Why do women buy travel insurance? If the cost of travel insurance gives you heartburn, consider these cautionary tales.
Travel Tips from an Octogenarian By Diana Eden, Guest Writer When my handsome 39-year-old financial advisor said to me, “Well, you probably won't be traveling much anymore,” I wondered if he had some premonition of a worldwide pandemic that would end my traveling...
Join JourneyWoman Editor Amanda Burgess as she takes you behind the scenes of our September issue on INSPIRATION; to meet the special women who shared their stories with us.
The music we experience while travelling touches us on a deeper level. It transports us to a higher plane of being – one where all of our manmade worldly divides fade away and we tap into the ancient drumbeat that connects and moves us all. Feel the beat?
This summer, we hit the road in Ontario for our #travelathome adventures. Here are 13 of our most unique and memorable stays, including an Airstream RV, glamping, camping, tiny houses, cabins, farms and haylofts.
When we hatched a plan to road trip around our home province of Ontario, stay in unique accommodations and evaluate destinations against new travel criteria, we never expected to learn so much about nature, our inner child, and the creativity and innovation of women entrepreneurs.
For the past five months, I’ve been in a small apartment where I have complete control over its cleanliness. The idea of stepping outside my comfort zone caused some anxiety, but once I had started planning my trip to Arowhon Pines in Algomquin Park, my spirits rose. I considered several new criteria in my decision-making process – not just the destination itself, but also how I would get there, onsite healthcare, nearby hospitals and mobility and access
When Carolyn and I hatched our plan to explore Ontario towns both familiar and foreign this summer – staying in unique accommodations and creating a post-COVID scorecard to rate experiences on new safety criteria – I knew Muskoka needed to be on my list. And it needed to be a trip I took with my two daughters, ages 21 and 16.
This month, we share the stories of two resilient solo travellers whose adventures gifted them with the greatest love of their lives – their children. Meet Nancy C. and her son Alex, and Coralie and her daughter Carla.
Meet JourneyWoman Advisory Council member Dr. Mary Clark, whose father inspired a sense of adventure that has taken her on many journeys around the world. Few would guess that heart would lead to her spending two weeks on the back of a motorcycle touring the US. But that’s exactly what happened when she reconnected with Ron – a man she’d dated 27 years earlier.
Love and romance often wind their way into our travel adventures and our JW community shares their stories of those times you met someone special while travelling.
The Secrets of Amsterdam’s Red Light District: Lessons Editor Amanda Burgess learns about sex, love and empowerment from an immersive Airbnb virtual tour in a brothel.
The most important love you can have is the love you have for yourself – a lesson Nadine L learned & shares in this story about how travel is her self-love.
There’s nothing like a good summer read to give us the ‘story behind the story’ for our next trip. In this series, we look at best-selling summer reads that share women’s stories from France, the US, India, Brazil, Egypt and the Middle East. Love, family, resilience, and triumph over adversity are just some of the themes explored in these books.