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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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Twenty-Nine Women Answer the Question: Why Go Solo?
Twenty nine women answer the question: Why go solo?
Solo Women's Travel: Auntie Val's Magic Carpet Ride
Valerie Sartor takes a trip to Kashgar in northern China and acquires a rug that will become a faily heirloom.
Traveling Tokyo Solo: What Every Woman Should Know
Tokyo Solo female traveler: A woman visits the Tokyo area - traveling to japan alone
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Argentina: Horseback Riding and Kayaking in Patagonia
Lauren Axelrod goes on an outdoor adventure in Patagonia, riding horses across the plains, kayaking on crystal lakes and sleeping beneath the southern stars.
Smoking Spirit: Sharing a Women's Espiritu Practice in Cuba.hml
Sharing a women's Espiritu practice in Cuba
Girls on the Go: More Books by Women With Wanderlust
GoNOMAD's Kelly Westhoff reviews new titles by women travel writers.

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Cancun, Mexico: For All Sorts of Reasons, A Perfect Paradise
When two women who live across the country from each other want a fun, cheap getaway...Cancun, Mexico comes through
GoNOMAD's Top Ten Women-Only Tour Companies
GoNOMAD presents a list of the top ten women-only tour operators, established companies run by and for women.
Tribes and Tribulations in a Marrakech Hammam
A ritual bath called the Hammam in Marrakech, Morocco
The Lost Girl Phenomenon: Finding a Cure for the Quarter-Life Crisis
GoNOMAD's Ariel Newman interviews Lost Girl Amanda Pressner about the group's new book and their network of twenty-something travelers.
Portugal's Silver Coast: The Perfect Women-Only Tour
GoNOMAD talks with Yolanta Barnes of Sights and Soul Travel about one of her newest tours to Portugal's Silver Coast.
Ten Women with Wanderlust: Female travelers recount their adventures
Ten Women with wanderlust: Female travelers recount their adventures
The Lost Girls and the Wander Year
The Lost Girls and the Wander Year: Three Friends. Four Continents. One Unconventional Detour around the World
Q & A With Lisa Lubin
GoNOMAD Editor Stephen Hartshorne interviews Lisa Lubin, a former television producer who resigned her job to travel the world.
Benvenuto! Sicily's Warm, Friendly Welcome
Benvenuto! Sicily's Warm, Friendly Welcome
Egypt: Cairo and the Countryside
Egypt: Cairo and the Countryside
North Wales: From Snowdonia’s Peaks to the Seaside Spa
Abbey Stirling, a self professed laptop-worshipping London urbanite, climbs Cwm Idwal, one of the most challenging mountains in Wales, and indulges in a seaside spa in the Village of Deganwy.
Rafting Peru's Cotahuasi River: One Woman's Whitewater Adventure
Jess Tuerk takes a rafting trip on the Cotahasi River in Peru, through the deepest navigable canyon in the world.
Cowgirls & Mustangs: Riding the High Desert in California's Surprise Valley
Louisa Preston takes a trail ride at the Fandango Ranch in Surprise Valley, California, and meets wild mustangs in the high desert.
The Future of Women's Travel: More Adventure, Less Shopping
Isadora Dunne writes about new women-only tours, which she reports are getting more and more adventurous.
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