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women-owned accommodations in the Women's Travel Directory

JourneyWoman Women’s Travel Directory Adds Women-Owned Accommodations

by | Jul 28, 2023 | Accommodation,Features,Spotlight,What's New | 0 Comments

Find, share and support women-owned accommodations in our Women’s Travel Directory, which also features Indigenous and accessible businesses.

Anne Street, Dublin, Ireland

Where to Stay in Dublin, Ireland

by | Mar 15, 2023 | Accommodation,Europe,Ireland,Tips | 0 Comments

JourneyWoman readers share their tips on where to stay in Dublin, Ireland, including hotels, hostels, B&Bs, and more.

An Airbnb with a focus on accessible travel overlooking green hills

Airbnb Introduces New Adapted Listings to Support Accessible Travel

by | Jan 19, 2023 | Accessible Travel,Accommodation,Features,Homestays | 0 Comments

Airbnb’s new ‘Adapted’ category supports accessible travel, plus other new services to enhance safety for women.

A woman fluffs pillows in her Airbnb. Airbnb has made it easier to become a host.

Airbnb Wants More Mature Women to Become Hosts – Here’s Why

by | Jan 19, 2023 | Accessible Travel,Accommodation,Features,Slow Travel | 0 Comments

Airbnb has created and expanded its services, including AirCover and Airbnb Setup, to encourage older women to join the platform as hosts.

Dusk at Westminster Bridge and Big Ben in London

Where to Stay in London, UK: Women-Recommended Boutique Hotels

by | Oct 20, 2022 | Accommodation,England,Europe,London,United Kingdom | 0 Comments

JourneyWoman readers share their recommendations for solo women to stay in London, UK, and tips for getting around the city.

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JourneyWoman Readers Share Their Best Solo Travel Tips From July

by | Aug 4, 2022 | Accommodation,Monthly Tips,Spotlight,Tips,Transportation | 0 Comments

Our monthly roundup of the best travel tips from July from JourneyWoman readers to help you prepare for your next solo journey.

Colourful streets of Oaxaca Mexico

Best Places for Solo Women to Stay in Oaxaca, Mexico

by | Jul 7, 2022 | Accommodation,Mexico,Tips | 0 Comments

From hostels to boutique bed and breakfasts, a selection of safe places for women to stay in Oaxaca, Mexico, to fit any budget and style.

Bahamas resort Careula Mar Club

Sunshine and Solace at Bahamas Luxury Resort Caerula Mar Club

by | Mar 31, 2022 | Accommodation,Bahamas,Caribbean | 0 Comments

It doesn’t get more luxurious than Caerula Mar Club in the Bahamas, ideal for solo women who that want to escape the crowds.

Overlooking Cefalu, Sicily

10 Expert Tips for Women to Find the Perfect Long Stay

by | Mar 17, 2022 | Accessible Travel,Accommodation,Budget Travel,Homestays,Tips | 3 Comments

With longer stays dominating the vacation rental market, these 10 expert tips will help women find safe, cost-effective homestays.

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8 Unique Places to Stay, From Treehouses to Desert Tents

by | Nov 17, 2021 | Accommodation,Tips | 0 Comments

Eight women travellers share the most unique places to stay they’ve ever booked in far-flung destinations around the world.

A canoe in a lake in Algonquin Park

Where to Stay in Canada’s Algonquin Park: Two Rustic Lodges

by | Jul 21, 2021 | Accommodation,Canada,Ontario | 2 Comments

Get close to nature at Killarney Lodge and Arowhon Pines, two small, family-owned resorts in Canada’s Algonquin Park.

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10 Unique Places to Stay for Women on a Budget

by | Jun 8, 2021 | Accessible Travel,Accommodation,Budget Travel,Homestays,Tips | 3 Comments

10 recommended options for women to travel on a budget, including housesitting, hospitality services and accessible hotels.

An interior cabin with two beds on a Norwegian Cruise Line's ship

Five Tips to Find the Perfect Travel Roommate

by | Feb 23, 2021 | Accommodation,Diana Eden,Solo Travel,Tips,Travel with partner | 5 Comments

Finding a husband can be easier than finding a roommate. Diana Eden shares her top 5 tips to help mature solo women find the perfect travel roommate.

Entrance to the SWEETS hotel Theophile de Brockbrug near Vondelpark

5 Places Locals Want to Keep a Secret: Women-Recommended Homestays

by | Feb 21, 2021 | Accommodation,Destinations,Homestays | 0 Comments

These women-recommended stays will help you live like a local in Hawaii, Morocco, Canada, Puerto Rico, Spain, and Amsterdam.  

Diana Eden's sprawling villa in Antigua

Tips for Women to Choose the Right Vacation Rental: How to Look Beyond Marketing Buzzwords for HomeStays

by | Jan 13, 2021 | Accommodation,Diana Eden,Tips | 4 Comments

Contributing Writer Diana Eden gives women some hot tips for choosing vacation rentals by looking beyond marketing buzzwords.

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Get Close to Nature in These 13 Unique Ontario Stays

by | Sep 16, 2020 | Accommodation,Active Adventuress,Budget Travel,Canada,Homestays,North America,Ontario,Travel at Home | 6 Comments

Thirteen of our most unique Airbnb stays in Ontario, including an Airstream RV, glamping, camping, tiny house, cabin, farm and a hayloft.

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Glamping or Camping? Adventures in Algonquin Park

by | Aug 17, 2020 | Accommodation,Canada,North America,Ontario | 0 Comments

Glamping blends nature and convenience for an authentic experience without the camping gear, complexity and cost.

Recreational area and main dock, Arowhon Pines Resort

Connect to Nature at Arowhon Pines in Canada’s Algonquin Park

by | Aug 17, 2020 | Accommodation,Adventure Travel,Canada,Ontario | 4 Comments

Arowhon Pines is a safe, welcoming place for women to reconnect with nature and wildlife in Algonquin Park.

Muskoka chairs and lake at sunset

Glamping in Parry Sound, Ontario

by | Aug 17, 2020 | Accommodation,Adventure Travel,Canada,Features,North America,Ontario,Travel at Home | 0 Comments

When Carolyn and I hatched our plan to explore Ontario towns both familiar and foreign this summer – staying in unique accommodations and creating a post-COVID scorecard to rate experiences on new safety criteria – I knew Muskoka needed to be on my list. And it needed to be a trip I took with my two daughters, ages 21 and 16.

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Palm Springs Travel Tips from an Insider

by | Jun 27, 2020 | Accommodation,Active Adventuress,California,Guest Writer,Itineraries - United States,Palm Springs,United States | 1 Comment

Travel writer Kathy Condon shares her tips for enjoying Palm Springs like a local.

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Outside the Box Travel: Budget-Friendly Alternatives for Women

by | May 21, 2020 | Accommodation,Budget Travel,Guest Writer | 1 Comment

Travel will resume in time, and with a few tweaks to our modes and mindset, authentic experiences can be accessible on a budget.

Her go alone Amsterdam

Where to Stay Solo in Amsterdam

by | Dec 9, 2017 | Accommodation,Amsterdam,Europe,Netherlands,Solo Travel | 0 Comments

Amsterdam is high on our list of female-friendly cities, with museums, bookstores and hotels that cater to solo women.

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12 Practical Women-Centered Tips for Hotel Safety

by | Jul 25, 2017 | Accommodation,Active Adventuress,Safety,Solo Travel,Tips | 5 Comments

Female travellers should have a check list for keeping themselves out of harm’s way, even at your hotel. Here are our 12 JourneyWoman tips to get you started.

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