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  • The Woman Who Went Around the World in 80 1889

    In the fall of 1888, Nellie Bly (a young, undercover reporter) pitched a story to her editor—that she would try to go around the world in eighty days or less. Matthew Goodman, author of the new book Eighty Days, touches on how she did it and, more importantly, what she packed.

    Posted by Fodor's Guest Blogger on March 08, 2013 at 11:24:12 AM EST in Trip Ideas
  • Seattle's 7 Most Stylish Fashion Boutiques

    With its verdant forests and the rugged Cascade Mountains as a backdrop, the Seattle area enjoys some of the best outdoor activities around. But off the hiking trail, it’s not all Gore-Tex gear and Teva sandals. There’s a local style scene known for its independent fashion boutiques, like these seven Seattle favorites.

    Posted by Bee Shapiro on March 29, 2012 at 11:21:39 AM EDT in Trip Ideas
  • 5 Great Girlfriend Getaways

    Before Beyoncé went into Blue Ivy baby-momma mode, Destiny’s Child taught the world an important lesson: When the ladies leave their men at home, good times will soon follow. So grab your favorite gals for an estrogen-fueled getaway to remember—herewith five great girlfriend getaway ideas to make it happen.

    Posted by Fodor's Guest Blogger on February 20, 2012 at 11:18:19 AM EST in Trip Ideas, Hotels
  • Best Spa Weekend Escapes

    Sometimes, a girl just needs to get away for the weekend for a little relaxation and rejuvenation. At these luxury hotels, ladies can pamper themselves while indulging in the finest spa treatments. Just make sure you don’t enjoy yourself so much that you miss work on Monday!

    Posted by Fodor's Guest Blogger on February 14, 2012 at 4:08:00 PM EST in Trip Ideas, Spas, Trip Ideas
  • Tips for Women Traveling Solo

    Recently, I asked other Fodor's editors and some globetrotting gal pals to share their best advice for intrepid ladies hoofing it around on their own. We came up with the following tips, some of which will be helpful to anyone away from home.

    Posted by Fodor's Editors on March 16, 2001 at 6:26:54 PM EST in Travel Tips Tagged: River, mayordelanoe, Mayor Delanoe, kids, Kids