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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!

7 Surprising Packing Tips from a 60-Year-Old Nomad
6 months ago

7 Surprising Packing Tips from a 60-Year-Old Nomad

Deciding what to take with me when I travel has always been a challenge; so much so that I have even created my own detailed packing list. Unfortunately, it doesn’t do much good because I seem to travel to so many different places with so many different climates. Read More

The Joys of Educational Travel with Grandchildren
6 months ago

The Joys of Educational Travel with Grandchildren

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Smith College, in the 1960s, was a hotbed of social activism. Students on the all-female campus stood up not just for women’s rights, but for human rights.

One student in particular made her life’s work to make the world a better place. From contributing to President John F. Kennedy’s “War on Poverty” to serving in the Peace Corps in Sierra Leone to a career as a teacher, Lee has always believed that education is society’s great equalizer. Read More

Traveling to Morocco for the First Time? Here Are 8 Fun Tips!
6 months ago

Traveling to Morocco for the First Time? Here Are 8 Fun Tips!

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I’ve spent a lot of time in Morocco and I’m still happily discovering all its hidden surprises. For the first-time traveller, there are endless discoveries in a culture rich with history and African, Middle Eastern and European influences. Read More

Senior Travel Secret: Hostels Are Not Just for the Young
7 months ago

Senior Travel Secret: Hostels Are Not Just for the Young

Have you shied away from staying in hostels because you thought you were just not the right age?

Since 2013 we have been on the road continuously travelling and have stayed at many hostels in the last three years. I was hesitant at first; I thought there may be an age gap.

How wrong I was. Read More

How to Vacation Like a Millionaire with All-Inclusive Hotels
7 months ago

How to Vacation Like a Millionaire with All-Inclusive Hotels

I always travel like a millionaire – as in getting to and from a place – but I don’t always “vacation” like a millionaire. I’m perfectly fine with staying in a barebones eco-bungalow on the beach, or taking a rough and tumble road trip through the countryside and finding a B&B for the night. Because I live with a millionaire mentality, I always have a grand time. Read More

Experience 115 Days at Sea, 335 Gourmet Meals and Unlimited Adventure with Road Scholar
7 months ago

Experience 115 Days at Sea, 335 Gourmet Meals and Unlimited Adventure with Road Scholar

I was the first person in my family to attend college. Like many boomer women, I did not follow a traditional path. I chose to not marry right out of high school and, instead, decided to travel and pursue a university degree. Read More

Cruising the Smart Way Part 2: Discounts, Embarkation Tips, Gratuities and More
7 months ago

Cruising the Smart Way Part 2: Discounts, Embarkation Tips, Gratuities and More

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Whether you’ll soon embark on your first or fiftieth cruise, there’s always something new to learn. Cruise lines change embarkation procedures, develop unique on board and shore side experiences, adjust gratuity amounts and monitor Homeland Security regulations. Read More

Are You a Cruise Expert? Where Do You Go for Cruise Deals? 
7 months ago

Are You a Cruise Expert? Where Do You Go for Cruise Deals? 

It’s 2 in the afternoon and you are sitting on your private balcony, the wind playing around your feet. To your right is a cold glass of white wine, condensation dripping down the sparkling glass. All around you, the smell of the fresh ocean air recharges your batteries and sends your mind tumbling back to simpler times. Read More

What I Learned While Planning for My Next Bucket List Travel Adventure
8 months ago

What I Learned While Planning for My Next Bucket List Travel Adventure

Next month I will embark on an exciting bucket list adventure that scares the daylights out of me – travelling to a foreign country for one month. Alone. Not knowing the language. Read More

What is the Best Cruise Line, According to Women Over 60?
8 months ago

What is the Best Cruise Line, According to Women Over 60?

Asking a frequent traveler to pick the best cruise line in the world is like asking a mom to choose between her children. They’re all amazing! Besides, how can you really compare the various options?

Is the relaxed pace of a river cruise really comparable to the hustle and bustle of a 6000-passenger mega-ship, with casinos, movie theaters and climbing walls? Doesn’t it simply depend on the type of experience that you are looking for? Read More