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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!

Adventure Travel is a Way of Mind: 5 Ways Make Boring Trips a Little Wilder
1 month ago

Adventure Travel is a Way of Mind: 5 Ways Make Boring Trips a Little Wilder

As far as adventure travel goes, I’ve been luckier than most. I’ve slept in desert tends, rainforest treehouses and mountain huts. I’ve trekked through the remotest areas of Myanmar and seen the Aurora borealis. Each and every adventure that I went on changed me in one or more fundamental ways. Read More

5 “What if…” Fears Women Have About Traveling Alone… and What to Do About Them
1 month ago

5 “What if…” Fears Women Have About Traveling Alone… and What to Do About Them

My first experience with traveling alone was in my 20s. I had just received a degree in comparative religion from the University of Colorado and exploring a mysterious land filled with thousands of gods and goddesses seemed like a great way to spend a few months.  Read More

3 Things to Remember When Traveling with Your Grandchildren
2 months ago

3 Things to Remember When Traveling with Your Grandchildren

This is the story of a 74-year-old grandmother. Of course, this is my story, a story about how I joyfully help my family when they need me in summer, fall, winter or spring. Read More

5 Tips on How to Pick the Perfect Adventure Vacation After 50
2 months ago

5 Tips on How to Pick the Perfect Adventure Vacation After 50

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It’s finally time to give yourself permission to play. But where on earth to begin?

With the plethora of choices available, the challenge is picking the perfect adventure. If you’ve never done this before it can be daunting. So much so that we can easily end up going to a safe default, like Hawaii. Or Florida. Or the next state over. Read More

3 Sneaky Tips for Finding Hidden Gems When Traveling After 60
2 months ago

3 Sneaky Tips for Finding Hidden Gems When Traveling After 60

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We all have our favorite things to do when we travel, whether for a vacation or a longer stay. The first thing I do in a new city is hit the art museums. We all want to see famous sites and attend popular entertainment events. But what do you do when you’ve seen all the tourist spots? Read More

If Travel in Your 60s Tires You Out, Try Slow Travel
2 months ago

If Travel in Your 60s Tires You Out, Try Slow Travel

In a previous article, I introduced the concept of slow travel. It’s about traveling less and seeing more. Doing less and enjoying it more. Or staying longer and well, traveling more slowly. Today, I’m sharing more ideas for traveling comfortably in today’s harried environment. Read More

4 Ways to Escape the Summer Travel Nightmare After 60
2 months ago

4 Ways to Escape the Summer Travel Nightmare After 60

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Are you in the middle of your summer travel? Are you experiencing overbooked flights, long waits at airports and high costs to boot? Most airlines now offer seating, eating and baggage choices for the discerning traveler. Read More

4 Slow Travel Experiences That Allow for Adventure at a Relaxed Pace
2 months ago

4 Slow Travel Experiences That Allow for Adventure at a Relaxed Pace

Slow travel is not so much about how fast you navigate a new place. It reflects a philosophy of life. Fast travel is active, busy and hurried. It can be an impatient and frantic way of visiting a new place. Read More

If You Are Feeling Too Old to Travel, Say Hello to Slow Travel
2 months ago

If You Are Feeling Too Old to Travel, Say Hello to Slow Travel

I hadn’t been to Europe in many years, so I spontaneously decided to ‘dash’ across the pond with my carry-on and explore some new cities and countries. It would be just like the days of my youth: me, a carry-on, hopping on and off trains and trams, feeling light and free. Read More

5 Secrets to Having a Great Trip to Europe in Your 60s
3 months ago

5 Secrets to Having a Great Trip to Europe in Your 60s

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Thinking about finally making that great trip to Europe? Whether you travel regularly, or your trip is a once in a lifetime opportunity, when it comes to taking that big vacation abroad, you want to make the most of every moment. Read More

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