Q&A Archive

Nördlingen, Germany—A Twist of Fate

I was a post war baby, born in Nördlingen, Germany in 1946, but didn’t get to grow up there. By a twist of fate, I became a Displaced Person, along with millions of others after World War II. When I returned to visit my little-girl home in Nördlingen, I discovered lost pieces of myself and events that upended our family. This interview with Christa Krutowskis …

Hiking with Knitters in Iceland

IWTC interviewed Nancy Fierer on her trip to Iceland IWTC: What was your motivation for this trip? Fiere: As a young girl, I dreamed of going to Iceland; and the dream continued as I grew up, raised a family, had a career and finally retired. I love that women are respected in Iceland; the country has dramatic geology; and it is incredibly beautiful. I wanted …

Petite Climber Exceeds Expectations

IWTC’s metaphor for travel is rock climbing with ropes, meaning that we all should go have adventures, but do them sensibly. So when we had an opportunity to talk with Lea Sachs, a real rock climber, we couldn’t resist. IWTC: How did you get into climbing? Sachs: I have been climbing since I could walk. OK, so I was about 4 when I was on …

Global Sisters Tour – Q&A

IWTC recently talked with Linda Higdon, Champion of Global Women and Tour Host of Global Heart Journeys IWTC: Global Heart Journeys is doing something new. What is it? LH: We are creating women-only tours where our guests personally meet women shaping change in contemporary Kenya in rural villages, tribal communities and even in shanty towns. A lot of us like to travel, but few trips …