When Pulitzer-Prize-winning journalist Maureen Dowd was sent on an assignment to Saudi Arabia, she could not resist breaking the rules. She sat in the men’s section and wore outfits that were modest–but did not meet Saudi standards. On Pink Pangea, she explains why she took these risksread more
Never in my life did I think I’d live the life and do the things I now do. But then I took a chance and moved to Costa Rica, and since then, all my dreams have felt possibleread more
During novelist Marjan Kamali’s recent trip to Iran, she discovered what it really means to be a woman there–a reality that is much more nuanced than the media portraysread more
As the CEO of the largest online travel resource for women, Evelyn Hannon is a trailblazer in the women’s travel community. Since starting Journeywoman in the 1990s, Hannon has built a community of thousands of women travelers who inspire, empower and support one another in their travels.read more
A’zungu (plural): From the Bantu languages of southern and eastern Africa, used to describe individuals of European/Caucasian descent.
M’zungu (singular): The singular form of the plural word “A’zungu.”
Walking around a grove of mosaic-flowered chedis, two saffron-robed monks and a raised Bodhi tree garden on my way out of Wat Pho, I swear I’m floating. It’s a blissfully cloudy day (a godsend in Bangkok, consistently ranked one of the top-five hottest cities in the world), and after hours of exploring the temple complex, we’ve just received our first Thai massages here
See here’s the thing about Italians – they eat Italian food every night. Every night. And I’m from New York, so I love Italian food, and American, Turkish, Greek, Thai etc. So after a month of being in Italy, I saw a busy Turkish restaurant in Florence and thought – why not?
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There is a new role model for women who seek adventure, love to travel, and want to make a difference while doing it. Alison Teal is a world traveler, soul surfer, filmmaker, and adventurer who recently completed filming the Discovery Channel’s survival show, Naked and Afraid.
On my semester off from school, I planned to pursue my dreams and try new things. A week-long all-inclusive painting course in Barcelona let this amateur artist do just that.
This Thanksgiving, I traded in the turkey and sweet potatoes for a “degustazione” in Milan. The Italian tasting made me thankful for the chance to try new things
While backpacking in Thailand, I’ve chosen to steer clear of booze. Though many people travel abroad fo get drunk and party, I’ve got seven reasons why I’ve chosen not to indulge
When I started planning my Australian backpacking trip, I realized how impractical the country is for backpackers. Everything seemed so expensive! But then I learned how to ask for discounts
Studying abroad in France means that my boyfriend and I are apart for longer than we’ve been in four years. While we’re learning a ton about ourselves, we get lonely being so far away from each other. Here are six ways that we keep our relationship alive