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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!

Looking for Travel Ideas? Why Not Discover the USA – East, West, North and South?
3 months ago

Looking for Travel Ideas? Why Not Discover the USA – East, West, North and South?

As with most things in life, we sometimes apply a “grass is greener” mentality to our travel planning. We often select travel adventures in faraway places that we consider exotic and unusual. Read More

10 Tips for How to Travel on a Budget of $72 a Day
3 months ago

10 Tips for How to Travel on a Budget of $72 a Day

We are celebrating another full travel year on budget! This article summarizes our 2nd year of travelling the world on USD $72 for a couple per day. It is much cheaper for us to travel the world than to sit on the couch in our hometown of Sydney, Australia. Read More

What is Expedition Cruising and Why is it a Great Option for Boomers?
3 months ago

What is Expedition Cruising and Why is it a Great Option for Boomers?

Who would have ever thought that boomers could go expedition cruising? But it’s there, readily available! Join us in conversation with cruise journalist Jane Archer, who shares a lot of experiences and great advice. Enjoy the show!
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Hot River Cruises in Europe and Asia in 2017
3 months ago

Hot River Cruises in Europe and Asia in 2017

River cruising is gaining popularity—and why wouldn’t it? It takes you to places where nature, culture, history and exotic lifestyles blow your mind. Cruise journalist Jane Archer is happy to share her experiences. Enjoy the show! Read More

Norway and Baltic Cruises You Won’t Want to Miss in 2017
3 months ago

Norway and Baltic Cruises You Won’t Want to Miss in 2017

Sailing up the north-most parts of Europe fills your lungs with fresh air and your mind with vivid scenery. Which way do you go? Join us in conversation with cruise journalist Jane Archer to find more about Norway and Baltic cruise opportunities. Enjoy the show! Read More

7 Things Every Woman Should Take on a Cruise, Based on My Viking Star Adventure
3 months ago

7 Things Every Woman Should Take on a Cruise, Based on My Viking Star Adventure

I love the idea of cruising. My first experience on the open ocean was as an 8-year-old, when my family emigrated from England to Canada. Read More

My Viking Star Review: Exploration and Luxury Meet on the North Sea
3 months ago

My Viking Star Review: Exploration and Luxury Meet on the North Sea

Dark clouds hung over the North Sea. As heavy waves crashed against the hull of her ship, the explorer huddled under a blanket, watching the cold rain fall in sheets outside her window. Lighting flashed and the adventurer thought of all of the people who had come to this remote part of the Earth before her. Many of them had never returned. Thunder rolled over the ship and her heart skipped a beat. It was going to be a long night. Read More

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

5 Vacation Planning Tips for Dynamic Older Travelers
4 months ago

5 Vacation Planning Tips for Dynamic Older Travelers

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So, you’ve just booked your fantastic holiday or family vacation – now what? Getting ready to leave is much more complicated than just packing.

There are so many arrangements that need to be made before leaving home. It doesn’t matter if it is for a few days or a few weeks, there are some things you need to remember to do. Read More

Why a Solo Cruise Can Be a Wonderful Lifetime Experience
4 months 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