Teaching The Cat To Sit is, ultimately, a story about mothers and daughters.
The organizers of the Sheffield Adventure Film Festival in the U.K. noted that last year just one-fifth of the submissions were films made by or featuring women. So this year, they are making a concerted effort to change that demographic, by featuring special contests and categories for women. The deadlines to submit are right away, […]
When tragedy strikes, Jeff Alt leads his wife Beth into the wilderness of the John Muir Trail for 16 days.
This is the season where everybody plugs in holiday lights to dress up their homes, shops, and streets. But the best kind of holiday lights are au naturel, the real magic that lights up the world. Take a look at the aurora borealis and the illuminated volcanic flow in Iceland, and see if it doesn’t […]
The fashion industry and the media seem to have a unified theory about the concept of beauty. The only problem is that beauty isn’t that simple—it’s not a single ideal that you can slap on the cover of every magazine and shove down the throats of every human being. We are not Barbie dolls. For […]
It was 125 years ago that the original woman adventurer Nellie Bly made her epic journey around the world in 72 days. The spirited 25-year-old was trying to break Phileas Fogg’s record of circumnavigating the globe (in Jules Verne’s Around the World in 80 Days) but in doing so she also broke with every convention […]
Here at Women’s Adventure, we love apps. And not just the crackers, cheese, and crudité kind that come around the holidays. (We love those, too.) But the apps you can download for your smartphone or tablet that give you some handy new tool. Here are two new apps we’ve discovered just in time for the […]
Ahh…the most-traveled and sometimes dreaded season is upon us, yet again. As families and friends gather from near and far to celebrate the holidays together, patterns emerge as millions stream into airports across the country. Below are five types of holiday travelers you will see in every airport, and some advice on how to avoid […]
Each year, the U.S. honors its veterans on November 11. The date is also commemorated by public land agencies including the National Park Service, the Bureau of Land Management, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and the U.S. Forest Service with free use of all the public lands they manage. We can’t think of a […]