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Solo Travel

Do you love solo travel? Or do you prefer to travel in a group? If the first sounds like you, you’ll love our articles on fighting the single supplement, staying safe while traveling and making friends on the road.

What’s the Best Way to Travel After 60? By Train, by Plane or…?
2 years ago

What’s the Best Way to Travel After 60? By Train, by Plane or…?

At Sixty and Me, we’re on a mission to help women over 60 to make new friends, learn new things and find happiness. Few activities can help you do all three of these more than travel. Read More

My Encore Career in Africa
2 years ago

My Encore Career in Africa

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After a long but profitable career in high tech marketing and sales, I wanted to have more impact on people’s lives while still using the skills, knowledge and experience I had acquired at work. But how to reinvent myself? Read More

Solo Female Traveler Lives the Life of a Nomad… and Loves It
2 years ago

Solo Female Traveler Lives the Life of a Nomad… and Loves It

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“She thought I was crazy.” That was Peggy Johnston’s daughter’s reaction when she learned that her mother was selling her home, putting all of her worldly possessions into storage and going on an African safari with Road Scholar. Read More

How My Love for Travel Became the Story of My Life
2 years ago

How My Love for Travel Became the Story of My Life

When I was eight years old, my family boarded the Queen Elizabeth and we emigrated from England to Canada. It was 1956, so sea travel was not that sophisticated. But for me, it sparked a lifelong passion for travel and exploration. Read More

Let’s Go on a Fantasy Trip Together!
2 years ago

Let’s Go on a Fantasy Trip Together!

Are you a passionate traveller or someone who prefers to stay close to home? All of us dream of seeing far off places, but, even if you don’t have a lot of money, there are plenty of travel options available. Read More

6 Amazing Vacations for Single Women Over 60
3 years ago

6 Amazing Vacations for Single Women Over 60

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Single women over 60 are traveling like never before – and loving it. With so much travel information available in print and online, planning a rewarding solo vacation is easier than ever.

Here are six amazing vacation ideas for single women over 60 – four organized travel experiences and two do-it-yourself vacations – for you to consider. Read More

Solo Female Travellers Are Embracing Women Only Hotels
3 years ago

Solo Female Travellers Are Embracing Women Only Hotels

Feminists fought hard in the past to establish gender equality, and over the years a lot of progress has been made. However today many hotels around the world are riding a trend that some people might think goes against the spirit of equality. In fact it could be seen as discriminatory – towards men. More hotels have started offering women only rooms and floors to attract an increasing number of solo female travelers. Read More

Fighting the Single Supplement – Travel Alone Without Breaking the Bank
4 years ago

Fighting the Single Supplement – Travel Alone Without Breaking the Bank

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A single supplement is a fee or surcharge that a solo traveler must pay in order to occupy a hotel room or ship state room alone. Single supplements can range from negligible to 100% of the double-occupancy rate. Read More