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Women’s Solo Travel: Outlandish Landings

Women’s Solo Travel: Outlandish Landings

It’s never too early to start planning! Girls Guide to Paris’ Doni Belau shares her top 9 list of slightly outlandish destinations for those of us adventurous types who have been stuck at home for far too long and for whom cabin fever is very very real, when we’re we’ll ready to get OUT. Way out

#TravelatHome Series: Stepping Out: A Cabin in the Woods, Wildlife and Fresh Air

#TravelatHome Series: Stepping Out: A Cabin in the Woods, Wildlife and Fresh Air

For the past five months, I’ve been in a small apartment where I have complete control over its cleanliness. The idea of stepping outside my comfort zone caused some anxiety, but once I had started planning my trip to Arowhon Pines in Algomquin Park, my spirits rose. I considered several new criteria in my decision-making process – not just the destination itself, but also how I would get there, onsite healthcare, nearby hospitals and mobility and access

#TravelAtHome Series: Adventures in the Bruce Peninsula

#TravelAtHome Series: Adventures in the Bruce Peninsula

I’ve always been hesitant to visit overcrowded The Grotto, an open cave hidden in the cliff face of the Niagara Escarpment near Tobermory. But when two adventurous friends and I started planning a girls’ road trip to feed our travel bug during the pandemic, The Grotto, with its timed four-hour parking slots operating at half capacity, started to look more attractive.

Travelling with Mom: Tips and Advice

Travelling with Mom: Tips and Advice

One day my 70-year old mom asked me to join her on a trip to Hungary. The trip was not very successful. Ten years later, we’ve been travelling together ever since. Here are my tips to travel with mom.

Following in Hemingway’s Footsteps in Cuba

Following in Hemingway’s Footsteps in Cuba

I’m standing about 800 km east of Havana, Cuba on a narrow bridge spanning an effervescent jade ocean. In the distance, an iron statue of Ernest Hemingway welcomes me to Cayo Guillermo in the Jardines del Rey archipelago, a 200-km string of tiny islands sprinkled off the northern coast of Cuba.

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