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Travel Tips

Which countries offer the best medical tourism options? Where can you find cheap hotel rooms? Do senior travel discounts still exist? These are a few of the questions that we attempt to answer in our travel tips section.

5 Vacation Planning Tips for Dynamic Older Travelers
1 day ago

5 Vacation Planning Tips for Dynamic Older Travelers

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So, you’ve just booked your fantastic holiday or family vacation – now what? Getting ready to leave is much more complicated than just packing.

There are so many arrangements that need to be made before leaving home. It doesn’t matter if it is for a few days or a few weeks, there are some things you need to remember to do. Read More

Fabulous Travel Destination Ideas for Every Season

For most people, spring and summer seem like the most natural seasons in which to travel. After all, when the sun is shining, everything seems more pleasant! At the same time, speaking from personal experience, fall and winter trips can also have their own charm. In other words, every season brings with it amazing travel opportunities! Today, I would like to share some fabulous travel destination ideas for every season. Come join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! Read More

12 Ways to Save Money and Have Fun as a Staycation Expert
2 months ago

12 Ways to Save Money and Have Fun as a Staycation Expert

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Are you already a staycation expert? Have you ever thought of becoming a tourist in your own home town? The stay-at-home vacation is becoming increasingly popular and with these immediate benefits, it’s no wonder.
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Forget 5-Star Hotels! Being a Houseguest is the Millionaire Way to Travel
3 months ago

Forget 5-Star Hotels! Being a Houseguest is the Millionaire Way to Travel

What hotel does Oprah stay in? Or Richard Branson? Or Bill Gates? Or Mark Zuckerberg?

They don’t. Well, occasionally they might. But more often, the super-rich stay with their super-rich friends. Why stay in a hotel when you can stay on a private island, in an extravagant ski chalet, at beach and lake houses or city flats?
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Why Are Boomers Flocking to the Northern Territory of Australia Every Year? Are You Next?
4 months ago

Why Are Boomers Flocking to the Northern Territory of Australia Every Year? Are You Next?

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Baby Boomers are avid adventurers and life-long learners. We thrive on “off the beaten track” discoveries and love to learn from our experiences. Read More

7 Surprising Packing Tips from a 60-Year-Old Nomad
5 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
5 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

Senior Travel Secret: Hostels Are Not Just for the Young
6 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
6 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

6 Excuses that Stop Us from Traveling After 60 and What to Do About Them
7 months ago

6 Excuses that Stop Us from Traveling After 60 and What to Do About Them

Do you have fears that stop you travelling in general? Will 2017 differ from any other year?

We at To Travel Too recently asked 100 travellers over 60 to share what would stop them from travelling in 2017. The results are in and they are really interesting. Do any of their comments resonate with you? Read More