Wise Woman Travel

Exploring the world from a female perspective

During the summer, if my husband suggests we go away for the weekend, I know there’s likely a cycling event attached to the offer. This doesn’t really bother me. He’s passionate about cycling, which provides me with the male equivalent of happy wife, happy life. And these cycling events have happened in places that provide …

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No matter where we live, the start of summer is usually a happy time – we shed winter’s clothes, constrictions, and inhibitions as we celebrate the beginning of warm weather, long evenings, vacations, and a more relaxed pace of life. So this afternoon, I join thousands of Montevideans wandering along the 22.2 kilometre La Rambla, …

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This post follows the morning version with the same title. You don’t have to read that one first if you don’t want to but this one refers to it. I gave up hope of finding a sweet little place to eat lunch near the Days Inn about the same time that the cute Montevideo coffee …

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On my first morning in a new city, I like to get out of my hotel and explore the neighborhood on foot. Not only does this get me oriented to my surroundings, but I’ve heard that sun exposure helps to reset a jetlagged body clock, which I really need after yesterday’s  21-hour flight from Edmonton …

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Last April, I received an automatic WordPress message, congratulating me on my 100th blog post. Whenever I reach a milestone like this, I can’t resist a look at the path behind me and the road ahead. My first blogging experience started in 2012, the night before my husband and I travelled to Provence. Friends had …

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If she’s being honest, every woman who travels on her own will admit there are times when her solo status on the road is not the awe-inspiring, joyous, freeing experience that many bloggers make it out to be. This happened to me on Sunday night. Two of my Wakayama University hosts  had suggested we meet …

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