Despite three years of isolation, Brenda McCrank is thriving, teaching us valuable lessons about curiosity, creativity and solo travel.
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What secret do women’s tour operators know about creating long-lasting bonds and deeper connections with women solo travellers?
An adventurous solo traveller shares her tips on ‘solo urban immersion’, when she travels solo to a new city for a month.
Solo traveller Sue Janzen explores how solo travel differs from group travel as she plans a trip to Ireland with Globus Travel. (sponsored)
With more women travelling solo, TTC’s Melissa DaSilva seeks to empower women with safe, affordable and sustainable women-only tours.
Experienced solo travellers share their candid advice to help aspiring first-timers take the first step into solo travel.
Solo travel rockstar Barbara Weibel reflects on years of traveling the world and her decision to settle down in Thailand.
Solo travel isn’t always about going far from home, as guest writer Tracey Smyth discovered when she hiked Canada’s Vancouver Island Trail.
Maria Kamau experiences the ultimate rush on a solo trip abseiling the incredible Sipi Falls in Eastern Uganda, Africa.
Practical travel safety tips to help young women plan and prepare for their first solo trip, covering physical to online safety.
JourneyWoman readers share their best travel tips for May 2022, from less-travelled places to technology tips.
Solo traveller Sue Janzen shares her advice to plan for loneliness, transforming it into a beautiful gift.
Women travelers share their menopause and travel stories and their journey to unleash their full potential at midlife.
Three reasons why Reykjavik, Iceland should be your first post-pandemic solo trip, from guest writer Marisa Pooley.
Three experienced travel advisors share how they help women navigate unrelenting change, find deals and discounts, and unravel the complexity of travel insurance.
Guest writer Claudia Eastman shares her tips for solo travel in London, a city that never disappoints.
Inspired by the women who came before her, adventurous solo traveller Angela Maxwell shares lessons from her courageous walk around the world.
From Bali to Thailand, we’ve curated some of our most recommended wellness retreats and experiences for solo women. (Updated August 2022)
Ten inspiring quotes from experienced solo travellers to boost your courage and confidence to take that first step.
Advice from women who have been travelling to help you prepare for a new world of travel starting with having the right mindset.
What you told us about your plans for solo travel in 2022: there’s frustration and fear, but also hope and optimism.
Master life coach Debbie Phillips shares her expert tips for women to manage travel fear and anxiety in a post-pandemic world.
The story of how a woman who saw herself as a lonely outsider found belonging in volunteer travel opportunities, serving marginalized populations in Canada, India and beyond.
Travel requires a different mindset and a different set of coping skills. Here are six things I’m doing to alleviate risk to myself and others.