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JourneyWoman Travel for Women Over 50

Inspiring women to travel solo for 30 years

Founded in 1994, JourneyWoman™ is the world’s first and largest women’s solo travel website and community, inspiring women over 50 to travel safely and well. Led by CEO and Editor Carolyn Ray, we publish a monthly newsletter with first-hand travel tips and destination features written by experienced travel writers, host webinars and events, produce the award-winning Soul of Travel Podcast. By joining our mailing list, you have access to our Things She Loves newsletter with women-recommended travel gear, the JourneyWoman Book Club in partnership with TripFiction and exclusive travel deals and discounts with no single supplement from our partners in our Women’s Travel Directory, which features women-friendly tours, retreats, places to stay and small ships in over 120 countries. Learn more at JourneyWoman.com.

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Save up to 20% on your 2024 Bucket List Trips

Dear Reader, If you've been dreaming of visiting Ireland, Croatia, Italy, Vietnam, or maybe even Peru, we've curated some cost-effective trips from our tour partners, Insight Vacations and Trafalgar Tours, direct from our Women's Travel Directory! You can enjoy savings ranging from 15% to 20% on specific itineraries that cover multiple countries in Europe, Asia, and Latin America. If these corners of the world are on your must-see list for 2024, then you won't want to miss these incredible...

19 days ago • 7 min read

Dear Reader, What exactly does wellness retreat and transformational travel look like for women over 50? For us, it's a chance for self-reflection, an opportunity to make new connections, and celebrate the journey that comes with embracing a life of self-discovery. This month, we bring you selected articles from our writers, emphasizing wellness and retreat-style travel. You'll also find a selection of wellness-style tours and retreat recommendations direct from our Women's Travel Directory....

about 1 month ago • 5 min read

Dear JourneyWoman, Join us for our fourth annual JourneyWoman Holiday Social on Thursday, December 7, 2023 at 7 pm – 8 :30 pm ET*. We’ll talk about the year that was, and look ahead to 2024 which is JourneyWoman’s 30th anniversary! This is an opportunity for all of us to come together, meet women from around the world, and get inspired about travel in 2024. Established in 1994, JourneyWoman is the world's largest website and community for women over 50 and we want to thank you! What to...

3 months ago • 1 min read

Prefer to read this online? Click here. Dear JourneyWoman, Discover the allure of new cultures, savor delectable cuisines, and create lasting memories in 2024 with these carefully curated, women-friendly travel experiences from our Women’s Travel Directory. Every tour listed below comes with an exclusive offer specially crafted for our JourneyWoman readers - just to make your dream getaway even more enticing! Our team at JourneyWoman verifies each business so that you know it’s credible, and...

3 months ago • 7 min read

JOURNEYWOMAN NEWS RELEASE Trafalgar Tours Joins as Founding Sponsor for Fifth Season of "Soul of Travel Podcast", Presented by JourneyWoman Toronto, ON and Denver, CO — November 29, 2023 – JourneyWoman, the world's first and largest women's travel website, today announced that Trafalgar Tours, one of six tour brands under The Travel Corporation, has signed on as the first founding sponsor of its award-winning Soul of Travel Podcast. JourneyWoman also announced that 27 women have now joined...

3 months ago • 3 min read

Hi JourneyWoman, Have you heard of Travel Deal Tuesday? If you have any travel plans for the upcoming year, this is information you don't want to miss! Travel Deal Tuesday occurs annually on the day after Cyber Monday (November 28 this year). On this day, the travel industry offers some amazing discounts on various aspects of travel, including airfare, hotels, activities, tours, transportation, and even travel gear. To help you navigate these deals, we've compiled a guide featuring our...

3 months ago • 5 min read

Dear JourneyWoman, Losing yourself in a garden, whether it be your own or another’s beautifully nurtured creation, is surely one of life’s greatest joys. This month, we're presenting chosen articles from our writers that focus on travel sparked by gardens, drawing inspiration from Lonely Planet's latest guide, "The Joy of Exploring Gardens". While we may know renowned gardens like Monet’s House and Garden, the High Line, and the Jardin Majorelle, this book also uncovers many hidden gems and...

3 months ago • 5 min read

Dear JourneyWoman, Our last book club of 2023 is coming up this Wednesday, November 15 and we're thrilled that best-selling author, Lisa See is joining us to talk about her books, including our November Book of the Month, Lady Tan’s Circle of Women, set in 15th century China. We tend to learn history in terms of wars, dates, and the generals, kings and presidents who made the “big” decisions. But if you take one step away from the front line of history, you see women, children, and the...

3 months ago • 2 min read

Dear JourneyWoman, Whether you're after some serious relaxation, adventure, or a perfect mix of both, we've got you covered. Picture yourself unwinding under the sun, enjoying local cuisine, and getting immersed in a new culture. For those in northern climates, a warm getaway might be just what you need to revive your sense of discovery and curiosity! This month, we're offering selected articles from our Women's Guide to Mexico and the Caribbean with tips on how to plan your dream warm...

4 months ago • 5 min read

Dear Reader, Last week, we highlighted five extraordinary, one-of-a-kind travel experiences that we believe are ideal luxury getaways for JourneyWoman. These journeys offer a stylish travel experience, and are organised by Girls Guide to the World, a women-owned, highly trusted travel company that is part of our Women's Travel Directory. Travelling with Girls' Guide to the World offers a unique experience compared to solo travel, family trips, or large packaged group tours. A recent traveler...

4 months ago • 5 min read
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