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Ethical Elephant Adventures in Laos
Featured image: Sandy enjoys an ethical encounter with elephants in Laos | Photo provided by Sandy BibackThe joy of walking with elephants in Laos By Sandy Biback, Guest Writer As I get off the plane in Laos, I wonder why people stop in their tracks. Then I see it -...
Five Superb Day Trips from Paris by Train
These five day trips from Paris by train will whisk you away for a day of discovery, each into a different universe.
Weekend in Bath: The Perfect Solo Getaway
With its Georgian architecture, thermal spas and lush gardens, Bath, UK is the perfect getaway for solo women seeking ‘me’ time.
Wellness Travel in 2023: The Divine Destination Collection Expands Spiritual Travel to the South of France
The Divine Destinations Collection has expanded its spiritual retreats for women to the South of France in June 2023.
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Less-Travelled Places: The Undiscovered Town of La Herradura in Southern Spain
The undiscovered town of La Herradura, near Malaga in Southern Spain, is central enough to visit the Alhambra and other historic sites.
‘Not-to-be-Missed’ Travel Tips to Explore Paris Like a Local
Paris local Doni Belau shares her very own ‘not-to-be-missed’ list for women and some common mistakes made by first-time solo travellers.
Following in Goya’s Footsteps: A Journey Through Zaragoza, Spain
Art lover Catherine Driver shares her secrets to discover Zaragoza, Spain, a less-travelled city with incredible historic sights and museums.
Tips for Women Over 80 to Prepare for Iceland’s Adventures
Contributing writer Diana Eden shares her tips on preparing for a trip to Iceland from a woman-over-80’s perspective.
Why Iceland Should Be Your First Post-Pandemic Solo Trip
Three reasons why Reykjavik, Iceland should be your first post-pandemic solo trip, from guest writer Marisa Pooley.
Five Things I Learned on my First International Trip in Almost Two Years
Five lessons learned from my first international trip in two years, with tips on travel insurance, testing, mask etiquette and travel agents.
Six Books Written by Women Who Walked the Camino
Six books that might just inspire you to walk your own Camino, recommended by women who have done it.
Step Into a Timeless World in “A House in Corfu: A Family’s Sojourn in Greece” by Emma Tennant
In Emma Tennant’s memoir “A House in Corfu” we visit Greece and celebrate the joy of a timeless world, one of vine, olive and sea.
Less-Discovered Places for Women to Explore in Greece
When the unexpected happens in Greece, there are wonderful new adventures to be discovered in Crete, Ios, Naxos and Santorini.
Five Stunning Less-Travelled Places for Adventurous Women to Explore
In an ongoing series, we round up five off-the-grid travel destinations every adventurous traveller should add to their must-see lists, as selected by JourneyWomen.
Travelling with Chronic Pain in Iceland: Tips to Stay Adventurous
Guest Writer Karen Gershowitz shares her story of traveling with chronic pain to Iceland, and shows us how it might slow you down, but doesn’t have to permanently ground you.
Hiking Switzerland’s Gentle Jura Crest Trail: A Self-Guided Tour of the Swiss Alps
Guest writer Anna Hobbs shares her fulfilling experience hiking the Jura Crest Trail, the gentle long-distance hike in Switzerland, that runs parallel to the Swiss-French border.
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