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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.

The Joys of Educational Travel with the Grandkids: 4 Generations Experience Road Scholar
4 days ago

The Joys of Educational Travel with the Grandkids: 4 Generations Experience Road Scholar

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Claire Westdahl is a legacy. The 71-year-old retired nurse-midwife recently took her 10-year-old granddaughter Mae on her first Road Scholar educational adventure, walking in the footsteps of her mother, who took Claire’s then pre-teen son John on his first Road Scholar adventure over 30 years ago. Read More

5 Ways That Travel Can Cultivate a Sense of Inner Peace and Joy
3 weeks ago

5 Ways That Travel Can Cultivate a Sense of Inner Peace and Joy

At the beginning of this year, I decided to go on a journey to Bhutan with a stop-over in New Delhi for two days. It was the best decision I have come up with since deciding to move to Austin, Texas, two and a half years ago. Read More

Thinking About Traveling to Bali? Explore a Unique, Mystical and Exotic Island Culture
3 weeks ago

Thinking About Traveling to Bali? Explore a Unique, Mystical and Exotic Island Culture

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One of the best things about living in the Top End of Australia is its close proximity to Asia.

We love to holiday in Bali! Famed as a popular surfing hangout in the 70s, Bali still attracts millions of visitors each year. Read More

Help! I Need to Find an ATM! 4 Tips for Locating an ATM While Traveling
4 weeks ago

Help! I Need to Find an ATM! 4 Tips for Locating an ATM While Traveling

Where are all the ATMs near me? It’s a question that every single one of us has asked at one time or another while in another country. After all, very few of us like to travel with huge bundles of cash and not every shop accepts credit cards, especially for small amounts. Read More

7 Travel Mistakes Almost All Women Over 60 Make
1 month ago

7 Travel Mistakes Almost All Women Over 60 Make

Many of us love to travel, but we don’t like the hassles that can come with it. Travel can involve long days, unexpected delays, missed connections and long lines at security checkpoints. Days spent in transit can leave us feeling frustrated and exhausted. Read More

11 Tips for Enjoying a Short Trip to Porto, Portugal
2 months ago

11 Tips for Enjoying a Short Trip to Porto, Portugal

When Lonely Planet listed Porto as one of their ‘must see’ destinations for 2017 we just had to include it in our itinerary for the year. Read More

10 Tips for How to Travel on a Budget of $72 a Day
4 months ago

10 Tips for How to Travel on a Budget of $72 a Day

We are celebrating another full travel year on budget! This article summarizes our 2nd year of travelling the world on USD $72 for a couple per day. It is much cheaper for us to travel the world than to sit on the couch in our hometown of Sydney, Australia. Read More

5 Vacation Planning Tips for Dynamic Older Travelers
5 months 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
7 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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