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Women on the Road is a mature, highly-trafficked travel website that helps women of all ages travel independently and safely. 

It's owner, Leyla Giray Alyanak, has spent her life as a journalist, foreign correspondent and development worker, writing or advising in more than 50 countries. She recently put that knowledge together in her acclaimed book, Women on the Road: the essential guide to baby boomer travel.

Women on the Road is interested in partnering with respectful and ethical business that stand to benefit from an audience of intelligent, educated and financially secure women.

From reader Sue Woods on Facebook, about Annecy: "One of the most beautiful cities I've seen, and it was thanks to your recommendation. We stayed 3 nights. Did old city market, and all the cool streets, took so many photos. Then did the boat cruise around the lake the second day, and more walking, shopping etc the last day. Loved it!"

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Selected Press and Interviews

Good Girls Go to Heaven, Bad-Ass Girls Go Everywhere - Brain and Soul
Passenger Profile - Travel Starts at 60
Never too old to travel - The Expat Chat Podcast
The Essentials of Solo Women's Travel -
Top Tips for Women Traveling Solo - Sydney Morning Herald, Brisbane Times, The Age
Profile - Travel Style with Johnny Jet 
Solo Travel for Women - Indie Travel Podcast 
Solo Female Travel - Travel Link Sites 
Interview - Diverse Traveller
Interview with Leyla Giray - Boomer Women Travelers
Interview - Offtrack Backpacking
A Guide to Solo Travel - Heather on her Travels 
Should Women Be Traveling Solo? - Rappler

Selected Articles by Leyla Giray Alyanak

The Pretty Little Village Across the Lake - Global Geneva
Travel Alone and Love It
Should Women Travel Solo? - Huffington Post
9 Popular (Mis)Conceptions about Istanbul - Huffington Post
Can You Be Too Old to Travel?
 - Huffington Post
How Women Can Avoid Holiday Crime - Huffington Post
The Wonderful World of Alpine Cheeses - WAVE Journey 
The Albanian Alps: Where Past and Present Meet - Katie Aune 
Kota Kinabalu: An Unlikely Luxury Destination - Luxe Adventure Travel (JDombs)
5 Spectacular Things to Do in Sabah, Borneo - Go, See, Write
A Sneak Peek at the Borneo Sun Bear - Green Global Travel
5 Unusual Foods the French Consider Delicacies - Green Global Travel
Perfectly Normal Habits That Can Get You into Trouble Overseas - 
Chasing Away the Travel Burnout Blues - Transitions Abroad 
How to Write Travel Stories that Sell - Travel Blogger Academy 
So You Want a Humanitarian Job? - Transitions Abroad
The Redheaded Primates of the Lower Kinabatangan - Monkeys & Mountains
Kuala Lumpur Cuisine: Global or Local? - LL World Tour
Solo Travel for Baby Boomer Women - 50 Is the New 40
How to Avoid Travel Scams - My Itchy Travel Feet
Volunteering: When Travel Abroad Makes a Difference - Expat Women
5 Safest Cities for Women -
Luxury Day Spa in Kota Kinabalu - Kaleidoscope Magazine
A Canadian in Albania - Grown-Up Travel
Baby Boomer Travel: The Good, the Bad, and the Solo -
Women Traveling Alone -
Hitchhikers' Guide to Traveling Solo - Oye Times
Senior Travel Safety Tips -
Teaching English in France -
Never a Still Moment - 65 Things to Do When You Retire

Range of non-travel newspaper and magazine articles upon request.

Latest Campaigns

My Rhone-Alpes: a two-year promotion of the Rhone-Alpes region of France

Recent campaigns have included collaborations with the tourist boards of Sabah, Malaysia; Ireland; Costa Brava; Gruyere, Switzerland; Nantes, France. 


Top 20 Baby Boomer Travel Blogs of 2015 - The Volunteer Traveler
Top 50 Travel Blogs 2012 - The Expeditioner
Best Women's Travel Websites - Transitions Abroad
Top 100 Travel Blogs - Nomadic Samuel
Top Solo Women Travel Bloggers Over 40 - Adventurous Kate

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