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About Jane and Duncan Dempster-Smith

Jane and Duncan Dempster-Smith are nomadic semi-retirees, baby boomers, travellers, House Sitters and co-founders of To Travel Too https://totraveltoo.com. Their motto is “Age is no barrier when it comes to travel.” Although not yet pensioners, their goal is to travel the world on what is currently the Australian Age Pension of approx. AUD 33,716 (USD 25,110) per year, or AUD 92 (USD 69) per day for two people.
Latest Posts | By Jane and Duncan Dempster-Smith
Looking for Affordable Travel? Be a Tourist in Your Home Town!
3 weeks ago

Looking for Affordable Travel? Be a Tourist in Your Home Town!

It’s hot, very hot! The turquoise blue water is glistening and there is only a gentle movement of waves as our ferry glides through Sydney Harbour on our way from Manly to Circular Quay. Read More

Is the Life of a Roving Retiree for You?
2 months ago

Is the Life of a Roving Retiree for You?

My husband and I ‘fired’ the corporate world early! We had enough of late night teleconference calls. Not to mention we were tired of long hours spent commuting to work and the little time we had for ourselves and each other. Read More

Sydney, Australia Loves Older Women! Here Are 5 Things to Do When You Get There
4 months ago

Sydney, Australia Loves Older Women! Here Are 5 Things to Do When You Get There

Sydney, Australia is a spectacular destination to visit, but the distance to travel here can take anywhere up to 24 hours depending on where you live, so you need to plan your visit well. Read More

5 Reasons to Visit Ireland as a Dynamic Older Woman
6 months ago

5 Reasons to Visit Ireland as a Dynamic Older Woman

If you haven’t already, you should definitely visit Ireland. But prepare yourself in advance, you just may have too much ‘craic’ and you may just not want to leave.

We had so much fun in Ireland that Hurricane Ophelia must have read our minds and delayed our departure for a day. We did not complain too much at all. Read More

11 Tips for Enjoying a Short Trip to Porto, Portugal
8 months ago

11 Tips for Enjoying a Short Trip to Porto, Portugal

When Lonely Planet listed Porto as one of their ‘must see’ destinations for 2017 we just had to include it in our itinerary for the year. Read More

10 Tips for How to Travel on a Budget of $72 a Day
10 months ago

10 Tips for How to Travel on a Budget of $72 a Day

We are celebrating another full travel year on budget! This article summarizes our 2nd year of travelling the world on USD $72 for a couple per day. It is much cheaper for us to travel the world than to sit on the couch in our hometown of Sydney, Australia. Read More

How Traveling to Cuba Ticked All 5 Senses for Us
1 year ago

How Traveling to Cuba Ticked All 5 Senses for Us

We have just recently spent four weeks in Cuba travelling from top to bottom and back again. It was one incredible adventure, at times challenging, but we would not have changed what we achieved in that one month at all. Read More

Dubrovnik Holidays: More Than Just a Games of Thrones and Star Wars Set
1 year ago

Dubrovnik Holidays: More Than Just a Games of Thrones and Star Wars Set

Can you believe that one small city in Croatia can be the movie set for Games of Thrones, Star Wars and Robin Hood? Games of Throne and Robin Hood we can imagine, but Star Wars? That city is Dubrovnik, A UNESCO World Heritage Site. Read More

Senior Travel Secret: Hostels Are Not Just for the Young
1 year ago

Senior Travel Secret: Hostels Are Not Just for the Young

Have you shied away from staying in hostels because you thought you were just not the right age?

Since 2013 we have been on the road continuously travelling and have stayed at many hostels in the last three years. I was hesitant at first; I thought there may be an age gap.

How wrong I was. Read More

6 Excuses that Stop Us from Traveling After 60 and What to Do About Them
1 year ago

6 Excuses that Stop Us from Traveling After 60 and What to Do About Them

Do you have fears that stop you travelling in general? Will 2017 differ from any other year?

We at To Travel Too recently asked 100 travellers over 60 to share what would stop them from travelling in 2017. The results are in and they are really interesting. Do any of their comments resonate with you? Read More

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