Pack your bags! A reassuring handbook geared toward women between the ages of 40 and 65 who are eager but apprehensive to take a solo adventure.
Chicago, St. Louis, London, Vienna ... bestselling author Jayne Seagrave has traveled there, and she's done it solo. Now she wants her readers to know that not only can they do it too, they should.
Seagrave shares her tips as a mature woman travelling solo in general including booking transportation and accommodation, packing, buying medical insurance, and getting over jet lag. She then profiles 24 cities in North America and Europe for which she provides guidance on how get from the airport to your hotel, shares the safest neighborhoods in which to stay, and recommends the best activities for your holiday, all with an eye for the kinds of activities older women would enjoy. It's the boost of confidence you may need to finally take flight!
Cloud 9 magazine excerpts Jayne Seagrave's trip to Portland, including information on must-see attractions and tips on the weather.
"This book is all about going, giving you that extra push to go explore the world outside your front door. Encouraging, helpful hints for traveling by yourself are given." —Grand Forks Herald
Time to Take Flight is one of Where Vancouver's Top Picks for Travellers.
"Time to Take Flight ... Is the confidence boost women (especially those over 40) need to launch what could be a life-changing experience." —y.a.m. magazine
Pink Pangea asks Seagrave: "If you had written a solo female traveling guide as a younger woman, what topics would have been added, taken out or addressed differently?"
Jayne Seagrave visits Breakfast Television Vancouver to chat about the importance of solo travel for mature women (especially if they have a family). Check out the segment for some tips and tricks for visitng Portland on a solo adventure.
Seagrave chats with the listeners of CBC's BC Almanac about her travels and how to be social yet safe.
"While this book urges you to travel, Seagrave also provides the vital information, tips, and tricks when it comes to solo traveling. Seagrave urges readers to discover a new culture and surroundings and I truly agree with her sentiment that is indeed like falling in love and finding yourself . . . As an avid traveler, I LOVE THIS BOOK HARD. I love the message, and also I love the traveling tips." —Manhattan Book Review
CBC BC shares ten tips for travelling alone, from travel writer and entrepreneur Jayne Seagrave
Seagrave answers questions from CBC's Alberta@Noon callers and gives some great tips on how to stay safe as a solo traveller.