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This Month’s Featured Destination

A Taste of France, Canadianized

Restaurateur and chef Theresa Albert shares her top tips for adding global flavour to your holiday table with foie gras.

What to Wear in Paris

The JourneyWoman network shares what to wear and how to pack when travelling to Paris.

What to Wear on a European Holiday

The JourneyWoman network shares their best tips and advice on what to pack and how to dress like the locals when travelling to Europe on holiday.

She Barges the French Nivernais Canal

Evelyn’s ‘slowed down’, luxurious travel experience onboard a barge floating don the French Nivernais Canal.

The Beauty of Barging in France

Barge travel as all the makings of a female-friendly encounter. Evelyn Hannon writes about her experience cruising the waterways of Burgundy, France.

Le Shopping Secrets of French Women

Isn’t it maddening how French women always look chic? Or how the French effortlessly produce delicious meals? Pas du tout! They simply know how to shop

Ann Mah’s Suspenseful Novel “The Lost Vintage” Takes us to the Vineyards of France

Set in Burgandy, France, Ann Mah’s book The Lost Vintage explores past and present, love lost and secrets kept.

An Art Professor Rediscovers Her Muse in Travel Sabbatical

An art professor who reluctantly heads out on a scheduled sabbatical renews her passion for her own art and gets a preview of an exciting post-retirement life of her own creation.

Falling in Love with the South of France: Women’s Travel Tips from Author Patricia Sands

Best-selling author Patricia Sands shares her love for southern France and offers travel tips for women visiting the region.

What to Wear in France

Members of the JourneyWoman community submit their tips and advice on how to dress when visiting France.

Making Travel the Best It Can Be – By and For Women

We seek real life, not perfection. We pursue the wisdom of history, the beauty of culture, and the wonder in our world, found in moments both expansively big and surprisingly small. We’re not tourists—we bring our whole, authentic selves to every encounter. We are aware and accountable for the impact of our decisions on our Earth.

A Woman’s Guide to …

Italy France Canada United Kingdom United States Australia New Zealand Eastern Europe Caribbean & Mexico Africa Central, Latin, & South America

Best Places for Solo Travel

A tiny home sitting beside the ocean in Iceland Travelling with Chronic Pain: Tips to Stay Adventurous A scenic look over the countryside in Devon, UK A Woman's Travel Guide to England Amanda's tandem skydive was the biggest adrenaline rush our terrified-of-heights Editor has ever experienced Finding Renewal in New Zealand: How I Overcame my Fear of Travelling Solo Again Cocora Valley in the sun Women’s Solo Travel: Hiking Safety Tips in the Colombian Rainforest Elizabeth Jones on the ALinker A New Way to Travel: Exploring Scandinavia on my Alinker View from a house in Palm Springs Palm Springs, California: Myths Debunked 5 Things for Women to Love About Nicaragua Pride, Resilience & Community in Puerto Rico Key West Aerial / Key West Tourism Why Key West, Florida is the Perfect Travel Destination for Women Candid selfie of Evelyn and grandson Josh Exploring the Wonders of Iceland La pura vida Costa Rica Living la Pura Vida in Costa Rica Solo travel in Paris Traveling Solo in Paris The word Canada in sparklers in time lapse photography as part of Canada Day (July 1) celebration. — Photo by ClickImages Perfect Road Trip Tips from Locals to Help You Explore Canada Solo Croatia sidecar Explore Croatia - Go Before it Becomes Too Popular 25 things women should know about Ubud Bali 25 Things To Know Before Visiting Ubud, Bali Elvis impersonator and woman travelling in Las Vegas 25 Things Solo Women Should Know Before Visiting Las Vegas

Best Places for Slow Travel

Pauline meeting up with fellow slow traveller Janie in Luberon, France How Women Can Embrace a Slow Travel Mindset, with Slow Travel Pioneer Pauline Kenny How Shifting into Slow Travel Changed my Life: A Q&A with Kathy Wood, Founder of European Experiences Group of smiling women stand together in the countryside Immerse yourself in one of Europe's Most Beautiful Places with European Experiences Aerial view of barge, Southern France The Beauty of Barging in France Barge on the river, Burgundy, France She Barges the French Nivernais Canal Smiling young backpacker reaching back 36 Tips from a backpacker Diane Blake Seeing Canada's Great Lakes by Freighter Discovering Key West's Literary Secrets: From Hemingway to Judy Blume Woman drinking hot coffee at Christmas market Floating to Europe's Christmas Markets flat lay of woman packing Bare Bones Packing for a Cruise eyes-open-in-patagonia Eyes open in Patagonia: The Breathtaking Consequences of Climate Change

Best Places for Adventure

Boating down the Colorado River below Havasu Creek Best Trails in the US for Women Hikers Quaint chalet amongst the pastures of the Swiss Alps Hiking Switzerland's Gentle Jura Crest Trail: A Self-Guided Tour of the Swiss Alps Hiker Sonya Richmond of Come Walk With Us is on a four-year mission to hike more than 27,000 kilometres across Canada from coast to coast. Here, she hikes a section of Eastern Manitoba Best Trails in Canada for Women Hikers Haddow feeling on top of the world on her hiking adventure Chasing Adventure on Mount Everest After a Multiple Sclerosis Diagnosis The Kerry Way's winding trails journey through some of Ireland's highest peaks Hiking Ireland's Kerry Way Starts With the First Step Amanda's tandem skydive was the biggest adrenaline rush our terrified-of-heights Editor has ever experienced Finding Renewal in New Zealand: How I Overcame my Fear of Travelling Solo Again Cocora Valley in the sun Women’s Solo Travel: Hiking Safety Tips in the Colombian Rainforest View from Cup and Saucer Manitoulin Magic: Adventures in Nature Architecture along the Camino de Santiago trail inSp Women’s Solo Travel: Hiking the Camino de Santiago in Spain PEI_Confederation-Trail Hike, Bike and Walk Across Canada on the Great Trail 10 Things We Learned Travelling at Home in Ontario Recreational area and main dock, Arowhon Pines Resort Close to Nature at Arowhon Pines in Canada's Algonquin Park Glamping vs camping campground with covered seating Why Glamping Beats Camping in Algonquin Park Amanda stands, arms up, on a rocky Georgian Bay beach Adventures in Ontario's Bruce Peninsula Muskoka chairs and lake at sunset Glamping in Parry Sound, Ontario Pacific City, Oregon Road Trip Oregon, Like a Local Carolyn and Alyx stand with Kenyan school children What a Service Trip to Kenya Taught me About Life 5 Things for Women to Love About Nicaragua Candid selfie of Evelyn and grandson Josh Exploring the Wonders of Iceland La pura vida Costa Rica Living la Pura Vida in Costa Rica

Best Places for Renewal and Wellness

Mature woman in bikini and sun hat sits on a beach This Winter, Consider a Long Stay in the Caribbean Pacific City, Oregon Road Trip Oregon, Like a Local Bungalows over the water Follow in Hemingway's Footsteps in Cuba New Year's Eve in the Sahara Desert Volunteering With World Kitchen on a Farm in Puerto Rico Aerial view of San Juan, Puerto Rico Strolling the Blue Cobbled Streets of San Juan Tips about Puerto Rico 10 Women's Travel Tips for Puerto Rico Pride, Resilience & Community in Puerto Rico Key West Aerial / Key West Tourism Why Key West, Florida is the Perfect Travel Destination for Women Beyond the Beach: Five Unexpected Reasons to Visit Puerto Rico La pura vida Costa Rica Living la Pura Vida in Costa Rica

Best Places to Observe Wildlife and Nature

A gentle partnership - animal and protector. An elephant standing in a wildlife sanctuary Walking With the Elephants in Cambodia: An Experience Not Soon Forgotten Recreational area and main dock, Arowhon Pines Resort Close to Nature at Arowhon Pines in Canada's Algonquin Park Expert Tips for Responsible Animal Tourism: How to Engage with Wildlife When you Travel (Webinar) Three young women observe a herd of rhinos Practicing Responsible Animal-Based Tourism: Guidelines for Ethical Travel JW Zoom Session with Dr Carol Kline + Nora Livingston - Cover Ethical Animal Encounters: Travel Tips from Experts A large grey elephant stands, trunk down, in front of a wall of green trees, with another elephant emerging from the trees in the background Solo Travellers and Authentic Animal Encounters: Six Places to Experience Wildlife Stuffed turtle on operating table in Florida Turtle Hospital with equipment in background Falling in Love at Florida's Turtle Hospital

Best Places to Dive Deep into Arts and Culture

The National Gallery in London, England 5 Museums You Won't Want to Miss in London Golden hour view of Lisbon, Portugal The Reinvention of Lisbon, Europe’s Other ‘City of Light’ MAAT Lisbon, Portugal Lisbon's World-Class Museums Offer a Feast of Cultural Treasures Overlooking the canals of Venice Wanders Through Venice: The Cane in the Canal and Other Travel Stories Woman in period costume talking about Women of the Ward to onlooking crowd, Toronto Women Who Shaped Toronto: the Resilient Women of St John's Ward Ponce, Puerto Rico Step back into colonial history in Ponce, Puerto Rico Vibrant Color - Best of Blue Discovering the Musée Yves Saint Laurent in Marrakech, Morocco Woman enjoying museum 10 Museums Worldwide Women will Enjoy

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Do You Have a Travel Tip to Share?

Do You Have a Travel Tip to Share?

Featured Image: Quote Catalog on UnsplashWe want to empower you with the practical, real, and honest information you need to travel safely and well.  Share your advice!  Please share one piece of advice that will help other members of our JourneyWoman community...

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It Takes a Village – An Inspirational Story of Rural India

It Takes a Village – An Inspirational Story of Rural India

The saying goes that “it takes a village” to raise a child. No one in rural India defines this saying more than former village chief Shyam Sundar Paliwal, who plants 111 trees for every girl born in his village. Bonnie Hinschberger shares her experiences visiting this tiny village in Piplantri, between Deogarh and Udaipur, in semi-arid Rajasthan.

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