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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!
Travel Essentials: Insurance, Financial and Legal Essentials for Women (Transcript, January 7, 2021 Webinar)
TravelReady Travel Essentials, Tips from the Experts: This is an edited transcript of our webinar on January 7, 2021.
When we experience grief, loss or change, our stress levels skyrocket and our immunity plummets, leaving us open to illness. Whether we do it before or after we hit burnout, travel is something that we intuitively turn to for renewal. Yet there’s a significant amount of science behind the idea of travel as stress buster. Get rejuvenated with our guide to choosing the wellness trip that is right for you.
Willful CEO Erin Bury shares her top 4 reasons to ensure women have an estate plan is in place before you travel, giving you peace of mind that your loved ones are protected in the event of an unexpected emergency.
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.
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.
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 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!
Why do women buy travel insurance? If the cost of travel insurance gives you heartburn, consider these cautionary tales.
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.
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