Archive for category: Women Like Me

If your adventure isn’t documented on the internet, did it really happen?

If your adventure isn’t documented on the internet, did it really happen?

Two Adventure Divas set out to be the first black woman to travel to every country in the world. 55-year-old Woni Spotts did it without sharing it on the internet, while Jessica Nabongo is still very much in the... Read more

Are you too old for adventure travel?

Are you too old for adventure travel?

Are you too old for adventure travel? That's the question posed by Marie-France Roy, a self-professed middle-years Adventure Diva who has visited 65 countries while traveling solo since 1992. Marie uses her blog "Big Travel Nut" to... Read more
What does an Adventure Diva conquering fear look like?

What does an Adventure Diva conquering fear look like?

What does an Adventure Diva conquering fear look like? Kristina Paltén on a 1,144-mile journey of trust. The Swedish ultra-runner began her run through Iran on August 29th 2015. She was to become the first woman ever to... Read more
Stephanie Zito is Wandering for Good, and ready to teach you how to do it too, on a budget!  (…and did I mention she’ll teach you for free?)

Stephanie Zito is Wandering for Good, and ready to teach you how to do it too, on a budget! (…and did I mention she’ll teach you for free?)

The "Adventures with the Estrogen Army" project has a mini mission statement -- "Have fun. Do good." -- so you can imagine how fast I clicked the link to Stephanie Zito's web site when I saw her own... Read more
What are you afraid of?  (Not much after watching 82-year-old nurse-turned-action-hero, Kay D’Arcy!)

What are you afraid of? (Not much after watching 82-year-old nurse-turned-action-hero, Kay D’Arcy!)

Ten years ago, if you had asked me what I was afraid of, I would have told you: heights, a world chocolate shortage, and snakes. Today? Getting old, getting sick, being alone, being irrelevant, peeing my pants and dying. Ageing... Read more
Just Show Up!  Ginny Bogaert talks about the art of accidental adventures.

Just Show Up! Ginny Bogaert talks about the art of accidental adventures.

Ginny Bogaert is one of the single most inspiring, purposeful and alive people I have ever met in my life. She turns some of the biggest problems inside out so that they are amazing adventures, and takes the normal... Read more