Have you ever been alone in a new city and wished you knew some great little bar to hide in, or been with a group of friends and wanted to impress them with your insider knowledge? Are you travelling alone and looking for a friendly place to have dinner, get a drink without getting hit on and find safe ways to explore? If you said yes then this is the blog for you!

The Wandering Tattler is a travel blog with a difference – rather than just review hotels and tell you what we did, we’re asking women who live and work in cities all around the world to share their favourite places to eat, drink, shop, play, dance and explore. Essentially, we’re asking them to give away all their secrets for you to enjoy.

Why only women? Well, we’re not anti-men! We noticed that the women we knew were more likely to ask for recommendations on Facebook or look on personal blogs for tips about new places they were visiting. New cities can be especially challenging for solo female travellers. And we know so many great women whose opinions we value. It seemed like a natural fit.

If you have any questions about any of our guides, we’d be happy to forward them on – just let us know in the comments.

About the editor:

Anna Winston is a journalist, editor and digital consultant. In 2011 she was named web editor of the year by the British Society of Magazine editors.

A London native and regular traveller, she came up with the original idea for The Wandering Tattler as a place to share her passion for her home town. Anna’s top five favourite places in the world include the Riad Berber in Marrakech, Palolem in Goa, The Louisiana Museum of Modern Art just outside Copenhagen, a bar she can’t remember the name of down a tiny alleyway beside the Hotel Danieli in Venice and The V&A fashion galleries in London.

About the photographer:

Jessy Boon Cowler is a photographic artist and curator. As well as being a resident artist at Studio 180 in London’s Lambeth, Jessy co-curates a regular series of exhibitions and events at Art in the Crypt in Camberwell.

Check out Jessy’s new website to see more of her work.

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