Wise Woman Travel

Exploring the world from a female perspective

If it hadn’t been pouring rain, if the wind hadn’t been lashing in my face as I left the hotel, if I hadn’t been on day two of a headcold, I would have walked the 20 minutes to meet my husband at the downtown schnitzel house. As it was, I rode two stops on Vienna’s …

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When I was a kid, the last thing I wanted to do on vacation was go to a museum. I had to leave behind the sunshine of a non-school day while my parents dragged me through a series of musty, dingily lit exhibits that were supposed to further my education. Stuffed owls with metal poles …

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The Arctic trails have their secret tales/That would make your blood run cold. The sign at the northern approach to the Dempster Highway, designed to warn people not to start down the highway due to dangerous weather conditions, should have been lit that night. It wasn’t. So our tour guide and the guys in his …

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