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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!

9 Cruise Packing List Omissions that Can Completely Ruin Your Trip
3 years ago

9 Cruise Packing List Omissions that Can Completely Ruin Your Trip

I remember wishing that I had created a cruise packing list before my first big adventure on the water. It was 1am and I had a splitting headache. Determined to get some sleep before my first day in a new city, I threw on my robe and hobbled down to the lobby, hoping to get some help from the woman at the reception desk. Read More

Stress-Free Travel After 60 is Possible – Just Don’t Forget Your Magic Wand!
3 years ago

Stress-Free Travel After 60 is Possible – Just Don’t Forget Your Magic Wand!

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Years ago, when I encountered any sort of problem or difficulty at work, I would tell my team not to worry. I would reassure them that I would just bring in my magic wand. Everything would be fine. Read More

Why a Kenya Safari Should Be On Every Older Woman’s Bucket List
3 years ago

Why a Kenya Safari Should Be On Every Older Woman’s Bucket List

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We all have a list of places we would like to see someday. Getting older, we suddenly realise the need to “Just Do It.” Read More

What My Pretend Honeymoon in Bali Taught Me About Life
3 years ago

What My Pretend Honeymoon in Bali Taught Me About Life

I never had a real honeymoon. You know how these things go. My ex-husband and I didn’t have the money and we couldn’t justify the time.

So it was that, as a 60-something-year-old divorced woman, I received an intriguing offer on my trip to Bali. I was asked to test drive a honeymoon experience with the luxury hotel group Alila. Read More

Hotels, B&Bs and Camping Sites: Where Do You Love to Stay When You Travel?
3 years ago

Hotels, B&Bs and Camping Sites: Where Do You Love to Stay When You Travel?

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Being in the travel industry all my life has given me access to many different styles of lodgings. From large all-inclusive resorts to small family owned boutique style hotels and everything in between. Although I did draw a line at tents… camping is not for me! Read More

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