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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!

6 Ways River Cruises Are Unlike Anything that You Will Experience on the Ocean
3 years ago

6 Ways River Cruises Are Unlike Anything that You Will Experience on the Ocean

There is a certain reverence with which a ship’s crew looks at the ocean. It is powerful, exciting and unpredictable. Rivers are something different entirely. They are still powerful, but, it is a quiet power. They are exciting, yet refined. Read More

Christmas River Cruises: Why Winter is the Hottest Season to Set Sail
3 years ago

Christmas River Cruises: Why Winter is the Hottest Season to Set Sail

“Why on Earth would anyone want to take a Christmas river cruise?” That was the question that one of my friends asked me when I mentioned that I would be joining Viking on their Rhine Getaway. Read More

Explore New, Off-the-Beaten-Path Educational Adventures with Road Scholar in 2016
3 years ago

Explore New, Off-the-Beaten-Path Educational Adventures with Road Scholar in 2016

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Each year, Road Scholar, the not-for-profit leader in lifelong learning, introduces new educational adventures around the world that are designed specifically for older adults. Whether traveling participants are traveling as a couple, as a group, or solo, Road Scholar uses local experts to help participants explore the world and fuel their desire for new experiences. Read More

Road Scholar Offers Its First Voyage from Miami to Cuba in Over 50 Years
3 years ago

Road Scholar Offers Its First Voyage from Miami to Cuba in Over 50 Years

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Cuba is like no other place in the world and one of Road Scholar’s most popular destinations. Read More

5 Senior Travel Tips You Need to Know
3 years ago

5 Senior Travel Tips You Need to Know

Many women in our community (myself included!) love to travel. Each of us has a bucket list of places that we would love to go once our family and work obligations start to fade. Read More

4 Ways Get More from Your Next Cruise by Harnessing the Power of Anticipation
3 years ago

4 Ways Get More from Your Next Cruise by Harnessing the Power of Anticipation

I don’t think that I have ever looked forward to a trip as much as I am looking forward to my upcoming Viking river cruise. As I sit here, cup of Earl Grey steaming on my desk, I can’t help but wonder what life on the river will be like. Will I see any of the mythical creatures that supposedly live on the Rhine? What fascinating people will I meet? What secret places will I discover? I’m getting goosebumps just thinking about it! Read More

Exploring the Hidden Costs of Cheap Cruises
3 years ago

Exploring the Hidden Costs of Cheap Cruises

On the surface, cheap cruises sound like a fantastic idea. After all, who wouldn’t want to experience life on the open sea at a bargain price? Unfortunately, like so many things in life, when it comes to cruises, you often get what you pay for. Read More

What Are Senior Travel Clubs? And Should You Join One?
3 years ago

What Are Senior Travel Clubs? And Should You Join One?

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What is a senior travel club, anyway? A scam? A great way to save on travel? A way to meet potential travel companions? Or something else entirely?

It turns out that senior travel clubs can be any of these things. Read More

Wondering What to Pack for a Cruise? Ask Yourself these 4 Questions (Video)
3 years ago

Wondering What to Pack for a Cruise? Ask Yourself these 4 Questions (Video)

What would an internationally recognized cruise expert say if you asked her what to pack for a cruise? If you are like me, you might expect such an expert’s advice to be long and complicated, filled with clever little devices and secret clothing items. Read More

Is it Possible to Find No Single Supplement Cruises? You Bet! (Video)
3 years ago

Is it Possible to Find No Single Supplement Cruises? You Bet! (Video)

What’s the worst part of cruising alone? If you said, “the single supplement,” you’re not alone. When I speak with the solo travelers in our community, this additional cost comes up again and again. It’s not just that we hate paying more money – it feels like there is something deeply unfair about penalizing single travelers. Read More