Last updated on January 7th, 2023
JourneyWoman’s Guide to Solo Travel in
Best Places for Women 50+
Travel by Book to Tangier, Morocco with “Tangerine” by Christine Mangan
For our March 2023 book of the month, we return to Morocco, for a gripping psychological thriller set in 1950s Tangier.
Four African Women Whose Lives Have Been Transformed by Tourism
Profiling the aspirations for four women in Africa who are working behind the scenes in tourism, as witnessed by contributor Diana Eden.
The Top 12 Countries for Women Solo Travelers Over 50 in 2023
When it comes to 2023 travel, 12 countries top the list for solo women over 50, according to our latest survey results.
Coming Home: A Tanzanian Safari Experience
A safari in Tanzania is not just about the wildlife, but also about the people, who are the protectors of this ancient land where our ancestors once roamed.
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What to Wear in South Africa
The JourneyWoman network shares their best tips and advice on what to pack and how to dress like the locals when travelling to South Africa.
What to Wear in Cameroun
The JourneyWoman network shares their best tips and advice on what to pack and how to dress like the locals when travelling to Camaruon.
What to Wear in Ethiopia
The JourneyWoman network shares their best tips and advice on what to pack and how to dress like the locals when travelling to Ethiopia.
What to Wear in Sudan
What to pack and wear when travelling to Sudan.
Find Your Packing Mojo – 12 Tips for Africa
In this article from our archives, JourneyWoman and journalist Alexis Grant shares her insight on packing for a women’s solo trip to Africa.
Morocco – Her Tips for Travelling Solo
From the archives, this tip-rich article by Susan Dresner will help inspire your visit to the colourful and cultural country of Morocco.
Exploring Gender Inequality in “Nervous Conditions” by Zimbabwean Author Tsitsi Dangarembga
In support of International Women’s Day on March 8, we selected “Nervous Conditions” by Zimbabwean author Tsitsi Dangarembga for our March book club.
Destination Morocco – 6 Safety Tips for Mature Women Travelling in Muslim Countries
Contributing writer Diana Eden shares safety tips gleaned from her travels through Morocco with her sister – two Canadians in their 70s who chose to stay in the peaceful oasis of riads as balm to the heat and chaos of a dazzlingly country always in motion.
What a Service Trip to Kenya Taught me About Life
It’s August 2018, and I’m on a WE service trip in Kenya with my daughter, Alyx. I thought it would prepare her for life. Never did I imagine the impact it would have on me.
Discovering the Musée Yves Saint Laurent in Marrakech, Morocco
Morocco is a banquet of colour, and the Museé Yves Saint Laurent in Marrakech is a vibrant example of the city’s best blues.
Travel Ethiopia: Intuition-Led Exploring
You know those pivotal moments when you explore a new place and a little voice inside you whispers "go down that alley" or "what is that – go find out"? or "you need to do this"? We don't always listen to that voice. We don't always trust our intuition. But when we...
Africa, a 17-year-old, his camera, and his inner musings…
Josh, Evelyn Hannon’s 17-year-old grandson, visited Kenya with WE.org and shares his experience in this beautiful photo essay.
The only (wo)man I envy is the (wo)man who has not yet been to Africa – for (s)he has so much to look forward to.”
– Richard Mullin