Nomadic Chick

Tired of corporate life, I swore to change my life on a file folder.  In June 2010, I sold all my earthly possessions and set out to see the world.  Nearly three years later, I'm still traveling, learning and moving through 25 countries and counting.  Supporting other women in travel, writing and pursuing their dreams is balm to my soul.

Rebirth with Wildhearted Photographer Ashlie Woods

Share Before I sat down to write this post, I mused on the phrase, “absence makes the heart grow fonder“, wondering if that could possibly apply here. It’s true that you haven’t seen my voice on here in over six months. Tumbling upon the shore of Playa del Carmen was not an accident, there was a clear intention of slowing down the crazy train of travel...more

Playa del Carmen, is it Paradise?

I made a grave mistake. The darkened highway suddenly burst with lights as the ADO bus barrelled towards the centre of Playa del Carmen. All that light made me cower ....more

5 Unique Hotels From Around the World

After a while, staying...more

My Past Year, And What’s Next?

Again, I go silent. My excuse, if I have one, is I’ve been recharging. The holidays were a time to get back to a community of friends, get more in touch with goals I want to push forward for 2016, and quite honestly — figure out what I want to do with this blog ....more

Why Park City, Utah is My Next US Destination

I admit, it’s been a while since I visited the US. There are a few cities I’m keen to see in the next few years, such as Los Angeles, New Orleans, and Boston. But what some of you may not know is I LOVE film, and have thought seriously of attending the...more

Finding Solo Adventure in Peru

My advice to female solo travelers is to not be afraid of adventure. Yet, so many are. I’ve definitely had my share of adventures, like running with the bulls in Spain, hiking the Batad Rice Terraces in the Philippines, and skydiving in Prague ....more

Where Have I Been? Oh, a Little Place Called Costa Rica

I know, you’re probably wondering if I’m dead or alive. Sorry playahs, this gal has been joyfully dabbling in Costa Rica. It’s my third time returning to the land of “Pura Vida” and just when I assume I’ll get sick of it, this unique country always draws me in ....more

How to Travel Solo in Lima

I’ve been floating around Central America/South America for pretty much a year now, can you believe it?? As a solo female, I notice friends and other female travelers categorizing countries on this continent into red zones — that means certain countries to avoid because of safety or harassment. I admit after having my wallet stolen in Nicaragua, and being aggressively hit on, to the point a man on a motorcycle started following me,.. ....more

The 10 Hottest Women Over 40

Come on, you knew this was coming. I’ve taken up the challenge to do my own list of women who blow away the definition of hot. The point I was making with my rant about being a woman over 40 is to heartily fight...more

The Myths of Being a Woman Over 40 & Traveling

I’m writing this post for you. For every woman over 40 who’s sick of the lack of coverage we receive. Who rarely, if ever, is featured in an over 40 female travel blog list ....more