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Australia Through the Eyes of an Ordinary Man

I grew up as an eighties child, so one of my first memories of the land “down under” is a place where women glow and men plunder. Of course, at that time, I had no idea what Men at Work meant by that phrase. I’m not sure I even do now. Around that same time, […]

Win “One Year Lived” eBook

Two things I love in travel books: real experiences and humor. Adam Shepard’s book, One Year Lived, had both. As someone who considers herself more of a traveler than a tourist, I appreciated Adam’s rubbing-elbows-with-the-locals stories. As someone who considers herself to have a sarcastic, witty sense of humor, I enjoyed the write-as-you-speak displayed throughout the […]

Five Advantages of Traveling Solo

Photo Credit: Yarik Mishin As a woman, I sometimes get strange looks or questions when I mention I travel overseas alone. “Weren’t you bored?” I am not really sure why I would be bored exploring a new culture and trying out local fare. I usually just take it in stride. The only time I was […]

Best Places to Travel Alone for Men

As a woman, I often provide advice for traveling solo based on my own experiences. For men, the travel goals and expectations are likely quite different than woman traveling solo. Things like salons, spas, sunbathing, and safety are probably less important than other activities more aligned with men’s interests. I mean I don’t know for […]

Passports with Purpose Reaches Out with Water.org

I first learned abut Passports with Purpose when I went to TBEX this year. Since I love opportunities to combine travel with volunteering, I was intrigued. After listening for a few minutes about what they do, I took a brochure and filed it away with all the other stacks of info I gathered from that […]

Five Women’s Travel Websites to Find a Like-Minded Traveler

Single women or married women can find comfort traveling with other women. Like-minded women traveling together can add solace and a sense of commonality to a vacation. A small group of women spending time together away from the busyness of life can bond friendships and release stress.¬†But it may not always be easy to find […]

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Australia Through the Eyes of an Ordinary Man

I grew up as an eighties child, so one of my first memories of the land “down under” is a place where women glow and men plunder. Of course, at that time, I had no idea what Men at Work meant by that phrase. I’m not sure I even do now. Around that same time, […]

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