Female Travel​​
I’m Pretty Sure Colorado Is Turning Me Into A Hippie
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I’m Pretty Sure Colorado Is Turning Me Into A Hippie

The Problem After two years of living in Boulder, it’s easy (albeit somewhat embarrassing) to see how much I’ve imbibed in the Republic’s Kool-Aid. Within a month of being in Colorado, I realized that I have nowhere near enough gear. Upon arrival, I immediately bought a road bike. I’ve been […]

My Unplanned Romantic Adventure At A Surf Camp In The Dominican Republic
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My Unplanned Romantic Adventure At A Surf Camp In The Dominican Republic

I can’t swim. Actually let me clarify: I am a shitty swimmer. I can perform a sort of freestyle that resembles a dying fish. And I do consider myself a doggie paddling connoisseur. Nonetheless, for my next vacation I decided to go to a surf camp in the Dominican Republic. […]

Top 10 Tips For A Solo Female Traveler
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Top 10 Tips For A Solo Female Traveler

All right ladies, you’ve been waiting for your friend to come through on his promise to take vacation days. Your sister said she’d go with you to Ecuador as soon as she can save enough money. Your best friend from college constantly talks about your upcoming Southeast Asian adventure. And […]

Gender, Sex And Travel
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Gender, Sex And Travel

One of the things I am the most aware when I travel is my presence as a woman and what that means. In particular, I remember the constant phrases from the men in Buenos Aires. It was weird because by the end of my sojourn in Argentina’s capital, I barely […]

Is Travel Actually Gender Specific? My Problem With “Eat, Pray, Love”
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Is Travel Actually Gender Specific? My Problem With “Eat, Pray, Love”

I never read Elizabeth Gilbert’s “Eat, Pray, Love.” I don’t plan on reading it, either. I have nothing against the premise or the author, I simply have not gotten around to holding a copy in my hands nor have I felt the urge to. As a traveling female. I sometimes […]

Ladies, Do Not Be Afraid To Travel Alone
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Ladies, Do Not Be Afraid To Travel Alone

As a first time solo female traveler, you may feel fear. Sometimes, it’s as though the world we live in can be a bubble, trying to tell us of the things we shouldn’t be doing instead of encouraging us to get out there and experience it for ourselves. We are […]

A Lost Girl On Landing A Big Book Deal
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A Lost Girl On Landing A Big Book Deal

This week World Hum catches up with Amanda Pressner, one of the “Lost Girls” — their book, just came out in May — who shares her thoughts on leaving boyfriends for the opportunity to travel the world, getting along with travel companions on the road , and landing a major […]

Are There Such Places As “Women Destinations”?: A Response
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Are There Such Places As “Women Destinations”?: A Response

Susan Van Allen of “100 Places In Italy Every Woman Should Go” responded to our recent post, “Are There Such Places As ‘Women Destinations’?,” and I wanted to share her response. Ciao there, from Susan Van Allen, Author of 100 Places In Italy Every Woman Should Go. Thanks for writing […]