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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!

On a Viking River Cruise, It’s the Small Things that Make a Big Difference
3 years ago

On a Viking River Cruise, It’s the Small Things that Make a Big Difference

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When the Program Director of my recent Viking Cruise, Sharon, said that the crew’s goal was to exceed our expectations, I didn’t pay too much attention. After all, who doesn’t claim to exceed their customers’ expectations? Read More

Packing Challenge: 3 Weeks – 2 Climates – 1 Bag
3 years ago

Packing Challenge: 3 Weeks – 2 Climates – 1 Bag

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Last year, as I prepared for a spring trip to Europe, I thought about all of the different activities and climates I would need to plan for. There would be sunny beaches in Spain, cold and wet hikes in Ireland and of course the fantastic dinners and dances with my friends. Read More

Meet New Friends and Discover New Lands During Women’s History Month
3 years ago

Meet New Friends and Discover New Lands During Women’s History Month

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March is National Women’s History Month, when we recognize and celebrate the contributions of women around the world. It’s an ideal time for women to reflect on their lives, set goals, learn something new and explore new opportunities. Read More

6 Exotic Low Cost Travel Destinations for Women Over 60
3 years ago

6 Exotic Low Cost Travel Destinations for Women Over 60

As we travel, we are always on the look out for countries that are low cost, interesting and safe. Sometimes our home currency works against us and other times it works for us. Either way, we are looking for more bangs for the buck. Right? Read More

4 Myths About River Cruises that Stop People from Setting Sail
3 years ago

4 Myths About River Cruises that Stop People from Setting Sail

When you think about the word “cruise,” what images pop into your mind? Read More

How Do You Avoid the Single Supplement When You Cruise?
3 years ago

How Do You Avoid the Single Supplement When You Cruise?

Few things are more frustrating for single women travelers than having to deal with the single supplement. It just feels so unfair to have to pay more for a hotel room or cruise, simply because you are traveling solo. Read More

What Travel Essentials Will You Never Leave Home Without?
3 years ago

What Travel Essentials Will You Never Leave Home Without?

I remember the day that I added a “money belt” to my list of travel essentials like it was yesterday. A few years ago, I was visiting some friends in Milan, when someone bumped into me in a crowded street. I looked around, annoyed at being almost knocked over, but, I couldn’t see who was responsible. Read More

5 Reasons Viking River Cruises Are an Amazing Value
3 years ago

5 Reasons Viking River Cruises Are an Amazing Value

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Ok, let’s get this out of the way. Viking river cruises aren’t cheap. In fact, for most of us, saving for a luxury river cruise is a multi-year process. Read More

Planning Your First Solo Travel Adventure
3 years ago

Planning Your First Solo Travel Adventure

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It’s been over 40 years but I remember the first few trips I took alone like they were yesterday. I was so excited and nervous. At the same time, I knew it was something I had to try. Read More

Feel More Positive This Year! Tour the Happiest Countries with Road Scholar
3 years ago

Feel More Positive This Year! Tour the Happiest Countries with Road Scholar

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If eating exquisite cinnamon buns (kanelbulle) in Denmark, delicious meatballs (köttbullar) in Sweden or fabulous smoked salmon (Rokt laks) in Norway appeals to you, you’ve come to the right place! All of these delicacies are among my favorites too. Read More