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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!

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

How to Compare Senior Travel Insurance Programs
3 years ago

How to Compare Senior Travel Insurance Programs

By  •  Travel

You may have read that travel insurance isn’t worth the cost. This might be true for younger travelers, but for people our age, senior travel insurance can provide peace of mind and assistance when we need it most. Let’s take a closer look at senior travel insurance coverage and the best ways to compare policies. Read More

Embracing the 3 P’s of Travel – People, Places and New Perspectives… My Road Scholar Trip Ends
3 years ago

Embracing the 3 P’s of Travel – People, Places and New Perspectives… My Road Scholar Trip Ends

Well, that’s it. After more than a week in beautiful, inspiring Prague, I’m on my way home. As I write this, I am sitting at a little coffee shop near the main train station in Prague. The sun is shining and the city is going about its business. This really has been an amazing trip.

Looking back at the last 9 days, it’s amazing to think how much Road Scholar managed to pack into this adventure. As I look back over my time in Prague, I am reminded of the “3 P’s” that make travel such a wonderful experience – people, places and new perspectives. Read More

6 Essential Tips for Traveling With Grandchildren
3 years ago

6 Essential Tips for Traveling With Grandchildren

By  •  Travel

If you are lucky enough to have grandkids, then you know how rewarding – and a frustrating – spending time with them can be. At their best, grandkids are a source of constant amusement and inspiration. At their worst, grandkids can turn a family outing into a family feud. Read More

Looking Beyond the Buildings – Getting the Most from Every Travel Adventure
3 years ago

Looking Beyond the Buildings – Getting the Most from Every Travel Adventure

I just got back to the hotel from another wonderful day in Prague. Over the last week, I really have caught the travel bug again. Ironically, as you may notice in today’s video, I also caught a nasty cold, but, that’s another story. Read More

Why I Love Combining Learning and Travel – My Amazing Prague Trip Continues
3 years ago

Why I Love Combining Learning and Travel – My Amazing Prague Trip Continues

One of my favorite things about traveling is getting to dig deeper into the unique culture and history of the places that I visit. There’s nothing wrong with visiting a place to relax. But, for a truly meaningful experience, I find that nothing beats combining learning with travel. Read More

I’m on My Way to Prague for a Learning Adventure with Road Scholar!
3 years ago

I’m on My Way to Prague for a Learning Adventure with Road Scholar!

As I sit here in my little 4-person couchette on the train from Zurich to Prague, I am reminded of everything that I love about travel. For starters, I just spent the last several hours with two lovely ladies, who shared their life stories and plans for the future. Read More

Solo Female Traveler Lives the Life of a Nomad… and Loves It
3 years ago

Solo Female Traveler Lives the Life of a Nomad… and Loves It

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“She thought I was crazy.” That was Peggy Johnston’s daughter’s reaction when she learned that her mother was selling her home, putting all of her worldly possessions into storage and going on an African safari with Road Scholar. Read More

How My Love for Travel Became the Story of My Life
4 years ago

How My Love for Travel Became the Story of My Life

When I was eight years old, my family boarded the Queen Elizabeth and we emigrated from England to Canada. It was 1956, so sea travel was not that sophisticated. But for me, it sparked a lifelong passion for travel and exploration. Read More

Let’s Go on a Fantasy Trip Together!
4 years ago

Let’s Go on a Fantasy Trip Together!

Are you a passionate traveller or someone who prefers to stay close to home? All of us dream of seeing far off places, but, even if you don’t have a lot of money, there are plenty of travel options available. Read More

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