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Feminspire | April 17, 2014

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Travel destinations, tips, stories and inspiration for young women.

What I Would Tell My Past Self Before Moving Across the Country

June 7, 2013 | Sully Moreno | One Comment

A year ago, I packed up my life in Florida and moved to Washington state. Leaving Florida wasn’t the greatest shock to me. I moved to Florida to attend college three years earlier, and as familiar as my college town … Read More

How to Save on the Daunting Expenses of Holiday Travel

November 29, 2012 | Rhiannon Payne | 56 Comments

On Sunday, November 25th, known as one of the busiest travel days of the year in the US, I found myself on a crowded bus going from San Francisco to Los Angeles, CA. As I sat, crammed into a corner … Read More

Ten Books to Read on Public Transport

October 23, 2012 | Phoebe Eccles | 72 Comments

Why am I always spying erotic paperbacks being read on the bus? There’s no shame in indulging in trashy literature, but doing it in public is weirder than pooing on the pavement. I used to always have … Read More

Discovering The Glorious Adventure Of Train Travel

October 5, 2012 | Brenna McCaffrey | 7 Comments

In the grand scheme of things, airplane travel is still a fairly new form of transportation. Glamorized by Frank Sinatra, who sang “Come fly with me!” and conjuring visions of voluptuous Pan Am flight attendants, airplanes are seen as the … Read More

When Not To Be Cheap While Traveling

September 21, 2012 | Nikki Gladstone | 29 Comments

If you’re researching traveling to Europe and use any of the classic key words associated with such kind of adventures (backpacking, Eurotrip, hostels, youth), you will undoubtedly be swarmed with articles packed to the brim with tips on how to … Read More

Why I Prefer to Travel Alone

September 16, 2012 | Cleo McClintock | 50 Comments

Recently, fellow Feminspire writer Nikki wrote an article about her experience traveling with a group of close friends and what she learned from it. I nodded my head in agreement practically the entire way through, having recently returned from spending … Read More

Why You Should Always Choose To Travel With Friends

August 31, 2012 | NIkki Gladstone | 3 Comments

I’m sitting on a train from Rome to Venice that seems a little too unstable for my liking. As we jerk around, an elderly Italian lady walking by grips the edge of my computer screen to steady herself. My screen … Read More

Are There Disadvantages To Traveling Abroad?

August 25, 2012 | Nikki Gladstone | 220 Comments

Today is my fourth week in France, my fourth and final Monday in my French class at Stendhal University in a small city in the Rhone Alps region. My professor split our class into three groups and asked us to … Read More

Yes, Traveling To Europe Can Actually Be Affordable

August 13, 2012 | Louise Sandow | 31 Comments

It’s summer and if your Facebook feed is anything like mine, it seems like everyone is on an amazing holiday. Avoid having to hide each and every person who is posting photos of them jumping in front of the Eiffel … Read More

The 15 Things You Learn In Your First Week of Backpacking

August 4, 2012 | Nikki Gladstone | 5 Comments

Last April, I received news that I was accepted into a French language program which consisted of one month of intensive French courses in Grenoble, France. I’ve had the travel bug since I was old enough to understand basic geography, … Read More

Traveling To Costa Rica And Doing It Right

July 28, 2012 | Sahra Schukraft | 579 Comments

I was 22. I had just come out of a bad break-up and was itching to get a passport stamp when a friend mentioned Costa Rica. It’s the perfect first step out of the country for Americans: safe, quick and … Read More

How To See Paris In A Single Day

July 25, 2012 | Abbey Lewis | 316 Comments

Impossible, they told us. Just fork out for a hostel overnight, they told us. You won’t even get through all the sights, they told us.

But they were wrong. If you are living or staying anywhere near London, it’s perfectly feasible … Read More