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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!   

Her Bandana — Forty Travel Uses

Her Bandana — Forty Travel Uses

As you travel the world carrying only your backpack or other small bag you want to be prepared for as many eventualities as possible. Since you can’t possibly carry all the things you might need, JW suggests the bandana hacks for travel, instead!

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Car Rental Tips 101

Car Rental Tips 101

Don Nadeau of hopes these tips will give JourneyWomen the basic information that every rental car customer should know.

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Do your part. Stay Home. Stay Safe.

Every day, we can ask ourselves: “What can I do to help?” Staying home is what I can do to help.

Preparing for High Altitudes in Ecuador

Tips for altitudes from my 5100m climb at Chimborazo volcano in Ecuador

Gluten free in SOHO, New York

If you’re gluten-sensitive and visiting NYC, there’s no need to feel pangs of remorse over all the amazing Italian cuisine options!

Experience Old Florida in Stuart

If you want a taste of the way Florida used to be, stop in Stuart, just north of Palm Beach.

Gelati with a view of dolphins and waves in Australia

If you ever get the chance to travel to North Stradbroke Island, Australia, make sure you do the gorge walk.

Get off the beaten path in Trondheim, Norway

“If you travel to Norway, be sure to stop in the third largest city, Trondheim.” – Sue, Niger

Authentic Walking Tour in Amsterdam

“I can’t say enough about “Who is Amsterdam Tours”, an experience that gives you an intimate view on real life, with real people while in Amsterdam.” – Andrea

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Please share one piece of advice that will help other members of our JW community improve their travel plans – a bed and breakfast you recommend, a female-friendly restaurant, a guide you feel did an excellent job, a bookstore perfect for browsing – each somewhere in our great big world.

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