Last updated on September 10th, 2021
With a whole world to explore, which UNESCO World Heritage Sites should be on every woman’s must-see list?
Kate Pullinger’s Historical Fiction Novel: “Mistress of Nothing” Takes us to Lady Duff Gordon’s Egypt
The JourneyWoman Book Club sets sail to Egypt in the late 1800s with the award-winning ‘Mistress of Nothing’ by Kate Pullinger.
Christine Osbourne’s Fearless Memoir “Travels with My Hat” Takes you on a Solo Tour of the Middle East
Beloved by solo travellers, ‘Travels with My Hat: A Lifetime on the Road,’ by Australian Christine Osborne, is an incredible story of a fearless, brave woman, who travelled to remote areas of Ethiopia, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Iraq, Pakistan, and Morocco at a time well before the Internet, travel guides and mass tourism.
Alex Reynolds is an American JourneyWoman who has scrambled up dusty fortresses in Afghanistan, watched gods dance in South India, followed spirit dogs through the Caucasus mountains, and smoked with shamans in Pakistan. Her travel blog, Lost With Purpose, serves as a guide to help others do the same.
JourneyWoman Donna travelled Turkey with her daughter – they went without a group and without a plan. Find out why they think you should too!
Tips + Inspiration
Although there is no substitute for actually being in a place, these guided virtual tours may be the next best thing in our time of isolation. Google Maps has compiled treks and trips from around the globe to stimulate your senses.
Before visiting Iran, I did my culturally correct clothing research and found out about the chador, the “traditional” Iranian dress for women
Brianne travelled to Jordan and shares of her observations to help other women planning to travel to this part of the world.
What to Wear
JourneyWomen planning to travel to Turkey may want to keep the following information in mind in order to avoid problems and to increase their enjoyment.
The JourneyWoman network shares their best tips and advice on what to pack and how to dress like the locals when travelling to the Middle East.
The JourneyWoman network shares their best tips and advice on what to pack and how to dress like the locals when travelling to Jordan.
Featured Women-Friendly Tours
– Wendell Berry.