Mature Women Travel!
One regret, dear world,
That I am determined not to have
When I am lying on my deathbed
Is that I did not kiss you enough.
Welcome to NomadWomen, the site for mature women who travel… or want to. Come on in, have a look around. We are here to inspire and empower you to get up, get out, and see all that this big beautiful world has to offer. We want to help head out and kiss the world enough.
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When in Lisbon, Portugal, eating Pastéis de Belém, the iconic Portuguese egg tart, is an absolute requirement, whether you’re a foodie or not. Here’s why you must try it and how to enjoy it at its best. I admit it. Last year in Lisbon I became a junkie. Obsessed. Hopelessly addicted. My drug of choice? […]
Recently, my constant search for the best chocolate truffles wherever I may roam took me up a small country lane in Oregon’s Willamette Valley to a place of peace, quiet… and Heavenly Chocolates. Lives there a Nomad Woman on this earth who does not love chocolate? If so, I have yet to meet her. I […]
Wherein we learn that Christmas traditions around the world are not always what we think they are going to be…because people are not always the same everywhere. That’s why we travel. To learn the differences! You probably take the Christmas traditions of your family and your country pretty much for granted. I know I always […]
Let’s go for a walk. In La Condesa, the hip and trendy neighborhood in Mexico City, let’s take a slow afternoon stroll along a paved path beneath trees in full leaf, surrounded by beautiful architecture, chic cafes and unexpected corners. Let’s discover another side to this crowded, cacophonous, sometimes overwhelming megalopolis. Let’s wander along the […]
Mexican handicrafts come in all types and styles. In our Photo of the Week, Otomi dolls for sale in a doorway in San Miguel de Allende show the wonderful sense of color, the embroidery tradition and the hand-sewing skills of their Otomi Indian creators. This is Mexican folk art at its most authentic. Otomi women […]
How the Concheros—the pre-Hispanic-style Dancers of Mexico–and all the movement, color, and joyous sounds they bring with them, rekindled remembered joy in a depressed heart. When you live where every day is a holiday of some kind—an excuse for a fiesta always at hand—it’s easy to forget one. That day I had forgotten. But Mexico […]
The Concheros Dancers