General Travel Advice, Female Travel Resources, Solo Travel Tips

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Travel Resources

Welcome to the travel resource page, designed as a travel planning tool for you. This page is for anyone traveling alone, in a group or with a friend. You can be young or old, gay straight or trans. Everyone can use this travel advice. Even better yet, it’s for people at all stages of life.

My Female Travel Resources is updated often. Last Update: 3/6/2019
These free services are for planning purposes, a better trip, and more fun. Have fun. Enjoy your trip.

Best Travel Tips & Travel Resources

Most likely, you believe as I do, it’s worth your time to do a little planning before you take your trip. Indeed, if you do a small plan, I think you will have more fun. Hopefully, you will be safer too. Regardless, if you plan or don’t, these travel resources are worth your time to read because you will learn about great experiences. Additionally, all these travel resources also make your trip more comfortable, with fewer hassles.

These topics and tips are my favorites, used by me. Gathered over the years, I add to this page regularly.

Click on the links below for more travel tips.

Kate’s Best Destinations

2019 Best Budget Destinations

2018 -2019 Best Travel Destinations

2017-2018 Top Travel Destinations

2017 Best Hotels in the World Best Hotels in The World

2016 Top Destinations Best Destination

List of UNESCO World Heritage Sites My Favorite Travel locations are here

Kate’s Best

Top 3 Airlines Favorite Airlines

Why I picked Delta Airlines 2015, 2016, 2017 – Delta Airlines

50 Best Holidays for Solo Female Travelers My Favorite Holidays at any stage of life

Why It’s Important to Travel Now Current Travel Advice

Best New Travel Products

Best for Travel – Waterproof Backpacks

Top General Recommendations

AARP Discounts Air and Rail Travel

Rental Cars – How to Pick a Good Car

SeatGuru Check to see if you have a great comfortable Airplane seat


Travel Tips

Flying with a Disability

Solo Travel Tips

Overseas Planning Tips

UK Driving Tips

Travel Driving

Driving in Ireland

Driving Europe

Road Safety Europe

Are You Ready to Travel Now?

How You May Travel Safely

Boomers Health and Safety Travel Tips

Common Sense Tips For Women Traveling Alone

Solo Female Travel: Lessons Learned by 32 Expert Women Travelers

US Government Agencies

Safe Travel Checklist

U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 Travel Credit Card Guides

  1. 2017 Travel Credit Card Survey
  2. How Travel Credit Cards Work
  3. Benefits and Drawbacks of Travel Rewards Credit Cards
  4. Choosing the Best Travel Credit Card
  5. Comparing Two Rewards Travel Credit Cards
  6. Best Travel Credit Cards

Travel Resources


How To Be a Good Tourist

Travel Code of Conduct – Know the Right Code of Conduct –

Video Sacred places code of conduct – Tourist Code of Conduct

Common mistakes that make you miss your flight


International Calling Codes


Currency Exchange Rates XE and Oanda


Travel Phrase and Words


Medical and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Immunizations and Shots

Did I Catch something?

What do to do if I get sick while traveling?

Bed Bugs – How to Get Rid of Bed Bugs

Bed Bug Practical Information for Travelers – Guide

Traveling Abroad with Diabetes

Travel Medical Checklist

Travel Advice

Best Family Travel in York Maine

How to Avoid Gypsies 

Nine Things to Learn Traveling Alone

Travel Advice About Beliz Gangs

Travel Tips for Ho Long Bay Vietnam

Advice for Hiking in Sa Pa Vietnam

Travel Alternatives

Make a Difference

Teach American Children

Teach English Abroad with TEFL-TESOL certificate required

Expat Travel – Travel Abroad as a Volunteer at 50+

Volunteer through your church, synagogue, or mosque

Time Zones

World Clock Find a Cities Current Time

Travel Guides

Magellan’s Guides for Travelers

Travel Maps

Free Google Audio Guides

Tripadvisor – Travel Guide

Travelers Insurance

Guide to Travel Health Insurance

The US Travel Insurance Association

Insurance ExchangeSquaremouth Travel Insurance

World Nomads

Volunteer Card Insurance

Rental Car

Bargain Car Rentals

How to Pick a Good Rental Cars

Road Trip Planners

How to Plan for a Road Trip

Road Trip Planning Tool 

Travel Apps – List

Medical Apps – 6 Travel Apps for Medical Emergencies

Best Views of The Burren, Aran Islands & Cliffs of Moher, Ireland

Travel Agents

Trekking in Annapurna Region – Nepal | Bhutan | Everest Himalayas, Exotic wildlife

Best in Istanbul, Turkey – Travel Planners Turkey – Ask for Filiz

Tours Offering Value

ElderTrek – Solo Women, Men, and Couples and Fab Tours

Great New Tours By Elder Trek – Explore the World with Tribal Elders

National Geographic Journeys – No Single Supplements Travel

Southwest Adventure Tours – Local American Southwest Guides

Overseas Adventure Travel – Adventure

Rick Steves safety tips for women – Practical. Wise advice

Trip Planning by Budget and Location

Kate’s Best Travel Planning Advice

Bohemian Trails – Off Beat Travel

BootsNall – Budget Travel

GetHotelRates – Best Hotel Rates for the USA, CA, EU

Loveholidays – Finds Low-cost Inspired Holidays based on your requirements, budget, offers excellent value

Lonely Planet – Travel Resources

Matador Network – Web’s Largest Travel Magazine

Best Things to Do in Norway – Pages, and Pages all about Norway.

Packing List Travel Resource

Pleasant Holidays – Hawaii, Tahiti, Central America great deals

Rough Guides – Travel based on your favorite topic

The Compulsive Traveler – Travel videos

Travel Yoga

Airplane Yoga Exercises

Yoga Retreats and Adventures

Yoga Travel

Weather Updates

Sydney Beach Australia

Weather Planner

National Weather Service Travel Guide

Other Bloggers

Belize – Learn more about Belize

Boston – All About Boston

Chicago restaurants – Restaurateur Rick Bayless

Mexico City – Good food and Eats

New Orleans – All the Latest News

New York – Official Tourism

‘Foodies’ in New York- Serious Eats

Transit for New York – NYC Routes

Food Blogger in Paris – David Lebovitz

Paris – Reluctant Francophile

Paris Restaurants – Alec Lobrano Hungry in Paris

Philippines – Solitary Wanderer

Santa Fe – All About Santa Fe

Southeast Asia – (Vietnam) – Complete Guide

Thailand – All About Thailand

Yucatan – Yucatan Guide

Travel Tour By Your Passions

Dental Tours – Saint Barth Dental

Photography Tours – Jim Cline Photo Tours

Mexican Cooking Tours – Mexican Home Cooking School

Vacation with Purpose – Discover Corps.

Umbria Wine and Food – Gusto – Umbria Wine Tours Website

First, for the latest Travel Resources click on the links on this page. My travel resource list is my best advice and travel tips.

Please bookmark this page and check back often we update it regularly. You will find hidden pearls of advice on this page for your next trip.

One small recommendation, don’t over plan. I believe, one of the fun aspects of travel is being present and going with the flow. If the Journey is for relaxation, recharging your battery, please do things for you.

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