SEATTLE, WA. October 1, 2010 – Wanderlust and Lipstick, the ultimate resource for women travelers, announces the third annual WanderWomen Write Contest for female travel writers. Participants may enter their original travel stories for a chance to win a spectacular 10-day tour for two through South Vietnam and Cambodia with Buffalo Tours.The contest is open to women, whether they are newly-emerging or seasoned travel writers. Wanderlust and Lipstick founder, Beth Whitman, says, “The WanderWomen Write contest is now in its 3rd year and was created to encourage women to pursue their passions in both travel and writing. Last year, there were more than 300 entries from some very talented established, as well as budding, travel writers.”The contest runs October 1, 2010 through December 31, 2010, and the winning writers will be announced in mid-February. Entries may be submitted under one of the following categories: Adventure, Family Fun, Food & Drink, Off the Beaten Path or Spiritual.
The PrizesGrand Prize: A 10-day tour for two of Vietnam & Cambodia with Buffalo Tours (value $3,550). Vietnam’s Majestic Mekong and Amazing Cambodia provides the traveler with a chance to enjoy the preserved cultural treasures of this beautiful region while being immersed in its modern-day vibrancy. Highlights include visits to Saigon, the Mekong Delta by boat, Phnom Penh and the amazing Angkor Wat temple complex.Category Winners: Each category winner will receive a Briggs & Riley BRX Explore 22″ Upright carry-on bag (value $290). For the adventurer who takes packing light seriously, this bag is built to maximum carry-on dimensions, with a zippered expandable main compartment.
Contest JudgesHarriet Baskas – Travel WriterRosalind Cummings-Yeates – Travel and Culture WriterPam Mandel – Freelance Travel WriterAnja Mutic – Travel WriterAngela Nickerson – Writer, Photographer, Traveler
About Buffalo ToursBuffalo Tours is an internationally renowned, award-winning travel company spanning Indochina. They offer a wide range of inspirational travel options in Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Thailand, from adventure travel and voluntourism to luxury travel. For more information, visit www.BuffaloTours.com
About Wanderlust and LipstickWanderlust and Lipstick is THE destination for women travelers. This growing media company includes a series of comprehensive travel guides for women, adventure tours and a website featuring tips and extensive information to ensure safe and enjoyable travel. Founder Beth Whitman, has more than 23 years of travel experience. For more information, visit www.WanderlustAndLipstick.comMedia Contact: Beth WhitmanEMAIL: beth@WanderlustAndLipstick.comTWITTER: @WanderlusterWEBSITE: www.WanderlustAndLipstick.com