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Meet Audrey, The World’s Most Well Traveled Woman

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For Immediate Worldwide Release
Wednesday, August 18, 2020

(Singapore) – Audrey Walsworth is one of only 3 women to have visited every country and territory in the world. Her 50 year journey to becoming the world’s most well traveled woman is told in an exciting 6 minute video produced by Solo Female Travelers Club

Audrey Walsworth took her first trip in 1969 and, over the past 50 years, has visited all 193 UN-Recognized countries, and all 327 Travelers Century Club (TCC) territories. This puts her among the most well traveled people on the planet, and makes her the most traveled woman in the world.

In a 70 minute interview with Solo Female Travelers co-founder Mar Pages, Audrey spoke to 67,000 women about her achievement. This interview has since been turned into a 6 minute film which tells Audrey’s story

Three websites track the world’s most well traveled people – Travelers Century Club, Most Traveled People, and NomadMania – and they list less than 250 people who have visited all United Nations member countries. Of these, only 30 are women. 

The list is even shorter when looking at the number of people who have been to all TCC countries and territories, just 24, and only 3 are women.

Mar Pages remarks: “More people have been to outer space (over 550) than have visited every country in the world, so Audrey’s achievement is incredibly rare. Based on current available records, few women even come close to Audrey.”

Starting in 1969 on a trip to her ancestral land of Lithuania with her mother and aunt, Audrey completed the UN list in Timor Leste in 2002, and the TCC list in 2009 in Wake Island, a military base. 

To retain her title, Audrey has had to visit new countries as they have become independent (like South Sudan in 2011), and new territories as they are added to the TCC list every odd year.

Audrey has always favored lesser visited places and some of her first trips in the 1980’s were to unusual destinations such as Egypt, Tibet and Papua New Guinea. She has been to conflict zones, including parts of Afghanistan and Iraq, and ticked off many bucket list experiences such as camping in Antarctica on the way to the South Pole, and trekking in search of gorillas and chimps in East Africa. Audrey loves buying artefacts and souvenirs from all over the world, and her home looks like a museum showcasing the world’s tribes.

In speaking to the 67,000 members of the Solo Female Travelers community, Audrey says: “If you want to go someplace and you have to go by yourself, go. Right now things are changing so quickly, so if you can – do it, and enjoy it. I’m sure you will.”

The full 70 minute interview with Audrey, and the 6 minute trailer of her 50 year journey are available at https://www.solofemaletravelers.club/most-traveled-woman/

Profile of the founders and high res images can be found here.

This press release may be reprinted in part or entirety by any print or broadcast media outlet, or used by any means of social media sharing.

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Meet Audrey, The World’s Most Well Traveled Woman

About Solo Female Travelers:

Solo Female Travelers is a global community of 67,000 women who love to travel solo. Founded in 2015, and led by experienced online publishers Mar Pages and Megan Jerrard, it was the world’s first community of its kind, and today remains one of the largest and most dynamic Facebook Groups for solo female travelers.

The community is a trusted travel resource with a global footprint and members in over 100 different countries. Despite a huge cross section of age, heritage and travel experience, the community thrives on a diverse range of world views, and offers a supportive and empowering space where women from all walks of life come together for inspiration, travel advice, safety tips and to share stories and experiences.

Solo Female Travelers is a place to connect with other fearless travelers who identify as women. The community does not shy away from discussing controversial and current issues in the travel space in a respectful manner and for the education and enrichment of its members.

The website, www.solofemaletravelers.club, is a hub for popular group resources, information on female only tours, travel planning tips, news on community events and webinars. Solo Female Travelers is a pioneering platform committed to female empowerment through travel on an international scale.

Media Contact:

Contact co-founders Meg Jerrard and Mar Pages for interviews, or for more information:

community@solofemaletravelers.club

The World’s First Community of Solo Female Travelers Turns 5, Gives Away $10,000 in Travel Prizes

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For Immediate Worldwide Release
Monday, July 6, 2020

(Singapore) – Founded to empower women from all over the world to travel solo, Solo Female Travelers was one of the first global communities of its kind, and on July 17 2020 it turns 5.

In celebration, co-founders Mar Pages of Once in a Lifetime Journey and Meg Jerrard of Mapping Megan are partnering with their favorite brands to give away more than $10,000 in travel experiences and prizes.

Having grown to more than 63,000 members since foundation, the Facebook group is a diverse community with members from over 100 different countries to unite; it is a supportive and encouraging space where women from all walks of life can come for education, inspiration to take their first trip, travel advice, safety tips, and to connect with other fearless travelers.

As part of the 5th year celebration, there are 15 incredible travel and lifestyle prizes to be won, with new winners drawn every 5 days from July 5 – 30 2020.

From courses which empower women to succeed online, to 5 star hotel stays, yoga retreats, cash vouchers, and a week long trip to the Greek Islands, the giveaway celebrates women who travel solo.

‘This is our way of saying Thankyou to the incredible women who have helped to build such a vibrant community’ said co-founder Meg Jerrard.

‘At a time when there’s been so much disruption to the travel industry, we saw this milestone as an opportunity to bring back some of the excitement of planning a trip, be it for this year or for 2021, and also to support the travel brands we love’.

Women-owned and focused, boutique tour company Shefari has provided the top prize, a week-long Greek Getaway valued at $3,500.

Women-owned and focused, boutique tour company Shefari has provided the top prize, a week-long Greek Getaway valued at $3,500 that will take the winner to the Cycladic Islands starting in Athens and continuing to Tinos, Mykonos, and Santorini.

To bring back some needed ‘self-care’ after months of social distancing, BookYogaRetreats has partnered with Fivelements Retreat in Bali to provide a 4-day luxurious yoga retreat, including private villa accommodation, yoga sessions, healing massages, and gourmet meals in a package worth $1,266 USD.

For those looking for flexibility, KAYAK will award $1,000 in cash prizes for winners to book their dream vacation, or to treat themselves.

Co-Founder Mar Pages said ‘our partners have been incredibly generous and supportive of the female travel movement. We are looking forward to seeing the winners post photos from Bali, Santorini, Hobart, Singapore, Sydney, and more’.

For a full list of partners, prizes, and to enter the giveaway, visit www.solofemaletravelers.club/5-year-giveaway/ between July 5 – 30 2020.

Profile of the founders and high res images can be found here.

This press release may be reprinted in part or entirety by any print or broadcast media outlet, or used by any means of social media sharing.

Suggested Title:

The World’s First Community of Solo Female Travelers Turns 5, Gives Away $10,000 in Travel Prizes

About Solo Female Travelers:

Solo Female Travelers is a global community of over 63,000 women who love to travel solo. Founded in 2015, and led by experienced online publishers Mar Pages and Megan Jerrard, it was the world’s first community of its kind, and today remains one of the largest and most dynamic Facebook Groups for solo female travelers.

The community is a trusted travel resource with a global footprint and members in over 100 different countries. Despite a huge cross section of age, heritage and travel experience, the community thrives on a diverse range of world views, and offers a supportive and empowering space where women from all walks of life come together for inspiration, travel advice, safety tips and to share stories and experiences.

Solo Female Travelers is a place to connect with other fearless females. The group does not shy away from discussing controversial and current issues in the travel space respectfully for the education and enrichment of its members.

The website, www.solofemaletravelers.club, is a hub for popular group resources, information on female only tours, travel planning tips, news on community events and webinars. Solo Female Travelers is a pioneering platform committed to empowering womxn through travel on an international scale.

Media Contact:

Contact co-founders Meg Jerrard and Mar Pages for interviews, or for more information:

community@solofemaletravelers.club

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