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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 Tips on How to Pick the Perfect Adventure Vacation After 50
2 weeks ago

5 Tips on How to Pick the Perfect Adventure Vacation After 50

By  •  Travel

It’s finally time to give yourself permission to play. But where on earth to begin?

With the plethora of choices available, the challenge is picking the perfect adventure. If you’ve never done this before it can be daunting. So much so that we can easily end up going to a safe default, like Hawaii. Or Florida. Or the next state over. Read More

3 Sneaky Tips for Finding Hidden Gems When Traveling After 60
2 weeks ago

3 Sneaky Tips for Finding Hidden Gems When Traveling After 60

By  •  Travel

We all have our favorite things to do when we travel, whether for a vacation or a longer stay. The first thing I do in a new city is hit the art museums. We all want to see famous sites and attend popular entertainment events. But what do you do when you’ve seen all the tourist spots? Read More

If Travel in Your 60s Tires You Out, Try Slow Travel
3 weeks ago

If Travel in Your 60s Tires You Out, Try Slow Travel

In a previous article, I introduced the concept of slow travel. It’s about traveling less and seeing more. Doing less and enjoying it more. Or staying longer and well, traveling more slowly. Today, I’m sharing more ideas for traveling comfortably in today’s harried environment. Read More

4 Ways to Escape the Summer Travel Nightmare After 60
4 weeks ago

4 Ways to Escape the Summer Travel Nightmare After 60

By  •  Travel

Are you in the middle of your summer travel? Are you experiencing overbooked flights, long waits at airports and high costs to boot? Most airlines now offer seating, eating and baggage choices for the discerning traveler. Read More

6 Transportation Aids That Seniors Should Know About
4 weeks ago

6 Transportation Aids That Seniors Should Know About

By  •  Lifestyle

Are you an older adult who loves to drive? Or are you worried about your own senior mom or dad driving? Read More

If You Are Feeling Too Old to Travel, Say Hello to Slow Travel
1 month ago

If You Are Feeling Too Old to Travel, Say Hello to Slow Travel

I hadn’t been to Europe in many years, so I spontaneously decided to ‘dash’ across the pond with my carry-on and explore some new cities and countries. It would be just like the days of my youth: me, a carry-on, hopping on and off trains and trams, feeling light and free. Read More

5 Secrets to Having a Great Trip to Europe in Your 60s
1 month ago

5 Secrets to Having a Great Trip to Europe in Your 60s

By  •  Travel

Thinking about finally making that great trip to Europe? Whether you travel regularly, or your trip is a once in a lifetime opportunity, when it comes to taking that big vacation abroad, you want to make the most of every moment. Read More

5 Suggestions for Planning a Road Trip or Vacation with Siblings
1 month ago

5 Suggestions for Planning a Road Trip or Vacation with Siblings

By  •  Family

A suggestion from my wise older brother resulted in spending several days traveling with our other siblings. On the second day of our travels, it occurred to me that this was the longest space of time I had spent with several sisters and brothers since my late teens. Read More

17 Toiletry and Makeup Essentials for Women Travellers Over 60
1 month ago

17 Toiletry and Makeup Essentials for Women Travellers Over 60

Do you find it a struggle packing for your next trip? More often than not, packing clothes and shoes is the most difficult part. For those of us who travel with only a carry-on, what we carry in our toiletries bag can have us ‘pulling our hair out’ with all the regulations in place. Read More

Love to Travel? Why Getting Sick Overseas Is Sometimes the Best Adventure
2 months ago

Love to Travel? Why Getting Sick Overseas Is Sometimes the Best Adventure

By  •  Travel

I lay on the comfortable bed in the dark, listening to the birds outside. Most of the time I was sleeping. Read More

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