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Meet you in the Greek Islands: Cruise to Cyprus and Rhodes

Join me on a Greek Islands cruise where ancient history and breathtaking landscapes await.The Greek Islands beckon travelers from around the world to their sun-drenched shores. Mykonos, Santorini, Cyprus, and Rhodes — these names evoke images of whitewashed buildings...

Safety Tips for Women Travelers

Safety and security are super important for women travelers. I know, I traveled around the world ALONE for two years. And I had very, very few difficult situations. Here's what I learned.   I plan my accommodations, daytime activities and clothing to avoid...

Women Travel Statistics from Women Travel Expert

Women travel statistics from research done by the #1 women travel expert, indicate that women consumers now drive the world travel economy. Women are earning more, spending more and influencing all levels of the travel industry. Women's purchasing power in the travel...

African Safari by water and by land

An African safari by water and land in three countries offers a window into the African bush, surrounded by wild animals, multicolored birds, sensational sunsets and friendly local guides. By Marybeth Bond  The throaty growl was wild and untamed – the primeval voice...

Traveling Solo Jump Started Change in My Life

        Traveling solo? That can be a scary idea. Travel is, or can be, as much an inward as an outward experience, and mine proved to involve an important inner dimension. Cut off from all of my support systems, I was tested in some rather wild...

Monterey Bay Aquarium New Exhibit

What to do in Monterey Spend an afternoon at the Monterey Aquarium. Here's the latest on the new exhibit. Dive into the food scene of Pacific Grove. Meander along the pedestrian trail to Lover's Point. Go for a walk along the unsoiled nature beaches. Enjoy fine dining...

Go beyond the vineyards for the Sonoma County you may not know

When you think of Sonoma County, images come to mind of vineyards and vine-covered hillsides, elegant tasting rooms and fabulous dinners at intimate restaurants. Beyond the famous food, wine and vineyards, Sonoma offers plenty more to discover. Go West Beyond the...

A road trip through our national parks in Utah and Arizona

When the walls feel like they are closing in and I need a boost again, I return to the wide-open spaces of the southwest and the healing peacefulness of the canyons for a road trip in Utah and Arizona.                 Nothing...

San Francisco Presidio National Park at the Golden Gate Bridge

With the famous span of the Golden Gate Bridge as the backdrop, the San Francisco Presidio National Park is a great escape. This huge National Park is nestled along the Bay and Crissy Field extending through 262 acres of historic forests to the cliffs above the...

TransAmerica Bicycle trip is a mother-daughter challenge.

The Challenge of a Cross Country Bicycle Trip Why another bicycle trip? My daughter asked if I would bike across the US with her. I'm impulsive so I jumped at the chance to spend time with her as well as to have a great adventure. But I had no idea what lay ahead....
Meet you in the Greek Islands: Cruise to Cyprus and Rhodes

Meet you in the Greek Islands: Cruise to Cyprus and Rhodes

Join me on a Greek Islands cruise where ancient history and breathtaking landscapes await.The Greek Islands beckon travelers from around the world to their sun-drenched shores. Mykonos, Santorini, Cyprus, and Rhodes — these names evoke images of whitewashed buildings...

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Safety Tips for Women Travelers

Safety Tips for Women Travelers

Safety and security are super important for women travelers. I know, I traveled around the world ALONE for two years. And I had very, very few difficult situations. Here's what I learned.   I plan my accommodations, daytime activities and clothing to avoid...

read more
Women Travel Statistics from Women Travel  Expert

Women Travel Statistics from Women Travel Expert

Women travel statistics from research done by the #1 women travel expert, indicate that women consumers now drive the world travel economy. Women are earning more, spending more and influencing all levels of the travel industry. Women's purchasing power in the travel...

read more
African Safari by water and by land

African Safari by water and by land

An African safari by water and land in three countries offers a window into the African bush, surrounded by wild animals, multicolored birds, sensational sunsets and friendly local guides. By Marybeth Bond  The throaty growl was wild and untamed – the primeval voice...

read more
Traveling Solo Jump Started Change in My Life

Traveling Solo Jump Started Change in My Life

        Traveling solo? That can be a scary idea. Travel is, or can be, as much an inward as an outward experience, and mine proved to involve an important inner dimension. Cut off from all of my support systems, I was tested in some rather wild...

read more
National Geographic Girlfriend Getaways

National Geographic Girlfriend Getaways

Women are stepping out with girlfriends, zooming along roads, paths and waterways with style, humor and courage. Through my own experiences and those of women I interviewed for the National Geographic book 50 Best Girlfriends Getaways, I learned that travel is one of...

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Millennials. Safety Tips.

Millennials. Safety Tips.

Safety Tips for millennials going abroad.  Including college students and professionals traveling for business. Bar Tips - Buddy System Go with a buddy. It's better to have two sets of eyes to watch for bad situations. Don't leave without your buddy. Get smart...

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Top Five Favorite Places in Switzerland.

Top Five Favorite Places in Switzerland.

My top five favorite places In Switzerland range from the Jungfrau region to Lake Maggiore in the south and they are easy to reach by train. In the Ticino region. Lake Maggiore and Lake Lugano. At the Zurich International Airport, I jumped on a train and three hours...

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