There is nothing like spending time with your girls. Forget GNO (girls night), in 2022, commit to go beyond an evening with your BFFs and plan a great adventure. You deserve unhindered time to chat, to chat, to chat and to do what you all like best. An escape for girls is the thing that will give you memories to get you through those days when you were whispering, “why, why, pseyyy?” when you are trying to navigate your child’s homework on math or science project or otherwise just a little stretched.
As the world continues to navigate safe journeys, do your next task by deciding where to go with the girls.

South Africa
Karen “Lofty” Loftus, the Chair and Founder of Women’s Adventure Travel, is hosting a stay in South Africa, December 1-9, 2022. The “Seduction of South Africa” ​​tour has a great mix of things. Start in Johannesburg, a riding city, rich in history. Check in at The Fairlawns Hotel with a great introductory dinner and some influential local women. You will also follow in Mandela’s footsteps, see the city of Soweto and dive into Maboneng, Brooklyn and Jo’Burg. During your visit there will be local women, history, fashion, food and new friendships. Next, a stay in one of the best safari lodges. Experience wildlife like never before. There will also be downtime so you can dive into that safari silence. Complete the one-time trip to Cape Town. Anticipate walks on Table Mountain and tours of wineries, tastings and lunches in the iconic vineyards. You will have water and seafood in the area. It’s the best South Africa has to offer. Find out more at www.womensadventuretravels.com.

Ashland, Oregon
If you’re all thinking about girls’ power, consider Lithia Springs Resort’s “She flies with her wings”, an empowering and well-being haven run by holistic health and transformational lifestyle coach Andréa Matteson. Gain personal strength to further light up your life. Work with Matteson to practice self-compassion, celebrate victories, and achieve mentality empowerment. The retreat includes a two-night stay at Lithia Springs Resort, along with a welcome gift, including a self-reflective diary and chocolate truffle. On the first day, Matteson runs a two-hour Discovery Session, followed by a two-hour Mindfulness Empowerment Session on the second day. Guests will also receive free gourmet breakfast, afternoon tea and access to the resort’s facilities, including the fitness villa, outdoor jacuzzi and cross-country bikes to explore nearby trails.

Taos, New Mexico
Taos is in the southernmost mountain range of rocks. This is ideal for those who love the outdoors. Hiking, mountain biking, white water rafting along the Rio Grande and ballooning. When you are ready to relax, there are wineries like Vivac and Blue Mesa or Taos Mesa Brewing. Visit the recently reopened Ojo Caliente. Refresh and replenish the natural hot springs with their muddy pool, large pool, arsenic pool and Kiva pool, each with its own healing properties and unique environment. Another welfare destination is Native Roots Healing, a store that offers traditional herbal remedies, healing sessions and wellness classes to their ancestral and folk medicine team. Taos has been the home of the Red Willow people for over 1000 years and has a rich indigenous culture fused with the people who call it home. When you feel hungry, eat at Farmhouse Café and La Cueva, which highlights the flavors of the new Mexican cuisine from Horacio and Juana, the team of men and women from Mexico.

Miami
No arm twisting is required to entice you to consider Miami. You have a fantastic beach, nightlife, great food, museums and more. Hilton Aventura Miami is in one of the richest neighborhoods in the city. If you and your daughters are shoppers, Aventura Mall is home to over 300 luxury boutiques, shops and art galleries. You can also find entertainment right in the hotel, be it private yoga classes, dining at the Gala, with its South American and international cuisine, entertainment in the Lobby Bar or the Starbucks cafe which is also a wine bistro. The Shopping in Style package includes a discounted room rate, along with a 15% discount on your total Bloomingdale’s purchase, a free personal shopper, a signature gift, free parking and late check-out.

France
Lauren Bates, founder of the travel company Wild Terrains, aims to give a new look to a girls trip to France. The 10-day trip includes Paris, Provence and the Côte d’Azur, connecting travelers with the incredible women who make up France today. The focus is to show travelers the real France — so the itinerary highlights not only French women, but women from countries such as Cameroon, Benin, Reunion Island, Iran and India, which have made France their home. permanent. Wild Terrains collaborates with local women hoteliers, chefs, artists, stylists and historians to design their itineraries. Some highlights include a conversation about African immigration to France and links between African textiles and French fashion with Jacqueline Ngo, founder of Paris’s Asia Minor, French jam cooking class with Nadège Gaultier and Laura Goninet – entrepreneurs after the famous Confiture Parisien of Paris, cruise days along the French Riviera, private visits to studios of local artists, private dinners with top chefs and stays at women-owned properties like Le Ballu in Paris and Château Fonscolombe in Provence. Travel dates are available in April, June, September and October. Find out more at www.wildterrains.com.
Carthage, Colombia
Located in the Caribbean Sea, in the northwestern part of the continent, the beauty of Cartagena is its colonial architecture, vibrant nightlife, cultural festivals and lush landscapes. There is a lot to explore. Las Bóvedas, originally designed as a prison, is now a string of local shops selling handicrafts from the Colombian Caribbean region. Look at the various arts, from paintings to carpets and masks, or get a hammock to bring home and hang on your porch. Take a walking tour with Foodies Cartagena, a food company dedicated to designing and operating gastronomic experiences in Cartagena. In addition to tours, they also offer classes in preparing traditional Colombian Caribbean cuisine. Speaking of food, Carmen is in an elegant, intimate colonial home in the city center. Serves contemporary cuisine featuring crab, lobster, red grill and ‘chicharron’ with pork belly. For the best cocktails, hit Alquímico, called for their attention to ingredients in producing cocktails that are larger than the sum of their portions. Located in a three-story building reminiscent of Cartagena’s old town, each level has its own bar, namely “The Mansion” on the ground floor, “The Balcony” on the third floor and “The Terrace” on the roof. Named in the list of the 50 best bars in the world. As for where to stay, Casa San Agustin is a boutique hotel with art and architecture reminiscent of the city’s rich history as a 17th-century Spanish bastion. There are original frescoes in the library and centuries-old wooden beamed ceilings in the guest rooms. The hotel’s Aurum Spa offers traditional hammam treatments.

St. George’s, Grenada
Refresh on Spice Island. Laluna is intimate, 16 villas and luxury villas. The Caribbean Sea creates the scene for yoga or Pilates on the beach. Grand Anse beach awaits you. There is a reason that is known in the world. Kayak, paddle board, go for a sunset cruise or snorkel. Treat yourself to a bath or one of the personal healing sessions that Reiki uses with Craniosacral therapy. Wednesday night is outdoor movie night and do not miss the artwork featured in the Enchanted Forest. Take down the property for a sweet treat, “Chocolate Bean Journey to the Bar: A Chocolate Dream” at Belmont Estate where you learn how to make chocolate, from berry to bar. For the best food, the Calabash Hotel is home to the Rhodes restaurant, beloved for its hand-made pasta, slow-cooked pork ribs and other dishes.