Edited by Marybeth Bond

Including stories by Pam Houston, Mary Morris, Helen Thayer, Robyn Davidson, Barbara Grizzuti Harrison, Gretel Ehrlich, Lynne Cox, and many more…

A Woman’s World is not just a book for ‘Everywoman’…It’s also a book for ‘Everyman.’ It shows how women travel through the world and how the world relates to them.”
New York Times

A bestseller that has sold over 90,000 copies and delights readers worldwide in English, Dutch, Spanish, Korean, and Mandarin.

A National Bestseller, newly updated…

This groundbreaking collection of true travel stories by women became a bestseller and has been translated into four languages. Now updated with a new preface and a fresh cover, A Woman’s World is poised to inspire a wider audience. Join these adventurous women as they circle the globe from Antarctica to Zanzibar, Inner Mongolia to Tennessee. The 55 stories in this award-winning volume will enlighten, entertain, and fill you with the spirit of adventure.

In A Woman’s World readers will:

  • Join Pam Houston as she weathers depression and a blizzard camping in Utah
  • Ride across the steppes of Mongolia on a horse with no name with Lynn Ferrin
  • Shoot the rapids of the Grand Canyon and fulfill a dream with grandmother Ruth Bond
  • Ride the hormone rollercoaster of menopause on a river trip in Borneo with Tracy Johnston
  • Experience a spiritual awakening with Jean Shinoda Bolen, M.D. at a sanctuary in France
  • Get rid of excess baggage (both external and internal) in Mexico withMary Morris

About the editors

Marybeth Bond is the award-winning author/editor of five women’s travel books in the Travelers’ Tales series. She was the travel expert for CBS Evening Magazine, and has been a featured guest on The Oprah Winfrey Show. Her travel articles have been published worldwide in magazines such as Islands andShape, and in newspapers such as the San Francisco Examiner and Kuala Lumpur Star. Marybeth has hiked, cycled, climbed, dived, and kayaked her way through six continents and more than seventy countries around the world. She lives in Northern California with her husband, two children, and a dog.

About Travelers’ Tales

Founded in 1993, Travelers’ Tales publishes the best in travel writing from world-famous authors and new and emerging writers. Our goal is to inspire and enlighten readers through true stories by travelers who have explored the depths of their experiences. The series includes: country and regional guides; books which explore the themes of women’s travel, spirituality, food, humor, and adventure; travel advice books; Footsteps: The Soul of Travel, a series of single-author travel narratives; and Travelers’ Tales Classics, a series which introduces out-of-print favorites of travel literature to a new audience.

A Woman’s World: True Stories of World Travel
Edited by Marybeth Bond
Travelers’ Tales, May 2003
$18.95 Trade Paperback, 430 pages, 5 1/8″ x 8″
ISBN: 1-885211-95-3