What's New at Women on the Road?

This 'What's New' page keeps you updated with what's happening at Women on the Road.

It alerts you when new Web pages appear on my Women on the Road website (for my blog, go here).

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Dec 05, 2016

Mosquito Bites: How to Stop Those Mozzies in Their Tracks

DEET? Not to DEET? Mosquito bites can be deadly but is the cure worse than the disease?

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Dec 01, 2016

Why Indulging in Disaster Tourism Could Be a Tragic Mistake

Disaster tourism - or traveling to disaster sites. Should you?

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Nov 28, 2016

Solo Female Travel to China

Choosing a destination when you're traveling on your own can be tricky so we look at solo female travel to China - is it a good idea?

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Nov 17, 2016

A Portugal Travel Guide for Women

If you're a woman headed for Portugal, this overview will tell you what to expect.

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Nov 14, 2016

Travel Gifts for Women for Under $30

The best travel gifts for women are practical, original and attractive - and cost under $30.

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Nov 10, 2016

Eating with Locals: The Ultimate Guide to Social Dining

Solo travel is great but sometimes, you want to share a meal. There's an app for that. (Or entire networks.)

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Oct 16, 2016

Women's Walking Shoes: What it Takes to Travel in Comfort

Women's walking shoes - usually the bulkiest travel items we pack. How do we get away with just one pair?

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Oct 15, 2016

Hate Solo Dining? Here's How You Can Make It Fun

If solo dining strikes fear in your heart, wait! These 15 suggestions can turn eating alone into a fun (or at least bearable) experience.

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Oct 12, 2016

Solo Female Travel to Argentina

Argentina - beef, tango and Tierra de Fuego - for the solo female traveler.

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Oct 02, 2016

Sardinia: Ancient Mysteries of Mamoiada

A look behind the scenes at Mamoiada, whose sacred nature is both evident and hard to explain.

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Jun 08, 2016

The five most important things to bring with you on a solo journey

The five most important things to have as a solo female traveler are good walking shoes, a good book, a positive attitude, an air of confidence, and an

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May 03, 2016

The Benefits of Slow Travel

Even if your vacation is short you can intensify your travels and experience the benefits of slow travel.

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Feb 16, 2016

To Jean or Not to Jean? How to Choose the Pefect Travel Pants for Women

Travel pants - or the pros and cons of traveling in jeans.

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Jan 31, 2016

The Art of Choosing Travel Handbags You Will Actually Use

There are millions of travel handbags - but not all are suitable for real travel. Find out why.

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Jan 04, 2016

Raise a glass to Sardinia

The church bells pealing in the distance suddenly merge with jangling, fast approaching bells. Confused by the cracking heat, I scan the horizon. Rough

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Oct 19, 2015

How to Plan Your Travel Budget

Advice from experienced travelers on how to plan and calculate your travel budget before you go.

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Oct 08, 2015

How to Visit Any City in One Day

Even if you only have 24 hours, you can see a lot of a city in one day: here are tools and resources for a perfect stopover.

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Jul 11, 2015

Brazil Tourism: A Woman's Guide

If you're a woman considering Brazil tourism, you've probably heard it's unsafe and not a great destination. That's not exactly true.

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May 20, 2015

Graffiti Street Art - Love It or Hate It?

Graffiti street art is graffiti for some, street art for others, and often more complex than a few bits of spray on a wall. Find out what it's all about.

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May 14, 2015

Natural Disaster Survival When You Travel

Tsunamis and earthquakes aren't the first thing you think about when you travel but if you're headed to a danger zone, think of preparing for natural disaster survival.

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May 14, 2015

How to Travel When Broke

Just because you have less money doesn't mean you can't travel when broke. Find out how to keep spending down and get around the high cost of travel.

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May 14, 2015

Women Travel with Disabilities

Travel with disabilities is a challenge but, according to expert Candy Harrington, one that can be overcome with the right preparation.

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May 09, 2015

Empowerment Through Travel: 10 Ways

Empowerment through travel means using travel as a method of self-improvement. Here are 10 ways travel can empower you.

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Apr 28, 2015

6 Things to Know While Traveling in South Korea

South Korea may not always be on a traveler's bucket list, but once you step inside this remarkable country, you'll be wondering why you didn't visit sooner!

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Apr 28, 2015

Mt Arunachala, Thiruvanamalai, Tamil Nadu, India

Sacred to Shaivites and other Hindus (as well as other pilgrims seeking something sacred), it is said to be the heart-abode of Shiva. It's an extinct

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