What can I say? I got a little addicted to guidebooking when I researched 100 Places Every Woman Should Go. Here, you’ll find the highlights (and dimlights) of recent travel adventures. Bien viaje!


* 48 Hours in Singapore (plus 24 there and 24 back)

* India at Last (three weeks at the Sangam House writer’s colony near Bangalore, India, plus a quick trip to Mysore)

* Postcard from the Philippines (20 days in the Philippines, including Manila, Cebu City, Siquijor, and Bohol)

* Tips for Beijing Living (circa 1998)


Going Down Under (two weeks in Melbourne, Alice Springs, Uluru, Kata-Tjuta, Kings Canyon, and Sydney)


Spain & Lisboa: Let’s Go-a! (two weeks in Madrid, Toledo, Barcelona, Avila, Guadalajara, and Lisboa)

* Tips for Moscow Living (circa 1996)


Tips for Havana Living (circa 2000)


* El Gran Midwest Viaje (48 hours in eastern Iowa and western Illinois, including: Iowa City, Dyersville, Dubuque, and Galena)

* Hoppin’ John Old-Time and Bluegrass Fiddler Convention in Shakori Hills, North Carolina

* The Twin Cities (48 hours in St. Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota)

* The North Country (three months in Canton, New York—and counting!)

* Quebec City (48 hours of crepes and ice-crashes)


* Traveling Sola (tips for women traveling on their own)

* Fellow Traveling (tips for traveling in the Communist Bloc)