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India 2018

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Inspirational women
Inspirational women: Jocelyne, who loves to travel but not alone

Jocelyne tells us how she used Thelma & Louise to find a travel buddy and explore the world. It hasn’t always been plain sailing, but she hasn’t let that stop her. So far, she’s found friends to travel with to California, Cuba and Prince Edward Island.

Inspirational women
Inspiring women travellers: Rachel, the travel writer

When Rachel bagged a free last-minute place on a writer’s course in Barcelona, she jumped on a plane to Barcelona to put pen to paper among a deeply supportive group of women. Here is her story.

Inspirational women
Inspiring women travellers: Bernadette, the tell-it-like-it-is traveller

Bernadette, "61 years young", tells us about the heart-breaking event that motivated her to become a full-time traveller, and why it's ok to have a moan occasionally.

Inspirational women
Inspiring women travellers: Michelle, the corporate career woman turned traveller

Michelle recently quit her corporate job and embarked on an adventure to see the world. Here she tells us why the timing was right, how she avoids loneliness on the road, and how she’s becoming the hero of her own story.

Inspirational women
Take the pain out of travel planning, with the The Not So Rough Guide

Caroline's The Not So Rough Guide, an advice website who sorts out your itinerary for a dream break that combines adventure with time living like a local, exploring the landscape and its culture, then relaxing in a luxury hotel or spa.

Inspirational women
Inspiring women travellers: Caroline Harris, the travel planner

Caroline tells us all about her life in travel, finding her perfect travel buddies with Thelma & Louise, and why thorough planning is key to a no-regrets trip.

Inspirational women
Inspiring women travellers: Lara Levi, the volunteer nomad

Lara tells us why travelling to Asia to volunteer and trek to Everest Base Camp was one of the best decisions she’s ever made, and what she learned from the older women travellers she met there.

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20 questions to ask your new travel buddy

Finding someone to travel with is a big thing. To help make this part of planning your trip that bit easier, Emma put together 20 questions to discuss with potential travel buddies so you can find someone you’re going to be compatible with on the road.