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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.

How I Lost Weight on My Cruise
3 days ago

How I Lost Weight on My Cruise

All you ever hear from people is how much weight they gained during their cruise. “The food was so good,” they groan. They ate like crazy and now they have to diet.

Well, I’m here to report that I went on a cruise and lost weight. Hah! Read More

8 Tips for Your First Adventure Cruise
2 weeks 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

8 Surprising Things I Learned During My First Cruise Experience
4 weeks ago

8 Surprising Things I Learned During My First Cruise Experience

Why had it taken so long for me to go on a cruise?

The first thing that comes to mind is that for years I was working and raising a family. Saving for college and retirement. Cruises are not inexpensive, so I wasn’t able to take my family on a cruise, nor was I going to go off alone. So for me, timing was largely the issue. And now, the time had come. Read More

My Fred Olsen Review of the Boudicca: Affordable Classic Cruising with Smart Innovation and Style
1 month ago

My Fred Olsen Review of the Boudicca: Affordable Classic Cruising with Smart Innovation and Style

Cruising always takes me on a journey of self-discovery and transformation. Those first few hours after boarding, settling down and unpacking, soon transport me to a world that touches all my senses. Read More

Considering an Expedition Cruise? Watch This Video BEFORE You Set Sail!
3 months ago

Considering an Expedition Cruise? Watch This Video BEFORE You Set Sail!

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Expedition cruising is one of the most adventurous ways to spend time on the open sea. But, there are plenty of things to look out for! Join us as travel journalist Jane Archer explains what expedition cruising is and why she thinks you’ll love it. Enjoy the show! Read More

5 Spectacular River Cruises from the Amazon to the Seine
3 months ago

5 Spectacular River Cruises from the Amazon to the Seine

Rivers have always fascinated me. I find it intriguing, but not surprising, that most of the large prosperous cities in the world are built on the banks of wide, powerful rivers. Read More

Thinking About Taking a Baltic Cruise? Read This First!
3 months ago

Thinking About Taking a Baltic Cruise? Read This First!

Sailing up the north-most parts of Europe fills your lungs with fresh air and your mind with vivid scenery. Which way do you go? Join us in conversation with cruise journalist Jane Archer to find more about Norway and Baltic cruise opportunities. Enjoy the show! Read More

What Are the Hottest River Cruises in Europe and Asia This Year? You May be Surprised!
3 months ago

What Are the Hottest River Cruises in Europe and Asia This Year? You May be Surprised!

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River cruising is gaining popularity—and why wouldn’t it? It takes you to places where nature, culture, history and exotic lifestyles blow your mind. Cruise journalist Jane Archer is happy to share her experiences. Enjoy the show! Read More

The Secret Weapon Seniors Have to Find Cruise Deals is…
3 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

What is Expedition Cruising and Why is it a Great Option for Boomers?
4 months ago

What is Expedition Cruising and Why is it a Great Option for Boomers?

Who would have ever thought that boomers could go expedition cruising? But it’s there, readily available! Join us in conversation with cruise journalist Jane Archer, who shares a lot of experiences and great advice. Enjoy the show!
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