Trekity - Daily Travel Ideas for Women

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What Does Being a S M A R T W O M A N T R A V E L E R mean?

Social networks can be used to get ideas and opinions on restaurants, hotels and attractions. Chances are somebody in your virtual address book of Facebook friends and Twitter followers will have been where you're planning to go. Make use of sample and travel-sized items found in drugstores and cosmetics counters....more

4 Travel Lessons This Road Warrior had to Relearn the Hard Way

What started out as a nice short flight from Atlanta to Houston turned into a comedy of issues this morning. All issues were unavoidable had I implemented my own tried-and-true travel tips....more

The Fine Art of Complaining While On A Chick Trip

Many of the hundreds of women I cyber polled recently selected the complainer chick as the least desirable travel partner on a chick trip. Runner up was the Dictator, Bossy and Selfish Chicks. However, some women disagreed with these findings as they felt complaining was a part of traveling. ...more

It's probably good to distinguish complaining and whining. Whining is a nonstarter around my ...more

Women-Only Hotel Takes Root in Gender-Segregated Saudi Arabia

I was happy to learn that last week a women-owned and operated hotel debuted in Saudi Arabia. The Luthan Hotel & Spa is owned by a group of 20 Saudi princesses and businesswomen and is meeting a very big demand in the middle east. ...more

In Saudi Arabia. I just don't even know where to begin with what's wrong with THAT comment. ...more

Top Ten Women Not Invited on a Chick Trip

Studies have found that women-only gatherings like chick trips have a calming effect on women. However, I can tell you from personal experience that certain personality types can cause the pursuit of chick trip nirvana to be hampered. Below are the ten personality types that, when excessive, can minimize or block this calming effect. Top Ten Women Not Invited on a Chick Trip 10. Andrea Angst - Loosen up Andrea, your not in chaotic Kansas anymore. ...more

Who's Packing a .38 Revolver for Their Next Chick Trip?

As the popularity of women-only travel increases so too does the travel options. According to a women travel study by AAA, the most popular chick trip activities in 2007 were dining out (86 percent), shopping (74 percent) and spa treatment (73 percent). However, with continued violence against women, a growing trend is a trip to the shooting range. ...more

I am RABIDLY pro gun control so this really bums me out. I do appreciate that women are taking ...more