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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!   

Mature Women Solo Travellers Share Their Age-Defying Stay-Young Secrets

Mature Women Solo Travellers Share Their Age-Defying Stay-Young Secrets

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!

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Women travellers on flying in the COVID Era

Women travellers on flying in the COVID Era

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.

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#TravelatHome Series: Women’s Road Trip Packing Tips for 2020

#TravelatHome Series: Women’s Road Trip Packing Tips for 2020

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.

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Travelling with Mom: Tips and Advice

Travelling with Mom: Tips and Advice

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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TIPS FROM OUR COMMUNITY

She Dresses Smart in Iran anything goes under her coat…

Before visiting Iran, I did my culturally correct clothing research and found out about the chador, the “traditional” Iranian dress for women

Women’s Travel Tip: Barcelona

JourneyWoman Phyllis gives us a glimpse into her Barcelona, Spain experience with this juicy tip on where to stay and what to see.

Women’s Travel Tip: Arequipa, Peru

JourneyWoman Claudette shares her tips for soaking up all Peru has to offer – including what’s worth the investment and what isn’t.

Women’s Travel Tip: Machu Picchu, Peru

JourneyWoman Marti shares her tips for travelling around Machu Picchu – a place she’s yearned to explore since she was a little girl.

Women’s Travel Tip: San Antonio, TX

Patty has been learning how to become a traveller in her own city, San Antonio, TX.

Women’s Travel Tip: Budget-Friendly in South Africa

As an airline pilot the free flights make all kinds of travel affordable.

Women’s Travel Tip: Turkey for Two!

JourneyWoman Donna travelled Turkey with her daughter – they went without a group and without a plan. Find out why they think you should too!

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