We are constantly barraged with news, and the onslaught numbs us to most of the cookie-cutter reporting we receive through our usual channels.   I try to follow the few who are bold enough in their convictions, opinions, and emotions to involve me in their story. Ashleigh Banfield is one such journalist who captures her audience …

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NAME: Jeanette Cheney LOCATION: Melbourne, Australia OCCUPATION: Coffee drinker, blogger, executive officer Jeanette is our Exploring Women contest winner, and in true Misadventures spirit she has an innate curiosity of people, places, and exploring the world. She credits her parents and grandparents for inspiring and encouraging her to travel since she was a child. She says, “You’ll …

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Mars is big business. There are “one-way ticket to Mars” contests, waiting lists for space flights, and most likely a Mars reality show in the works. Everyone wants to colonize and cash in on Mars, kissing Earth goodbye. It all sounds exciting enough — but no one is going anytime soon. The reality is that …

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Women making a difference in the world of conservation are driven by their passion. They work tirelessly to implement programs that educate, inspire, and raise awareness for their cause. Ghislaine Maxwell is one such woman who campaigns internationally to protect our oceans. I am mesmerized by her enthusiasm, her passion for the underwater world, and her …

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We live in a time of “Look at me, look at me,” presented to us on a daily basis whenever we have any contact with social media. I am witness to countless situations where people feign interest in news and conversations so that they can turn it around and make it all about themselves. It’s so …

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Part 1: Women of Adventure I am very excited to join the fabulously talented team of Misadventures Magazine, and thank them for the opportunity to share a little extra adventure with you. I have been fortunate to travel the world working and participating in explorations and expeditions for twenty years. I believe challenging ourselves can …

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