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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! 

Find Women's Travel Articles

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.
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
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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.

Travel Sounds 7 minute Interview segments

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Listen to GoNOMAD editor Max Hartshorne talk travel:

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Lewiston, Maine, Toulouse 
Sevierville,  Tennessee, 
Nord Pas-de-Calais France 
Nova Scotia,   Champagne France Portland, Maine   Belize 

The Lost Girls and the Wander Year
The Lost Girls and the Wander Year: Three Friends. Four Continents. One Unconventional Detour around the World
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
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
Paris: Shakespeare and Company Bookstore
Paris: A mother and her daughter stumble onto Shakespeare and Company, the famous bookstore where they stayed overnight.
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.
Jasper, Alberta: Winter Fun with the Girls
Jasper, Alberta | Bonnie Way and her girlfriends go hiking in Jasper National Park in Alberta.
Daytripping in Venice Beach Calif
On a weekend getaway to Venice Beach, California, a middle-aged woman rediscovers her inner hippie artist and explorer.
Hiking Palm Spring's Indian Canyon
Ingrid Hart journeys to the Seven Sisters Waterfall in Palm Springs, California, where she finds herself at one with the spirits of the desert.

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