Recent Travel Articles

French Escapade Celebrates 10 Years – Congratulations!

French Escapade Celebrates 10 Years – Congratulations!

Jackie Valerie Congratulations to Jackie and Valerie who have been running  French Escapade for 10 Years!  Many of their trips are for women, if you are a keen painter, they have some wonderful painting focused trips.  Jackie has realised her dream of “Sharing my love for traveling and giving people the opportunity to really experience a different culture”. Don’t be a Tourist.... [Read more]

Top Travel Books for Women

Top Travel Books for Women

by featured writer Justine Women have a thirst for adventure and we experience the need to take on the world in our own ways. Travelling is the most common way to fulfill this quest. But not everyone has the time and luxury to experience the world first-hand! For some, reading about exciting adventures can be just as satisfying as travelling, or a useful place to start. There are a lot of travel books... [Read more]

Lake Como in Italy

Lake Como in Italy

Mary Hamilton-Smith of Australian Womens Travel writes about one of her favourite destinations – why not join her on one of her trips To me Lake Como in Northern Italy is like a piece of heaven and I return there as many times as possible, which is why it features so many times in my tours to Italy! It has been appreciated for its beauty and uniqueness for ages, and even as early as Roman times. ... [Read more]

Who does Not like a Surprise?

Who does Not like a Surprise?

Well it is true that some people don’t like surprises, but the idea of taking a ‘Mystery Trip’ appeals to me. Decide on your budget, and how long you want to be away, and then let someone else decide where to. Great if you are fighting with your best friend about which destination to choose for your girls weekend away. Mystery Trips are offering such an opportunity in Australia. They have three... [Read more]

Women and Adventure Travel

Women and Adventure Travel

Lyn Taylor of Lyn Taylor’s Adventure Travel writes in her latest newsletter WOMEN are increasingly choosing to take adventurous holidays over spa retreats or resorts with numbers of women deciding to embark on these travels alone rising exponentially. For women of all ages, particularly those who are mums and are working, making time for themselves is difficult, with Mums lucky to average 40... [Read more]

How to do luxury travel on a budget

How to do luxury travel on a budget

Travelling on a budget can be a fun way to meet people and experience new things, but what if you feel like a little bit of luxury? Maybe it’s for a special occasion or you just want to unwind and recharge; there things you can do to get the experience of luxury travel without the extortionate prices.  Guest writer Emma shares her tips Choose the right destination Marrakech, Morocco As obvious as... [Read more]

Women Travel India

Women Travel India

When I first set up Women Travel the World in 2006, India was a place I wanted to go to, still is truth be told – it is definately on my bucket list!  But in the last few years Women and Travel and India has become something so much more, as Indian women have become travelers themselves, in their own country, and Indian women have set up companies to cater for this growing market. F5 Escapes... [Read more]

Packing Smart for Every Trip

Packing Smart for Every Trip

Can you ever get enough advice about packing for a trip?  Unfortunately most of us don’t follow it – the trip I actually followed the packing list was the best I had ever done – so getting it right can make a WEIGHT of difference.  Jessica writes about Packing Smart: Packing can be overwhelming and is probably the least enjoyable thing to do when you are preparing to go on a big... [Read more]