Archive for category: Women Like Me

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 travelling solo since 1992. Marie uses her blog "Big Travel Nut" to give the 40+ solo traveller "the means and... 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. Aging... Read more