books for globally minded women in Wanderful

The Fine Art of Travel Reading

My mother taught me from a very young age that wherever you go for whatever length of time you must take a book, if nothing else, with you. It has…

OneWorld

It has been over two months since my return from London. It has been about a month and a half since the beginning of the spring semester. Wellesley has now…

Travel Haunts

“Cemeteries are fascinating, they’re a living representation of the culture, the history, the passion of the civilization that deposits its dead there; they’re a spiritual link to the past.” -John…

Kids and Travel

“Miss, when are you going home?”  In the usual hustle and bustle of work, surrounded by students of all ages, I missed this question.  But the 4th grader was persistent,…

Water and Leaves

Ever since I was young, I’ve enjoyed a cup of tea. Unfortunately my parents don’t really know what kind of teas we have in our cupboards. And yes, there are…

These Boots Were Made for Walking

When I recently packed my bags to move to Israel, my hiking boots were one of the only pairs of shoes to make the cut. When I pulled them out…

Beth’s Top 10 of 2010

So many other Go Girls have written about their top 10 of 2010 (see Nicole’s and Megan’s articles), I just had to add my own. It’s actually pretty amazing how…

An Ode to Travel

“To my mind, the greatest reward and luxury of travel is to be able to experience everyday things as if for the first time, to be in a position in…

Language and Our World

As an individual with a degree in linguistics, it goes without saying that I am fascinated by language use around the world.  I love exploring the field so much that…

A World of Options

I recently wrote about the joys of walking, about how much more we can do when we use our own two legs and feet to propel ourselves around on our…

Places to visit in 2011

Spanning five continents and the creative imaginations of some of your favorite Go Girl writers, here a list of place we would like to visit this year (any of your…

Hanging On

Part of studying abroad is making friends from different places, backgrounds, worlds. And part of the struggle when you leave is hanging on to those friendships. When you leave the…

Nicole’s 2010 Top 10

After reading Meg’s Top 10 list last week, I have seated myself down to reflect on a whirlwind 2010 that took me on foyr major travels and numerous roadtrips.  Here’s…

Our Global Community

I had about seven different ideas for what to write about this week, but after a thought-provoking New Year’s Eve discussion about xenophobia (which may or may not have been…

Willfully Wandering

For the last six and a half years, I haven’t owned a car. I’ve borrowed them, certainly, but my primary form of locomotion was my functional legs. It made no…