• LOW and NO Tech Travel Hints- for Women Travelers

    Each time I see an article about travel technology, my brain melts. Most of us, of a certain age, are just not interested in technology. Yes, we want a smartphone that works, wifi information and maybe a GPS. Beyond that, we just want a written document with all the details of our trip.

    If you do not know how to operate your phone, stop right here and go to the Apple Store or wherever you bought it and learn basics.

    Are we Luddites?

     
  • OUR PARTNERS AWARDED BEST TOUR OPERATOR TO INDIA

    OUR PARTNERS AWARDED BEST TOUR OPERATOR TO INDIA

    DISCOUNTS ON AIRFARES, WHILE IT LASTS

    AWARD-WINNING TRIP: FESTIVALS OF INDIA TRIP THIS YEAR WITH TIGERS

    OCT 29-NOV 10 PLUS ADD TIGER VIEWING

    5 Reasons Women Avoid India and 5 Reasons They Can’t-Wait to Return. 

    Fear of the Unknown    Fear of Poverty    Fear of Beggars    Fear of Exotic Food    Fear of Bathrooms

    Five reasons women cannot wait to make their second trip.

    Spectacular sites, even tigers in the wild     Fabulous hotels with spas    Colorful people in brilliant garb    Terrific international food    Amazing bargains in fun markets

    PLUS THIS YEAR SOME OF THE BEST AIRFARES AND DIRECT FLIGHTS TO INDIA. 

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

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

     

    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 .

     
  • Five Reasons Women Don’t Book a Trip

    Five Reasons Women Don’t Book a Trip

     

    We usually write about why you should book a tour with The Women’s Travel Group. Today after speaking with some women, we are sharing with you some reasons why women do NOT go ahead and book a trip. 

    We can all remember the first time we went to a function alone. It was scary, nerve wracking and sometimes we backed out and did not even go.

    Why do women dream about travel then NOT GO. The most common reason is fear of the actual travel.…

     
  • Videos of real people on The Women’s Travel Group on many trips

    We are pleased to show you photos of a few of our trips. Many more trips are listed on http://www.thewomenstravelgroup.com. The reason we are sharing these photos is to show women out there that we are regular,all ages, all backgrounds. We are also all casual.

    Some things you cannot tell from the photos are:

    We come from all over the US and Canada.

    Some women here had never traveled overseas before.

    Most knew no one on the trip!

    Everyone was nervous at first and everyone relaxed and came back for another trip.

     
  • 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! 

     
  • 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?

    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

    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.
     
  • Don’t Be A Travel Widow

    Here is a summary of our most recent Huffington Post Article. It is all about the phenomen of us Travel Widows. We are the women whose husbands or partners do not like to travel. The blog post covers

    –statistics of women traveling alone

    –how recent news of sexual harassment has propelled us to be more confident

    –why women want to travel and men don’t

    –and yes you will recognize either yourself or your friends in this article.

     

    Phyllis Stoller writes often about women and travel.…

     
 
 
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