For women with mobility concerns, Karen Gershowitz wants you to know you can fulfill your travel bucket list, even to Antarctica.
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Age-Friendly Airports: How Airports Can Improve Travel for Older Women
Age-friendly airports must become a reality. For most older travelers, the flying experience ranges from uncomfortable to excruciating.
Airbnb Introduces New Adapted Listings to Support Accessible Travel
Airbnb’s new ‘Adapted’ category supports accessible travel, plus other new services to enhance safety for women.
Airbnb Wants More Mature Women to Become Hosts – Here’s Why
Airbnb has created and expanded its services, including AirCover and Airbnb Setup, to encourage older women to join the platform as hosts.
Tips for Women Traveling with Hearing Loss
Hearing loss advocate Shari Eberts shares her tips to find the right guide when traveling, resulting in the best experience possible.
Soak in Nova Scotia’s Charm at Peggy’s Cove, Now Accessible to All
Nova Scotia’s iconic Peggy’s Point Lighthouse is now fully accessible with its new award-winning viewing platform.
10 Expert Tips for Women to Find the Perfect Long Stay
With longer stays dominating the vacation rental market, these 10 expert tips will help women find safe, cost-effective homestays.
Why Antarctica is the Ultimate Once-in-a-Lifetime Adventure for Women
Polar expert Franny Bergschneider from Wild Women Expeditions shares why Antarctica is hailed as the ultimate adventure for women.
Solo Travel Memoirs: Digging into History with Archaeology
How digging into history inspires Wendy Brooks to travel to archaeology sites around the world.
Off-the-Beaten Path Travel Destinations: Places We Love
The JourneyWoman team selects their favourite off-the-beaten path travel destinations every woman should experience, from Ethiopia to Thailand.
10 Unique Places to Stay for Women on a Budget
10 recommended options for women to travel on a budget, including housesitting, hospitality services and accessible hotels.
Travelling Solo with Chronic Pain in Iceland: Tips to Stay Adventurous
Guest Writer Karen Gershowitz shares her story of traveling with chronic pain to Iceland, and shows us how it might slow you down, but doesn’t have to permanently ground you.
Chasing Adventure on Mount Everest After a Multiple Sclerosis Diagnosis
How a multiple sclerosis diagnosis challenged solo female traveller Jennifer Haddow to change her life and trek to Mount Everest.
Travel, Her Way: What Female Solo Travel Looks Like Post-Pandemic
What will the new way to travel look like for mature, independent women? We think these five criteria will help us, as women, lead the way.
Wanders Through Venice: The Cane in the Canal and Other Travel Stories
At age 69, Sally Peabody took her first trip to Venice, weeks before knee replacement surgery that would halt her travels in their tracks.
Easy-Walking Europe: Accessible Travel and Mobility Tips for the Young at Heart
Author Elizabeth Bingham shares tips for accessible travel in Europe from “Easy-Walking Europe: Tips and Suggested Tours for the (Somewhat) Mobility Impaired.
7 Things I Learned About Travelling with an Alinker
Travel is not just for the able-bodied. Kat Inokai may depend on mobility aids but that hasn’t stopped her from seeking adventure with her Alinker walking bike.
A New Way to Travel With MS: Exploring Scandinavia on my Alinker
Diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2002, Elizabeth Jones uses an Alinker walking bike to travel to Denmark and Sweden.