JourneyWoman Travel for Women Over 50

Don't miss these once-in-a-lifetime travel experiences!

Published 4 months ago • 4 min read

Dear JourneyWoman,

Join Girls’ Guide to the World as they embark on a year full of truly magical once-in-a-lifetime journeys that will light a fire in your very soul. This women-owned venture is proudly featured in our ​Women's Travel Directory​ and was founded on the magic that happens when a close-knit group of women explore places brimming with beauty and culture. The stories, dreams, heartaches, laughter, and discoveries all come together to create lasting connections. Its a completely different experience than going by yourself, with your family, or on a large packaged group trip.

Don’t just travel in 2024 … Experience Extraordinary.

Girls’ Guide Signatures

  • Women-only
  • Sisterhood guaranteed
  • Single rooms in 4-5* hotels or lodge
  • Wine with dinner
  • Fit for foodies
  • Extremely small groups 6-10
  • Exceptional, off the radar experiences

Wherever you go, purchase travel insurance before you leave: our Booking Resources page has women-recommended websites to help you book and plan travel.

Girls' Guide is extending a special VIP welcome gift to JourneyWoman travellers who make reservations for any of the featured trips listed below. Simply enter the code JWOMAN during checkout, and a delightful surprise will await you.

Check out six Exceptional Escapes in 2024

Finding Joy in Todos Santos

January 17 - 22, 2024 (6 days)
Todos Santos, Mexico

From $6,645.00 USD per person

This transformational retreat will empower YOU to launch into the New Year with positive energy and inner peace.

Start the year out right watching the sun set over the Pacific as whales leap and play and baby turtles return to the sea. Jumpstart your meditation practice and realize your strength and empowerment during our retreat/discovery experience in Baja California with coach, Alenka Dharma and Girls' Guide to the World founder, Doni Belau. This trip is about to close! Act before October 31, 2023.

A Mindfulness Journey to Bhutan

March 15 - 22, 2024 (8 days)
Bhutan, South Asia

From $9,545 USD per person

“Gross national happiness is more important than Gross national product.” ~ His Majesty Jigme Singye Wangchuck, 4th King of Bhutan

Pray with the monks at the Tiger’s Nest Monastery, one of the most iconic destinations in the world. Learn why this small country measures their GNP in Happiness and how much we can learn from them. Take part in an important festival, don a Kira (traditional dress), learn about the herbs and spices used in traditional Bhutanese cooking, enjoy a Bhutanese wellness experience and have a hand at dying your own fabric using traditional methods.

Sailing in Thailand

April 13 - 19, 2024 (7 days)
Phuket, Thailand

From $7,395 USD per person

If there is such a thing as paradise, sailing the crystal clear waters around the Thai islands has to be it!

Taste Gaeng Keow Wan Gai (Thai green curry) made by our own chef aboard as we lunch in a private cove off the Bamboo Islands. Explore James Bond island before the tourists arrive, walk one of the world’s most spectacular beaches on Krabi, visit an enormous Buddha in Phuket, swim in crystal clear turquoise waters, and see thousands of stars while afloat in our own private 45’ catamaran, have a cocktail at a tiny bar on a reef-edge island. This is the way the islands of Thailand are meant to be seen.

Magical Peru

May 22 - 31, 2024 (10 days)
Peru, South America

From $9,975 USD per person

From Lima to Machu Picchu: Unveiling Peru's Treasures

Ancient wisdom has much to teach us. Learn from a shaman, set your eyes on the snow-capped Andes mountains, tantalize your tastebuds with authentic Peruvian cuisine from pit roasts to pisco sours, learn the secrets of the Incas, spend a day at a sustainable farming community, explore one of the 7 wonders of the world – Machu Picchu.

Tea & Tennis: London and Wimbledon

July 7 - 12, 2024 (6 days)
London, United Kingdom

From $9,985 USD per person

A Royal Affair - Attend the most important tennis event of the year while relishing the majesty of London and Windsor

Spend a day sipping bubbly as you watch the women’s semi-finals at Wimbledon in VIP seats. Soak up historical and contemporary London in style with our guide who will treat you to West End Theatre, spend some time in Princess’ Di’s former world, enjoy some curated shopping, explore Windsor castle, travel up the Thames River and so much more. Ideal for the newbie or the serious Anglophile.

From Plate to Palette - a Scandinavian Culinary & Design Adventure

August 26 - September 2, 2024 (8 days)
Scandinavia, Europe

From $8,475 USD per person

Join Girls' Guide as they explore the design and dining scene in two of the most beautiful European capital cities in Denmark and Sweden

Forage for herbs and other edibles with a chef on a small island in Sweden before your hyper-local dinner alfresco. Stay in high style in the design centers of Copenhagen and Stockholm savoring up the taste and style makers of today and yesterday. Learn why Stockholm is called the Venice of the north. Explore palaces and important design haunts and order a cocktail at an art bar dating from 1931. Dine at an award-winning restaurant in a photography museum and shop at the flea market. There is inspiration around every corner here.

Contact Girls' Guide to the World to discuss which trip is right for you at ​​

Don't forget - Girls' Guide is extending a special VIP welcome gift to JourneyWoman travellers who make reservations for any of the featured trips listed above. Simply enter the code JWOMAN during checkout, and a delightful surprise will await you.

Check Skyscanner for flight costs before you book. Don’t forget to use incognito mode and consider combining a less-expensive flight with train travel where possible. Our Booking Resources page has recommended services from other women and you can share or search women-friendly accommodations and hospitality services in our new Places to Stay section. You can also find solo travel-friendly accommodation options on Expedia and shop all the things we love when we travel on our Amazon page. We also want to remind you how important it is to purchase travel insurance. Check prices on

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