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THE HIGHLANDS INN - A LESBIAN PARADISE -- Premier women's resort on 100 acres in New Hampshire's year-round vacation area, the beautiful White Mountains. Nineteen romantic rooms furnished with antiques, fresh flowers, and original artwork. All private baths. Amenities include 54-foot pool, indoor and outdoor jacuzzis, 15 miles of wooded trails, lesbian/gay video collection and library, spacious fireplaced common areas. Delicious country breakfasts. Civil Unions in nearby Vermont. E-mail: Visit our website at: (September 4, 2004)

WELCOMETRAVELLER.ORG members, in over 30 countries, open their homes to provide accommodation, breakfast, and local insights to travellers. There are several branches, including one that is exclusively for women travellers! We are a private Internet-based hospitality club, not a network of commercial B & Bs. Visit our website for the whole story. New registrations are reflected within 1-2 days. Website: Email: (June 24, 2004)

ITALY, FLORENCE Women's B&B. Located in a historical palace in the center of town, B&B has four rooms all overlooking quiet inner gardens, three of them have the view of the Duomo. A few minutes away from Accademia, Uffizi, Ponte Vecchio, Duomo and all the major sightseeings. Expanded continental breakfast. The B&B is smoke free. Special low season rates. E-mail:, Website: (April 22, 2004)

APARTMENT IN FLORENCE July 20th to August 29th (Minimum period 2 weeks). Ideally suited for a family or a group of friends (3 people) visiting Florence. It's located in a 1930's building (third floor, no lift) in very nice neighborhood of Florence -- 15-minute walk from the Dome and the train station. Big living room, dining table for 8, a sitting/TV area, 2 bedrooms, bathroom with shower and washing machine and eat-in fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher. No air conditioning, but the apartment is naturally cool. Real neighbourhood -- not at all touristy. Buses run every 10 minutes to town center, to main train station from 5.30 a.m. to 12.00 p.m. Further info contact: Silvia. E-mail: Tel./fax: ++39-055-461381. (May 26, 2004)

RENT A CONDO IN VICTORIA, BC, CANADA Enjoy the quiet comfort of A Victoria Condo facing world famous Beacon Hill Park. Freshly renovated with a touch of elegance including quality linens, flowers, wine, a large balcony, full kitchen and complete privacy. Walk through the park to the ocean or the heart of downtown. Historic Cook Street Village at your back door. Details at: or contact (May 26, 2004)

WEEKSTAY IN MAINE IN MAINE To women who are vacationing alone -- come stay with me if you'd like a wonderful vacation in southern Maine. See my website at, e-mail me at, or call me at 207-967-8473. I have been a therapist for my professional life, but now, I just want to have fun for the rest of my working life. (May 26, 2004X)

ARCTIC MAGNOLIAS BED AND BREAKFAST is nestled in a quiet, safe, residential neighborhood in midtown Anchorage, Alaska. We are 10 minutes from the International Airport, 5 minutes from downtown, and adjacent to nature trails for walking and biking. Private/shared baths. Rates $85-$110. For reservations call: 1-877-832-9826. Email: Web Site: (May 26, 2004)

DIGSVILLE HOME EXCHANGE CLUB is your source for home and hospitality exchange opportunities worldwide. Traveling the 'home swap' way has been one of the best kept secrets among savvy travelers for years. We are a results-oriented company with a team to help you every step of the way! Your privacy and user-experience is our #1 priority. E-mail: Website: (May 3, 2004)

HOSTELWORLD.COM ACCOMMODATIONS brings you confirmed online bookings at over 3,000 hostels worldwide. Read hostel details before you book, check out customer reviews and view hostels on maps to find out exactly where they are. Use our secure online reservation service to guarantee there's a bed waiting at your chosen destination. Click here for further information. (March 27, 2004)Ed. note: In keeping with Journeyman's full disclosure policy, we'd like readers to know that when you book accommodation through this site, our site receives an affiliate's booking fee which we then use solely and completely to create new travel information pages for We are not, however, connected in any way to the company,

WOMEN RUN WITH THE MOOSE through the northern Maine wilderness. Owned by award-winning photographer Linda Griffith & Kay Johnson, a gently transformative experience awaits women at our one guest house (with kitchen for an economical stay) overlooking Magic Pond on 75 acres of wildlife sanctuary. Awaken where sunlight first touches America at dawn in your passionate affair with Earth in unadulterated splendor. Nearby skiing and registered guide service available. Meet us at:, e-mail: (December 23, 2003)

BANFF HOSTEL Global Village Backpackers offers the only backpacker accommodation in downtown Banff Alberta -- gateway to the Rocky Mountains. Clean, comfortable rooms, outdoor patio, jacuzzi and sauna, ski packages, activities and more. Rates from $22 CAD ($16 US) per night. Website: Call for reservations at 1-888-844-7875 or email (October 31, 2003)

VANCOUVER HOSTEL Global Village Backpackers (1018 Granville St, Vancouver) is Vancouver's largest downtown international backpackers hostel. Located in the entertainment district, close to major tourist attractions and sites of interest. Shared rooms (four beds) from under $20 Cnd per night. Large common area, kitchen, laundry and more. Guaranteed safe, clean and comfortable. Reservations 1-888-844-7875. Email or visit Member of Tourism Vancouver. (October 31, 2003)

TORONTO HOSTEL Global Village Backpackers (460 King St West, Toronto) is Toronto's largest international backpackers hostel. Located downtown in the entertainment district, close to major tourist attractions and sites of interest. Shared rooms (four beds) from under $20 Cnd per night. Large common area, in-house bar, outdoor patio, kitchen, laundry and more. Guaranteed safe, clean and comfortable. Rated top youth hostel in Canada by Let's Go USA/Canada. Reservations 1-888-844-7875, Email: or visit Member of Tourism Toronto. (October 31, 2003)

BELIZE - CALICO JACK'S VILLAGE welcomes you to make our secure Caribbean beachfront village your home base while you adventure, explore, and frolic in the unblemished beauty of southern Belize. We offer you a remote location, rustically elegant accommodations, authentic Belizean hospitality and cuisine, wheelchair accessibility, and free kayaking on the open sea. Visit our virtual village at or call 501-520-8103 (October 31, 2003)

YUCATAN, Mexico is a very safe place for women. MARGARITA'S VILLE is a "Hotelito" (small hotel). A beach oasis at 20 minutes from Merida by car and 3 1/2 hours from Cancun by bus. Recommended by FODORS. Sorry no children. Please visit our website:, E-mail:, Phone & fax : (9) 9441434. Please contact Margarita. Gracias. (September 20, 2003)

BALI INDONESIA - Taman Rahasia "The Secret Garden," Boutique Resort, Spa & Restaurant. Journey to exotic Bali. Located just 1 kilometer from Ubud, the "cultural heart" of Bali. Eight beautifully appointed rooms set amidst lush tropical gardens create a cozy & intimate atmosphere. Offering a full service Spa, restaurant, swimming pool & outdoor Jacuzzi. Operated by a Western mother and daughter team, our friendly staff will cater to your every need. Website: E-mail: (June 27, 2003)

BOOK LISTS STYLISH INNS IN CENTRAL AMERICA "The finest B&B guide ever seen" (Grande Book Reviews) and "brilliantly executed" (, Incredible Inns of Central America: Lodging in the Bed & Breakfast Tradition is the only book with a distinctive collection of stylish inns in Central America. You'll find places with generous hospitality and amenities that rival standard hotels. Whether a 200-year-old Spanish colonial, a capital city manor or a mountain lodge, you'll discover the perfect accommodation to make your journey unforgettable. Website: Email: (June 9, 2003)

WOMEN WELCOME WOMEN (WWW) aims to foster international friendship by enabling women of different countries to visit each other. Members are of all ages and backgrounds and come from many parts of the world. Any woman may become a member, regardless of nationality, religion, home circumstances, etc. Visit our website at:

B&B NEW MEXICO A special, safe place to stay while you explore the heart of New Mexico. Between Santa Fe and Taos, Ranchito San Pedro is rural B&B/artist cabins and home to watercolor artist/teacher, Jan Hart. You're minutes from O'Keeffe country, cliff dwellings, hot springs, pueblos and shopping! This is authentic New Mexico - with all the fresh air, chile and sunshine you need. E-mail:, phone: (505) 753-0583, website: JW reader's review. (April 3, 2003)

MELBOURNE HOSTEL -- The Friendly Backpacker Group currently consists of two properties in the heart of Melbourne. Offering a quality product and unmatched service, our aim is to provide the entire 'Melbourne Experience'. You have the opportunity of meeting other travellers, as well as a comfortable place to stay. Safe, fun, clean and central we offer gender specific dorms or double/twin rooms at budget prices. Visit for more information, or make an inquiry via e-mail: or (January 15, 2003)

Chicago, Illinois. Gold Coast Guest House. Sally Baker invites guests to stay in her renovated 1873 Victorian brick-row townhouse. Relax in the shaded garden area or walk to the Lake or Michigan Avenue. Bus, subway, taxis, and free shuttle to McCormick Place are immediately available, as are restaurants, shopping, a full-service health club (only $12 daily!), and parking ($7/nightly). Whole house available (4 rooms); longer-term guests may prefer studio condo nearby. Recommended by AAA, Mobile & Fodors. 113 West Elm Street, 60610, Phone: 312-337-0361, Fax: 312-337-0362, E-mail:, Website:

In Dublin, Ireland - McMenamins, a family-run traditional Irish guest house, Georgian home (1835) set in Dublin's most exclusive area, walking distance to city centre. All rooms with en-suite bathrooms, shower, TV, tea/coffee making facilities, telephone, central heating. Choose from our lovingly prepared menu guaranteed to bring new meaning to the word "breakfast". From 35 Irish pounds per person,double. Singles 45 Irish Pounds. 74 Marlborough Road, Donnybrook, Dublin 4, Ireland. Tel/fax:+353-1-4974405

Ireland In Galway, please consider this female-friendly B&B your home away from home.Twin Star Bed and Breakfast offers cable TV, bathrooms en suite, your choice of full Irish or American breakfast and a bus stop right at the door. Rates from 15 Pounds.
Contact: Teresa Kelly, 16 Glenina Heights, Dublin Road, Galway, Ireland. Tel: (091) 753374


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