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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!

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

Baby Boomers Are the First Digital Retirees
3 years ago

Baby Boomers Are the First Digital Retirees

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There’s a lot of talk about Millennials (18-34 year olds) being the first generation to be born in the internet age, and all the technological advantages that brings with it. However, we rarely talk about the fact that baby-boomers are the first generation to retire in the digital age. Read More

What are Your Favorite Places to Visit in Europe? Here’s One of Mine
3 years ago

What are Your Favorite Places to Visit in Europe? Here’s One of Mine

In our article, 6 Amazing Adventure Tours for Women Like Us, we said that a sense of adventure does not diminish with age. As older women, we have a greater sense of self, are more confident and appreciate those things that are most important in life. Read More

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