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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 to Handle the Fear of a Health Emergency While Traveling as an Older Woman
4 months ago

How to Handle the Fear of a Health Emergency While Traveling as an Older Woman

This is the scenario no one wants to imagine. I went on an Alaskan cruise, healthy and fit, and ended up leaving the ship in an ambulance for the emergency room of the local Ketchikan hospital. Read More

Relieve Travel Stress with This Technology Checklist
5 months ago

Relieve Travel Stress with This Technology Checklist

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We take vacations to relax, get away from our everyday stress and reconnect with friends and loved ones. But sometimes the planning and prep for a vacation can feel like more work than it’s worth. Read More

The “Ex” Rated Guide to Solo Travel After 60
5 months ago

The “Ex” Rated Guide to Solo Travel After 60

Today, women over 60 are shattering aging stereotypes in many ways. Living longer and better educated, they are focused on heath and independence. They are determined to achieve well-being and self-awareness. Read More

5 Reasons to Visit Ireland as a Dynamic Older Woman
5 months ago

5 Reasons to Visit Ireland as a Dynamic Older Woman

If you haven’t already, you should definitely visit Ireland. But prepare yourself in advance, you just may have too much ‘craic’ and you may just not want to leave.

We had so much fun in Ireland that Hurricane Ophelia must have read our minds and delayed our departure for a day. We did not complain too much at all. Read More

8 Things to Explore Off the Beaten Path in Santa Fe
5 months ago

8 Things to Explore Off the Beaten Path in Santa Fe

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Fall in Santa Fe is golden. Shimmering cottonwood trees take over the city, their leaves almost molten in beautiful shades of yellow and gold. Read More

Life on a Windstar Cruise: Billionaire Boating for the Rest of Us
5 months ago

Life on a Windstar Cruise: Billionaire Boating for the Rest of Us

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There is nothing ordinary about the drive from historic downtown Rome to the port at Civitavecchia. As you leave the capital, you feel the weight of stone and sculpture, culture and commerce lifting from your shoulders. In its place, a gentle breeze lifts your spirits as the Mediterranean pulls you towards your next great adventure. Read More

The Joys of Educational Travel with the Grandkids: 4 Generations Experience Road Scholar
5 months ago

The Joys of Educational Travel with the Grandkids: 4 Generations Experience Road Scholar

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Claire Westdahl is a legacy. The 71-year-old retired nurse-midwife recently took her 10-year-old granddaughter Mae on her first Road Scholar educational adventure, walking in the footsteps of her mother, who took Claire’s then pre-teen son John on his first Road Scholar adventure over 30 years ago. Read More

Don’t Let the “What If’s” of Traveling Solo Hold You Back!
6 months ago

Don’t Let the “What If’s” of Traveling Solo Hold You Back!

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Traveling solo can be an enriching and affirming experience. It can also be filled with worry and anxiety if we let self-doubt cloud our journey.

Take on the ‘what if’s’ by planning ahead and putting yourself in charge of the resolutions to possible problems. Consider worst case scenarios and mentally problem solve in advance. Read More

8 Tips for Your First Adventure Cruise
6 months ago

8 Tips for Your First Adventure Cruise

This is how I describe my first adventure cruise: “Summer camp for adults with gourmet food and alcohol.” Read More

5 Ways That Travel Can Cultivate a Sense of Inner Peace and Joy
6 months ago

5 Ways That Travel Can Cultivate a Sense of Inner Peace and Joy

At the beginning of this year, I decided to go on a journey to Bhutan with a stop-over in New Delhi for two days. It was the best decision I have come up with since deciding to move to Austin, Texas, two and a half years ago. Read More

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