Kick-start a healthy lifestyle with two wellness and travel webinars in June on wabi-sabi, and sleep, energy, and menopause.
The Wisdom of Menopause: Stepping Into Our Power
Women travelers share their menopause and travel stories and their journey to unleash their full potential at midlife.
Six Wellness Retreats for Solo Women Travellers in 2022
From California to Spain to Tuscany, we’ve curated some of our most recommended wellness retreats and experiences for solo women.
Expert Tips for Women to Manage Travel Fear and Anxiety
Master life coach Debbie Phillips shares her expert tips for women to manage travel fear and anxiety in a post-pandemic world.
Reconnect with Women at JourneyWoman’s “Women’s Travel Wisdom” Wellness Retreat
JourneyWoman and Girls’ Guide to Paris host wellness retreat for women to reconnect, their share wisdom and feel a renewed sense of purpose.
Tembi Locke’s “From Scratch”: A Memoir on Healing and Love Set in Sicily
Our December book club pick is Tembi Locke’s memoir, “From Scratch: A Memoir of Love, Sicily and Finding Home”, about her transracial romance with her Italian husband and her grief after his untimely death.
7 Tips to Take the First Step into Solo Travel After Loss
Women travellers and experts offer tips and wisdom on taking the first shaky step into solo travel after loss.
Travel After Loss: From a Disaster Trip to Solo Bliss
After a disastrous first post-loss trip with a fellow widow, a solo traveller learns that the only way to get what she wants out of travel is to go solo.
Travel After Loss: Getting Back Into the Solo Travel Saddle
Diving headfirst back into solo travel after losing her husband helps a widowed traveller find herself again.
Just Do It: Widows Who Have Travelled Solo After Loss
A widowed traveller finds strength and healing in the self-reflection and challenge of solo travel and never looks back.
Walking the Camino de Santiago to Raise Awareness of Period Stigma
When she walks the Camino de Santiago, JourneyWoman CEO Carolyn Ray is raising funds for The Period Purse to help end period stigma. You can help.
Healing Your Past Through Travel: Memories of a Trip to England and Scotland
JourneyWoman Joy Fox travels to England and Scotland to revisit her memories and heal her past.
Journeys of the Heart: Women Share Stories of Walking the Camino de Santiago
Women share their stories of walking the Camino de Santiago, the people they encountered along the way, and how the experience changed their lives.
The Transformative Power of Travel (Webinar Transcript)
Meet three inspiring women who shared the transformative power of travel, from walking the Camino to a sacred soul trip in New Mexico to trekking Mount Everest.
Chasing Adventure on Mount Everest After a Multiple Sclerosis Diagnosis
How a multiple sclerosis diagnosis challenged solo female traveller Jennifer Haddow to change her life and trek to Mount Everest.
Finding Renewal in New Zealand: How I Overcame my Fear of Travelling Solo Again
After the death of her husband Gabe in 2018, the prospect of going through life solo filled Amanda with dread. She faced her grief, anger and loneliness in a two-week solo travel adventure in New Zealand.
Maria Finds Total Healing in Spanish Retreat
Looking for physical healing post knee surgery, Maria S. booked a wellness retreat – and walked away with a ‘prescription’ for a lifetime of health in mind, body and spirit.
Event Planner Learns to Loosen Her Travel Itinerary in Portugal
A burned-out, broken-hearted event planner moonlighting at a Portuguese tapas bar in Toronto rediscovers herself in a Habitat for Humanity build in Portugal.
Magali Heals Her Grieving Heart Among Varanasi’s Dead
Solo traveller Magali heals decades-old grief and changes her view of death and dying while exploring the funeral pyres of Varanasi, India.
Solo Travel Memoirs: An Art Professor Rediscovers Her Muse in Travel Sabbatical
An art professor who reluctantly heads out on a scheduled sabbatical renews her passion for her own art and gets a preview of an exciting post-retirement life of her own creation.
Seeking Solace in the Healing Springs of New Mexico
How one woman went from rock bottom to the top, burned herself out, and found rejuvenation in the healing mineral springs of New Mexico.
Solo Travel Memoirs: Meaghan Travels to Tap into the Power of Stillness
After a failed relationship that broke her heart and a fall that broke her jaw, a solo traveller seeks self-healing in meditation in Nepal.
How Women Find Healing and Renewal in Solo Travel
When faced with loss or grief, we intuitively turn to travel for wellness and healing, as shown in these inspirational stories of renewal.
Solo Travel Memoirs: The Art of Self-Renewal
Artists see the world differently. They travel differently too. Solo traveller Karen Gershowitz, who has been to more than 90 countries, uses art to connect with the people she meets (and herself) all around the world.
The Long Game: Limbering up for Solo Travel
Working from home and restricting movement poses risks to our health, regardless of whether we’ve experienced injuries before or not. We turned to health and wellness expert and JourneyWoman Women’s Travel Advisory Council member Dr. Nekessa Remy for some insights and tips to get us ready for the day we can pack our bags and get travelling again.
How JourneyWomen Connect to the World Through Music
The music we experience while travelling touches us on a deeper level. It transports us to a higher plane of being – one where all of our manmade worldly divides fade away and we tap into the ancient drumbeat that connects and moves us all. Feel the beat?
Celebrating Solo Travel Milestone Birthdays with Self-Love
The most important love you can have is the love you have for yourself – a lesson Nadine L learned & shares in this story about how travel is her self-love.
The Life-Changing People We Meet While Travelling Solo
Solo travellers share stories of their ‘guideposts’, the inspiring people who affected their lives while traveling.
What We Miss Most During the Pandemic
COVID-19 has disrupted everyday life the world over; JW editor Amanda Burgess takes a look at our shifting perspectives, and reaches out to see where our community stands.
How will COVID-19 Change Travel? Travel experts share their views with JourneyWoman
With COVIID-19, we are in uncharted territory. To provide JourneyWomen with the insight scoop, we reached out to top travel journalists and industry experts to understand how the pandemic will change how and where we travel.
Grief Journeys – Travel After Loss
Grief and loss are part of the human experience. Indeed, it’s something the world is feeling collectively right now, gripped as we are by a pandemic. Our stories have one common thread: We all found healing in travel.
Giving Fear the Finger: How Women Grow Through Travel
Some of us allow our fears to hold us back. Then there are the brave souls.
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.
Stress Management on the Road
Women travellers are likely to be subject to particular stresses whilst travelling, certainly until they’ve reached a certain plateau of self-confidence and familiarity with cultural “rules”.