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 …

Tips: Managing Travel Documents

Imagine how easy it is to get a little spacey or flustered when arriving at your destination, especially when jet-lagged. There can be a lot of travel documents to keep up with when traveling, even within your own home country—airline, train and bus reservations; hotel and campground reservations; car rental details; event tickets; maps, etc. And when you travel overseas, the number of travel documents …

Women’s Document Check List

Although we love the convenience of keeping information on our smart phones, we have experienced enough problems that we recommend carrying paper copies. Examples – an earthquake broke the internet cable, phone ran out of power, intermittent or nonexistent internet connection, phone fell into water and drowned, the app failed, etc. Modify the below list for the type and destination of your travel. Credit and debit …

Women’s Equipment Packing List

Your destination and activities determine the specific equipment that you will want or need on  your trip. For example, if I am backpacking into the wilderness, I bring lighter camera equipment and leave the electric socket converter at home. Below is a checklist of the common equipment I take for a variety of trips. Camera 2-3 camera storage cards Camera batteries and battery charger Camera …

Women’s General Packing List

It is important to pack light. Start with the below list and adjust it according to your destination, activities and weather. Decide what you are going to wear, and what you are most likely to need for the trip. Do not be tempted to throw in extra items. With planning, you can wear three interchangeable outfits, which will give you nine different outfits for 2+ …

7 Useful Apps for Organizing Your Next Trip

By Nicole Noël Travel is great, but let’s face it; a lot of the planning can be annoying and expensive.  But as we know, there is usually an app to make life better and here are the best ones for travel. Organizing your finances, booking the flight, and planning your itinerary are all fairly inconvenient things to do. Luckily, this bother can easily be remedied …