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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.

What is Expedition Cruising and Why is it a Great Option for Boomers?
5 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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Hot River Cruises in Europe and Asia in 2017
5 months ago

Hot River Cruises in Europe and Asia in 2017

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

Norway and Baltic Cruises You Won’t Want to Miss in 2017
5 months ago

Norway and Baltic Cruises You Won’t Want to Miss in 2017

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

7 Things Every Woman Should Take on a Cruise, Based on My Viking Star Adventure
5 months ago

7 Things Every Woman Should Take on a Cruise, Based on My Viking Star Adventure

I love the idea of cruising. My first experience on the open ocean was as an 8-year-old, when my family emigrated from England to Canada. Read More

My Viking Star Review: Exploration and Luxury Meet on the North Sea
5 months ago

My Viking Star Review: Exploration and Luxury Meet on the North Sea

Dark clouds hung over the North Sea. As heavy waves crashed against the hull of her ship, the explorer huddled under a blanket, watching the cold rain fall in sheets outside her window. Lighting flashed and the adventurer thought of all of the people who had come to this remote part of the Earth before her. Many of them had never returned. Thunder rolled over the ship and her heart skipped a beat. It was going to be a long night. Read More

Viking Ocean Cruises: River Cruise Elegance and Adventure on the Open Seas!
5 months ago

Viking Ocean Cruises: River Cruise Elegance and Adventure on the Open Seas!

Two years ago, I had the pleasure of taking my first ever river cruise. It was a Viking Christmas sailing on the Rhine River from Basel to Amsterdam. For 10 days, I enjoyed an intimate and relaxing cruise experience that stimulated and satisfied all my senses in a totally unique way. Read More

Why a Solo Cruise Can Be a Wonderful Lifetime Experience
6 months ago

Why a Solo Cruise Can Be a Wonderful Lifetime Experience

By  •  Travel

My first solo cruise was such a great experience, much easier and more fun than I ever expected. It was a small ship (700 passengers) and not entirely full so it was a good way for me to try cruising. Also, I met so many wonderful people – couples and singles – who were happy to talk about their experiences and give me good information on what to consider if I wanted to continue cruising. Read More

What is a Caregiver Cruise and Why Should You Consider Taking One?
7 months ago

What is a Caregiver Cruise and Why Should You Consider Taking One?

There are 66 million family caregivers in the U.S. alone; 70% are female and 25% are Millennials. Caregivers suffer worsened health than non-caregivers and 40-60% report symptoms of depression. Some caregivers, like my sister, pre-decease the ones for whom they care. Read More

Woodstock with Waves: Why Music Cruises Are a Big Hit with Baby Boomers
9 months ago

Woodstock with Waves: Why Music Cruises Are a Big Hit with Baby Boomers

By  •  Travel

If you’re a Baby Boomer who still loves the music of your youth and also sailing the Caribbean, then music cruises may be for you! Read More

Sailing Solo: What I Learned from My First Cruise Alone
10 months ago

Sailing Solo: What I Learned from My First Cruise Alone

By  •  Travel

I had always wanted to take a cruise.

Everyone I know who’s ever gone has loved it and had wonderful stories to share. It seemed like an easy and fun way to go to many different destinations and travel with others closer to my own age. I received some great advice from people about how to pick the cruise that was right for me. Read More