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Travel Guides for Women to India
Beth Whitman of Wanderlust and Lipstick shares her special knowledge of travel on the Indian continent with another travel guide for women - this time for women travelling to India.
Into the Desert on camels
Intrepid women travellers venture into the Sahara Desert with Venus Adventures for women to sleep under the stars and see the sun rise over the desert. Memorable
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Women Travellers go it Alone
“Where are the men?” This was clearly the unspoken thought of many who watched the five of us toss the ropes and maneuver our Barge through the locks on the Canal du Midi in Southern France. We were the only crew of women on the canal and when on the last day we steered our way through the famous seven locks at Beziers, the crowds that come to watch this spectacle gave us a round of applause for our efforts.
Recent Travel Articles
This story continues with Rensina van den Heuvel traveling overland from Finland in an old Russian truck First part of the Story here Right now as I write this, we are parked on the edge of the Bay of Finland, outside Tallin in Estonia. There’s just twenty metres or so to the water, so the view would be great except that the windows are fogged up and the sky is as grey as a slate floor. It’s... [Read more]
Photo Credit http://media.winnipegfreepress.com/images/DEL124-42_2013_155016_high.jpg India has been getting a lot of bad press lately. Reports of rapes, hangings and general violence against women have made it to the front pages of newspapers globally. That, however, is only part of the picture. While the media must be commended on bringing to us the less than savory reports from that part of the... [Read more]
This is the story of Neena, the founder of Diva Odysseys After 13 years of stable jobs in the banking and Private Equity sector, she got bored of it all. She realized that there were no great challenges any more in what she was doing. And so she quit. But it wasn’t easy. Especially because at the same time, she also separated from her husband. Her family wasn’t sure what she was up to and thus... [Read more]
Gallop through the greenery on an exhilarating horseback riding tour in Southwest Ireland Ireland is known as an equestrian paradise, and there is no better way to see the countryside and verdant Irish landscape than from the back of an Irish horse! Horses have been cornerstones of Celtic culture for hundreds of years; this is where the steeplechase was invented and fox hunting on horseback became... [Read more]
In my 30-plus years of experience leading adventure vacations for women, I’ve encountered raging snow storms in August, boated through crocodile-infested lakes, I have been “robbed” by marauding bears and slept with 25 pounds of cameras around my neck to ward off hotel thieves. These experiences have prompted me to write my best tips to travel “savvy” and to avoid common pitfalls and inconvenient... [Read more]
Have just come across this idea of Smoasting – Using social media to boast about the wonderful things you are doing on holiday. This infographic says it all! How to Smoast Like a Pro How To Smoast Like A Pro [Infographic] by the team at PhotoBox Read More →
In my first year at University, I discovered the delights of a glass of port and a cigar at the end of a day. The cigars are long gone, but I still love a little port from time to time. Imagine my delight in looking out from our apartment window across the langorous Duoro river, right over to old warehouses dating back several centuries. The beautiful skyline of Vila Nova de Gaia, opposite Porto, is... [Read more]
Female Travelers and the Selection of Lodging Accomodation Ylena Magra is a student and the last step to her graduation in Science of Tourism and local Community in the University of Milano – Bicocca, Italy is this survey as part of her thesis. I would very much welcome your feedback to support my thesis… Ylena The aim is to explore the important factors concerning women travelers in choosing... [Read more]