explorer series

Where in the World SMNTY Fans Have Traveled

At end of Women's Wanderlust all about women traveling alone, we asked podcast listeners to share their travel stories with us. So in case you're needing any travel inspiration, here are just some of the spots around the globe where Stuff Mom Never Told You fans trekked and, for some, how those journeys have changed their lives.

How to Travel Like a Victorian Lady

Priceless do's and don't for going abroad from Victorian lady travelers who didn't let their bustles hold them back from seeing the world.

Women's Wanderlust

Women who travel alone have long raised suspicious eyebrows for bucking convention in order to see the world. Cristen and Caroline take a trip from the 19th-century Golden Age of Travel to today to find out why women travel solo and whether their independent itineraries are really a safety risk.

Seafaring Women

The earliest seafaring women had to disguise themselves as men just to be allowed aboard ships. In this aquatic installment of their series on exploration, Cristen and Caroline chart the incredible adventures of women on the high seas past and present.

Antarctic Women

Of all the places on the globe, Antarctica has been the hardest for women to reach, barred even from South Pole-bound ships. Cristen and Caroline bundle up for an adventure with the persistent women who fought their way to explore the icy continent. Antarctica-bound ships, women have had to fight their way to explore the icy continent.

Women's Work: Exploration

17 incredible explorers who scoured the globe against all womanly odds.

All-Terrain Women

During the Golden Age of Exploration, discovering unknown lands was something that typically required a lot of money -- and being a man. Cristen and Caroline highlight the women who dared to defy convention, explore and change the world.

Mapping Women Explorers

Exploration has long be considered a manly pursuit, but a new generation of women explorers and adventures are changing that. Cristen and Caroline survey the women's rich and exciting history of exploration and how they've fought for the right the investigate the natural world -- even in petticoats and corsets.