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Is senior travel different than travel at other stages in our lives? Where can we find the best senior tours, cruises and travel adventures? Let’s discuss these fascinating topics together!

Why Backpacking Is the Perfect Way to Let Go of Time, Worries and Other People’s Needs
2 days ago

Why Backpacking Is the Perfect Way to Let Go of Time, Worries and Other People’s Needs

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Have you ever had the urge to enter the wilderness with a backpack, but dismissed it as an impossibly silly dream, because you felt too old and out of shape? I am here to tell you that you can do it! You don’t need to be young, thin, athletic or tough. Here is my story. Read More

Want to Travel Independently, While Still Making Friends? These Group Experiences Rock!
1 week ago

Want to Travel Independently, While Still Making Friends? These Group Experiences Rock!

Yesterday, I had a conversation with a new friend who, at the age of 70, has found herself single again. She is now terrified that she won’t have the courage to do the things that she wanted to do while she was attached… most importantly, travel! Read More

Senior Travel Tips: How to Deal with Foreign Authorities While Abroad
4 weeks ago

Senior Travel Tips: How to Deal with Foreign Authorities While Abroad

I exhaled a huge sigh of relief as I left the Police Station of Phuket, Thailand. I’d gotten off easy with a fine of $12 US, and a private payment of $90 US. That was all I had to pay for a traffic accident abroad. Read More

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

Traveling Down Under? 10 Popular Aussie Foods You Simply Must Try!
1 month ago

Traveling Down Under? 10 Popular Aussie Foods You Simply Must Try!

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Australian cuisine is influenced by our multicultural heritage. One of the best features of being an Aussie is that our favourite foods feature flavours from across the world. Read More

More Than a Drop in the Bucket List: Quench Your Thirst for Educational Travel and Change Your Life in 2018
1 month ago

More Than a Drop in the Bucket List: Quench Your Thirst for Educational Travel and Change Your Life in 2018

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Every year, beginning in January, we all read list after list of things we should do differently in the New Year. Most of these lists involve getting in shape (a healthy goal) or why we should create a bucket list (also a good goal). Unfortunately, after an initial boost of energy, most people revert back to old patterns. Read More

Practical House Sitting Tips from a Female Road Warrior
2 months ago

Practical House Sitting Tips from a Female Road Warrior

We all know what babysitting is. Been there, done that. House sitting, though – what is it? Join us in discussion with Penelope Whiteley who knows all about this new trend that has been gaining popularity in recent years. Enjoy the show! Read More

Follow Your Bliss! Visit the 5 Happiest Countries in the World in 2018
2 months ago

Follow Your Bliss! Visit the 5 Happiest Countries in the World in 2018

What are the most important things you look for when choosing a vacation destination? Do you travel to explore new places or make new friends? Do you want to learn about new cultures and history? Read More

How to Handle the Fear of a Health Emergency While Traveling as an Older Woman
2 months ago

How to Handle the Fear of a Health Emergency While Traveling as an Older Woman

This is the scenario no one wants to imagine. I went on an Alaskan cruise, healthy and fit, and ended up leaving the ship in an ambulance for the emergency room of the local Ketchikan hospital. Read More

Relieve Travel Stress with This Technology Checklist
3 months ago

Relieve Travel Stress with This Technology Checklist

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We take vacations to relax, get away from our everyday stress and reconnect with friends and loved ones. But sometimes the planning and prep for a vacation can feel like more work than it’s worth. Read More

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