Last updated on April 1st, 2024

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Contributing Writers

All of our regular contributing writers are accomplished and experienced travel writers and authors, and have a shared understanding of our role and purpose, acknowledging our influential role as travel writers to support the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), particularly #5: Gender Equality. 

Leyla Alyanak of

Leyla Alyanak

Offbeat Places in France

Women's Travel Fest 2023 panelist Dawn Booker

Dawn Booker

Women's Travel

North Carolina, USA

Read Dawn’s Articles here

Kathy Buckworth

Kathy Buckworth

Multi-Generational Travel

Mississauga, Ontario

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Cathy Donaldson enjoys her menopause retreat in Costa Rica

Cathy Donaldson

Midlife Reinvention

New Brunswick, Ontario

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Diana Eden

Women's Travel Over 80

Amanda Burgess

Karen Gershowitz

Solo Travel + Quirky Places

New York City, New York

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Tina Hartas

Travel by Book, TripFiction

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Tanzila Khan

Accessible Solo Travel

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Claudia Laroye

Adventure + Family Travel

Pat Lee

Pat Lee

Adventure Travel Over 60

Nova Scotia, Canada

Read Pat’s articles here

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Maureen Littlejohn

Culinary Travel

Rupi Mangat in Maasai Mara

Rupi Mangat

Sustainable Travel + Women in Africa

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Rosemary Neave

Travel Over 70 + LGBTQ+

Christchurch, New Zealand

Read Rosemary’s articles here.

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Sandra Phillips

Co-founder, Travel Smart Planet

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Sandra Phinney

Tales from Atlantic Canada

Yarmouth, Nova Scotia

Read Sandra’s articles here

Carolyn Ray JourneyWoman

Carolyn Ray

Editor + CEO

Jennifer Reynolds

Jennifer Reynolds

Garden Travel + Natural Spaces

Jules Torti

Jules Torti

LGBTQ+ + Adventure Travel

Lion’s Head, Ontario

Read Jules’ articles here


Mariellen Ward

Solo Travel in India


Christine Winebrenner Irick

Host, Soul of Travel Podcast