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May 2016

HOT Trip Picks
Specialty Tours
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You never know what travel treats await you on this page! Each month we'll create a listing of new and exciting women-centered opportunities that tour operators and suppliers want you to know about. So come back often and look for that special treat that will make your female traveller's heart sing.

P.S. Don't forget to check out our Women's Travel Directory hosting the web's largest selection of female-friendly travel opportunities.

$200 DISCOUNT FOR JOURNEYWOMAN NEWSLETTER READERS! -- THE HEART OF ANCIENT GREECE SEP 21-OCT 1, 2016. Join us for The Myths, Heroes, Gods and Goddesses, and Sacred Sites of the Classical World, a sacred journey to Greece with best-selling author of THE ART OF PILGRIMAGE, Phil Cousineau. Also available is a writer's retreat with Phil Cousineau on the Greek island of Hydra, Oct 6-13, as well as a Singing Journey through the Sacred Sites and Voices of Ireland with international vocalist and retreat leader, Virginia Schenck. All the details and more tours at / 1-877-874-7922

BROAD ESCAPES -- Register now for Broad Escapes' 2017 getaways to Newfoundland, Iceland and Equador, plus our India tour is back by popular demand for 2018! Details and registration on our website at We invite our American friends to take advantage of the low Canadian dollar... a 20% savings on our tours priced in Canadian $$. Join us as we explore the world together - where the fun is in the journey - not just the destination! Call us at 800-265-7022.

TRAVEL PANTIES FROM KIM ALLAN SILK -- 100% Knit Silk, Super easy care while traveling. Can be washed in sink with shampoo and hang to dry overnight. Great for hot and cold weather. Special Promotion - Spring Sale - choose French Cut or Full Cut regular price $42 on sale for $27 Canadian dollars... Visit Facebook for more specials. Go to We ship worldwide.

HOT NEW READ -- Katherine's journey continues in the novel, I Promise You This. With sunlit backdrops and plot twists as breathtaking as the Côte d'Azur, Patricia Sands brings her trilogy about second chances to a provocative and satisfying close that proves a new life just might be possible-if you're willing to let your heart lead you home. Available May 17, 2016 ~ order link.

WINE AND PASTA -- Travel feeds the soul and you are going to get really full on this all-inclusive 6-day "Culinary Escape" to Tuscany. Daily cooking lessons from the experts--the local Tuscan women. First class accommodations in the medieval hill-top village of Montefollonico; wineries, cheese making, truffle hunting, gourmet restaurants and village visits. "Cook in Tuscany" is a culinary vacation for the traveler who wants to be a local, and not a tourist. The single supplement (to have your own room) is $300 for the entire week. Call: 703.895.1395 Email:

INDIA & SOUTH ASIA, NO COMPULSORY SINGLE SUP -- Women-only and mixed group tours on and off the beaten track. Incredible adventures, experiences and unique accommodations. Join one of our safe and lovingly created tours. The trip of a lifetime, travelling with a small group (4-10) led by experienced female Australian tour manager based in India. Visit or email

BATHURST INLET LODGE -- Your all-inclusive, affordable destination for Arctic summer outdoor photography. Muskoxen, caribou and grizzly bears roam the tundra surrounding the lodge. Prefer wildflower photography? Page Burt wrote the book on Arctic wildflowers. She leads the tundra hikes. You will bring back fabulous photos. Click for details.

EPIC JOURNEY TO RUSSIA WITH WANDERWOMAN® TOURS -- Experience whites nights, tour royal palaces, enjoy artworks from around the world, sample caviar, and attend Russia's famed ballet! This small group tour makes for a fabulous mother/daughter trip or girlfriends getaway! SAVE $100 pp with code "JWHappyMother'sDay" thru May 20th ! To reserve call 207.236.0110 or email See full tour selection at

IF YOU'RE READY TO VENTURE BEYOND EUROPE -- Consider joining SIGHTS AND SOUL TRAVELS, as we explore Peru Through the Eyes of Women. Synonymous with lost South American civilizations, Peru allures with the ancient and the mysterious. We'll tour Lima, Machu Picchu, Cuzco and Lake Titicaca, but we'll also meet with Peruvian women who carry on the legacy of the Inca and pre-Columbian civilizations. In addition, Peru has brilliant hand-woven textiles, exquisite crafts and exuberant celebrations. Read more at:, find other adventures at:, or call us at 866-737-9602.

SHAKESPEARE'S ENGLAND 400TH ANNIVERSARY -- Journey into the world of William Shakespeare celebrating the greatest playwright that has ever been. Learn of his adolescence, education and inspirations first hand. Attend King Lear at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and Macbeth at Shakespeare's Globe. Enjoy a Latin lesson at the newly restored Shakespeare's Schoolhouse and so much more. Call 1-800-387-8890. Email TIC0#1498987

EXCITE YOUR HEART ON A "WOMEN'S TOUR TO KENYA!" -- Discover joy at every turn! Meet amazing women changing the lives of thousands; romp with spirited children; celebrate with village and tribal women; soak up artistry, dance, and majestic wildlife. Stay in first-class luxury. Travel securely with me, Linda Higdon, your personal host. I've worked in Kenya for 15 years which gives you exclusive access to people and places not on any tour. Temperatures in Kenya are moderate. July 2016 limited spaces. Visit or or 262-742-2064. Watch video:

LOSE YOURSELF IN A FARAWAY LAND -- Slough off the everyday and embrace the strikingly foreign. Go deep, go in comfort, follow your interest: Tribal textiles in remote India desert villages; Tea and paradise in Sri Lanka; Pagodas and off-grid trekking in Myanmar. Small group with Western experts. Enthusiastic reviews on Go ahead. Lose yourself.

GUTSY WOMEN TRAVEL -- 2017 calendar now available! on - Past travelers and new clients can save up to 20% with pre payment options! Antarctica, Cuba, Iceland, Italy, Japan, Ireland, Machu Picchu, Thailand and much more to choose from. No single supplements and guaranteed shares, small group size accompanied by professional licensed travel directors from the region you are visting. Call 866IMGUTSY for details and deposit soonest as single room accommodations limited per departure It's Your Life...Live IT!tm

GODDESS PILGRIMAGE TO CRETE -- with Carol Christ, foremother of the Goddess movement and author of Rebirth of the Goddess. Join Carol and a small group of women, experience the beauty of Crete, learn about a peaceful culture when Goddess was honored as the source of life. More information at

THE PERFECT TRAVEL JACKET -- Carry more and worry less with the jacket designed for travel. SECURE, COMFORTABLE & STYLISH. Perfect for your adventures across town or across the ocean. Lots of big pockets in this well designed, water-resistant jacket. Choice of 3 fabrics + a zip-in fleece liner. All pockets zippered + 2 hidden pockets. Ditch the purse or fanny pack and enjoy life. Special discount for JourneyWoman users: Use Coupon Code "journey15" at checkout for 15% off! Visit Today!

SIMPLY DISCOVER WITH REDUCED SINGLE SUPPLEMENTS -- Make memories that last a lifetime! Life is about the little moments - moments treasured differently by each individual. Trafalgar wants to make it easier for you to find your treasured moments by reducing our single supplement by up to 100% on some of our most popular destinations.

BABES IN BALI RETREAT OCT 30 - NOV. 13, 2016 -- Want to explore Bali but don't want to deal with big groups that can't deeply experience the magic, people, and unique culture like a small group can? Then you've got to join renowned Bali expert Cathy Gotfried (27 times to Bali!) as she WOWS you while exploring all her favorite and secret places! Culture, spirituality, spas, yummy food, divine shopping, ancient temples, glorious beaches, breathtaking snorkelling and gorgeous hotels are all part of what Cathy has to share with you. Tel: 1 403 278 4084.

DELICIOUS EXPEDITIONS -- are handcrafted journeys that stimulate the senses and broaden the horizons. From truffle hunting in Italy and wine tasting in Slovenia to Day of the Dead festivities in Mexico and a Cinderella Ball experience in Vienna, each tour is designed to reveal hidden treasures and create unforgettable memories. More information at

THOUSANDS OF TRAVELERS GET PICK POCKETED WHILE ON VACATION -- Traveling this summer? Leave those pickpockets empty handed and zip up your valuables! The Clever Travel Companion's pick pocket proof travel gear: t-shirts, tank tops, his-and her underwear with integrated, hidden and zippered pockets hide passports, cash and credit cards beautifully. All in soft, comfy cotton mix, with safe, hidden pockets in a variety of colors from

WANT TO SEE YOUR OWN TOURS OR PRODUCTS, SPECIAL DEALS AND CONTESTS IN NEXT MONTH'S HOT TRAVEL ROUNDUP? -- Simply email and we will review your submissions and inform you of our rates. We've priced our ad packages very fairly so that not only large companies but smaller organizations can afford to showcase their offerings as well.


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