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It's a source of inspiration, planning, tips, and advice from experienced travelers and outdoor adventurers
with the extra flair of being for women and by women only.


National Parks
Wild Water Wine


Colors of Provence

Provence is surely one of France's most fabled regions, known for the incredible diversity that exists within its borders, its rich human and natural history, and its sights, sounds, tastes, smells, and utter charm. We will combine scenic hikes with visits to village markets, stays at French inns, a little culture, and a chance to sample all the fantastic tastes of the south of France.

Death Valley and Joshua Tree

Death Valley and Joshua Tree are the perfect antidote to the winter blahs! In March the skies are clear and sunny (but not too hot!) and the hiking is excellent. There is the fascinating geology, unique ecology, and equally engaging human history at both parks. If you long to put away your down jacket and put on your shorts, feel warm sun on your deprived skin, and be totally immersed in a place that has a mythic status for many of us, join us as we explore both of these desert National Parks.

Japan's Culture and Countryside

While Japan has long been known for its dynamic cities, only recently has the beauty and culture of the Japanese countryside begun to gain attention. On this trip we experience both, with visits to both Kyoto and Tokyo. In between we will hike some of the best parts of the Nakasendo Way, which linked the two cities during Japan’s feudal period and still passes through villages that have retained their traditional character.

Island Hopping in the Greek Islands

Fishing villages with whitewashed flat roofed houses and narrow streets, hundreds of chapels, rocky landscape contrasting with the deep blue sea and bays with powdery white sandy beaches: if this is your image of Greece, it is exactly what you find on our island hopping hiking trip in the Cyclades Islands.

Waterfalls, Wildflowers, and Wineries

Northern Georgia, the jumping off point for the Appalachian Trail, is known for its gorgeous and rugged mountains, its towering waterfalls, and its ... wineries? Who knew?! Turns out the soil, climate, and elevation are not only great for hiking, they're also perfect for wine growing. So, on this four-day getaway, we combine hiking to waterfalls with opportunities to visit wineries, learn about wine, and sample some of the wonderful cuisine that can be found here.

Exploring the Galapagos Islands

The Galapagos Islands are loved the world over for their rich and diverse wildlife and plants, and fantastic geology. On this journey we spend 8 days in the Galapagos on three different islands, where we swim with sea lions, snorkel in clear waters teeming with brightly colored fish, and walk within a few feet of blue-footed boobies, marine iguanas, and giant tortoises.


Hiking all over the world

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Kayaking, canoeing and rafting in beautiful places

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A combination of activities for the avid adventurer!

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Custom Trips

Customized Tours built exactly the way you want!

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