Last updated on January 7th, 2023

JourneyWoman’s Guide to Solo Travel in

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What to Wear in New Zealand

What to Wear in New Zealand

JourneyWoman readers share their best tips and advice on what to wear and how to pack when you visit New Zealand.

What to Wear in Australia

What to Wear in Australia

The JourneyWoman community shares their tips and advice on what to pack and what to wear when visiting Australia.

Women’s Travel Tip: Cambodia

Women’s Travel Tip: Cambodia

JourneyWoman Marilyn shares her tips for travelling through Cambodia, including avoiding its nastier insect inhabitants.

Homeless in Seoul: Finding a safe haven for solo female travellers

Homeless in Seoul: Finding a safe haven for solo female travellers

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...

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How I Rediscovered my Solo Travel Mojo in New Zealand’s South Island

How I Rediscovered my Solo Travel Mojo in New Zealand’s South Island

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.

She Learns to Cross Streets in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

She Learns to Cross Streets in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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.

Shopping in Vietnam

Shopping in Vietnam

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

“Nobody can discover the world for somebody else. Only when we discover it for ourselves does it become common ground and a common bond and we cease to be alone.”
– Wendell Berry.