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International Woman's Day 2015 Photo Exhibit

May 2015

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.

SIGHTS AND SOUL TRAVELS -- This month features its October tour to Japan, the place of ancient gods, sublime art, and dizzying modernity. Discover the world of geishas and Zen gardens in Kyoto, relax at a traditional Ryokan's hot springs, and marvel at the cosmopolitan Tokyo. The highlights include private artists visits and learning about the tea ceremony, Ikebana, Japanese calligraphy, and the art of wearing a kimono. Other tours available: / 866-737-9602

SAILING THE TURKISH AEGEAN -- Quintessential Turkey with a difference. Led by North-American based Turkish insider who grew up captaining yachts. Luxury sail to Turquoise Coast's secret coves and stunning bays. Insider's journey to surreal landscapes, unexplored mountains, and ancient ruins... laced with local colour and hospitality. A travel experience you'll never forget! or

DISCOVER TUSCANY'S PASSION FOR FOOD; HANDS-ON COOKING CLASSES -- Join us and experience Tuscany with this hands-on, all inclusive 6-day culinary tour. Daily cooking lessons from local women, accommodations in the 13th century hill-top village of Montefollonico; wineries, cheese making, truffle hunting, daily tours of local villages, gourmet restaurants. "Cook in Tuscany" is a culinary vacation for the traveler who wants to be a local, and not a tourist. Call: 703.895.1395 Website: Come roll with us...Pasta that is!

BABES IN BALI RETREATS -- 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? We feel the same way! Then you've got to join renowned Bali expert Cathy Gotfried as she takes you off the beaten track to explore all her favorite and secret places! Culture, spirituality, spas, yummy food, shopping, temples, beaches, snorkelling and gorgeous hotels are all part of what Cathy has to share with you. Join her November 15-29, 2015. Register: Like us on Tel: 1 403 278 4084.

GREECE -- offers the deep blue Mediterranean sea, white washed buildings, famous sunsets, cobbled stoned streets leading past shops and sites at every turn. With the Euro so low NOW! is the time to travel to the gorgeous Greek Islands. Sept 18 depart. Book by May 15th and save $50. Must mention Journey Women. Low Single Supple, Lots of Inclusions. See:

WOMEN ONLY WORLDWIDE (WOW) IN INDIA -- Join Indus Travels, the India specialists, on a tour designed especially for female travellers. See the majestic Taj Mahal at sunrise, enjoy a relaxing yoga session in spiritual Varanasi and meet like-minded female travellers. Singles welcome, No Mandatory single supplement! Call now to find out how you can save up to 15% with WOW Early Booking and Loyalty programs. Call: + 1 866 978 2997. Website:

MAHARAJAHS AND MARIGOLDS -- Visit India with us and stay in palaces and castles, visit fortresses and temples. Ride elephants and camels, and boats on the Ganges and trawl the markets for amazing handicrafts. Join our Essence of India tour, or follow the footsteps of the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel movie and experience your journey of a lifetime. Visit or email

ROMANIAN HERITAGE, 15 DAYS -- Discover the antiquity and lore of this magical country. From Transylvania and Dracula's Castle to the Carpathian Mountains and the Painted Monasteries of Moldavia, be amazed at all this picturesque nation has to offer. Join us in Bucharest, the "Paris of the East" for a wonderful fully-inclusive adventure on September 21st. Full details here Call 1.800.387.8890 or Email TICO#1498987

VENUS ADVENTURES -- Global Trips for Women who Love to Travel! Escape on a fabulously exciting trip to an exotic destinations: Morocco, Egypt, Rajasthan India, Vietnam/Cambodia or on an African Safari! We mingle with the locals, indulge in great little adventures and have a lot of fun! Find out for yourself why we are the number 1 women-only travel company! "Life is uncertain - eat cake!"

THOUSANDS OF TRAVELERS GET PICK POCKETED EVERY DAY -- 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

TRAVEL PANTIES FROM KIM ALLAN SILK -- 100% Knit Silk, Super easy care while traveling. Can be washed in sink with shampoo and dry overnight. Great for hot and cold weather. Special promotion - choose French Cut or Full Cut regularly $34 on sale for $23. Please put JW in comment box to receive this special. Facebook for more specials. Go to

ITALY - PARIS - PERU -- Join our small groups of active, ambitious travelers. Programs for solo travelers, those with companions, experienced travelers, and newbies. Expert guides, top-notch accommodations, exciting itineraries, great traveling companions. If you want to see and do a lot, visit fascinating destinations, and have fun, The Traveling Professor's small group tours are for you. See or

TRAVEL WITH THE INSIDERS -- And discover the world with like-minded travel enthusiasts. A tourist waits in line, while a Trafalgar traveller gets VIP access. Like in Italy, you can climb Bramante's staircase in the Vatican, and discover the unique double-helix staircase built in 1505, where the spiral of carved stone once bore the weight of horses. Find out more about our unique Insider Experiences. See:

IS SAILING IN THE GREEK ISLANDS ONE OF YOUR DREAM VACATIONS? -- Or dancing flamenco in Spain, cooking in Italy, shopping in Hong Kong? Enrich your life beyond your dreams. Lead by a professional Travel Concierge, small group tours for women to exciting destinations. Be empowered, be inspired, take care of YOU! Save $250 on any Spain itinerary in 2015! Mention JW when booking!

GALS GONE TRAVELING -- Imagine the fun on these trips for women only! Sail 7 nights on the Legendary Danube River aboard the AMALyra, Nov 10-17, 2015. Add in 3 pre-nights in Prague! Housewives on the Loose at the all-inclusive Chic Punta Cana, Oct 24-29, 2015. See: For additional information call Carol's Travel Service (800)532-5450 or email

GUTSY WOMEN TRAVEL -- announces 2016 River Cruise promotional savings with our award winning operator Grand Circle Cruise Line (2014 Travel & Leisure, 2014 Conde Nast Gold List and 2014 Conde Nast Readers Choice Award) Please visit for details on special offer to save up to 10% on GCCL 2016 departures booked by 6/25/15. GWT will also have a group cabin block on select departure dates and a discounted single cabin supplement so women are assured other solo travelers will be on board! Call 866 464 8879 today!

CALLING ALL WANNA-BE TRAVEL WRITERS -- Do you have what it takes to become a travel writer? Would you like to get paid to travel the world and tell others about your experiences? If you're interested in giving it a try- there's no experience necessary. (The best travel writers are simply those who are opinionated and love to travel.) Learn more here.

HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY FROM WANDERWOMEN TOURS! -- Great Mother/Daughter trips! Mention Journeywoman and save $150 per person if booking during May. Small groups, unique itineraries and lots of laughs! email:

ESCAPE TO THE FRENCH ALPS AND PROVENCE -- $150 off to the first two Journeywomen to sign up. Join ten women on a unique tour designed and run by women. The breathtaking views of the Alps and the colors of Provence await you: glaciers, lakes in the Alps but also outdoor colorful markets in Provence, quaint villages, gourmet dinners, chocolate and wine tasting, history, and above all, a lot of fun and laughters. Oct 14-21, 2015. Visit

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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