3 steps to buying alcohol tourists dubai

How Do Solo Female Travelers Buy Wine in Dubai?

Tourists — even solo female travelers — can now buy alcohol in Dubai. Previously wine, beer and hard liquor was only sold to tourists in licensed restaurants, but now travelers can buy alcohol in liquor stores in the United Arab Emirates. My experience buying wine was unsettling, even a little scary, but I emerged from the shuttered, hidden, clandestine liquor store victorious!

What to Remember When You’re Scared to Travel Alone

What to Remember When You’re Scared to Travel Alone

A reader asked how I cope with the fear of traveling solo — especially since I’m going to India alone in less than a week! I’m not a single female traveler, nor am I widowed or divorced. On the contrary, I’m a happily married woman going on a spiritual pilgrimage into the second half of life.

Pet Memorial Sympathy Gift After a Dog Dies

8 Thoughtful Gift Ideas for Someone Whose Pet Died

This isn’t just a list of pet sympathy gifts and memorials; I also included stories of how pet owners memorialize their beloved dogs and cats. These sympathy gifts and pet memorials will help ease the pain, especially if the owner feels guilty about the dog or cat’s death.

Travel Tips for 50+ Women with Pericarditis

7 Tips for Traveling Alone with Pericarditis for Women 50+

According to the emergency room doctor, pericarditis is surprisingly common in women over 50. And since women 50+ like to travel, traveling with pericarditis is also quite common! If you’re planning a trip and you’ve been diagnosed with pericarditis or a form of pericardial heart disease, you’ve landed in the right place.