Solo Travel

Do you love solo travel? Or do you prefer to travel in a group? If the first sounds like you, you'll love our articles on fighting the single supplement, staying safe while traveling and making friends on the road.

3 months ago

Solo Travel – Getting Back to Basics

Post pandemic travel is a new and interesting experience. So many people, myself included, are ready to explore the world again. The question is, just how do we do that now? Destinations are beginning to open to visitors but there are still many aspects…

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5 months ago

There Is Something Special About a Road Trip

When I am feeling hemmed in, the desire to get in the car and head out on a road trip is never far from my mind. Travel by plane, train or bus is fine, but there is something about an automobile that lends an extra air of freedom…

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2 years ago

10 Reasons to Travel Solo with a Group After 60

Traveling solo has its upside at any age, even for women who have passed the midlife half-point – you do not have to consult anyone when you want to do something particularly interesting…

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2 years ago

7 Tips That Can Get Any Boomer Woman to Pack Her Travel Bags Today

A few weeks ago, I lost my sister due to complications from diabetes. She was 69 years young and, although her health was never what it should have been, it was still sudden and unexpected…

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2 years ago

A Salute to Journeywoman Founder Evelyn Hannon – The First Travel Blogger

In April of this year, we lost a pioneer in women’s travel. Evelyn Hannon, the founder and editor of Jour-neywoman, passed away. She was, by all accounts, a private person…

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2 years ago

The Smart Way to Travel When You’re Over 60 and Going It Solo

Solo travel can be daunting. Most of your life, someone else has handled the travel – the reservations, the research, the budgeting. Now, suddenly, for whatever reason – it’s up to you…

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2 years ago

5 “What if…” Fears Women Have About Traveling Alone… and What to Do About Them

My first experience with traveling alone was in my 20s. I had just received a degree in comparative religion from the University of Colorado and exploring a mysterious land filled with thousands of gods and goddesses seemed like a great way to spend a few months.  Read More

2 years ago

How Solo Road Trips Can Be Fun at Any Age

Are you a Baby Boomer who still enjoys driving? Many people do continue driving into their senior years. It makes so many things more convenient if you drive rather than take another mode of transportation. Read More

2 years ago

6 Amazing Vacations for Single Women Over 60

Single women over 60 are traveling like never before – and loving it. With so much travel information available in print and online, planning a rewarding solo vacation is easier than ever. Here are six amazing vacation ideas for single women over 60 – four organized…

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2 years ago

House Sitting in Retirement: Travelling the World, One House at a Time

Have you ever thought about how much money is spent on hotel rooms that barely get used while we travel? Would you travel more if your room and board was covered? Today we will talk with author, fashion expert, and the self-proclaimed “Queen of Ageing Disgracefully”, Penelope Whitely as she shares her best tips on how to become a world-travelling house-sitter. Enjoy the show! Read More