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Staying in a hostel for the first time could be daunting, especially if you're past your 40s or 50s or more. But it doesn't have to be. Here's a first-timer's guide to walk you every step of the way.
There's tons of travel insurance out there - until you pass the age limit and suddenly you don't quality. These reviews of senior-friendly travel insurers will make sure you're protected when you travel.
The beauty of Europe is its diversity - drive for an hour and you're in a different country. Here is a look at some great solo Europe destinations.
Dark tourism, or grief tourism, is on the rise as tourists visit places associated with tragedy and death. Why do we do it - and should we?
Bored with ho-hum holiday ideas? Here's some great inspiration for unusual travel destinations - places you wouldn't always think of and unique travel experiences you've probably never tried.
Giving money to child street beggars when you travel can hurt more than help them. Here are some alternatives to giving money that can have a positive impact.
When is the best time to visit a destination? When it's neither too hot nor too cold, too wet nor too dry? When the air is crisp and clear and the colors bright enough to touch?
It's not always easy to figure out the safest places to travel alone - but there's an app for that. It's free, and is the only one to look at women's safety.
Tired of being on the go-go-go? Local living - just slowing down for a bit - may be the answer.
Turn your long layover flights into exciting discoveries by taking advantage of city tours put on by airlines and airports that want to make connecting flights less tedious.
Is one day in Madrid enough to see the city? You’ll be amazed at how much of Spain’s capital you can see in a single day, especially with this thorough one-day Madrid itinerary. Yes, Madrid in one day.
Sound too good to be true? Well, it's not. Spend weeks or months housesitting luxury homes in some of the world's most dazzling destinations.
If you think a travel skirt sounds like a nutty item to take on your trip, think again. Even if you're not usually the skirt type, you might change your mind after you read this page.
Pretty useful, actually. Travel daypacks for women are designed to help you carry less, leave your hands free and (usually) discourage thieves.
Asia travel destinations for women who travel independently - a great continent for women who travel solo.
Christmas is celebrated around the world, in one way or another - some traditions are heartwarming, others funny, others plain strange.
Planning on Kenya travel but don't have enough time? Here's what to do in Nairobi - in a day or two.
There's never enough money for travel: here are some overseas jobs for women travelers.
If you want to travel and are worried about age - don't be. Thousands of senior women travel solo, and here are some of their questions - and answers.
Dream of visiting Central Asia? Uzbekistan tourism is booming - explore the heart of the Silk Road by following my footsteps.
Traveling solo? Here's a great 14-day Korea itinerary if you're traveling on your own.
It's a huge country but plenty of solo women travel to Australia - and love it. Find out more.
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?
If you're a woman headed for Portugal, this overview will tell you what to expect.
Women's walking shoes - usually the bulkiest travel items we pack. How do we get away with just one pair?