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Understanding a Country – USA at a Glance

If you are going to be spending some time in a country, or especially if you are moving there, the more you know about it the better prepared you will be.  The United States of America has within it more than one ‘country’, the South is very different from the North, and the East is […]


Mongolia – Culture and Giving as a Traveler.

In remote Western Mongolia, there is a sprinkling of brilliant white snow on the mountains and as we come over a slight rise, a few small gers come into view. Allen is looking for some directions. Driving slowly towards the family camp, two women, one elder, an older man and a small girl emerge from […]

Safety tips for women traveling in India

Women Travel Safely in India

I am sometimes over tips for women traveling safely – like we are fragile and need protecting from the big bad world.  However I am also aware that we are so at home in our own worlds, we forget that things that we do normally at home are weird – dangerous – offensive to others […]

The North Face Sailing

Sailing in Norway

Featured Post by Sietske Meerloo Join her Sailing in Norway trip in July this year   She runs a travel company for women called VakanShe Back to Basics From the plane I can see Finnmark, the most Northerly province of Norway. Finnmark is, because of its size, the largest province of this Scandinavian country but it […]

But It is not always straightforward

The Tricky Art of Giving as a Traveler

Our own Western perceptions of ‘Giving’ can sometimes be way out of alignment especially when it comes to other Cultures. A friend in Brisbane told me a small story of his experience of trying to ‘give’ to someone from another culture and the result what not what he expected. Upon moving into his new abode, […]

Waimakariri River Rail Bridge

The West Coast of New Zealand

Your base for exploring the South Island of New Zealand is the city of Christchurch.  Although 2011 brought a devasting earthquake to the city, it is up and going, and welcoming visitors.  In fact tours about the earthquake and its consequences are one of the growing trends in the city. If you head west from […]


Building a Tour

Valerie and Jackie run French Escapade a tour company that invites you to “Don’t be a Tourist.  Be our Guest”.  They run some tours for women only, and organise painting, cooking and cultural tours in Europe.  They are one of the Tour Companies with tours listed on the Women Travel Tour Calendar The essence of […]

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Lyn Taylor was in Nepal the Day their World Changed

Lyn Taylor has been traveling to Nepal and leading for over 20 years. She was in Nepal the day of the Earthquake, and here writes about the recovery and invites you to join her in responding to the needs there. On April 25th a catastrophic 7.9 magnitude earthquake devastated Nepal. With reports of over 4,000 […]


Seoul Tour Guide

Women Travel the World has a special search engine where you can find local women guides in countries and cities around the world.  Here is a little about the latest listing as Seoul Tour Guides. See all WTW Local Guides here Two travelers that have made Seoul, Korea their home want to show you the […]

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Dine with the Locals… Bon Appetour

Where shall we eat tonight? When I am traveling, one of the things that gets me down is the hundred and one decisions you have to make during the day.  What to eat and where to eat are two that come to mind. Once I was alone in Barcelona, my first time in Spain.  I […]

Definately in the hills

Head for the Hills in Kerala for a Cool Break

Kerala in South West India is tropical – humid and hot with all the wonderful things that means – coconuts, tropical fruit, houseboats and loose clothes. But both locals and visitors relish a trip to the hill stations for a break from the heat. If you are planning a trip to Kerala make sure you […]


Broad Horizons has new owner

Lesley Cooley had always had a passion for travel – she has just taken over Broad Horizons – an established Canadian Womens Travel Company.  It is just one of the wonderful women’s travel companies offering tours on Women Travel the World. Here she tells her story: I did a bit of travelling in my 20’s […]