JourneyWoman Annual Travel Directory
Now in our 15th year!
Our groups typically enjoy a week in a countryside village, in an area rich with scenery, history and culture. Through sharing unique activities, experiences, and meals, our trips feel like travelling with friends. Along with our award-winning Luberon Experience week in Provence, we host trips in the Dordogne, Alsace, Tuscany, Puglia, the Cotswolds, and Cornwall, and a special “European Christmas Experience.”
Company founder and owner Kathy Wood, a passionate European traveller for 30 years, loves sharing her personal discoveries, and her local friends give our travellers a warm welcome. Groups are small, usually 10 – 14 people, and 65% female. Solo women are encouraged! (Sponsored)
Enriching the lives of women, one tour at a time.
Broad Escapes delivers enriching experiences for women to travel in a safe and friendly environment. Fully escorted, our small group tours are culturally rich and meticulously designed, offering a hassle-free way to travel. We embrace new cultures, interact with locals, and explore the nooks and crannies few ever visit. Destinations vary each year and solo travellers are always welcome! All prices are in Canadian dollars! We invite you to immerse yourself in our extraordinary journeys today! (Sponsored)
Memorable Trips to the Land of History, Culture, and “Art de Vivre” with Absolutely Southern France.
Do you want to experience the beauty and secrets of the Côte d’Azur, Provence and Occitanie?
Nancy McGee, owner of Absolutely Southern France, can make it happen. Nancy designs small group and individual custom tours for book lovers, health buffs, food and wine lovers, and more. Based in the south of France for the past 40 years, Nancy has extensive knowledge of the area, numerous years of experience in the industry and invaluable local contacts. You’ll see why the “real” south of France has stolen the hearts of more than one. You’ll form friendships among like-minded women and return home with treasured memories to last a lifetime. (Sponsored)
Cultivate new friendships while exploring our beautiful planet. Dare to be bold with women who love to travel as much as you do. Our savvy facilitators lead small-group, all-women journeys around the world. Private tours and travel planning are available.
In the United States, discover the lush landscape of the Pacific Northwest (Oregon and Washington). Or join us for unique tours to Spain and Italy.
Wander Rome and Tuscany with a Roman archaeologist. Dive into Barcelona and the Costa Brava with a local expert. Walk the Camino with seasoned pilgrim guides. Sign up for our newsletter to receive our latest tour updates: https://www.boldspirittravel.com/newsletter (Sponsored)
Our tours are everything you need to truly experience living “La Dolce Vita” in the villages of Umbria and Tuscany. Accommodation and private driver each day, airport transfers included. Solo traveller up to your group of 16. Each day you will visit a different town. Festivals, outdoor markets, cooking class, vineyard tour, and natural thermal mineral baths, olive harvest or “Grape Stomping” in the fall. (Sponsored)
Join the Women’s Travel Club on fully hosted, small group, worldwide tours. We offer something for everyone, active tours, African safaris, European river cruises, short getaways and so much more. The Women’s Travel Club is women-owned and operated and our tours are designed specifically with the women traveller in mind. We include activities and experiences you will love. Most women join us as a solo traveller but everyone leaves a friend. (Sponsored)
Join Melissa Harris, internationally published artist, author, and teacher for an Art and Spirit Retreat combining watercolour, culture, and meditation with tours to sacred sites in gorgeous off-the-beaten-track locations. Private van & driver. No art experience necessary, just a love of adventure and beauty. Small group of conscious women typically 40+. Ireland, New Mexico, Scotland, Woodstock NY up next. (Sponsored)
Can you take a simple photo? This spring take a three-day vacation and return home with the skills you need to be a money-making photographer .Beginners welcome! No experience or fancy equipment needed. You can do this even if you’ve only taken snapshots of family and friends. (Sponsored)
We offer multi-activity, small group adventure trips to the most beautiful places in the world. 80% of our guests travel solo and without a single supplement, or come with sister, mother, friend, or partner/spouse. We focus on amazing scenery, attainable activities and the fun, enrichment and support of women in the outdoors. The company of women is good for our souls! (Sponsored)
Small-Group Trips and Private Tours — Looking for a small group trip that’s actually small, doesn’t use tour coaches, and gives you an authentic Paris experience? If so, we’ve got it! See more at www.paris-personally.com/small-group-trips Already coming to Paris and looking for a Parisian guide for a private tour? We’ve got that too! (Sponsored)
Make friends, make memories, discover hidden gems……on small group tours to beautiful places like ITALY, COSTA RICA, INDIA, MOROCCO, AFRICA, TURKEY, VIETNAM, SPAIN, PORTUGAL, THAILAND, GREECE, PERU, IRELAND, ECUADOR. We take care of the details: flights, hotels, additional arrangements, insurance. BBB Accredited with Guaranteed Share Rates and Early Booking Bonuses. Women Recommend Us. 1049 Sydenham Rd, Kingston, ON. TICO#50022628 (Sponsored)
Ever dreamt of sleeping in a mahajarah’s palace in India…
Our women-only tour groups to India are unique, passionately created adventures escorted in country by Australian women who live in India. No compulsory single supplement and loads of extra inclusions with the surety of an Australian company with 20 years’ experience. Experience our India with a local touch from a western perspective. (Sponsored)
Join Us on a 6-Day Culinary Escape to Tuscany. We offer daily cooking lessons from the experts — the local Tuscan women (you can’t get more Italian than that!). First-class accommodations in the charming medieval hill-top village of Montefollonico; wineries, cheese making, truffle hunting, gourmet restaurants, and village visits. “Cook in Tuscany” is a culinary vacation for the traveler who wants to be a local and not a tourist. Solo traveler? The single supplement (to have your own room) is a very affordable $50 per night. (Sponsored)
Dreaming about Ireland? Bring that dream alive with Irish native Ann Quinlan’s next small group (12) land journey into the endless landscape, art & welcoming hospitality of the Irish people. Unpack only twice & settle in at two elegant prime locations & explore an unhurried Ireland in our private coach. While time & spaces are limited, registration remains open to all Journeywomen! Ann welcomes and responds to all inquiries. (Sponsored)
Oct 25 – Nov 8, 2020
Want to explore Bali but don’t want to deal with big groups that can’t deeply experience the magic, people, and unique culture like a small group can? Then you’ve got to join renowned Bali expert Cathy Gotfried (33 times to Bali!) as she WOWS you while exploring all her favorite and secret places! Culture, spirituality, spas, yummy food, divine shopping, ancient temples, glorious beaches, breathtaking snorkeling, and gorgeous hotels are all part of what Cathy has to share with you. (Sponsored)
Join a small, adventurous group of women, ages 40+, discovering Ireland, on and off the beaten path. This 10-day Ireland tour, JULY 3-13, 2021, is a tea party, consciousness-raising group, shopping spree, and spa day all rolled into one! Join with a friend or solo. Ireland will charm and inspire you with music, beautiful scenery, history, and lovely people. Bring your daughter. (Sponsored)
In light of the strange and scary times we are living in Girls’ Guide to Paris & Beyond is offering large discounts on our remaining tours heading out this fall to Bordeaux, Burgundy, the Loire, the Aveyron in France as well as Morocco. If you are interested and do put a deposit down, it will be refundable if the trip is cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns. We pray that things will be somewhat back to normal by this summer enabling all of us to be set free to discover our world again – this time perhaps with even more appreciation and awe then ever before. Our luxury ladies only tours are all-inclusive down to the glasses of champagne, wine or beer included with your meals & we never charge a single supplement. We meet as strangers and leave as friends. (Sponsored)