Last updated on January 7th, 2023
JourneyWoman’s Guide to Solo Travel in
Central, Latin + South America
Best Places for Women 50+
The Lure of Panama City’s Old Town, Casco Antiguo, in the Off-Season
An off-season trip to Panama’s old city, Casco Antiguo, highlights the lure of this biodiverse, historic and less-travelled country.
Five Best Shoulder Season Destinations Recommended by Solo Women
Five shoulder season travel destinations recommended by women that offer lower costs, less crowds, and unique experiences.
Why Antarctica is the Ultimate Once-in-a-Lifetime Adventure for Women
Polar expert Franny Bergschneider from Wild Women Expeditions shares why Antarctica is hailed as the ultimate adventure for women.
Five Places to Ring in the New Year, Next Year
From El Fin del Mundo in Argentina to the sandswept Sahara Desert, here are five places you may want to ring in the New Year in the future.
Places for adventurous women
Solo Travel Planning
Photo Etiquette Tips for World Travellers
Guest Writer and photographer Carol Moore-Ede gives us a snapshot of her best tips for capturing travel photos without forgetting your manners.
Women’s Solo Travel: Hiking Safety Tips in the Colombian Rainforest
You may be a solo travel expert, but have you ever hiked Colombia on your own? Contributor Samantha Glauser shares what she learned on her solo adventure through the Colombian rainforest.
Women’s Travel Tip: Arequipa, Peru
JourneyWoman Claudette shares her tips for soaking up all Peru has to offer – including what’s worth the investment and what isn’t.
Women’s Travel Tip: Hike the Classic Inca Trail
You can get to Machu Picchu by train and bus but I highly recommend doing one of the hiking treks as it is the experience of a lifetime.
Women’s Travel Tip: Prepare for High Altitudes in Ecuador
Tips for altitudes from my 5100m climb at Chimborazo volcano in Ecuador
What to Wear in Paraguay
The JourneyWoman network shares their best tips and advice on what to pack and how to dress like the locals when travelling to Paraguay.
What to Wear in Panama
The JourneyWoman network shares their best tips and advice on what to pack and how to dress like the locals when travelling to Panama.
What to Wear in South America
The JourneyWoman network shares their best tips and advice on what to pack and how to dress like the locals when travelling to South America.
What to Wear in Peru
The JourneyWoman network shares their best tips and advice on what to pack and how to dress like the locals when travelling to Peru.
What to Wear in Bolivia
The JourneyWoman network shares their best tips and advice on what to pack and how to dress like the locals when travelling to Bolivia.
Women Share Where to See the Northern Lights
Women share their once-in-a-lifetime stories of the Northern Lights, which inextricably connect us to the universe in a way that no other experience in the world can offer.
The Top 10 UNESCO World Heritage Sites Recommended by Women
The top 10 UNESCO World Heritage sites that women say should be on every solo traveller’s must-experience list.
The Top Seven Once-in-a-Lifetime Travel Experiences Every Woman Should Have
We reveal the top seven Once-in-a-Lifetime Travel Experiences recommended by women, including the Northern LIghts, the Camino de Santiago, Canada’s Rocky Mountains, a Safari in Africa, an Antarctica expedition, Machu Picchu and Bali.
JourneyWoman Book Club: “State of Wonder” Takes You to the Amazon Rainforest (Brazil)
The JourneyWoman Book Club ventures into Brazil and the Amazon Rainforest for a journey from darkness to light with Ann Patchett’s novel “State of Wonder.”
Solo Travel Memoirs: Sue Finds Family in Brazil
A summer in Brazil changed Sue’s life forever, teaching her about courage and taking risks.
Eyes open in Patagonia: The Breathtaking Consequences of Climate Change
JourneyWoman publisher Carolyn Ray reflects on climate change while at Los Glaciares National Park in Patagonia, Argentina.
5 Things for Women to Love About Nicaragua
Travelling as a solo woman to Managua, Nicaragua, I have to admit to some anxiety, but I found much to love in this Central American country.
Featured Women-Friendly Tours
– Susan Sontag