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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.

8 Tips to Help You Clear Airport Security Fast with Carry-On Only (Consider #4!)
2 days ago

8 Tips to Help You Clear Airport Security Fast with Carry-On Only (Consider #4!)

Airports can be stressful. This could be your first trip and negotiating the maze of buildings is challenging. There are so many people, corridors, signs, shops and distractions. Read More

Packing Secrets for Your Upcoming Small Group Tour
3 weeks ago

Packing Secrets for Your Upcoming Small Group Tour

As the name sounds, a small group tour is intended for a small number of people to visit and tour a venue.

There are small group tours for every interest, hobby or destination. You can join a food, art, education, extreme sport, walking or cycling tour – in any country or place imaginable. Read More

12 Critical Travel Phrases to Help You Get More from Travel After 60
3 weeks ago

12 Critical Travel Phrases to Help You Get More from Travel After 60

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At my favorite Bangkok duck-soup stall, the owner lights up every time I say, “Aroy mak!” letting her know I thought the food was delicious. There’s a momentary connection we wouldn’t have had, had I said, “Delicious!” in English. Read More

Do You Love to Travel by Train? What Was the Best Train Trip You Ever Took?
1 month ago

Do You Love to Travel by Train? What Was the Best Train Trip You Ever Took?

I love trains. I always have. Since I was first introduced to trains as a little girl, they have always been surrounded by a magical energy force in my mind. It’s not just their raw power that excites me. Instead, what I love is the fact that trains are portals to exciting new worlds. Read More

How to Create the Perfect Light Travel Packing List
1 month ago

How to Create the Perfect Light Travel Packing List

What’s your preferred style of packing? Do you throw everything into your bag – without planning – the night before departure? Or do you prepare and plan everything at least a week before? Guess which one I am! Read More

How to Plan, Prepare and Pack Light for Stress-Free Travel After 60
2 months ago

How to Plan, Prepare and Pack Light for Stress-Free Travel After 60

How lightly do you travel? Since 2010, I’ve flown and holidayed with carry-on luggage only. That’s a handy seven kilograms of clothes, shoes and toiletries. Read More

What’s the Best Luggage for Older Women On the Go? Let’s Unpack the Answer!
2 months ago

What’s the Best Luggage for Older Women On the Go? Let’s Unpack the Answer!

What type of traveller are you?

Are you the one that agonises over your travel outfits, pulls out the biggest suitcase, fills it up with all your favourite dresses, tops, trousers, scarves and 20 pairs of shoes for a week’s holiday and then only wears two outfits the whole time? Read More

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

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

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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
3 months ago

3 Sneaky Tips for Finding Hidden Gems When Traveling After 60

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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 months 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