As she nears retirement, Contributing Writer Sue Janzen considers six criteria to choose a country to live in, including cost, healthcare and safety.
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9 Hot Tips for the Introverted Solo Traveller
Contributing writer Diana Eden offers a wealth of tips to help introverted solo travellers avoid loneliness, protect their energy and be social while travelling.
Solo Travel Tips for Women Over 50
Guest Writer Sue Janzen offers her perspective on solo travel for women over 50, with practical advice and tips for first-timers.
Women Share Their Best “Once-in-a-Lifetime” Solo Travel Experiences
Once-in-a-lifetime travel isn’t just about the destination, it’s about adventure, learning, and journeys of the soul.
Falling in Love, Again: Reliving my Honeymoon Trip 25 Years Later
On the occasion of her 75th birthday and 25th wedding anniversary, Diana Eden retraced her honeymoon, falling in love with Italy and her husband all over again.
5 Things Women Travellers 65+ Know That Make Them Ageless
JourneyWomen 65+ share their wisdom and show us how they embrace life – and travel – to the fullest.
Travelling 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.
Destination Morocco – 6 Safety Tips for Mature Women Travelling in Muslim Countries
Contributing writer Diana Eden shares safety tips gleaned from her travels through Morocco with her sister – two Canadians in their 70s who chose to stay in the peaceful oasis of riads as balm to the heat and chaos of a dazzlingly country always in motion.
Newly Widowed? Tips for Women Traveling Together
The friendship of women, especially over age 65, is invaluable. They have seen both the joys and sorrow of life and are so ready to be in the moment.
Mature Women Solo Travellers Share Their Age-Defying Stay-Young Secrets
Seasoned solo travellers might retire from their careers, but they don’t retire from travel. We asked women 65+ to share the most age-defying things they’ve ever done while travelling, and what flooded in looks a lot like the bucket list adventures of women decades younger. Read on for a smorgasbord of inspiring stories from 11 pioneering women who show us all that age ain’t nothing but a number!
How to Road Trip with Children – Yours or Your Grandchildren
JourneyWoman’s own Melissa Fox shares her tips to manage a road trip with small children-your kids or your grandchildren.
Life Doesn’t End at 80 – Neither Should Travel
Age is nothing but a number for JourneyWoman Diana, a mature traveller who still adventures comfortably, well into her 80s.
Why Not Consider a Long Stay in the Caribbean?
For those who travel to southern destinations to miss the worst of winter weather, this year presents some special challenges. Where else can we go to escape the snow and sub-zero temperatures? JW Advisory Council member Nancy Drolet shares safety considerations and top picks for long-term stays in the warm waters of the Caribbean.
Finding Freedom on the Road: RV Solo Travel Safety Tips from Women
RV travel is poised to become one of the summer’s fastest-growing trends and is seen by many as a viable option for social distancing. We reached out to women RV owners for their tips to help you stay safe.
Travels with Mom: Tips and Advice
One day my 70-year old mom asked me to join her on a trip to Hungary. The trip was not very successful. Ten years later, we’ve been travelling together ever since. Here are my tips to travel with mom.
JourneyWoman LIVE: Life Lessons from OG Solo Travellers: April 28 Panel Discussion
Taking the First Step to Solo Travel Whether you are thinking about taking a solo journey or have several under your belt, there is much to be...
10 Tips for Women Travelling Solo in India
From attitude to how you dress, Mariellen Ward shares her top 10 culture, clothing, and safety tips for women travelling solo in India.
Shopping in India: Top 10 Things to Buy
India is a shopper’s paradise. You just can’t beat the combination India offers: an incredible variety of gorgeous items, most often hand-made, at temptingly low prices.
Strolling the Blue Cobbled Streets of San Juan
Journeywoman publisher Carolyn Ray learns about mixes history, culture, and cuisine as she explores the cobble-stoned streets of San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Seeing Canada’s Great Lakes by Freighter
The plan was to meet the ship in Hamilton Harbour and spend Friday night onboard in preparation for an early departure to Montreal on Saturday morning. The Algoma Strongfield would continue to Quebec City, another 24 hours of sailing.
Step back into Spanish history in Ponce, Puerto Rico
Located on the southern coast of Puerto Rico, Ponce is often referred to as La Perla del Sur (The Pearl of the South) or La Ciudad de los Leones (City of Lions).
Fun on the road: The play-filled moments that make solo travellers feel alive
Whether you’re traveling solo or with others, there are those moments while traveling where you become fully, viscerally aware of how much fun you’re having.
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.
Ancestry Travel: How These Women Explored Their Roots
Travel stirs the senses, engages mind and body, and fills the soul. But tracing your roots on a journey to the lands of your ancestors? There’s a special place in a traveler’s heart for that.