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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!
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.
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
Even as parts of the world begin opening up, international travel seems a long way off, but there’s no better time than now to channel all that pent-up wanderlust into our own cities and towns.
Whether you are thinking about taking a solo journey or have several under your belt, there is much to be learned from pioneering women solo travellers.
One day my 70-year old mom asked me to join her on a trip to Hungary. The trip was not very successful. Ten years later, we’ve been travelling together ever since. Here are my tips to travel with mom.
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