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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!

4 Senior Travel Programs for Women Who Love to Learn
4 years ago

4 Senior Travel Programs for Women Who Love to Learn

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Learning is a lifelong process and today’s travelers are combining learning with travel as never before. When it comes to senior travel, learning vacations offer opportunities to expand horizons, make new friends and stay mentally and physically fit.  Women can choose from many senior travel programs that include fun, enjoyable learning opportunities. Read More

These 6 Solo Travel Tips Could Save Your Life – Advice for Women Traveling Alone
4 years ago

These 6 Solo Travel Tips Could Save Your Life – Advice for Women Traveling Alone

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There was a time when solo travel for women was unheard of. Well, not anymore!

Baby boomer women today are challenging stereotypes and living life on their own terms. They are exploring the world, even if they don’t have someone to travel with. Read More

Road Scholar Develops Educational Adventure Based on New PBS Series Wolf Hall
4 years ago

Road Scholar Develops Educational Adventure Based on New PBS Series Wolf Hall

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Most people have expressed at least a passing fascination with the story of England’s King Henry VIII. I remember studying the Tudor history in school and trying to keep track of all of his wives and their collectively tragic fates. Read More

Travel is a State of Mind, Not a Destination
4 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
4 years ago

How to Compare Senior Travel Insurance Programs

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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
4 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
4 years ago

6 Essential Tips for Traveling With Grandchildren

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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
4 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
4 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!
4 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