Synopses & Reviews
An essential resource for any female traveler, Gutsy Women addresses the needs of traveling ladies of all ages. Whether alone or in groups, voyaging halfway across the world or taking a simple day hike, women can find funny, instructive, and inspiring advice covering everything from travel basics like packing, tipping, and staying within budget to information tailored especially to women: health and hygiene, thwarting unwelcome advances, safety and security, and romance on the road. This fully revised edition incorporates new advice and wisdom on a variety of relevant topics, including first-time travel, traveling alone, the online travel community, mother-daughter trips, traveling with children, resources for older women, and much more. This revised and expanded edition is a thoughtful gift for any woman heading out to see the world, or even the nearest town over.
This is a must-have for any woman traveler, and a great gift for young women just heading out to see the world. It is packed with funny, instructive, and inspiring advice, including how to stay healthy, how to thwart unwelcome advances, how to avoid travel budget killers,” and much more. This revised and expanded 4rd Edition incorporates numerous new anecdotes, tips, and wisdom on a variety of relevant topics, including: First Time Travel; Solo Travel; Womens Online Travel Community; Health and Safety; Traveling with Children; Resources for older women travelers, and much more.
About the Author
is America's preeminent expert on womens travel. She is the award-winning author/editor of 11 books including A Woman's World, A Woman's Europe, A Woman's Asia, A Woman's Passion for Travel, Gutsy Mamas, A Mother's World, and National Geographic's 50 Best Girlfriend Getaways series. She is the Adventure Editor for travelgirl magazine and has appeared extensively on network television (CBS, ABC, NBC) and cable television (CNN, CNBC), as well as National Public Radio. She lives in Northern California.