4 Dalmatian Islands that Make Croatia the Best Girls’ Getaway

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Sometimes your journeys transform in unexpected ways. That’s how my cruise on the Dalmatian Islands turned out. What began as a solo adventure turned into a sensational island hopping adventure, gathering up other women from other countries, and forming what became a girls’ getaway … [Read more...]

Panama City Beach Helicopter: 3 Girls, 1 Bird

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I can say hands-down that the very best thing I did on my Panama City Beach girlfriend getaway was fly with the girls. And by girls, I don’t mean just me and the other female passenger, Donna. Our “bird” was a Robinson R44 Clipper II, a very popular 4-seater helicopter used by many smaller … [Read more...]

Bahamian Rhapsody

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I didn’t want to do it. Every fiber of my being was screaming, “NO!” The seemingly vertical drop looked bottomless. But I had no choice… after all, I had  a reputation to maintain. I’d already nailed adrenaline stunts like skydiving,  hang gliding, and tons of bad-ass roller coasters with ease. So … [Read more...]

How to Conquer San Diego’s Potato Chip Rock

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“Hiking is NOT one of my superpowers,” I said to my three companions. But it was too late to turn back; we were more than halfway there. Read about our efforts to take command of Potato Chip Rock near San Diego, published by Trekity, January 20, 2013 Check out the hilarious video of our … [Read more...]

On the Road in Oahu: Three Girls, Three Days

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The best view of Oahu came right at the moment I leaned forward and tumbled out of the plane. Read about our adventures in Oahu in GoNOMAD, January 7, 2013 … [Read more...]

Kyoto: Three Girls, Three Days

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Kyoto is awash in stunning sights, and with a pair of good walking shoes and a lot of energy and motivation, it’s possible to see and do a lot in three days. Check out our three-day adventure in Kyoto, Japan in inTravel Magazine, October 30, 2013. … [Read more...]

Girls Get “High” in Hawaii

I jumped out of a perfectly good plane!

The small round light turned green, the plane decreased speed to the point of hover (or so it seemed), and the bottom of the garage-like metal door began to creak its slow, ominous rise.  Strapped into my tandem jumpmaster as snuggly as I would allow without dinner and a movie, there was no turning … [Read more...]

Turning Japanese: My Geisha Makeover

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“Stop laughing. You need the right attitude to pull this off,” I said to Rebecca and Marie, head turned away to hide my own smirk. We shuffled our way towards the shrine looming at the end of the cobblestone street, less than a quarter of a mile away. The wooden platform of the Japanese geta on our … [Read more...]

Sista Cruise: Look Out Bahamas!

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  The Provoyeur Girls Crush the Bahamas video here. Best girlfriend getaway ever!  Celebrating my sister, Aimee's 40th birthday on the Carnival Fantasy -- had a TON of fun.  Oh, the laughs.  I'm talkin' 24/7 giggles, laughs, hoots and hollers!  Waterslides, lazy (crazy) river, … [Read more...]

Chicks Cruisin’

Carnival Cruise Triumph

One of the things I’ve enjoyed most about my first [solo] cruise experience has been meeting other traveling women adventurers. At breakfast on our first day at sea, Debbie and Kim introduced themselves to me and asked me to join them.  What fun ladies they were!  Hailing from just outside … [Read more...]

Girls Gone Bored

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This is why I love traveling with my peeps, Marie and Rebecca… On our recent trip to Japan, we were stuck in the railway station in Osaka, waiting to be picked up by our guide, who was late and still stuck in rush hour traffic. After wasting an hour in a jam-packed restaurant, I suggested that … [Read more...]

Sedona’s Pink Jeep Adventure: Not for Prissies

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Click here for pdf of Sedona's Pink Jeep Adventure: Not for Prissies Sedona’s Pink Jeep Adventure: Not for Prissies Over the Kitchen Counter -  October 5, 2011 “You simply must go – it’s so…. you,” friends would suggest.  This beach girl would always respond with the same condescendingly … [Read more...]

The Egypt I Knew: When Western Women Were Welcomed

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It was one of those milestone birthdays, over ten years ago. One of those times when you want to do something unique that will provide a lifetime of memories. Some call such places a “bucket list.” For a long time, Egypt had been at the top of mine. And so I took off from that runway in Boston, as … [Read more...]