Recent Travel Articles

Finding the Sacred – Goddess Pilgrimage in Crete

Finding the Sacred – Goddess Pilgrimage in Crete

It wasn’t until our group was riding the bus down from Mount Ida that the power of Crete slammed into me. I finally got it. For the Minoans (circa 3,500 BCE – 1,450 BCE) the divine was everywhere, in everything. Quite possibly, the whole of Crete is a sacred landscape. [Read more]  Read More →

10 Things about Bloggers…

10 Things about Bloggers…

Rosemary on the Kerala Blog Express I have just traveled 2100 kms from one end of Kerala (south west India) to the other with 30 bloggers from 21 countries. Most of them were half my age, all of them passionate about travel writing and photography. We were selected from 700 applicants to be part of #KeralaBlogExpress.  It was an amazing experience, and here is what I learnt about Bloggers in that... [Read more]

Spice Village – an Organic Ecotourism Resort

Spice Village – an Organic Ecotourism Resort

A room key in recycled newspaper was a signal this was going to be different to the last experience on #keralablogexpress where I stayed in the presidential suite with my own infinity pool. This is an ecostay experience – no show of elephants and drums here at Spice Village. [Read more]  Read More →

Bloggers Adrift in the Kerala Backwaters

Bloggers Adrift in the Kerala Backwaters

Lakes and Lagoons are hosting the 30 bloggers on the #keralablogexpress on an overnight houseboat trip in the Kerala Backwaters  in India where 900 kms of waterways link 44 rivers and 34 lakes forming a highway transporting rice and people about their daily business and of course visitors like us.  Womentravel is there. [Read more]  Read More →

Arriving in Kerala

Arriving in Kerala

Arriving in Kerala – a small miracle with Singapore Airlines, arriving in my first airbnb homestay Saatwika and a visit to Veli Beach – did I way it was hot? [Read more]  Read More →

Las Olas Women’s Surf Camp Expands

Las Olas Women’s Surf Camp Expands

This spring, Las Olas Surf Safaris for Women will introduce two new opportunities for their guests. Beginning February 2015, Las Olas will offer Mas Olas, or “more waves,” a customized curriculum for returning or advanced surfers. In March 2015, Las Olas will launch It’s Your Wave, a surf-centric workshop focusing on positive mental reinforcement and personal development. Mas Olas was developed... [Read more]

Amsterdam is not just for Men and Sin!

Amsterdam is not just for Men and Sin!

In December 2014, CondéNastTraveler ranked Amsterdam as the 12th most popular city on the planet for tourists. However Amsterdam is best known for catering to certain adult pleasures, namely legal marijuana and the red light district—and the latter is meant primarily for men. This is not to suggest that there aren’t plenty of women, too, who are intrigued by Amsterdam’s infamous,... [Read more]

Ella International Lesbian Festival Mallorca

Ella International Lesbian Festival Mallorca

ELLA International Lesbian Festival is a 9 days culture, sports, music & arts festival that brings together several thousands of women in the beautiful and sunny island of Mallorca in the Balearic Islands in Spain. The 3rd edition of ELLA Festival will take place from the 1st-9th SEPT 2015. This year’s festival will carry a much stronger cultural and social content through the organization... [Read more]