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Women’s Travel Tips
We want to empower you with the practical, real, and honest information you need to travel safely and well. Here, you’ll find tips from our community to help you plan your journey, be safe when you’re there, and share your story with us when you’re back!
Travelling singer Tami knows a thing or two about tunes, and shares her tips on the music she loves when she’s ready to hit the road.
You may be a solo travel expert, but have you ever hiked Colombia on your own? Contributor Samantha Glauser shares what she learned on her solo adventure through the Colombian rainforest.
The Camino de Santiago trail in Spain has been well-traveled for decades but guest writer Rebecca Brown reminds solo women adventurers that safety should always be at the forefront when traveling.
Contributing writer Diana Eden shares safety tips gleaned from her travels through Morocco with her sister – two Canadians in their 70s who chose to stay in the peaceful oasis of riads as balm to the heat and chaos of a dazzlingly country always in motion.
The friendship of women, especially over age 65, is invaluable. They have seen both the joys and sorrow of life and are so ready to be in the moment.
Seasoned solo travellers might retire from their careers, but they don’t retire from travel. We asked women 65+ to share the most age-defying things they’ve ever done while travelling, and what flooded in looks a lot like the bucket list adventures of women decades younger. Read on for a smorgasbord of inspiring stories from 11 pioneering women who show us all that age ain’t nothing but a number!
What will the new way to travel look like for mature, independent women? We think these five criteria will help us, as women, lead the way.
Air travel isn’t what it used to be. Neither are we as travellers. Read on for a summary of experiences and some confidence-boosting recommendations from seasoned women travellers for airports and airlines.
Packing for any kind of travel – inter-city, in-state/province, in-country or international – in the COVID era is akin to a new parent collecting everything they need for a simple outing. Here are our women-tested safety tips to help you plan and pack for your road trip.
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.
Travel writer Kathy Condon shares her tips for enjoying Palm Springs like a local.
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