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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!

Viking Ocean Cruises: River Cruise Elegance and Adventure on the Open Seas!
2 years ago

Viking Ocean Cruises: River Cruise Elegance and Adventure on the Open Seas!

Two years ago, I had the pleasure of taking my first ever river cruise. It was a Viking Christmas sailing on the Rhine River from Basel to Amsterdam. For 10 days, I enjoyed an intimate and relaxing cruise experience that stimulated and satisfied all my senses in a totally unique way. Read More

Why a Solo Cruise Can Be a Wonderful Lifetime Experience
2 years ago

Why a Solo Cruise Can Be a Wonderful Lifetime Experience

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My first solo cruise was such a great experience, much easier and more fun than I ever expected. It was a small ship (700 passengers) and not entirely full so it was a good way for me to try cruising. Also, I met so many wonderful people – couples and singles – who were happy to talk about their experiences and give me good information on what to consider if I wanted to continue cruising. Read More

What is a Caregiver Cruise and Why Should You Consider Taking One?
2 years ago

What is a Caregiver Cruise and Why Should You Consider Taking One?

There are 66 million family caregivers in the U.S. alone; 70% are female and 25% are Millennials. Caregivers suffer worsened health than non-caregivers and 40-60% report symptoms of depression. Some caregivers, like my sister, pre-decease the ones for whom they care. Read More

How to Find Magical Travel Destinations for Any Season
2 years ago

How to Find Magical Travel Destinations for Any Season

There are many ways to select a travel destination. Perhaps the city or country you want to visit has always been on your bucket list.

It might be a mysterious place that calls you at a deep inexplicable level. Perhaps it’s simply somewhere that feeds one of your passions or has historical significance. Read More

How Traveling to Cuba Ticked All 5 Senses for Us
2 years 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

Female, Over 50 and Traveling Solo? You are Not Alone!
2 years ago

Female, Over 50 and Traveling Solo? You are Not Alone!

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With more and more baby boomers reaching retirement age — 75 million Americans will turn 65 over the next 20 years and more than half are women — more and more women will have the opportunity to explore and learn about the world. Read More

Woodstock with Waves: Why Music Cruises Are a Big Hit with Baby Boomers
2 years ago

Woodstock with Waves: Why Music Cruises Are a Big Hit with Baby Boomers

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If you’re a Baby Boomer who still loves the music of your youth and also sailing the Caribbean, then music cruises may be for you! Read More

Forget 5-Star Hotels! Being a Houseguest is the Millionaire Way to Travel
2 years ago

Forget 5-Star Hotels! Being a Houseguest is the Millionaire Way to Travel

What hotel does Oprah stay in? Or Richard Branson? Or Bill Gates? Or Mark Zuckerberg?

They don’t. Well, occasionally they might. But more often, the super-rich stay with their super-rich friends. Why stay in a hotel when you can stay on a private island, in an extravagant ski chalet, at beach and lake houses or city flats?
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Why Are Boomers Flocking to the Northern Territory of Australia Every Year? Are You Next?
2 years ago

Why Are Boomers Flocking to the Northern Territory of Australia Every Year? Are You Next?

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Baby Boomers are avid adventurers and life-long learners. We thrive on “off the beaten track” discoveries and love to learn from our experiences. Read More

Sailing Solo: What I Learned from My First Cruise Alone
2 years ago

Sailing Solo: What I Learned from My First Cruise Alone

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I had always wanted to take a cruise.

Everyone I know who’s ever gone has loved it and had wonderful stories to share. It seemed like an easy and fun way to go to many different destinations and travel with others closer to my own age. I received some great advice from people about how to pick the cruise that was right for me. Read More