Last updated on March 30th, 2023
The strength of a woman’s recommendation
In September, we’re launching a new monthly email-only feature called “Things She Loves.”
Long-time JourneyWoman readers will remember this section from the original website, which featured practical, women-recommended products and services to make solo travel easier and safer. If you’re not on our mailing list please sign up here.
Our first issue debuts on Septmber 27 and is all about “Double-Duty Packing.” In this, we look at the items we can bring with us on our solo travels that do ‘double duty’, thus reducing what we have to cram in our carry-on! For example, Judy recommends a linen shawl that also serves as a travel blanket, rolled-up neck pillow, headscarf, towel… you get the idea!
Every month, we’ll have a different focus for Things She Loves and invite you to share your tips and advice.
Sign up now at JourneyWoman.com to join our mailing list so you don’t miss our inaugural issue of Things She Loves! This will not be available on our website, so you can only receive it through email. Make sure you add JourneyWoman to your safe senders list and check your junk mail so that you receive every issue.
Issues to date:
September 2022: Double-Duty Packing
October 2022: Travel Technology
November/December 2022: Holiday Joy Gift Guide
January 2023: Money and Time Saving Travel Tips
February 2023: Travel Intimates: Bras and Underwear
- March 2023: Surprising Things Savvy Women Pack
Supporting small business and female entrepreneurs
We also want to profile women-owned small businesses that you can support when purchasing these products.
If you would like to apply to be featured in an upcoming issue, please complete our submission form here.
Celebrate the versatility of this Turkish cotton towel wherever life takes you. Enjoy your large absorbent bath sheet as a towel, sarong, shawl, scarf and light blanket. Wash it in a bowl of water or toss it into your regular machine cycle, no fabric softener is needed. Available at Pomp & Sass in 7 exclusive styles. JourneyWomen can get 10% off their orders with the code Journeywoman10 (for Canadian and US orders). Pomp & Sass is a small business focusing on ethical manufacturing and sustainability. Part of our profits go to the Canadian Women’s Foundation.
Vancouver-based designer Kim Allan calls 100% knit silk underwear ‘a traveling must’. Evelyn Hannon was a big fan of these undies, which you can wash in the sink before bed and hang to dry so that they’re ready to wear in the morning. 100% knit silk is thin and thermal and wicks moisture off your body in hot climates, good for all weather and doesn’t take up much space! Shop the September sale with everything up to 35% off at kimallansilk.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org. (Sponsored)
More Packing Tips
Best Solo Travel Tips for Women Over 50 (February 2023)
The best travel tips from JourneyWoman readers in February 2023, covering packing tips, places to stay, how to save money and safety tips.
Best Solo Travel Tips Submitted by Readers (January 2023)
Our monthly curated list of solo travel trips submitted by JourneyWoman readers, featuring hotels, safety tips, what to pack, and more.
Best Safety Products for Solo Women Travelers Over 50
Female solo travelers recommend their top safety products to help women over 50 travel safely anywhere in the world.
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