Travel / Guides: Giving Women Their Wings

When Evelyn Hannon decided at age 57 that she wanted to create an online travel guide, she had no market research and didn't know the difference between e-mail and a website. What Hannon had was a hunch: beyond the walls of her Toronto high-rise, she sensed a world of female wannabe adventurers eager for women's real-life travel information. "If you need to find a good doctor or a safe hotel, you ask the women," she says. "I wanted to begin a network around the world that would help each other to travel."

Her result is an award-winning site...

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