I was inspired to start Lagoa Swimwear while I was living in Brazil. I spent two years abroad, traveling to all of the beautiful beaches and lagoas. I’ve always been nervous to leave my belongings unattended on the beach. On one occasion, I went into the ocean for a minute and upon my return, my money and ID were stolen. I looked everywhere for a bikini with a pocket and came up empty handed, so I decided to come up with a solution.
Celinne Da Costa, of TheNomadsOasis, shares her story and tips for solo women travel. “Social media (especially Instagram) makes quitting your 9-5 job to travel the world look so easy. It’s not, and if you want to make this into a lifestyle, you need to have a strategy outside throwing away your stability to go travel without having some sort of plan set into place.”
“I’ve actually met more solo female travelers on the road than I have male.” Hear Monica’s thoughts on solo travel, minimalist souvenirs and more!
Learn more about Meleena Bowers, Senior Editor at The Travel Women
Karolin Troubetzkoy’s university professor told her that the hospitality industry was a man’s job. Years later she is the Executive Director of Marketing and Operations at two of the top resorts in the world Anse Chastanet and Jade Mountain in Saint Lucia. Since 2010 she became the President of the Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association and has been honored with numerous awards. Learn how she is impacting the Saint Lucia economy, other Caribbean hotels and inspiring other women to follow in her footsteps.
Learn more about Anna Kloots, Senior Editor.
Sara Melotti started a personal project called “Quest for Beauty” where she challenges the traditional portrayal of beauty in the media by sharing moving portraits of beautiful women around the world.