Wanderlust Solo Women Tours
Wellness travel for the Covid-weary: building a retreat business during a pandemic and seeking the silver lining.
With borders closed and international travel off the cards, Gina Cambridge, a passionate traveller with decades of solo global adventures up her sleeve, took the leap to create her own local, boutique retreats in New Zealand. Gina launched Wanderlust Solo Women Tours with the aim to offer an authentic and exclusive women’s-only retreat experience.
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