New to Travel? Tips for Planning your Trip

“I would love to travel, but I don’t know how to start. Where do I begin?” This is your practical planning guide so your future can hold many travel adventures. Below are the how to’s and tips from experienced women travelers. At some point, we all were first time travelers; and we have lots of advice to help you make your first trip successful. Get …

Bangalore Women Responsible for Mass Molestation

Amala Patel, spokeswoman for Bangalore women admitted today that “the Home Minister is correct, it was completely our fault that we were molested and/or raped on New Years Eve.”    When pressed for details she revealed:  “Investigation shows that many women were on the streets wearing provocative western wear such as sweatshirts and jeans, which of course, drove innocent men mad with lust.”  She expressed …

Best Photo of the Week

Want to travel in 2017? So do we! We were looking through our photo archives and came upon one of our favorite memories–walking down a lane one day in Tripoli before the Arab Spring. Happy travels in the new year!  

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 …

A Ghost in Riga, Latvia

By Christa Krutowskis Turnbull This piece originally was published in 2014. When we disembark from the plane in Riga, I see the ghost. I stop as if frozen in place staring at him. This is an unnerving moment. The ghost smiles broadly and wraps his arms around me in a big hug, saying, “It is wonderful to see you, Christa.” I am struggling for words …