Last updated on December 22nd, 2021

curated from our journeywoman community

Women’s 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!

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POST-PANDEMIC PACKING TIPS: Amanda Burgess interviews packing expert and author Anne McAlpin, of Pack It Up with Anne about how packing will change in a post-pandemic world. 

HIKING TIPS FOR WOMEN: An all-female panel of US and Canadian experts shares tips on best trails, gear. andmore. 


What to Wear in France

Last updated on June 25th, 2021

Members of the JourneyWoman community submit their tips and advice on how to dress when visiting France.

Women’s Travel Tip: Whale Watching in BC

Last updated on May 3rd, 2021

JourneyWoman Joy shares her tips to watch whales in their natural habitat along the BC coast.

Women’s Travel Tip: Cambodia

Last updated on December 28th, 2020

JourneyWoman Marilyn shares her tips for travelling through Cambodia, including avoiding its nastier insect inhabitants.

Women’s Travel Tip: Barcelona

Last updated on June 25th, 2021

JourneyWoman Phyllis gives us a glimpse into her Barcelona, Spain experience with this juicy tip on where to stay and what to see.

Women’s Travel Tip: Arequipa, Peru

Last updated on March 29th, 2021

JourneyWoman Claudette shares her tips for soaking up all Peru has to offer – including what’s worth the investment and what isn’t.

Women’s Travel Tip: Machu Picchu, Peru

Last updated on March 29th, 2021

JourneyWoman Marti shares her tips for travelling around Machu Picchu – a place she’s yearned to explore since she was a little girl.

Women’s Travel Tip: San Antonio, TX

Last updated on March 29th, 2021

Patty has been learning how to become a traveller in her own city, San Antonio, TX.

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