All tagged women's travel
Here at Travel Play Live, we are privileged to meet so many amazing women from across the country and hear countless stories of passion, impediments to progress and the overcoming of those barriers. Every now and then, we come across one that embodies the dynamic facets of the adventurous and creative heart we stand for. Elma’s story and photography did just that.
One thing I hear a lot of amongst would be adventuresses, is that they can’t afford to buy the ‘right gear’ to start training for their adventure, or they think they have to have all the gear and equipment before they even start. This is not the case! You certainly don’t need a full kit of technical gear to get started.
"Sometimes it takes a trip to a wild place to remember just how brave, connected, vulnerable and free we can be. Where is your wild place?" This stunning short video pretty much sums up where I'd rather be right now. How about you?
When an injury dashed her Olympic dreams, she spent the next 20 years in mourning - searching for the exhilaration and happiness she had enjoyed as an active kid. On the precipice of turning 40 she stumbled upon a marvel which transformed her life. Meet the woman behind Wild Women on Top and Coastrek
Little did Justine Curtis know when she made her journey to India she would discover the reward of selflessly giving to others. Now her business Inspired Adventures helps others discover that joy and since 2004 has helped raise $19.7 million for charities working all over the world.
Sue Hile describes herself as a happy go lucky, 'gypsy in my soul' type of girl and it's obvious she is a woman passionate about sharing the 'thrills of an active & travelling lifestyle'.
We are extremely lucky in our line of work to be connected with some truly inspirational women. Cherie Horne is one of the best trekking guides in the business! We caught up with Cherie as part of our All Aussie Adventuress series of interviews.
Cherie Horne's top trekking tips below will assist in making well informed decisions about the type of company you choose to support your 1st international trekking expedition.
I've always been a nonstop happiness seeker, even on my worst days, I really try hard to find a positive. I'm the type that on long drives, I don't ask my husband, "Are we there yet?" I meditate on life and ask myself, "what can I do to make life better, more fun, more meaningful, more exciting". Yep. That's me. I'm forever trying to top up my glass, a glass half full is not my style and I love my glass to be mixed like a cocktail, shaken not stirred, with lots of fun, adventure and experiences.
Most adventure orientated media is of the Bear Grylls or Survivor variety or the sexy near naked images of young females type, once again appealing to men. As a fit and active adventuress in her forties, I have to ask: why is adventure deemed less appropriate for females?