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Travel

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!

Can Travel Help You to Experience Healthy Aging? Road Scholar Says “Yes!”
3 years ago

Can Travel Help You to Experience Healthy Aging? Road Scholar Says “Yes!”

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Travel is energizing, relaxing and wonderfully transformative. It is also good for your health.

A recent CNN show even claimed that travel for pleasure can add years to your life. Perhaps this is because activities associated with travel, like walking and social engagement are good for both the brain and body. Read More

Hostels Are Perfect for Older Women Traveling Alone
3 years ago

Hostels Are Perfect for Older Women Traveling Alone

Many women my age say that they can’t travel because it is just too expensive. I would argue that, in many cases, options are simply not being considered. Read More

Travelling the World in Retirement with Only a Carry-on, Plus Our Packing List
3 years ago

Travelling the World in Retirement with Only a Carry-on, Plus Our Packing List

Our lifestyle is now minimalistic so our travel style should represent the same.

Since 2013, we have travelled the world with too much luggage. Do you know the feeling? How many times have you packed clothes or even shoes that you didn’t even wear? Our goal was to travel lighter and smarter! Read More

What Makes for the Best Cruise, Other Than Price?
3 years ago

What Makes for the Best Cruise, Other Than Price?

I’ll admit that, when it comes to finding the best cruise, price is probably the first thing that most of us look at. This is completely natural. After all, if you don’t have the money to set foot on a luxury ship, what’s the point in researching the quality of its spa or the depth of its itinerary? Read More

7 Powerful Life Lessons From My Trip to Bali
3 years ago

7 Powerful Life Lessons From My Trip to Bali

I’m sitting in my little hotel in Bali, packing my bags to come home to Switzerland, my head full of memories and my heart full of love for this wonderful island and its amazing people. Read More

6 Amazing Places to Revisit in Your 60s – Senior Travel Tips (Video)
3 years ago

6 Amazing Places to Revisit in Your 60s – Senior Travel Tips (Video)

With the rest of the world waiting to be explored, why should you return to a place you have already visited?

There are three reasons, I believe, to go back to an amazing destination. Read More

Sustainable Tourism After 60: How to Protect the Environment for Your Grandkids
3 years ago

Sustainable Tourism After 60: How to Protect the Environment for Your Grandkids

Most women in our community travel to relax, rewind and rejuvenate.

In the west, we live hectic lives and often feel stressed and over committed. Some of us – present company included – spend too much time online. Others live in busy towns and cities, where we practice unhealthy eating habits and live with toxic air. Read More

The Art of Pampering Yourself on the Road: My 5 Favorite Massages in Bali
3 years ago

The Art of Pampering Yourself on the Road: My 5 Favorite Massages in Bali

When it comes to assessing my favorite massage experience in Bali, I have to admit it’s a bit like asking me to choose my favorite child. Read More

4 Unusual Cruises That Will Change the Way You Look at the World (Video)
3 years ago

4 Unusual Cruises That Will Change the Way You Look at the World (Video)

Travel, at its best, will heal your soul, broaden your mind and deepen your understanding of the world. While some people think that cruises merely involve beaches, umbrella drinks and pre-planned shore excursions, you can find unusual cruises that will forever change your perspective. Read More

Train Travel Tips from the Man in Seat 61 (Video)
3 years ago

Train Travel Tips from the Man in Seat 61 (Video)

Like many women in our community, I love trains. In fact, I enjoy traveling by train more than any other form of transportation. I love the conversations that trains encourage, the stunning vistas that they offer and the opportunities for reflection and personal growth that they support. Read More