Despite three years of isolation, Brenda McCrank is thriving, teaching us valuable lessons about curiosity, creativity and solo travel.
Health & Wellness
Enjoying Travel During Menopause
Expert advice on how women over 50 can manage time zone changes, sleep, layovers and dehydration during menopause.
10 Travel Tips For Women Over 50 to Feel Fabulous During Menopause
Women share their tips to manage menopause and travel, including advice on nutrition, sleep, packing and exercise.
Women’s retreats: Sunshine and Solace at Bahamas Luxury Resort Caerula Mar Club
It doesn’t get more luxurious than the remote Bahamas resort Careula Mar Club, ideal for solo travelers who want to escape the crowds.
Six Wellness Retreats for Solo Women Travellers in 2023
From Bali to Thailand, we’ve curated some of our most recommended wellness retreats and experiences for solo women. (Updated January 2023)
Fit to Travel: Tips for Women to Get Adventure-Ready at Any Age
If your TravelReady goals for 2022 include improving your health and fitness, this article—and the get travel-fit tips developed by yours truly and 56-year-old ultra-runner Beth Whitman—will help you put your best foot forward.
16 Wellness Products to Travel with in 2022
As travellers, self-care is one of the most important relationships we have. These products are perfect for boosting your health—before, during and after your next trip.
Expert Tips for Women to Manage Travel Fear and Anxiety
Master life coach Debbie Phillips shares her expert tips for women to manage travel fear and anxiety in a post-pandemic world.
Travel Over 80: Tips and Stretches for Women to Face Flights With Ease
Our Travel Over 80 expert and former dancer Diana Eden shares some tips and stretches she uses to survive the pain of long-haul flights with back and hip issues.
Travel Essentials: Insurance, Financial and Legal Essentials for Women (Transcript, January 7, 2021 Webinar)
TravelReady Travel Essentials, Tips from the Experts: This is an edited transcript of our webinar on January 7, 2021.
The Long Game: Limbering up for Solo Travel
Working from home and restricting movement poses risks to our health, regardless of whether we’ve experienced injuries before or not. We turned to health and wellness expert and JourneyWoman Women’s Travel Advisory Council member Dr. Nekessa Remy for some insights and tips to get us ready for the day we can pack our bags and get travelling again.
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.
JourneyWoman Presents: Women’s Sleep & Health Hacks to Travel Better (Webinar)
Want to feel more powerful, happier and energized? It all starts with better sleep. Join best-selling author Shawna M. Robins as she shares her expert tips for women who travel.
Women travellers on flying in the COVID Era
Air travel isn’t what it used to be. Neither are we as travellers. Read on for a summary of experiences and some confidence-boosting recommendations from seasoned women travellers for airports and airlines.
Expert Wellness Tips for Women to Improve Sleep and Travel
There’s no better time than now to improve our sleep quality for better travel experiences. Learn how from sleep expert Shawna Robins.
Tips to Start Conversations When Travelling Solo
Think about the most colourful and meaningful conversations you’ve had on your travels. They likely started with a question based in curiosity versus polite small talk.
How will COVID-19 Change Travel? Travel experts share their views with JourneyWoman
With COVIID-19, we are in uncharted territory. To provide JourneyWomen with the insight scoop, we reached out to top travel journalists and industry experts to understand how the pandemic will change how and where we travel.
Observations from Self-Quarantine
Hello, friends! How are we all feeling today? How many of you are in self-isolation, working from home or experiencing life in lockdown?
Update on COVID-19: Society of American Travel Writers (March 4)
March 4: Today I attended a special webinar on COVID-19 hosted by the Society of American Travel Writers (SATW), of which I am a member.
Get Off the Grid in Vieques, Puerto Rico
Known as the Spanish Virgin Islands, Vieques, Puerto Rico is located about eight miles east of the mainland, off the beaten path.
24 Things a Woman Should Know Before Visiting Santa Fe, New Mexico
Santa Fe is a small, intimate city that offers way more than you probably expect from a city this size. Nicknamed The City Different, it offers world-class music and art and a sophisticated dining scene.
Delhi Belly and Me: A Guide to Travellers Diarrhea
For travellers to far flung places, some things never change. Baggage gets lost, bugs bite, and ‘poop’ happens!
Women’s Travel Tip: Prepare for High Altitudes in Ecuador
Tips for altitudes from my 5100m climb at Chimborazo volcano in Ecuador
7 Health Tips for JourneyWomen Flying South
Are you an older adult travelling south this winter? Here are some easy tips to make your experience as healthy, informed and comfortable as possible.