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

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May 23, 2017

Jamaica Facts for Solo Women Travelers: How Safe Is It, Really?

Worried about safety or solo travel? These Jamaica facts will tell it like it is.

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May 04, 2017

The Ideal Two-Week Korea Itinerary for Solo Women

Traveling solo? Here's a great 14-day Korea itinerary if you're traveling on your own.

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Mar 18, 2017

Things to Do in Annecy, France: A Woman's Guide

Annecy France has been called the prettiest town in the country. With good reason.

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Feb 21, 2017

Frying Empanadas in a Guatemalan Home: An Unexpected Experience

My guidebook says there should be a Spanish school in the nearby village: San Andrés. Perfect, because I need to get out of Flores, the town where I am

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Feb 21, 2017

Building Walls Isn't the Solution

Let me tell you about one of my many adventures. My great West Texas adventure. Both of Texas's National Parks, a hike to the highest point in Texas,

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Jan 17, 2017

A Cuba Travel Guide for Independent Women

Your Cuba travel guide: essential travel tips for exploring the treasures of Cuba

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Dec 22, 2016

Solo Female Travel to Australia

It's a huge country but plenty of solo women travel to Australia - and love it. Find out more.

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Dec 13, 2016

Traveling Solo: Why Women Should Travel Alone More Often

Traveling the world is probably the one thing that’s on every person’s bucket list. But for some people, traveling isn’t just about going on vacation,

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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 for women - or the pros and cons of traveling in jeans.

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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 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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