One of the most charming characteristics of many of these stories is the humour.
You may find yourself looking to their stories for your own travel inspiration.
Inspiring and empowering perspectives on women who go beyond their comfort zones to learn about themselves and the world.
Monday Magazine (Victoria)
What each piece shares is a sense of how quickly the familiar slips away when we're not at home.
San Francisco Chronicle
"The capacity for detailed, empathetic observation of oneself and others, often labeled "women's intution," propels many of the tales into a deeper realm."
—July 20, 2006
Globe & Mail
"Engaging and compelling."
"From getting stuck in airport delays to hitchhiking to seeing fireflies for the first time, the contributors to this sweet, but satisfying, volume of stories show what the nature of travel is really about, and why photographs can only capture so much."
"Written from the heart... inspiring and empowering perspectives on women who go beyond their comfort zones to learn about themselves and the world."
Lynn Cecil is a visual artist, writer and teacher who began traveling while in the Caribbean and has continued to travel, and sometimes live, in places like Tahiti, Fiji, and most recently Bermuda and Spain. She now lives in Regina, Saskatchewan with her husband and two children.
Catherine Bancroft is a social worker in Toronto. She is a social activist and presently works with women survivors of trauma. She has traveled and lived in Zimbabwe, Africa, and has traveled throughout Asia.