Recent Travel Articles

Are You a Poshpacker?

Are You a Poshpacker?

I think I am! Focusing on the market of interesting and creative hoteliers priced from $15 to less than $100 usd per person. I am not a 5* girl, never have been. I  like meeting people, engaging with the cultures of those I am visiting.  I don’t like those generic hotels that could be anywhere in the world, I like character, engagement, a window on the country I am visiting. The term Poshpacker... [Read more]

Women Trekking in Tibet

Women Trekking in Tibet

More and more travelers are interested in trekking in Tibet. This article mainly focuses on women trekking tips, dos and don’ts. After reading this, women will have a better understanding of trekking in such special area. Although Tibet is one of the safest destinations in Asia for female travelers, it is always advisable to have a company if you walk at night. The culture has few taboos that might... [Read more]

Women Travel Nepal – NEPAL | TIBET | BHUTAN

Women Travel Nepal – NEPAL | TIBET | BHUTAN

Gap Adventure Nepal  one of Nepal’s leading travel companies and trek operators, has recognised the opportunity for both to combine providing service for women travelers with opening up more opportunities for Nepalese women to be actively involved in tourism. They have set up Women Travel – Nepal as a Nepal local based company which means that trust and respect are of the utmost importance... [Read more]

What I love about Mongolia

What I love about Mongolia

Australian Rensina van den Heuvel has a passion for overland travel and leads trips to Mongolia regularly – one is coming up in August 2015. MORE on her trips.  If five star hotels are your thing, this trip is not for you – but if you want to meet the people and the wildness that is Mongolia, join her. I love crawling out of my tent in the early morning. A delicious heady scent of herbs,... [Read more]

Edith’s Paris – your Local Paris Guide

Edith’s Paris – your Local Paris Guide

Edith is the latest to join our Women Travel Local Guides Network at Women Travel.  She is French and Parisian to the core, born close to the birth place of Edith Piaff, but she has a passion for languages so also speaks English, Italian, Spanish, Swedish and Chinese. Let Edith be your local Paris Guide. This makes her a perfect person to introduce you to the delights of Paris, so she has set up Edith’s... [Read more]

Venus Adventures for Women – an update

Venus Adventures for Women – an update

Venus Adventures  had a great 2014, with indulgent, insightful, unforgettable adventures in amazing places like Namibia, Botswana, Morocco, India, Burma … Where are you heading for 2015? If you haven’t already made any plans, we still have a couple of spaces left on our Best of Morocco trip in April, our walking (and eating!) trip in Italy in June (Cinque Terra and Amalfi Coast, amongst... [Read more]

Women To Women Empowerment Project Mongolia

Women To Women Empowerment Project Mongolia

Rensina van den Heuvel has traveled in Mongolia many times, and leads tours there (find out about upcoming trips here).  This project is part of her desire to give back to the women she has met along the way. Read more about this below or more about her travels at Womens Travel Adventures Bags are for sale  to raise funds for next years project: for small coin purses are from $6.50A phone bags are... [Read more]

Rensina Overland – Part Two

Rensina Overland – Part Two

This story continues with Rensina van den Heuvel  traveling overland from Finland in an old Russian truck First part of the Story here Right now as I write this, we are parked on the edge of the Bay of Finland, outside Tallin in Estonia. There’s just twenty metres or so to the water, so the view would be great except that the windows are fogged up and the sky is as grey as a slate floor. It’s... [Read more]