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In the Victorian era, adventurous women who traveled solo or together were looked upon as "unusual."

Thankfully, those days are over, and today, the world of women's travel is wide open.  Some women have found a lot of pleasure in women-only trips, leaving their spouses at home and enjoying the freedom to travel with only women. GoNOMAD has many stories about women-only trips, but the stories below are not only about that but about the experience of traveling as a women. 

You'll find a range of options for travelers in the articles below that appeal to every kind of woman. The possibilities are unlimited and we hope that these stories inspire your next journey! 

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A Hitchhiker's Guide to Traveling Alone as a Woman
Hitchhiking alone as a woman. Rebekah says she's been around the world hitchhiking. She says she felt safe, but it's your call.
Wild Kauai: Surfing with a Hawaiian Legend
Catch a wave and read about one travelers experience surfing in Hawaii.
Namibia, Africa: A Woman's Solo Safari
Namibia: A traveler took advantage of being alone and went on a solo safari!
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Sicily, Real and Imagined
Trapani, Sicily. Real and Imagined. Cathie Arquilla uses her imagination in this romantic part of Italy.
Nicaragua: A Closer Look
Although Nicaragua is a poor country, you can't help but fall in love with its beautiful landscapes, and equally beautiful people.
Laos: Worth the Ride
Despite a harrowing bus ride through a treacherous mountain pass, traveling through Laos is worth the excitement.

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The Grand Canyon: Travel Your Own Path
Traveling as a woman with a group of strangers in the Grand Canyon, a life-changing experience.
Sardinia: Taste and See
Travel through beautiful Sardinia, Italy, in this woman's story about meeting her daughter's fiancé.
Spain: Experiencing Two Diverse Festivals
Visiting Spain to experience the Running of the Bulls Festival and the Museum of Witchcraft in Zugarramurdi.
Masala Bhangra: Fitness Dancing
Sarina Jain created Masala Bhangra, a traditional Indian dance paired with modern moves to form a fitness dance
Going in China: A Guide to Local Toilets
A guide to using the toilet in China. Squatting and a lack of privacy are just the beginning!
Barcelona's Gothic Quarter
Getting Lost in Barcelona´s Gothic Quarter. Inka visits La Boqueria, the city's oldest market.
Japan: For 2015, It's a Bucket List Destination
Japan. More and more Americans are putting Japan on their travel bucket list. A women-only trip to Japan.
Germany: Nude Spas Not for the Faint of Heart
Germany's Nude Saunas. An uptight Canadian gets buck naked in these famous spas.
Peru: Andean Women's Culture
Peru: Seeing Andean Culture Through the Eyes of Women. A women-only trip to Machu Picchu and other sites in Peru.
Philippines: Girl's Weekend on Boracay
A Women's Weekend Escape to Boracay Island, Philippines Five girlfriends find the best solution to city stress
Spain: Time for a Private Room?
Spain: Karen Horst is a woman of a certain age who writes about staying in Spanish youth hostels.
Nepal: What Happens When You Wash Your Hair
Trekking from Samdo to Larkya Phedi. Excerpt from The Irresponsible Traveller, a collection of true tales in sticky situations.
Germany: A Getaway in Rural Bavaria
Rural Bavaria: a visit to Lake Chiemsee and Herrenchiemsee in Southern Germany.
Going in China: A Guide to Local Toilets
A guide to using the toilet in China. Squatting and a lack of privacy are just the beginning!

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