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plus size packing list

Every curvy girl has their favorite places to shop for everyday clothes.  But where do you look when you need something functional, not fashionable?  This ultimate plus size packing guide provides you with resources for finding everything you need for your next adventure. This post contains affiliate and/or referral links. I may receive compensation for […]

plus size kilimanjaro

I remember the first time I climbed Mount Kilimanjaro like it was yesterday.  It was hard, so SO hard.  I felt that the emotional baggage I brought with me on the mountain far outweighed the daypack I was carrying on my back.  I didn’t belong there.  I had never climbed a mountain before in my […]

There’s always a learning curve that comes with traveling to a new destination and climbing Mount Kilimanjaro is no different.  Not every article you read will give you the information you REALLY need, the embarrassing, unexpected surprises you might experience while traveling.  I learned plenty of those lessons on the mountain and now I’m sharing […]

ultimate kilimanjaro packing list for women

So you’re thinking about climbing Kilimanjaro, eh?  Maybe you’ve even booked your trip, bought your plane tickets and marked the big Summit Day on your calendar.  But now the real work begins: researching what to bring and what to leave behind. The porters who carry your gear up the mountain have a weight limit of […]

climbing kilimanjaro overweight

220 pounds. That’s how much I weighed the morning I set out to climb Africa’s tallest peak.  I was by far the heaviest woman in our group and, I’d soon discover, the heaviest woman on the trail.  I knew I wasn’t exactly in the best shape of my life but what I lacked in strength […]

whoa travel review

Last spring, after a particularly brutal New England winter, I was going through a bout of depression.  I booked a last minute trip to Boston to partake in the Women in Travel Summit and there I met Danielle and Allison, the owners of WHOA Travel.  They were sponsors at the event and had a lovely […]

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