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Senior Cruises

Whether you like river cruises or ocean cruises, this section is for you! Let’s discuss how to get the best cruise deals, while making friends and exploring your passions.

Tips for Choosing a River Cruise
4 weeks ago

Tips for Choosing a River Cruise

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Choosing a river cruise can well be like trying to order a meal. What type of bread, which soup, what dressing, how do you want your steak? Every year more and more boats are on the rivers. Which one suits your appetite and bank account? I guarantee once you read this, you will be calling an expert. Read More

My Top 10 Cruise Packing Tips… and My New Travel Website!
1 month ago

My Top 10 Cruise Packing Tips… and My New Travel Website!

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I have a passion for cruising like many women in our Sixty and Me community. So, I recently started a new website called She Cruises – for women of all ages who love to cruise!

You can find all my She Cruises posts at www.shecruises.com but I wanted to feature one article that I think is of interest to any woman who is curious about how to prepare and pack. Read More

Reaching the Seventh Continent: My Journey to Antarctica
1 month ago

Reaching the Seventh Continent: My Journey to Antarctica

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There aren’t many places left in the world to feel like a true explorer. Antarctica is one of them.

In early November 2018, I was lucky enough to fulfill a dream and be part of a 13-day learning adventure to Antarctica with Road Scholar — the not-for-profit educational travel organization for adults. Read More

10 Cruise Tips and Tricks to Help You Explore the World and Make New Friends
2 months ago

10 Cruise Tips and Tricks to Help You Explore the World and Make New Friends

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Life after 60 should be all about following your passions and exploring the world. Personally, I love the water, so, I’m always looking for cruise tips and tricks. Not only does cruising allow you to see the world from a completely new perspective, but, it is also a fantastic way to make new friends. Read More

8 Tips for Choosing a Cruise You Will Actually Love!
2 months ago

8 Tips for Choosing a Cruise You Will Actually Love!

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“I tried cruising once; I don’t think it’s for me.” This is usually said after accompanying a friend on a cruise that you had no say in choosing. Well, here’s the caveat. Those who decide they didn’t enjoy their cruise were most likely on the wrong ship! Read More

How Low Can You Go: 10 Items Older Women Must Take on a Week-long Cruise
3 months ago

How Low Can You Go: 10 Items Older Women Must Take on a Week-long Cruise

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I have long been an advocate of packing light. It has saved me more headaches than I can count. There have been times when I decided it was necessary to take a little more ‘just in case’ and I always regretted it. Read More

9 Reasons Why Cruising Is Great for Solo Women Travelers
6 months ago

9 Reasons Why Cruising Is Great for Solo Women Travelers

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There aren’t many trip options that are so well suited to solo travelers as cruising. Where else can you go that you have the perfect balance of social interaction and as much quiet personal time as you desire? Read More

The Secret Weapon Seniors Have to Find Cruise Deals is…
7 months ago

The Secret Weapon Seniors Have to Find Cruise Deals is…

Back in the good old days, senior discounts actually meant something. A few decades ago, when there were fewer of us out there, being in your 60s or 70s really was a ticket to lower prices on cruises, trains and planes around the world. Read More

3 Cruise Tips to Help You Stay Connected No Matter Where You Sail
7 months ago

3 Cruise Tips to Help You Stay Connected No Matter Where You Sail

One of the first tips that people give you when you tell them that you are going on a cruise is to “shut off” and enjoy the ride. On the surface, this seems like great advice. After all, couldn’t we all use a break from our computer screens and mobile phones? Well, I suspect that, for most of us, the answer would be “yes and no.” Read More

Sharing a Cabin on a Singles Cruise? Don’t Make These 7 Horrible Blunders
10 months ago

Sharing a Cabin on a Singles Cruise? Don’t Make These 7 Horrible Blunders

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One of the worst things about taking a cruise alone is having to deal with the dreaded single supplement. As a solo woman traveler, your options are fairly limited. You can either pay 25% to 100% more for the privilege of having your own room. Or, you can find someone to pair up with. Read More