• 10 Point Checklist to Get from Green to Gutsy for Women Travelers

    10 Point Checklist to Get from Green to Gutsy for Women Travelers


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    Yes You can manage this journey, from anxiety to adventure. This is not pop psychology but practical advice. Follow this check list and start packing.

    1.  Take your proposed trip. Separate out each verb. For instance from our Ireland trip itinerary: “On arrival our staff will escort you”. Ask  Where will I find staff? Will they have my name on a sign? Where is the VIP lounge? Where does my luggage go? Get as detailed as you need .

  • Irish Food that is Worth Crossing the Atlantic!

    Irish Food that is Worth Crossing the Atlantic!

    The Best Irish Foods To Eat during Our Trip July 14-24 2018  and  To Bring Home

    Please share with your Irish friends. You don’t have to be Irish to be Irish.

    Ireland is a gourmet paradise and has been for many years. The country is famous for the freshest food cooked simply and perfectly. Ireland is surrounded by gorgeous coast line and, of course, amazing fish and shell fish. Its emerald green fields produce gorgeous food. Ironically during the 19c Great Famine, Irish people did not fish but lived off the land! 

  • Avoid Travel Panic with www.womenstravelgroup.com Travel List

    Avoid Travel Panic with www.womenstravelgroup.com Travel List


    Getting ready for a solo trip includes being organized and being smart. Traveling in a group  like The Women’s Travel Group  is easier as you have others to help if you need it. Traveling alone is more edgy since you must be self sufficient. It will be more comfortable if you are going to an English speaking area like Ireland. 

    When you travel alone, you are your own defense, your only money holder, and your only companion. This means that if you leave anything behind because you are tired or nervous, you have no back up.

  • 5 Easy Destinations for New International Travelers

    Five Easiest Destination Areas for the New Woman Traveler

    Please share this email with friends afraid to travel.

    Some destinations are culturally hard, difficult to get to, involve a lot of jet lag or are challenging geographically. Others sound scary or are in too many headlines.

    Here are our five recommended trips for new international travelers.

    English speaking areas like England and Ireland are easier for new travelers. Besides being able to ask questions,read road signs, and museum signage,  women in English speaking areas are less lonely.

  • Will Your Next Trip be Ruined by Fake News?

    Will Your Next Trip be Ruined by Fake News?



    The answer might be yes. Not only Russians fake news, ads, and Facebook posts. Travel sellers do also. 

    Marketing,vague language, scare headlines can destroy your travel plans and make you lose mo ney.

    There are many ways false information reaches you. Here are some red flags listed by The Women’s Travel Group:

    Scare articles. Writers need scare headlines like the one on this blog post.  For accurate information, go to the US State Dept. which outlines dangers and concerns in parts of the world.

  • Events to Avoid Overseas

    Events to Avoid Overseas

    This is from a Huffington Post Article by Phyllis Stoller, President of The Women’s Travel Group.
    When you plan your next trip, you will likely consider weather and hopefully check into seasonal costs of flights/hotels etc. Travelers today are traveling during what are called ‘shoulder’ seasons which relate to good, not perfect weather, which avoid peak season crowds and can offer lower airfares. However, many travelers do not check other factors that might make a trip excessively expensive or full of unpleasant surprises.
  • This is a blog post from Huffington Post which we hope you will follow:
    https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/the-8-worst-mistakes-a-veteran-traveler-made-in-2017_us_5a2ec58ce4b04cb297c2aefb  Look for Phyllis Stoller, a contributor and follow her there. Most posts are not repeated here.
    These mistakes are commonplace and can make your trip pretty miserable. Follow the link above for more information about safe traveling and below use the link for more about The Women’s Travel Group and our tours.
      Yes all of these mistakes are common even for a veteran traveler, former ex pat and the President of The Women’s Travel Group.
  • Fighting with New Electronic Devices While Traveling

    Fighting with New Electronic Devices While Traveling


    I just spent a wonderful holiday weekend, perfect until I tried to use a new computer. I kept getting messages about keychain passwords  and messages crowded the screen. So what is to be learned from an admittedly electronic novice about this nightmare?

    The easy stuff i

    s that you only need an adaptor  out of the US.  Electronic devices are manufactured to charge on different types of electricity. DC is stronger than what we are used to in the US, so your device will charge faster.…

  • Women’s Travel: Travel Tips on Sleeping Better in Hotels

    Women’s Travel: Travel Tips on Sleeping Better in Hotels

    Phyllis Stoller is an outside contributor on women and travel for Huffington Post. Here is her latest article:

    Feel free to add your tips and share them with our community of traveling women! Our favorite earplugs are here:

    www.thewomenstravelgroup.com for more smart trips for women who might be solo.

    Phyllis@thewomenstravelgroup.com    646 309 5607 for direct line.

  • When to document with a Photo?

    When to document with a Photo?

    Everyday we read about videos and photos travelers take to document bad situations. When should you take a photo or video and how should you do it? If you are going to document situations, keep notes which include names of flight attendants, pilot etc. Your seat number and ticket number, which is the very long letters/numbers reference.

    First get the time/date on your phone set correctly. Then include something in the photo that dates and places the incident.

    When not to take a photo: 

    A manager/check in personnel has been horrible to you, ask for their card.…


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