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The question isn’t “why?”  - it is “Why the F*** not?”

November 21, 2016

The question isn’t “why?” - it is “Why the F*** not?”

Read about Kristin Mattera's adventures in Utah and her bold question of herself:  The Question is not Why but Why the F not?

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November 04, 2016

The Kindness of Strangers

After a week in different national parks, what I loved the most was being reminded that the outdoor community is so open and welcoming. My travels were filled with random conversations, temporarily hiking buddies, campsite mates and tour guides.

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Women Adventure | Trip to Machu Picchu | What you need to know for Machu Picchu

October 24, 2016

Women Adventurers | Trip To Machu Picchu | What You Need To Know


Machu Picchu is one of planet earth’s most mysterious and beautiful world heritage sites. Built over 500 years ago, without the assistance of iron, wheels or steel. The Inca Empire created this impressive fortress, leaving patrons puzzled seeing that the Incas did not write but somehow created such complex measurements and calculations. It is a site worth seeing and a history worth knowing.

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Calling All Women Adventurers: Top 5 Things You May Not Know About Iceland

October 10, 2016

Calling All Women Adventurers: Top 5 Things You May Not Know About Iceland

As women adventurers, we strive to put ourselves in new and exciting experiences every day. Iceland is indeed an enticing getaway. One of the most beautiful places on our planet, Iceland has so much to offer to women adventurers and travelers alike.  Here’s a list of information on Iceland that you may not know:


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Finding my Bold Out West

September 26, 2016

Finding my Bold Out West

Sometimes you find yourself and your inner strength in the oddest places – for example a dude ranch.

When people asked me how I got to Colorado, the snarky answer is “Well, I drove over 2,000 miles.” The short, non-snarky answer is “a bad break-up.” 

While this is an over simplification, let me try to explain where I was emotionally before I decided to quit my well-paying professional job in Boston to go work a summer...

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March 09, 2015

The Best Women-Only Travel

The women-only travel industry is growing by leaps and bounds.  There has never been a better time for women to enjoy adventures around the globe, either alone or together.

By Elisa Hindes

Most of us love to travel.  We dream of relaxing on secluded tropical beaches, climbing majestic mountains, meeting new people and learning foreign customs.  Travel teaches us about our world and helps us to understand our place within it. According to the Gutsy Traveler, there has been a 230% increase in women-only travel in the last...

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