• Where in the World is Waldo Safe?

    Where in the World is Waldo Safe?

    Every day when I wake up, the paper and tv tell me to hide in the deepest closet. There I might be safe, if I don’t eat sugar, fat, processed foods, or salt. So are we safe if we travel today? Who are all these pundits and are they for real?

    There are the safety consultants, usually for profit companies, who want you to hire them for consultations or training in judo.

    There are battalions of former– not all so young –military personnel now on the payroll of tv news programs. …

  • The  Bargain Gifts for YOU

    The Bargain Gifts for YOU

    Many women who travel with us are obsessed with buying gifts for others, even though we earned the money and earned the gift. Here are some of the best bargains we saw last year. We do not stress shopping in our trips, but there is always some time to forage. Ask us for our Bargaining Tips. www.thewomenstravelgroup.com. We did not include India as shopping in India would take 50 pages more. Our next India trip includes Diwali Festival!

    Mexico: Frida Kahlo designed sneakers and $4 bags, bought at the entrance to the Pyramids where there are endless stalls selling super cheap merchandise you will love.…

  • 6 Dumb Things  Women Pack

    6 Dumb Things Women Pack

    Women overpack, that is a fact. Please share this with friends who overpack or are nervous about what to bring. The Women’s Travel Group, small group tours for women is generous in how much you can bring for our porterage inclusion; however, here are the 6 dumbest items you might pack.

    1. Jewelry of any kind. Packing even fake jewelry is an invitation for theft. Packing jewelry that has large stars on it is an invitation for the TSA to confiscate it as a possible weapon.
  • 5 Surprises in Mexico City

    Named the TOP DESTINATION FOR 2016, Mexico City is a total surprise for most women who go with The Women’s Travel Group. Here is our trip.

    Safe to wander downtown and easy to walk to the main plaza and stores.

    Food is fantastic and if you avoid the obvious: unwashed veg and fruit, you will swoon. Mexico City is a gourmet paradise and our trips offer a la carte dining there. Do not miss the bakeries.

    Don’t bring much money; everything is cheap and our trip includes most of your costs.…

  • Never Eat these 10 No No’s Overseas

    There are certain no no’s if you wish to travel to more exotic places and NOT get sick. This blog post might sound too conservative but why lose your hard earned money and days on a trip when you get sick?

    1. Shell fish, unless you are in a fine restaurant adjacent to the sea!
    2. Fish on weekends or after holidays. In some countries, fish is not delivered on weekends, Mondays or holidays….your fish will be old.
    3. Cut up fruit cocktail, not everyone washes hands when cutting fruit.
  • Get a Life in 2017

    How come we all don’t Get a Life?  What holds us back from taking a trip?  The Women’s Travel Group believes it is habits and allergies.

    Habits are what we acquire; saying good things like Thank You, doing good deeds like picking up litter or reacting appropriately like smiling at a child. Habits are also bad, no need to list those. But did you ever think about traveling as a habit? Once you get out of the habit or if you never had the habit, making a decision about travel is worrisome.…

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