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The following businesses are members of our Journeywoman Network of Classified Advertisers. Their ads already appear in our classified section in another part of the website but we decided to feature them in GIRLTALK AUSTRALIA as well. This way it will be easiest for you to find and contact them when necessary. Happy browsing!

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HORIZON HOLIDAYS FOR THE OLDER ADVENTURESS Canada's most established tour operator, offers high quality escorted tours to the mature traveller (55+). Choose from 26 unique itineraries to over 30 international destinations, including a fabulous 24 day Australian and New Zealand Tour. Many single women travel with us, knowing that we take care of every detail. To travel in "Safety, Comfort & Style", please visit: or call 800-387-2977.

HOSTELS IN AUSTRALIA brings you confirmed online bookings at over 3,000 hostels worldwide. Read hostel details before you book, check out customer reviews and view hostels on maps to find out exactly where they are. Use our secure online reservation service to guarantee there's a bed waiting at your chosen destination. Click here for further information.

G.A.P Adventures welcomes you to every corner of the globe with a new perspective. We are a company of travellers dedicated to showing you the world face to face. Our groups are small, our impact is low, and sustainable tourism is at the forefront of our agenda. We are the Great Adventure People! 600 Adventures 100 Countries 1 World for the New Traveller! For more information visit on the web or email or call 800-465-5600 toll free in North America.

FASCINATING LIFESTYLES & CULTURES, SUMPTUOUS CUISINE, SUPERB WINES & DECADENT FUN. Join us in Australia, New Zealand, Spain, Hungary, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Canada (Toronto and the Niagara Region). Our SMALL GROUP TOURS are women friendly, or, CUSTOMIZE your own private or group tour. Email us: . Visit our website:

HOSTELWORLD.COM TOURS brings you confirmed online bookings for over 2,000 tours and activities worldwide. From The Great Wall in Beijing to zorbing in New Zealand, one-day bike tours in Paris, tours of the Vatican in Rome, bus tours in Ireland to harbour cruises in New York, we've got it covered. Use our secure online reservation service to guarantee your place before you go. Click here for further information.

THE SOLO TRAVELLER AUSTRALIA provides information on accommodation and helpful hints for women travelling solo within Australia. The site provides information on all the capital cities in Australia as well as popular tourist destinations within each State. The accommodation types listed are Hotel, Motels and Bed and Breakfasts. All are reasonably priced and in most cases include a discount for single rooms. Most listings less than $AUD100.00 (approx. $US55.00 per night).Website:

VALENTINE TRAVEL an Australian company, has Walking Holidays, Especially for Women in Tuscany and Umbria, Italy. Join us and experience:- 10 days living in a charming village - Small friendly groups - Relaxed day walks through beautiful countryside - Delicious local food and wine - Day trip with Italian art/historian -Leisure time. Website: E-mail:

ADVENTUROUS WOMEN DISCOVER THE WORLD OUTDOORS -- Dance, hike, soak, bike, swim, sweat, smile, paddle, gallop, relax, revive -- with other solo travelers, couples or your family! Adventures in Australia, the western U.S., Belize, Canada, Costa Rica, Cuba, Mexico and New Zealand - all in small groups with local guides. Stay at inns, European-style huts or comfortably camp. Visit or call 800-488-8483.

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TROPICAL RESORT WEARABLE ART Need something gorgeous to pack into the tiniest space in your suitcase for that visit to Paradise? As well as your versatile travel clothes you might need something stunning to wear to dinner or cocktails, a sheer flowing coat, shirt, sarong or overblouse in hand-painted silk chiffon. Your perfect colours and styles can be found at based in Sydney, Australia.

BRIDGESTREET CORPORATE HOUSING WORLDWIDE is today's alternative to conventional hotel accommodations for the woman business traveller. Located in residential condominiums in Toronto, across Canada, the USA, the UK, Australia and Worldwide, BridgeStreet offers the woman business traveller much more in the way of fully furnished accommodations. More - privacy, space, comfort, convenience and savings. Availability by the week, month or longer. Visit our properties at

MELBOURNE HOSTEL -- The Friendly Backpacker Group currently consists of two properties in the heart of Melbourne. Offering a quality product and unmatched service, our aim is to provide the entire 'Melbourne Experience'. You have the opportunity of meeting other travellers, as well as a comfortable place to stay. Safe, fun, clean and central we offer gender specific dorms or double/twin rooms at budget prices. Visit for more information, or make an inquiry via e-mail: or

There's lots more woman-centered information about Australia. Click here

Journeywoman thanks our sponsors...

All of the information in this article has been researched independantly by We thank the Australian Tourist Commission, Air New Zealand and South Corp Wines for sponsoring GIRLTALK AUSTRALIA, a women's cyberguide to Sydney and Melbourne.

This cyberguide is constantly being updated with new articles and tips. If you'd like to be notified when new additions are posted or if you have a woman-friendly travel product related to Australia that you feel will be appropriate for inclusion in this guide, please send an e-mail to with AUSTRALIA in the subject line and let us know.







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