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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!

Three Generations Embark upon an Educational Adventure in Yellowstone with Road Scholar
3 years ago

Three Generations Embark upon an Educational Adventure in Yellowstone with Road Scholar

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Families today lead incredibly hectic lives. Children’s schedules are filled with academic and social pursuits, parents are working and parenting full-time and grandparents often live far away and have busy lives of their own. As a result, it becomes increasingly difficult for all of the generations to come together to catch up, share stories and build lifelong memories. Read More

Do You Prefer to Travel Alone or with a Partner?
3 years ago

Do You Prefer to Travel Alone or with a Partner?

One of the best things about turning 60 is that you finally have a bit more time to travel. Perhaps more importantly, with your kids out of the house and building their own lives, you once again have the flexibility to choose where you go and with whom. You can decide to jet off around the world by yourself or you can find a travel partner to explore the world with. The choice is completely yours! Read More

Senior Travel Tips for Combining Group Travel and Solo Travel
3 years ago

Senior Travel Tips for Combining Group Travel and Solo Travel

Are you a solo traveler or group explorer? Do you enjoy the independence and freedom of touring without a schedule, free of other people slowing you down?  Or do you thrive in a group, where everything is organized for you? As I discovered on my latest Road Scholar adventure, it’s possible to have the best of both worlds. Read More

6 Travel Destinations for Truly Adventurous Boomer Women
3 years ago

6 Travel Destinations for Truly Adventurous Boomer Women

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One of the best things about traveling in your 50s and 60s is that you have the experience to know what you love and the energy to explore the world on your own terms. Read More

Announcing Our Road Scholar Competition Winner
3 years ago

Announcing Our Road Scholar Competition Winner

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Like so many women in our community, I have a passion for travel! It always energizes me to hear where people are travelling each year and to find out what they learned and experienced! Read More

Are Older People Really Risk Averse? The Answer May Surprise You!
3 years ago

Are Older People Really Risk Averse? The Answer May Surprise You!

There is a well-established stereotype that the older we get the more risk averse we become. On one level, I can understand why this might be the case – when we are young, we have our whole lives to make up for our mistakes. As we get a little older, we simply have more to lose. Read More

Forget Rocking Chairs! Boomers Are Rocking and Rolling in Retirement
3 years ago

Forget Rocking Chairs! Boomers Are Rocking and Rolling in Retirement

Not too long ago, retirement was a time of relaxation and “aging gracefully.” Well, if playing golf, knitting and reading in your rocking chair is your idea of a good time, more power to you. But, taking it easy is no longer your only option. As we reach retirement age, more boomers than ever are saying no to rocking chairs and yes to rocking and rolling around the world. Read More

What’s the Best Way to Travel After 60? By Train, by Plane or…?
3 years ago

What’s the Best Way to Travel After 60? By Train, by Plane or…?

At Sixty and Me, we’re on a mission to help women over 60 to make new friends, learn new things and find happiness. Few activities can help you do all three of these more than travel. Read More

Friendship is at the Heart of All Road Scholar Educational Adventures
3 years ago

Friendship is at the Heart of All Road Scholar Educational Adventures

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Each year, nearly 100,000 adults participate in a Road Scholar educational adventure. The not-for-profit organization, whose mission is the inspire adults to learn, discover and travel, offers 5,500 programs in 150 countries and 50 states. But those figures don’t tell the whole story. Read More

My Encore Career in Africa
3 years ago

My Encore Career in Africa

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After a long but profitable career in high tech marketing and sales, I wanted to have more impact on people’s lives while still using the skills, knowledge and experience I had acquired at work. But how to reinvent myself? Read More

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