JourneyWoman Webinar Series: Less-Travelled North America on May 28

by | May 22, 2024

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Last updated on May 23rd, 2024

Featured image: Quebec City is just one of the fascinating places for women to travel to in North America / Photo from Quebec City Tourism

Where and when to go to North America

When’s the last time you looked at the place you call home with the wonder and curiosity that fuels your travels? If you’re hunkering down instead of travelling, you can still flex your wanderer muscles by viewing your home city or town through the wide-angled lens of a traveller. 

This month on our webinar series, we explore how we can practice Solo Travel at Home, with a focus on the US, Canada and Mexico. On our 30 Places for Women to Travel to in 2024″ list, curated from our own experiences, we have seven places across Canada, the US and Mexico. Starting with the Arctic*, our list includes Canadian destinations such as Banff, Alberta; Yarmouth, Nova Scotia and Abitibi-Temiscaming, Quebec/Ontario. In the US, there are three destinations, including: Cedar City, Utah; Finger Lakes, New York, Maui, Hawaii. Oaxaca, Mexico is our seventh destination in North America.

So when is the best time to go and what less-travelled places can we explore? We’ve invited four experts from the JourneyWoman Women’s Travel Directory to join us and share their top tips and insider secrets on our webinar on May 28, 2024 at 2 pm EDT.

When: Tuesday, May 28, 2024

When: 2 pm EDT (check local time zones here)

Where: Zoom! Sign up below for the link. Capacity is 100 women. The session will be recorded and shared on our YouTube channel for those who can’t join us.

What questions do you have about North America?

In partnership with women-owned businesses from our JourneyWoman Women’s Travel Directory we’ll share perspectives about where to go, what to do and how to create the right experience for you.

We’ll answer all of your questions, such as:

  • Why is this a great time to travel at home?
  • What makes Canada, the US and Mexico a great destination for first-time solo travellers?
  • What are some less-travelled places to explore?
  • How to find ethically responsible companies
  • When is the right time to go?
  • How do you get there?
  • What’s the benefit of a group tour versus going on your own?
Street view with San Miguel Arcángel parish at San Miguel de Allende
San Miguel de Allende is one of hte featured destinations on this webinar

Webinar Participants

Hosted by Christine Winebrenner Irick, Host, Soul of Travel Podcast, and Owner, Lotus Sojourns, participants include:


  • Stephanie M. Jones, Black Cultural Heritage Tours: The CHAT “Black Cultural Heritage Tour Collection” is built on the foundation of celebrating diversity, inclusivity, and the richness of our shared heritage. CHAT Tours was founded in 2016 in Miami to curate local, authentic, and immersive cultural heritage tour experiences that connect people and places that have shaped Black history.
  • Jeannie Ralston, NextTribe; Next Tribe offers short female group tours to US destinations like Charleston, SC, Santa Fe, New Mexico, and NYC,  with 22 small group trips planned for 2024.
  • Jennifer Spatz, Global Family Travels: Founded in 2010, Global Family Travels is based in Bellevue, WA and values a community-based, regenerative approach to tourism, ensuring the travel experiences we offer uplift and empower local people in each destination.
  • Isabel Houde, Le Monastère des Augustines: In the heart of Old Québec City, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where history breathes life into cobblestone streets and ancient architecture, Le Monastère des Augustines stands as a haven of peace, culture, and wellness.

Christine Winebrenner Irick, Soul of Travel Podcast

Stephanie Jones CHAT

Stephanie M. Jones, Black Cultural Heritage Tours

Jeannie Ralston of NextTribe

Jeannie Ralston, NextTribe

Mandy Salonika, The Adventurous Ewe

Jennifer Spatz, Global Family Travels

Isabelle Houde Le Monastere des Augustines

Isabel Houde, Le Monastère des Augustines

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As the CEO and Editor of JourneyWoman, Carolyn is a passionate advocate for women's travel and living the life of your dreams. She leads JourneyWoman's team of writers and chairs the JourneyWoman Women's Advisory Council and Women's Speaker's Bureau. She has been featured in the New York Times, Toronto Star and Zoomer as a solo travel expert, and speaks at women's travel conferences around the world. In March 2023, she was named one of the most influential women in travel by TravelPulse and was the recipient of a SATW travel writing award in September 2023. She is the chair of the Canadian chapter of the Society of American Travel Writers (SATW), a member Women's Travel Leaders and a Herald for the Transformational Travel Council (TTC). Sometimes she sleeps. A bit.


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