Fascinating Women

Some women are just worthy of our admiration.  Whether they are the kind that “do it all,” expats who are living the life they always dreamed of, or ladies who have made valuable contributions to their community, their stories are just screaming out to be told!

1_Girls in the belly of the beast Panama City Beach Helicopter: 3 Girls, 1 Bird - 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 helicopter tour […]
Sisterhood-Bloggers_patti-morrow_luggageandlipstick.com Sisterhood of the World Bloggers [Travel] - I was so excited to learn that I’d been chosen as a member of the Sisterhood of the World Bloggers group by my friend and colleague, Alison Abbott of Green with Renvy. I met Alison in April in Barcelona, Spain, right before the TBEX conference that we were both attending in Costa Brava. Alison is […]
Mi Casa Supper Club at sunset Moroxican Cuisine Crushing It in Baja - Growing up in Casablanca, Bo Bendana was warned that every girl had to learn how to cook or no one will marry her. “But I don’t want to get married!” 12 year-old Bo told her mother. In spite of her resistance, Bo’s mother taught her to cook. That early introduction to savory ingredients and exotic […]
Angela Dammon Running a Business, Restoring a Hacienda, and Raising a Family in Mexico’s Yucatan State - Angela Damman is one of those people that can do it all.  And in Telchac Pueblo, she has done just that. Four years ago, she and her husband Scott sold their home is Salida, Colorado.  They gathered up their children, four-year-old India and two-year-old Finley, and headed for the Yucatan state of Mexico. Read the […]
PR Dona Fela portrait Meet Puerto Rico’s Most Impressive Woman: Doña Fela - Felisa Rincón de Gautier, known affectionately as Doña Felisa or Doña Fela, was the first woman mayor of San Juan and one of the most prominent political figures in the history of Puerto Rico. Born in Ceiba as the oldest of nine siblings, her mother, Rita Marrero Rivera passed away giving birth to Felisa’s little […]
Chichi® Curacao Curacao’s Chichi® Dolls: A Collaboration of Art, Entrepreneurism, and Community Service - Not only was my “Chichi®” one of my favorite souvenirs from Curaçao, a Caribbean island off the coast of Venezuela, it’s one of my favorite artifacts from all of my world travels. Read about Curacao’s Chichi® dolls in Travel Dreams Magazine, November 21, 2013.   Related posts: The Art of Dog Sledding in Bend, Oregon […]
Margit Gantt Ensenada Ensenada: This Sure Beats California! - Margit Gantt wanted to find a more fulfilling lifestyle than the one she had in California. She was looking for great weather every day…somewhere she could get more for her money. She and her husband Patrick knew where they wanted to be. They often vacationed in the seaside community of Ensenada, Mexico. “The feeling here […]