Last updated on January 7th, 2023
JourneyWoman’s Guide to Solo Travel in
Including Australia, Cambodia, China, Japan, Indonesia, India, Nepal, New Zealand, South Korea, Vietnam and more…
Best Places for Women 50+
Laura Maya’s new memoir, “Tell Them My Name”, takes us to Nepal to explore the beauty of our differences and the joy of exploration.
The top 10 UNESCO World Heritage sites that women say should be on every solo traveller’s must-experience list.
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.
How a multiple sclerosis diagnosis challenged solo female traveller Jennifer Haddow to change her life and trek to Mount Everest.
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Bangkok local Donna Campbell shares her best shopping tips for Chatuchak Market, the world’s largest market.
Ebiking is the new must-do for women in New Zealand. Local and JW Contributor Rosemary Neave shares her suggestions for the best cycling trails.
JourneyWoman readers share their best tips and advice on what to wear and how to pack when you visit New Zealand.
The JourneyWoman community shares their tips and advice on what to pack and what to wear when visiting Australia.
Guest Writer and photographer Carol Moore-Ede gives us a snapshot of her best tips for capturing travel photos without forgetting your manners.
JourneyWoman Marilyn shares her tips for travelling through Cambodia, including avoiding its nastier insect inhabitants.
Sometimes, moments of mishaps and worry while traveling – the kind that force you to think outside of the box – create a steamer trunk full of memories. This is one of those times. I'm standing on Jong-ro in Seoul. It's 10:30 p.m. and I've made myself voluntarily...
If you ever get the chance to travel to North Stradbroke Island, Australia, make sure you do the gorge walk.
On a recent trip to Vietnam, I was lucky (and smart) enough to take time for a solo morning at Nomad Yoga.
"Here are some tips for travelling in southern Kazakstan and Nothern Kyrgyzstand (near Lake Issyk-Kul). These two countries are a bit like Iceland 15 years ago, a new destination for backpackers and outdoor enthusiasts, not a lot of touristy infrastructures. It is...
Guest Writer Carol Moore-Ede shares her visit to the Elephant Valley Project, Cambodia’s original elephant sanctuary.
After the death of her husband Gabe in 2018, the prospect of going through life solo filled Amanda with dread. She faced her grief, anger and loneliness in a two-week solo travel adventure in New Zealand.
After a failed relationship that broke her heart and a fall that broke her jaw, a solo traveller seeks self-healing in meditation in Nepal.
In the first installment in a new New Zealand series, Editor Amanda Burgess chronicles her two-week solo travel adventure through New Zealand’s South Island – the crazy things she did on her ‘Adrenaline Junkie’ tour, the friends she made, and her insights about this breathtaking country, its people, and herself.
Karen was 12 when her father came homunced that the family would be moving to South Korea for his job. A year later, Karen’s family was packed up and on their way.
Animal tourism experts Dr Carol Kline and Nora Livingstone give us tips and guidelines to engage ethically with wildlife when we travel. (Webinar)
Doing the background research for an article on Japan, my favorite recipe called ‘Non-Swedish Meatballs’ suddenly popped into my mind. I thought… Why not?
On a recent trip to Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) I departed drastically from my usual pattern. The bargains available in this city are fabulous and the locals are wonderfully adept at charming you out of your last U.S. dollar or Vietnamese dong.
JourneyWoman Karen Slawner, a political science professor at the University of Toledo, talks the nitty-gritty about travelling in Indonesia.
Of all the many places in the world that I’ve travelled to Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) in Vietnam offers the best-value shopping opportunities
– Wendell Berry.