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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!

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

Why Travel is Such a Great Way to Make Friends as an Adult (Video)
3 years ago

Why Travel is Such a Great Way to Make Friends as an Adult (Video)

I was recently scanning through my 600 Facebook friends when I realized that less than 10% of them regularly interact with my posts or engage in conversations with me. In total, perhaps only 10-15 people regularly engage in dialogues that demonstrate a deep and meaningful interest in my life, work and passions. I’m not criticizing, by the way. I know how busy life can get. But, it’s still interesting how much we have come to rely on surface-level interactions with the people we care about. Read More

6 Travel Destinations for Truly Adventurous Baby Boomers
3 years ago

6 Travel Destinations for Truly Adventurous Baby Boomers

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One of the best things about traveling in your 60s is that you have the experience to know what you love and the energy to explore the world on your own terms. For many baby boomers, this means leaving the beach towel at home and looking for something a bit more adventurous.

If this sounds like you, here are a few adventurous travel destinations that will show you unexpected vistas, while introducing you to other people who like to live on the wild side. Read More

4 Senior Travel Programs for Women Who Love to Learn
3 years ago

4 Senior Travel Programs for Women Who Love to Learn

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Learning is a lifelong process and today’s travelers are combining learning with travel as never before. When it comes to senior travel, learning vacations offer opportunities to expand horizons, make new friends and stay mentally and physically fit.  Women can choose from many senior travel programs that include fun, enjoyable learning opportunities. Read More

These 6 Solo Travel Tips Could Save Your Life – Advice for Women Traveling Alone
3 years ago

These 6 Solo Travel Tips Could Save Your Life – Advice for Women Traveling Alone

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There was a time when solo travel for woman was unheard of. Well, not anymore!

Baby boomer women today are challenging stereotypes and living life on their own terms. They are exploring the world, even if they don’t have someone to travel with. Read More

Road Scholar Develops Educational Adventure Based on New PBS Series Wolf Hall
3 years ago

Road Scholar Develops Educational Adventure Based on New PBS Series Wolf Hall

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Most people have expressed at least a passing fascination with the story of England’s King Henry VIII. I remember studying the Tudor history in school and trying to keep track of all of his wives and their collectively tragic fates. Read More

Travel is a State of Mind, Not a Destination
3 years ago

Travel is a State of Mind, Not a Destination

Baby boomers have always embraced the spirit of travel. In our youth, we understood that it is not the destination, but the journey, that counts. So, we stuck out our thumbs, jumped in our friend’s VW vans, laced up our shoes and set out to explore the world. Read More

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