Hey girlfriend!

Don’t put off the trip of your dreams for “someday”  

The time to live your best life is NOW.
Does it feel like those incredible trips are only for honeymoons, travel shows, or Instagram influencers? 
…Not anymore!

→ Wish you could get your favorite women together to finally take that trip but schedules, planning & coordination makes it feel impossible?


→ Are you done with crowded tourist traps and craving an authentic, small-group experience filled with local culture and insider spots? 


→ Eager to see more of the world and would love a group of incredible, like-minded women to travel with?

Welcome to the Women’s trip of your dreams…
Because we travel differently!

→ You’ll enjoy a done for you experience including posh hotels, dining with stunning views, pampering massages, arts and culture – plus time to shop. relax and savor La Dolce Vita


→ Indulge in a fabulous mix of chef-curated food & wine tasting experiences with an emphasis on women chefs and winemakers, local specialties, family run small businesses, and cooking classes


→You’ll be part of a safe, supportive community of fellow fun-loving women in a small group setting – whether you come solo or choose to bring a friend


Tuscany, Italy

Experience the beauty and magic at the heart of the Renaissance in Florence plus the stunning Medieval hill towns and romantic countryside of Tuscany. This pampering trip is filled with wine, spas, culture, art, insider only experiences, and women supporting women.

JUNE 22-30, 2024

Sicily, Italy 

Deeply explore and savor the sunny island of Sicily, it’s coastal towns, Mt Etna, countryside, and incredible food culture. This carefully curated trip covers a wide swath of the island featuring women led wineries and resorts, panoramic ocean views, baroque beauty, and once in a lifetime experiences.

JUNE 7-16, 2024


In this immersive cultural experience you’ll visit the capital city of Quito, the Ecuadorian countryside of the Andes, and a deep dive into this South American country’s food culture and women artisans. You’ll also enjoy several days in the Galapagos Islands with it’s incredible wildlife on land and sea.



Enjoy the City of Lights as well as the romantic French countryside and infamous wine region just south of Paris where Kings, Queens, and Popes went to vacation and play. You’ll visit charming towns, castles, chateaus and enjoy troglodyte winery visits, farm to table cooking classes, and more.


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What Women Like You Have Said

Get ready for the trip of a lifetime!

“Honestly, I never would have found such unique experiences for myself like Julie did”


“As a single girl who works from home, I rarely see my friends – this trip was just what I needed!”


“Why did I want to go on this trip & bring my mom?

Because you KNOW when you travel with Julie she’s going to create magical foodie experiences for you.”


“Having an all female experience was extraordinary and a lifetime gift. I felt special and beautiful all week!”


“It was such a great way to get my far-flung friends together and the best part is ALL the planning was done for us!”


“You had me at ‘exclusive tours with women winemakers'” 


Meet Your Travel Guide

Julie Hartigan

Julie Hartigan is a NYC-based Chef, Media Personality, and lifelong Travel Lover!

Julie believes some of the most magical, transformative, and memorable moments in life come when immersed in another culture while traveling.

Julie’s passion is exploring and sharing regional, authentic dishes, ingredients, wine, and cuisine with others and creating once-in-a-lifetime, dreamy travel experiences for women.

A total fun-lover and natural born host and teacher; Julie’s Women’s Tours are uplifting, welcoming, and the perfect way for women to connect, celebrate themselves, and experience the world.

In addition to publishing 1000’s of recipes and cooking videos featuring regional specialties; Julie has tasted her way around the world in her travels to Japan, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, England, Copenhagen, Amsterdam, Ireland, Italy, Canada, Cuba, France, the Caribbean and as many more places to come as possible.

Her trips are designed to be a fun-filled, life-changing experience for solo midlife women travelers where you’ll come home feeling joyful, alive, and transformed.

Stop putting off your dreams for "someday"

It’s time you said yes to YOU!

Grab a friend or come solo to meet your new tribe of travel-loving girlfriends

Join one of my upcoming trips for the experience of a lifetime!

Resources for Travel Lovers

Travel Insurance

Get peace of mind before & ON your next trip with Julie’s recommended travel insurance – it bundles in trip interruptions AND medical insurance while you’re abroad plus you get access to Julie’s designated insurance agent.

Get help planning your own trip

Are you putting together a press tour or personal vacation and would love Julie’s help and travel advice?


Grab my free Mini Magazine with recipes and lifestyle tips to bring more joy to your everyday life.

Get More Travel Inspiration and Fun Recipes on Instagram @JulieHartigan

Join my Women’s Tour to TUSCANY or SICILY 🇮🇹 so you’ll have a dreamy, smile-making trip to look forward to too ❤️


DM me or comment YES & I’ll send you the info or go to JulieHartigan.com/travel ✈️

These pampering, chef-Julie-led, food & wine focused, women-supporting-women, small group trips are perfect for solo women travelers to have a fun group to see the world with, mother daughter duos, & girlfriends reunions! Everything is done for you - just show up & ENJOY! ❤️ Julie

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GIRLFRIEND! You deserve a DREAMY trip to look forward to! ❤️ @juliehartigan #italyvacation #womenstravel #sicily🇮🇹 #tuscany #italytrip #italytravel #italy_vacations #sicily #sicilyfood #florenceitaly #sicilytravel ...

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Love 🍕& trying new things? Put @cutsandslicesnyc on your list! 🔥#cheflife🔪 #pizzalover #brooklyn #nytimesfood ...

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🌴 BAKED BRIE w SPICY MANGO HONEY-RUM TOPPING 🌴is a no-fuss, tropical inspired sweet-spicy app or dessert everyone will ❤️ NEW recipe for my friends @iloveimportedcheese #cheeselovers #importedcheese #bakedbrie #brie #rum ...

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🥳 Drop a YES if Italy 🇮🇹 is on your travel list! Join me in SICILY or TUSCANY June 2024 ✈️ Spots opening soon! ❤️ Julie #womenstravel #italytravel #pastalover ...

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@juliehartigan Still 2 weekends left this summer! 🍹set up a SPRITZ BAR for easy-fun hosting 🥳 learn how-to in my free mini book “La Dolce Vita at Home” at the link in my bio or comment YES & I’ll send it to you - cheers! ❤️ Julie - so much fun hosting a Summer Spritz event w my friends @hobokencheesewine this summer too! #aperolspritz #spritztime #spritz #labordayweekend #laborday #ldw #njshore #njshorelife #jerseyshore ...

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Top Travel Planning Tips! 🔥 What authentic Italian dish would you ❤️ to learn to make? 🇮🇹 Thank you @scuoladicucina_siena & Lella for a wonderful time! #italytravel #womenstravel #freshpasta #cookingclasses ...

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@juliehartigan Time flies…make the most of it girlfriend! 😎 Need a dreamy trip to look forward to? Get on the list for one of my upcoming Women’s Food & Wine Tours! DM or comment YES & I’ll send you info ❤️ xo Julie

#womenempowerment #womensupportingwomen #emptynest #midlifewomen #womenstravel #solowomentravel #italytravel #womentravel #emptynesters #emptynester #emptynesterlife

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The video shoot 🎥 that made me weepy! 🥲 @juliehartigan

So thankful to get to share my late Grandma’s Pasta Fagioli 🇮🇹 recipe in the upcoming @lesdamesny cookbook! ❤️

Honoring her & having her iconic comfort food recipe published & on video means so much! 🥰 And she’d be so excited to know I’m now a chef hosting Women’s Tours to Italy too! ✈️

As a proud member of the Women Supporting Women international food-beverage-hospitality organization “Les Dames D’Escoffier” I’m sure Grandma feels proud too. @lesdamesintl @lesda_mesdescoffiertuscany

#cheflife #italiangirl🇮🇹 #womenempowerment #womensupportingwomen #pastarecipe #pastafagioli #tuscanylovers #italytravel #womenstravel #lesdamesdescoffier #jceats #jerseygirl #hoboken #jerseycity

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Join us Thurs 7/27 at 7pm! 🥳 @juliehartigan @localbarre @hobokencheesewine ❤️ @thehobokengirl #hobokennj #hobokeneats #hobokenlife #hobokengirl ...

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Join one of my Women’s Italy Trips 🇮🇹 so you can have this much fun too! ❤️ @juliehartigan DM for info ✈️ & share w travel-loving girlfriends

You can come solo or grab a friend - either way you’ll be part of a safe, supportive, fun-loving group of women for the Chef Julie Led trip of a lifetime! ❤️

We had such a blast in Tuscany in May & I can’t wait to host more groups of women to Tuscany, Sicily, & more locations soon! Go to JulieHartigan.com for more info on my Chef Led Women Supporting Women Travel Experiences ❤️

#womenstravel #solowomentravel #italyvacation #italyvacations #womentravel #italytour #italytours #sicilytour #tuscanytour #womenstour

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LIVE 🇮🇹 from the top of the Duomo in Florence! 😍 follow me @juliehartigan for more insider travel tips & BTS of my chef led tour!

Hosting 15 lovelies on my Women’s Tuscany Tour & taking in the most beautiful views of this magical city! 💫✨💫

#womenstravel #cheflife #florence #italytravel #travel #travelblogger #travelbloggers #italy_vacations #italy #florenceitaly🇮🇹

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@juliehartigan ps: Girlfriends! still a few spots to join me in Tuscany in Oct! DM for info ❤️

#womenstravel #italyvacation #summertravel #girlstrip #italy🇮🇹 #hobokengirl #womensupportingwomen

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DM @juliehartigan or Comment for an invite to the Summer Spritz Party! 🥳🍹😎 Thurs 5/11 at 7:30 @hobokencheesewine

hoboken #hobokennj #hobokeneats #hobokengirl #hobokenlife #hobokenmoms

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Stop putting off your travel ✈️ dreams & join me in Italy! @juliehartigan - DM - comment - tag a friend!!! ...

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