Rape Culture Explained

As someone who holds a degree in Women’s Studies, I’m often asked questions by people who want to learn more about feminism/feminists. With the recent media circus over the rape…

I want it all and I want it now!

It’s funny how traveling extensively around the country you live in can reshape the way in which you view your very own home. It’s like rediscovering your roots. I remember…

Rely on your destiny

With a new year upon us, I’m not surprised that I have been overcome by a sense of inspiration to become a better me. I’ve been on this soul searching…

Tomorrow is Another Day

Headed out for a late night of Washington D.C. clubbing, you’re well dressed in a short skirt and fancy new shoes. Suddenly appears a young, out of breath woman with…

Your Life Voyage

Hi readers, my name is Luz Garcia-Pennock. At Go Girl, I will be your resident coach to questions and discussions on life voyage and labor of love, a.k.a. what you…

Shrinking the Distance

All too often long-distance relationships (LDRs) become a countdown to the next visit; it’s hard to avoid the feeling that all you do is wait. Don’t let a LDR become…

All Good Plans of Mice and (Wo)men

So here I am:  At a McDonald’s outside of Gare d’Est in Paris because I have nowhere else to go, listening to a terrible rap song played on repeat over…

The Road Less Traveled

Somewhere ages and ages hence: Two roads diverged in a wood, and I— I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference. -“The Road Not…

To Train or Not to Train?

Depending on your destination, you may have no choice but to travel by rail. Some countries, like the U.S., have less convenient railways and are better suited for road-trips or…

Refunds, and How to Get Them

Unless you’re a pilgrim, today’s traveling woman will likely be taking a lot of flights as they jetset across the world.  In a moment of boredom and reflection, I counted…

Mrs. Brightside

Throughout life, there are always those moments that make you acutely aware you’re really still just a traveler.  Like a true Go Girl travels the world, we all take that…