Feminism meets travel in this interactive resource for women who love to travel the world, near and far—from the co-founders of Unearth Women, a print and digital women’s travel magazine that’s been featured in The New York Times, Vogue, and Good Morning America.
Wanderess features expert tips from leading women in the travel industry. You’ll find everything you need to experience life-changing adventures, both near and far. And because travel is not a one-size-fits-all experience, our experts offer helpful advice for specific travelers, whether you’re a woman of color, a member of the LGBTQIA+ community, or an expecting or new mom.
Open this book to . . . • Discover your specific travel style • Build your destinations wish list • Find volunteer opportunities abroad • Get expert tips on travel hacking • Use helpful checklists, from trip planning to packing • Learn how to travel solo • Write your own feminist city guide • And so much more!
Featuring advice and wisdom from experienced and well-respected travel experts and influencers including Annika Ziehen, Oneika Raymond, Brooke Saward, Kelly Lewis, Dani Heinrich, Esme Benjamin, Beth Santos, Jessica Nabongo, and Evita Robinson, Wanderess will inspire you to travel in a way that’s smarter, safer, and smoother, all while supporting local women.
About the Author
Nikki Vargas is the founding editor and co-founder of Unearth Women. Originally from Colombia, Nikki is a New York City–based journalist and editor. Previously, she worked as an editor at The Infatuation, Atlas Obscura, and Culture Trip. Nikki has appeared on CNN and Good Morning America and has been featured in the New York Times, Vogue Spain, and Travel + Leisure for her work with Unearth Women. In addition, Nikki has spoken at the Women’s Travel Fest, Women in Travel Summit, and the New York Times Travel Show as an expert on women’s travel. When not traveling, Nikki can be found living in NYC with her partner, Jeff Cerulli, and their tabby cat, Peeps, and dog, Chico.
Elise Fitzsimmons is Unearth Women’s co-founder and cares deeply about the representation of women around the world. Elise and her work with Unearth Women have been featured in Travel + Leisure, Washington Post, Good Morning America, Cheddar TV, and more. Elise lives semi-nomadically. When she is not practicing yoga, editing podcasts, or learning about deep space, she can most often be spotted arm-in-arm with new friends discovering hole-in-the-wall eateries.
“This guide, at the intersection of feminism and travel, is a comprehensive resource which also includes advice for specific communities: women of color, members of the LGBTQIA+ community, and expecting or new mums.”—Refinery29
“Whether you’re going it alone for the first time or planning a girls’ trip, the editors from Unearth Women have assembled in this colorful book all the resources, hacks and advice you could ask for, including tips for traveling while pregnant and specific recommendations for women of color and travelers who are trans, lesbian or queer.”—BookPage