The Women’s Travel Fest
Women's Travel Fest 2015
*We are delighted to announce that the Women's Travel Fest 2015 will be held Feb. 27-March 1, in SAN FRANCISCO! We can't wait to get to know you while exploring one of our favorite cities in the US! Stay tuned for more info on tickets!*
The Women's Travel Fest is a three-day weekend event that will inspire you to take on the world and find more meaning in your travels.
Been thinking about traveling but feel intimidated? Want to get passionate about finding your place in the world? Hoping to meet other awesome, empowered female travelers? This is the festival for you!Presented by Go! Girl Guides, the Women's Travel Fest will get you pumped to travel as we share knowledge and tips on everything from how to travel through the Middle East as a woman to body image and sexuality abroad.
We're coming together to talk openly about the things that just aren't addressed elsewhere, so that you can feel inspired, empowered and make newfound travel connections. Plus: Lunch & an open bar after party! Awesome giveaways! Swag bag! You don't want to miss this!**While this event is geared towards women, men who support the cause or love to travel are more than welcome to attend! **
Patricia Schultz is the author of the international bestsellers 1,000 Places to See Before You Die (now with over 3 million copies in print and translated into 25 languages) and 1,000 Places to See in the United States and Canada Before You Die. A veteran travel journalist with over 25 years of experience, she has written for The Wall Street Journal, Everyday with Rachel Ray, and Travel Weekly. She also executive-produced a Travel Channel television show based on her book 1,000 Places to See Before You Die. Her home base is New York City.
Paula Froelich, Editor-in-Chief, Yahoo Travel
Paula Froelich is the editor-in-chief of Yahoo Travel. She is also the New York Times best-selling author of the novel, “Mercury In Retrograde” and was the deputy editor of the New York Post’s gossip column, Page Six, for ten years. In January 2012 she won a Gold Medal award from the North American Travel Journalists Association for her piece in Playboy on Iraq, “Down And Out In Baghdad.” Paula is originally from Ohio and Kentucky and loves to travel to places where the USD still means something.
Nashville-based journalist Kristin Luna started her career in New York City, working in-house at Newsweek, Time. Inc., and Conde Nast before adopting freelance status and eventually returning to her native Tennessee. Kristin contributes regularly to a number of print publications, including The Guardian, USA Today, Southern Living, Entrepreneur, Redbook, and Nashville Lifestyles, and has penned more than a dozen guidebooks for Frommer’s. In 2007, she launched her blog Camels & Chocolate, and through it has partnered with countless DMOs and travel brands around the world. She is also on the influencer team at Travel Mindset and sailed four voyages with Semester at Sea in various roles.