happens in the world to give us pause. Whether it’s a natural disaster, downturn in the economy, act of terrorism, local uprising, an upcoming election or some catastrophic event, for a moment, we may second-guess our travel plans. I’ve seen people cancel trips to Bangkok, Paris […]

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2017 Thailand and Laos Hill Tribe Tour

by Beth Whitman (January 15th, 2016)

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

by Beth Whitman (January 13th, 2016)

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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Completing the Honolulu Marathon

by Beth Whitman (December 22nd, 2015)

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

by Beth Whitman (December 11th, 2015)

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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Favorite Photo Editing Apps

by Beth Whitman (December 4th, 2015)

I work from home and spend a lot of time by myself (except when I’m talking to others in my head – HA HA!) As a result, I’m not surrounded by the same osmosis that a lot of people get from an office environment. That can be a good great thing but I miss it […]

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Goal Zero Flip 20 Recharger ~ WanderGear Wednesday

by Beth Whitman (November 18th, 2015)

Ever find yourself on a train, plane or bus and your cell phone is nearly dead? On top of it all, there are no outlets to be found and your significant other is waiting to find out what time you arrive. It’s a terrible feeling. And completely avoidable when you’ve got a power source like […]

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LOWA Innox GTX Lo Boots ~ WanderGear Wednesday

by Beth Whitman (October 14th, 2015)

Even though I live in one of the most hiking-friendly areas of the country, I haven’t been that into hiking until recently. For the longest time I had one old pair of hiking boots that I wore for all sorts of weather and trails. Now, when I open my shoe closet, I have lots of […]

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WanderWorld Foundation

by Beth Whitman (September 14th, 2015)

For nearly as long as WanderTours has been offering tours, we’ve been donating to organizations located in the countries where our tours run. The donations have all been made on behalf of our tour groups but they come directly from WanderTours. I am so excited to announce that we (myself and a small board of […]

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